Attleboro Dental Group Blog

I’m Confused: Can I Get Cavities With Veneers?

October 3, 2023

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Woman with blond hair having a veneer placed on her front tooth by a dentist wearing blue gloves

Porcelain veneers are a popular solution for addressing minor aesthetic flaws in your pearly whites. These thin shells are bonded to the front of your teeth to hide imperfections and provide additional support and protection. They are resistant to staining, chipping, and other damage, and with the right care can last a lifetime. It’s easy to assume that because they’re so strong they protect your teeth from everything, including cavities. Unfortunately, this isn’t entirely true! Keep reading to learn more about whether you can get cavities with veneers!


How Can You Fix Small Teeth? 

September 14, 2023

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Young woman smiling in dental chair as dentist holds her chin with gloved hand

Does having small, short, or “stubby” teeth make you self-conscious about your smile? Cosmetic dentistry can help you boost your confidence and have you showing off your pearly whites in no time at all. Here are some things to know about what causes small teeth, how they can affect you, and how your cosmetic dentist can fix them.


4 Clear Signs You Need New Dentures

August 15, 2023

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Set of new dentures on a white background

Dentures are a popular, affordable solution to restore your smile! They have helped millions of Americans continue to look, eat, and speak normally after tooth loss. Not only that, but with the right care and maintenance they can last up to 10 years!

Dentures are not infallible, though. You might be wondering what signs to look for that let you know it’s time. Keep reading to learn about 4 signs that your dentures need to be replaced.


Barriers to Getting Dental Implants and What Can Be Done About Them

July 13, 2023

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Woman with questioning expression

Dental implants are considered the best way to replace missing teeth, but a patient must meet certain requirements to be a good candidate for the procedure. For dental implants to be successful, one of the things they need is a stable foundation, but this doesn’t mean that someone who isn’t currently a good candidate can never receive them. There are ways to resolve the issues preventing dental implanteligibility in most cases. Read on to learn more about some of the barriers to getting dental implants and what can be done to overcome them.


What to Eat After All-on-4 Surgery

June 8, 2023

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Man resting on couch

With your All-on-4 dental implant surgery coming up, you have a lot to look forward to! You no longer need to worry about avoiding your favorite foods, mumbled speech, or feeling insecure about your smile. However, along with this life-changing tooth replacement option is a recovery period. It’s important to closely follow your dentist’s instructions to ensure the success of your implants. Here are the kinds of foods you can enjoy during this healing process.


The Step-by-Step Process to Your Dream Smile with Invisalign

April 3, 2023

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a woman placing Invisalign aligners in her mouth

With all the strides in modern dental technology, it’s so much easier to get the straight smile you’ve always envisioned. Invisalign is a treatment that has made orthodontics more convenient and aesthetically pleasing versus the old clunky metal braces of yesteryear. Read on to learn the step-by-step process of Invisalign so you can know what to expect on the journey to perfectly aligned teeth!


4 Ways That 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Dentistry

January 3, 2023

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a closeup of 3D-printed tooth restorations

When it comes to modern dentistry, a dentist’s experience is one of the most telling factors that determines how well they can care for their patients. However, technology also plays a pretty pivotal role; whether it’s the latest new instrument or cutting-edge software, when you pick a dentist that utilizes advanced dental technology, you can expect quicker, more efficient, high-quality treatment. One piece of technology in particular that’s making an incredible impact is the 3D printer. Here are just four of the many ways that this device is revolutionizing how dentists care for their patients.


Should You Get Teeth Whitening or Veneers?

December 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — attleborodental @ 12:50 pm
A cosmetic dentist talking with a patient

If you want to fix your tooth stains, you should get cosmetic dentistry to brighten your smile. Teeth whitening and veneers, especially, are great at treating discolored pearly whites. That said, you may not know which of the two procedures to choose. They use different methods to achieve their results, after all. Fortunately enough, however, your cosmetic dentist can help you out. Here’s a summary of the differences between teeth whitening and veneers, including which option is right for you.


Can Dentures Assist with Jawbone Preservation?

November 3, 2022

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a patient receiving dentures to assist with jawbone preservation

If you have missing teeth, you might feel a little embarrassed about the appearance of your smile. But that’s not the only thing you should feel bothered about—perhaps the biggest issue concerning missing teeth is the tendency for additional teeth to fall out, which ultimately affects the integrity of your very jawbone! Fortunately, missing teeth can be replaced thanks to options like dentures and dental implants. But are either one of these options preferable for addressing the potential bone loss that results from missing teeth? Your dentist in North Attleborough can tell you more.


How Long Will My Dental Implants Last?

October 17, 2022

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Dentist showing a patient a dental implant.

If you’ve just gotten your dental implants, you’re probably thinking that once you’ve healed, you’ll be invincible. They can certainly improve your life for decades to come, but, sadly, they don’t last forever. Not to mention, your dental implants’ lifespan only gets shorter if you don’t know how to take care of them. It’s best to learn a little bit more about how long dental implants last, and how to keep them around for as long as possible. With that in mind, here are some answers to some of the most common questions about dental implants’ lifespan.

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