General Dentistry

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July 12, 2019
Gum disease, such as gingivitis and periodontitis, must be treated to avoid the development of other health issues. Depending on the progression of the disease and the condition of your teeth, this oral health concern can be addressed in a few ways. Laser dentistry is one way of restoring oral… Read Full Post
June 07, 2019
A 2017 Marist College poll found that 52% of Americans have tried cannabis, and 14% of American adults consume marijuana at least once or twice a month. Marijuana use is legal for adults aged 21 and older in Massachusetts for both recreational and medicinal use as of 2019. While marijuana, or… Read Full Post
June 04, 2019
If you feel nervous before or during a dental visit, you’re not alone. Millions of people experience some level of apprehension or unease associated with dental appointments. While these feelings are natural and no fault of your own, they can stand between you and the dental care that you need.… Read Full Post
May 09, 2019
As an adult seeking straighter teeth and an aligned bite, you have a lot of options these days. From conventional orthodontics to Invisalign®, you can find a method that meets your exact needs. Epigenetic orthodontics, also called full face orthodontics, present another opportunity. This type of… Read Full Post
February 07, 2019
The Medford High School Hope Chest Food Pantry, otherwise known as “Priscilla’s Pantry,” was recently opened to all Medford High and Medford Vocational Technical High students. The pantry, named after Priscilla Hoff and made possible by donations from the Hoff Family Foundation, provides shelf-… Read Full Post
January 22, 2019
Many men and women grind their teeth at night, which can lead to jaw problems such as TMJ disorder and can wear down or crack the teeth. If you consistently wake up with a sore jaw, headaches, or both, you may be grinding your teeth during the night while you sleep. If you want to stop grinding… Read Full Post
December 10, 2018
If you are anxious or nervous at the thought of going to the dentist, you’re not alone. Up to 20% of adults suffer from dental anxiety or full-fledged dental phobia that prevents them from visiting the dentist as often as they should, if at all. Boston dentist Dr. Ryan Clancy understands that… Read Full Post
October 17, 2018
There are many different types of dental crowns available, including metal, resin, ceramic, and porcelain fused to metal. Dental crowns can be built in a lab, taking a week or two to complete, or they can be created same-day using sophisticated CEREC technology. Each of these types of dental… Read Full Post
August 30, 2018
Full face orthodontics, also known as epigenetic orthodontics, is more than just a teeth-straightening treatment. Unlike traditional braces, full face orthodontics is used to actually grow the jaw into a better shape, which in turn improves breathing, posture, and appearance. There are a multitude… Read Full Post
February 13, 2018
The dreaded root canal is probably the one dental treatment most feared by Americans. However, with modern advances in dental technology and dentist skill, there is no real reason to fear a root canal. Nowadays, having a root canal procedure done can give you long-lasting results with minimal pain… Read Full Post