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Find Out How Long You Can Expect Your Dental Implants to Last

October 5, 2019

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an older woman on the beach smilingIf you’re struggling to make a decision regarding how best to replace your missing teeth, it’s understandable, as there are many options available. After looking at all the factors, it’s likely you’re considering the complexity, cost, and even permanency of each treatment, especially dental implants in Worcester. Considered a superior method of restorative dentistry, you might be surprised how the investment you’ll make will be worth it in the long run. If these are one of the many tooth replacement solutions you are considering, find out how long you can expect them to last.

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Periodontist Shares 4 Benefits of Maximizing Your Dental Insurance

September 2, 2019

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an image of money and insurance claims paperworkHave you waited all year to finally make an appointment with your periodontist in Worcester? With dental insurance coverage, you could be missing out on valuable benefits that can save you money in the long run. If this sounds too good to be true, we encourage you to take a look at these 4 benefits to maximizing your dental insurance before the year ends.

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Your Periodontist Explains Why Soft Tissue Grafting Might be Necessary

August 8, 2019

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a group of friends smilingAre you experiencing tooth sensitivity when you attempt to drink that refreshing glass of ice water? When you look at your smile, do you dislike the look of your elongated teeth? If you are experiencing either of these situations, it could be that the gum tissue in your mouth is receding, giving you an unpleasant and uneven smile. It’s also making it painful and difficult to eat or drink anything hot or cold in temperature. To remedy this problem, your periodontist in Worcester might suggest soft tissue grafting to rebuild your gum line and restore your oral health. Read on to learn more about this common procedure and why it is necessary.

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5 Ways to Take Proper Care of Your Dental Implants in Worcester

July 5, 2019

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a woman admiring her smile in the mirrorDental implants in Worcester are one of the most popular and superior methods of tooth replacement. Offering greater stability and a longer-lasting restoration, patients are enjoying their new smiles because of the increased confidence and improved appearance. While the process of obtaining them is lengthy, the results speak for themselves. But how should you care for them? The investment you’ve made is great, so you want your new fixtures to last as long as possible, right? Here are 5 ways you can properly care for your implants and guarantee a healthier smile.

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A Periodontist in Worcester Explains the Link Between Oral and General Health

June 26, 2019

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smiling young coupleOf course you already know that what you put in your mouth affects the health of your body. But did you also know that the condition of your mouth itself could also be a factor in your overall health? Read on to learn about the important connection between oral and overall health from a periodontist in Worcester

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Glossary of Terms: Dental Implants in Worcester

April 10, 2019

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drawing of a dental implant in place“I just talked to my periodontist about dental implants and I feel much better, because I didn’t understand what he was saying…” said no one ever! If you’re about the get dental implants in Worcester, then it’s important for you to have some familiarity with the procedure. Research shows that patients with a simple understanding of any medical or dental procedure are more relaxed and confident. With that in mind, here is a list of words associated with dental implants and the process of implantation.

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What Does a Periodontist in Worcester Do?

January 6, 2019

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dentist explaining treatmentDentist, orthodontist, periodontist, endodontist, prosthodontist—there certainly are a lot of “tists” in the dental field. So what exactly distinguishes a periodontist from all the others? Well, according to the American Academy of Periodontology, a periodontist is “a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants.” Read on to learn more about this specialist and how one can help care for your smile.

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If You Think Vaping is Better than Smoking… Think Again!

October 15, 2017

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Young woman vapingSmoking is bad for your health. That’s hardly news anymore. Doctors, scientists and now even cigarette companies themselves will tell you not to smoke.

However, the latest alternative—vaping—may not be much healthier than smoking. E-cigarettes are ubiquitous. And people seem to think that they are a healthy substitute for traditional cigarettes. But are they really? Could there be short- and long-term oral as well as overall health consequences? Read on to find out.

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Your Periodontist in Worcester Discusses Gum Grafting

August 19, 2017

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Let your periodontist in Worcester improve your smile with gum grafting. When you notice your smile in the mirror or in a photograph, do you see teeth that are well sized or do they seem to be looking too long? Have those same teeth become sensitive to hot and cold temperatures of different foods and beverages? The problem may be that you have gum recession, which can expose the sensitive roots of your teeth. With gum grafting, your periodontist in Worcester builds up your natural looking gum line in order to cover exposed roots and create an attractive smile. Read on to learn more about receding gums and the gum graft procedure.

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Your Periodontist in Worcester Explains the Benefits of All-on-4

April 16, 2017

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The periodontist in Worcester explains the value of All-on-4 dentures. If you are missing teeth, think back to when they were in place. Were they removable? Of course not. This essentially explains the advantage of having fixed dentures—your smile is firmly anchored to dental implants. And with All-on-4 dentures, your periodontist in Worcester can restore your smile faster than ever before. Read on to learn about why Dr. Handsman and Dr. Jenny frequently recommend this option to their edentulous patients.

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