Holliston Complete Dentistry Blog

4 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year

December 21, 2023

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Dentist appointment and toothbrush on calendar A new year is almost here! As you focus on your goals for 2024, don’t forget to keep your dental health as a top priority. Although you have the entire year to schedule a cleaning and checkup, here are 4 reasons to book an appointment early.

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Bite with Caution: Foods That Pose a Risk to Your Teeth

October 13, 2023

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A man holding his jaw in pain due to a chipped tooth

Your tooth enamel is the strongest substance in your whole body. Even so, it isn’t very flexible, so it can be prone to chipping or cracking. Slips and sports could possibly do this, but some foods could do it too! It may be hard to believe that your pearly whites can break by doing their job, but it’s true. Hard foods lead to chipped teeth and your dentist will need to help fix it.

If you want to learn which foods pose the most danger to your teeth, continue reading. You’ll find a top five most dangerous list.

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Why You Should Invest in a New Mouthguard for Your Child

July 7, 2023

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child with mouthguard

It’s a new school year, and your child is already begging you to let them play basketball. It’s months away, but practice will start soon. You want to give them the opportunity to have fun and learn a new skill, but you also want to protect them from any harm. As you contemplate the notion of allowing them to play, consider why a new mouthguard may be one of the best investments you can make for your child this year.

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Easter Candies That Can Impact Your Oral Wellness

April 2, 2023

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an assortment of Easter candies

With Easter Sunday coming up, you’ve probably noticed all of the shelves and counters at the grocery store are lined with all sorts of Easter-themed decorations, trinkets, and sweets. And if you have a sweet tooth, you might be hoping to pick up some of these candies for yourself—or your loved one’s Easter basket! But did you know that many of these treats are actually quite detrimental to your oral health? Here’s a closer look at a few of these problematic treats along with some tips from your dentist to help you maintain a healthy and bright smile following the holiday!

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Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry You Shouldn’t Believe

March 4, 2023

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Myths and facts under torn paper

Anyone can turn the smile of their dreams into reality with cosmetic dentistry. However, there are many misconceptions about elective services, but much of what you’ve heard probably isn’t true. Don’t let rumors stand in the way of a picture-perfect smile. Here are the facts behind 4 common cosmetic dentistry myths.

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Common Cosmetic Dental Issues (And What You Can Do About Them)

February 17, 2023

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Young adult with a beautiful smile

Any dentist will tell you that just about everyone has something that they don’t really love about their smile. There are all kinds of cosmetic issues that someone can have, and even the most minor ones can drive someone who has them absolutely crazy.

Thankfully, for any issue that you could have, there’s a cosmetic dental treatment that’s designed perfectly to help you. Here are some of the most common issues you could have, and what your dentist could do about them.

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Chip Your Tooth? Follow These 5 Helpful Steps!

January 19, 2023

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a man showing his chipped tooth

Your pearly whites do a lot for you. They give shape to your face and make your smile beautiful. Your teeth also allow you to eat a wide range of foods and speak clearly and comfortably. So, of course, when you accidentally chip a tooth, it can be quite alarming. As a matter of fact, it can be so alarming that you are at a loss for what to do next. The good news is that it is a solvable situation! Here are five steps to take when you chip a tooth so you can get back to a complete smile as soon as possible.

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How Veneers Can Straighten Teeth in Just Two Appointments

December 19, 2022

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Close-up of a woman with straight teeth

There is no shortage of people who are dissatisfied with their teeth, but many of them are a little too busy to get orthodontic treatment. Both Invisalign and traditional braces take over a year to see results, and you’ll need to see your dentist every few months to check on the course of your treatment. While your dentist will be happy to make that as convenient as possible for you, it can still be hard to find the time.

Veneers are sometimes called instant orthodontics because they can give you a straighter smile within just two appointments. If you want to learn a little more about how to straighten your teeth with this cosmetic procedure, here’s a guide that can help.

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The Connection Between Cranberries and Your Oral Health

November 4, 2022

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a bowl of cranberries

The holidays are a time to partake in your favorite seasonal foods. From turkey to stuffing to pumpkin pie, traditional treats are plentiful. And don’t forget the cranberry sauce! Since this vibrant fruit is harvested in the fall, it is a common food during the holiday season. But did you know it can help keep your teeth healthy? Keep reading to learn three ways cranberries contribute to a healthy smile!

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Why Tooth-colored Fillings are Better than Amalgam

July 8, 2022

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3-D model of a tooth filled with composite resin

You’ve probably seen those metal fillings you can get when you have a cavity. Maybe you’ve caught a glimpse of one when someone opened their mouth, or maybe you have a few yourself. For a very long time, a metal amalgam filling was the most common way to treat a cavity. However, these have been made largely obsolete by the existence of tooth-colored composite fillings. As the name suggests, these fillings blend in much better with your natural tooth than traditional amalgam. If you’re wondering about the difference between the two, here are a few reasons to pick composite fillings to repair areas of decay.

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