Children can bring joy and happiness, and nurturing them through their vulnerable tender age can be one of the most fulfilling endeavors of your life. However, they come with a few hiccups that might prove somewhat challenging. It is true, especially when they clock six months old and begin the teething process. This experience can […]

Striving for better dental hygiene during the pandemic

The pandemic has revolutionized everything, including dental hygiene in a world where only a few dental offices are open. Striving to maintain your oral health might prove to be futile most times, and it’s even more difficult with the current pandemic. A survey by the  American Dental Association showed that over 95% of dentists closed […]

What Is Mask Mouth

Wearing a facemask is the best thing you can do to combat the spread of COVID-19 and help protect yourself and others, but there are a few oral issues that can arise from long periods of wearing a mask. Therefore, while you need to keep wearing your facemask, you should pay attention to the development […]

Why Does The Cold Make Our Teeth Hurt

Do you notice that your teeth are starting to hurt now that it’s getting colder? Believe it or not, sensitive teeth can also be sensitive to the temperatures outside. A lot of dental patients complain that the cold air not only stings their cheeks but hurts their mouth. However, simple science explains why your teeth […]

5 Holiday Foods That Make Our Teeth Hurt

The holiday season is known for its treats and rich foods, but while they are fun to enjoy, not every holiday treat is good for our teeth. In fact, instead of worrying about waistlines this holiday season, it may be more prudent to worry about your dental health if you don’t want to spend your […]

Using Dental Sedation To Help Special Needs Patients

  For people with any anxieties or discomfort in the dentist’s chair, it can be difficult to find the right oral health care clinic. Your Shrewsbury dentist recognizes this, and our practice takes care to maintain a friendly and caring environment where people feel they can trust the services they receive. When patients who have […]

What is a Maxillofacial Surgeon?

Even if you visit your dentist regularly, sometimes you need specialized procedures. If you’ve ever had a dental emergency or a problem too severe for your dentist to help with, you may have seen a maxillofacial surgeon to correct it. How is a Maxillofacial Surgeon Different from a Dentist? Maxillofacial surgeons go beyond regular dental […]

What Type of Fillings Are There?

No one wants the headache—or, more accurately, the toothache—of getting a cavity. The good news is that if you do have cavities, it’s a simple fix. Filling a cavity is a quick procedure that stops a cavity from growing and causing further tooth decay. However, not all fillings are the same. You have several options […]

Dental Sedation for Special Needs

Dental Sedation for Special Needs Going to the dentist can create anxiety, especially for special needs patients. Dental sedation can make a visit to the dentist safer for both adults and children with special needs, and reduce fear surrounding the event. While everyone’s situation varies, different types of sedation for different circumstances can help create […]

How Does Nitrous Oxide Work?

How Does Nitrous Oxide Work? Have you ever gone to the dentist and been given laughing gas for a procedure? You might remember that it stopped you from feeling any pain when your dentist extracted that tooth. That’s the power of nitrous oxide, the top inhaled pain reliever across all types of medicine.    Anesthetic […]