May 11, 2019
You may be concerned if you’ve noticed that your gums have been swollen or bleeding lately, and rightfully so; these symptoms are a sign of gingivitis, the earliest form of gum disease. Unfortunately, in many cases gingivitis goes untreated and becomes the more severe periodontitis, which the American Academy of Periodontology has found to affect roughly 46% of all US adults over 30. Fortunately, not only is gingivitis easier to treat, but there are also steps you can take at home to address the symptoms. Here are 4 home remedies for the early stages of gum disease in Norwood.
April 10, 2019
When you go to your dentist in Norwood for your checkup and cleaning appointment, you get some shocking news—you have gingivitis! Luckily, because gingivitis is just the early stage of gum disease, your dentist can get rid of the problem fairly easily. In this post, learn more about this condition, what your dentist can do to restore you to full oral health and what you can do to prevent it from coming back in the future. (more…)
March 8, 2019
Can you tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy gums? Are yours looking more red than pale? If you’re wondering why they’ve changed color, it may be because of poor oral habits. If regular brushing and flossing are not part of your morning and nighttime routines, there is a good possibility the redness of your gums can be attributed to gingivitis. While a dentist is the only one who can thoroughly exam for gum disease in Norwood, we suggest you try these 3 ways to alleviate some of your symptoms before scheduling an appointment.
February 19, 2019
Do your gums ever bleed when you brush your teeth? Bleeding gums is often an early symptom of gum disease, which affects over half of Americans over the age of 30, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). If left untreated, gum disease can lead to tooth loss and has been linked to a wide range of serious health conditions and diseases. February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month, so what better time than now to learn more about this common disease and how to prevent it. A dentist in Norwood explains the important facts about gum disease below.
January 11, 2019
While you’re brushing your teeth in front of the mirror, you notice something odd in your mouth that wasn’t there before. Is that normal? Should you be worried about it? Does it mean that something is wrong? Maybe. Symptoms in the mouth can indicate more serious oral and medical conditions and shouldn’t be ignored. Take a look at these 4 oral signs to watch out for with your dentist in Norwood. (more…)
November 15, 2018
As the holiday season zooms by, you are busy making purchases, planning for gatherings and decorating, but your dentist in Norwood says don’t forget about protecting your oral health. In the midst of enjoying the festivities, there are 5 tips you should keep in mind to prevent any unwanted holiday dental emergencies.
October 14, 2018
October is National Dental Hygiene Month – a time that professionals have set aside to encourage everyone to devote more attention to how they clean their teeth. To further this effort, your dentist in Norwood explains how integral your dental hygiene is to not only your oral health but also your overall wellness. Read on to learn more!
August 12, 2018
It’s not surprising that many people want to have a straighter smile. Not only do they believe it will make their smile more attractive, but it will also improve their bite and make basic tasks like brushing and flossing easier! However, when they learn about the length of treatment time as well as the necessary changes to their appearance and habits they need to make to accommodate metal braces, they give up immediately.
With Inman clear braces in Norwood, they don’t have to give up any longer.
July 13, 2018
Does the thought of posing for pictures give you anxiety because you’re ashamed of the way your teeth look? Have you been living with a misaligned bite for years? If you answered ‘yes’ to either question, then the time has come to make a change. Finally, there’s one available that offers an alternative to the traditional braces method – the Inman Aligner. As you read on, you’ll learn about the benefits of clear braces in Norwood.
June 15, 2018
Straight, well-aligned teeth tend to be more attractive and healthier than teeth that are crooked. Fortunately, modern orthodontics offers a number of ways to get your pearly whites where they belong, and several of these options are very discreet. Both Invisalign and Inman aligners can shift your teeth back to their proper places and improve your smile’s appearance. But which type of clear braces in Norwood is better? Let’s take a moment to compare them.