Archive for 2019
How Aging Can Impact Oral Health
As we age, our oral health needs change. The great news is that today’s seniors are more active and staying healthy longer! However, mature patients can also face some serious oral health conditions. And because the dental health trends of older Americans may not seem obvious, the experts at Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry have […]
10 Dental Facts You Probably Don’t Know!
Our teeth are amazing! Without them we wouldn’t be able to speak, eat, sing, or smile properly. In honor of our pearly whites, Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry is sharing some interesting dental facts you may not already know! 10 Fun Dental Facts If you floss daily, by the end of the year the total […]
The Dangers of DIY Teeth Whitening
A Beautiful Smile with white, even teeth is a major confidence booster and helps to make a good first impression, whether you’re going on a date or sitting down for a job interview. The widespread desire for whiter teeth in today’s society, combined with internet culture, has given rise to a number of popular do-it-yourself […]
Love Pumpkin? Your Smile Does Too!
‘TIS THE SEASON FOR everything pumpkin. As the poster child of fall, pumpkin doesn’t just star in our autumn decorations, it shows up on menus too. At Smileboston Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry we think that’s a good thing as pumpkin is great for your oral and overall health! Pumpkin: Fall’s Superfood Not only is pumpkin delicious, […]
The Tooth About Teeth Grinding
Bruxism is a common oral condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. The two main characteristics of this condition are the grinding of teeth and clenching of the jaw. Grinding and clenching usually occurs while a person is sleeping and occasionally while awake. Bruxism is one of the most common known […]
The Scoop on Tooth Sensitivity
HAVE YOU EVER FELT a painful jolt through your teeth when you bite into ice cream or take a sip of hot coffee? If so, then you’re familiar with the woes of tooth sensitivity, and you’re not alone. More than half of adults age 20-50 experience some degree of sensitivity, and children’s teeth can be […]
Taking Care of Your Pet’s Teeth
Many well meaning pet owners assume that furry friends don’t need dental care like we do. After all, animals can’t exactly brush their teeth, and that doesn’t seem to be a problem for them. However, it turns out that our pets’ teeth are very different than the teeth of wild animals. And they need our […]
Treating Patients on the Wild Side
Dr. Steven Spitz’s morning patient had an aching tooth and was desperately in need of a root canal. She didn’t have her usual appetite and was pacing back and forth trying not to focus on the pain. The staf gave her anesthesia and made her comfortable while Spitz and his team took x-rays and began […]
Repeat After Us: Teeth Are Not Tools
OUR TEETH ARE pretty amazing, and there’s a lot they can do. They chew our food, they provide structural support for the lower third of our faces, they help us speak clearly, and they give us our beautiful smiles. However, many people also find other uses for their teeth, which can be harmful. Teeth are […]
Botox – More than Wrinkle Relief!
In its original form, botulinum toxin or Botox is widely known as a cosmetic solution to address fine lines and wrinkles. It is less widely known that Botox can also be used in many dental procedures. It provides relief from jaw pain, helps to retrain muscles around the mouth and as an enhancement to many […]