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Informed patients are happy patients, and our blog is a resource designed to help you stay informed regarding important news pertaining to our practice, and to the dental and orthodontic fields.

Please visit our blog periodically to learn more about dentistry and orthodontic topics. If there’s a topic you would like for us to address in a future blog post, let us know!

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Santa isn’t the only one checking his list…

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The Holidays are a busy time for everyone.  Here’s a quick checklist to keep your smile as bright as the season!    Eat foods that clean your teeth: With all the holiday hustle and bustle, sometimes we don’t get to brush as often as normal. Did you know there are some foods that clean teeth […]

3 Dental Conditions that Run in the Family

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There are lots of similarities between family members. From eye color to height to certain health conditions, we acquire many of our characteristics from our family members. But, Hopkinton MA dentists say that we can also inherit some pretty significant dental conditions, too. If you have been affected by any of the three following dental […]

Don’t be Scared! You can have your candy and avoid cavities.

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We love Halloween, but that candy can result in new cavities.  Scary! Here are a few ways you can enjoy that candy and minimize the risk of cavities. Eat your treats directly after a meal, rather than as a separate snack.  Saliva production increases during meals, washing away food particles and helping to neutralize cavity-causing […]

Ultra Low Dose Imaging is available here.

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Our practice has recently begun using ultra low dose CBCT Imaging for diagnostics. This provides a very high quality image for our Doctors, using a very low dose of radiation. It also reduces the number of images we require. That’s a win win for our patients. Dr. Kenneth Webb, our orthodontist, recently blogged about making […]

We’ve built a better Mouth Guard…

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The U.S. National Collegiate Athletic Association requires the use of mouth guards for ice hockey, lacrosse, field hockey, and football. However, the American Dental Association recommends the use of mouth guards whenever there’s a chance of contact with other players or hard surfaces. This is especially important if your athlete wears braces or other dental […]

Interesting Invisalign Facts

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The Invisalign orthodontic technique has grown in popularity since it was introduced in the early 2000’s, but there is a still lot of unknown information regarding this highly requested procedure. If you’ve been looking for a dental practice in Hopkinton MA that offers Invisalign, take a moment to educate yourself on the facts: Dentists use […]

Back to School Tips

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For some of us, back to school provides and opportunity for a fresh start. We get to hit the reset button and get organized. It also brings challenges with maintaining other routines due to the morning time crunch and bedtime rush at the end of a long […]

Whole Health Dental Facts

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Poor oral health can affect your entire body, and certain lifestyle risk factors can put you at risk for poor oral health. That’s why dentists in Hopkinton MA are striving to educate their patients about the importance of the mouth-body connection. When your body is healthy, your teeth should be healthy, too. To understand the […]

Getting kids to brush for 2 minutes can be all fun and games…

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The American Dental Association recommends that children brush their teeth for 2 minutes twice a day. Asking kids brush for 2 minutes seems like a big ask, but what kid would say no to playing on a phone or tablet for 2 minutes? Not many! Lucky for us there are some great apps designed to encourage kids […]