Columbian Square Dental Blog
May 15, 2018
If you have missing teeth, you could be facing even more dire health consequences than your lost teeth. Missing teeth can lead to many more problems like systematic health conditions, not to mention the difficulty that comes with eating and speaking.
Replacing your lost teeth with dental implants in Weymouth may be the best way for you to restore your oral health and the aesthetics of your smile. Learn if dental implants are right for you in this week’s blog post.
May 4, 2018
Patients who are familiar with Botox may be initially confused when they find out their dentist in Weymouth offers it. Similar to other cosmetic treatments offered by your dentist, Botox is fully capable of treating issues around the mouth and face. What’s even more surprising is how effective Botox can alleviate symptoms related to temporomandibular disorder (TMD.) If you experience chronic headaches or jaw pain due to TMD, you’ll want to keep reading.
Today, we’ll be discussing what Botox is and how your dentist uses it to help patients.
April 6, 2018
If you avoid getting dental care because you don’t understand how dental insurance works, this post is for you! It’s important to receive the dental care that you need, but it’s also important to discover the best way to make your oral health care fit within your budget.
Your dentist in Weymouth is here to help you do that with the information we have to share in this week’s blog post.
March 1, 2018
Did you know that the discovery that fluoride benefits the teeth happened by accident? In the early 1900’s, a dentist living in Colorado noticed that his patients had incredibly strong teeth and very few cavities. Eventually it was discovered that the natural water supply had fluoride in it. Then in the 1940’s, an experiment was done in Grand Rapids in which fluoride was added to the water supply. Researchers monitored the rate of cavities among nearly 30,000 schoolchildren over 15 years and found that children born after fluoridation had 60% fewer cavities. As a family dentist in Weymouth, we’ll review how you can get the most out of this important mineral and how it can keep everyone in the family out of the dental chair!
February 12, 2018
Living in the Information Era where everything is moving super-fast, it’s easy to get caught in a cycle of making major decisions quicker than you’d probably like to. And unfortunately, this is a phenomenon that impacts every aspect of your life, including your oral health. For this reason, your dentist in Weymouth suggests that before committing to dental work like orthodontics, extractions and fillings, it doesn’t hurt to get a second opinion. As you continue reading, you’ll be educated about how a different perspective can benefit you.
February 5, 2018
If you aren’t too familiar with dental implants, it’s understandable to have a lot of questions about them. Compared to the numerous other restorative options, it’s easy to get behind on the latest dental methods and technologies. As it stands, dental implants in Weymouth are considered the most effective, durable, and long-lasting method for replacing teeth.
When patients learn about the effectiveness of dental implants, they become interested pretty quickly. The benefits have the potential to change your life. Functions like eating, talking and regular brushing are much easier with dental implants. That’s why we’ll be answering some of the most common questions your dentist hears at the practice.
January 7, 2018
If you’ve been experiencing chronic tooth pain, you might wonder if a root canal is the best solution. Ideally, root canals are great for cleaning the canal or tooth roots and removing bacteria that cause infection. Doing this prevents the infection from spreading and becoming lethal later. However, sometimes a tooth can be so far gone that a root canal won’t be able to save it.
According to your dentist in Weymouth, there are alternatives worth considering if a root canal doesn’t work out. We’ll discuss your options so you can get back your regular self.
December 12, 2017
Studies show that 73% of people surveyed said they are more likely to trust someone with a nice smile than a person with a good job or material possession. This speaks volumes about the importance that your teeth make. That’s one explanation for why your smile is so important to you. It’s possible that maybe, somewhere deep in your subconscious mind, you know that your entire worth is being judged by your smile. So, you want a make sure that you have nice white teeth. Your cosmetic dentist in Weymouth is here to help you in your quest by comparing the different teeth whitening options.
October 30, 2017
You probably know about Botox as a treatment that smoothes out wrinkled or aged facial tissue to reveal more youthful, refreshed skin. Yes, it can do that — but as the years pass by, rigorous testing reveals more and more applications of Botox aside from wrinkle treatment. This injectable substance can also prevent chronic migraines as well as jaw clenching and teeth grinding. Keep reading to learn more about Botox, and how it can help you in unexpected ways, from your cosmetic dentist in Weymouth.
September 26, 2017
Welcome! As you may already know, South Shore Hospital is switching the dental insurance provider for their employees from Delta Dental to MetLife. We want you to completely understand this transition and how it will affect your benefits when you visit your dentist here at Columbian Square Dental, so today, we’re going to use this blog to answer a few key questions you’ll likely have. (more…)