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What Your Dentist Wants You to Know in the Age of COVID-19

July 6, 2020

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From the way we go grocery shopping to the way we communicate with our loved ones, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed so many aspects of our daily lives. Believe it or not, dentists are no exception. Most dental practices are still open, but they’ve taken their safety protocols to a whole new level. For this reason, you shouldn’t feel nervous about attending your checkup or getting your aching tooth looked at. Here are a few things your dentist in downtown Boston wants you to know during this time.

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How to Handle Dental Emergencies Post-Quarantine

June 17, 2020

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Pained woman with hand on cheek should see Seaport District emergency dentistDid you chip a tooth while anxiously chewing your nails in quarantine? Have you been stuck inside with a toothache or sensitive teeth? There are plenty of dental emergencies that may have popped up while you practiced social distancing over the past several weeks. Thankfully, your Seaport District emergency dentist has reopened and is ready to help you overcome any issues you may be facing. Read on to find out how to handle the most common dental emergencies post-quarantine.

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How Your Dentist Gets Ready for Your Appointment During COVID-19

May 11, 2020

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Just a few months ago, most of us had never heard of COVID-19. Now it has taken over virtually every aspect of our lives, including how we work. Dentists are no exception to this massive societal shift. Before COVID-19, all that your dentist in downtown Boston had to do to get ready for your visit was don a new pair of gloves and a mask. These days, however, that’s not nearly enough to fully protect against infection. Keep reading to learn more about the safety precautions that your dentist takes before your appointment to keep you healthy and safe.

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Social Distancing in Dentistry: How It’s Possible

May 4, 2020

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red stick on ground that says "stay safe and keep your distance"

You’ve been pretty good at adhering to social distancing guidelines, only leaving the house when you absolutely have to. One day you develop a sudden toothache and now you’re anxious. Is it safe to go to the dentist with everything that’s going on? Believe it or not, yes! Your dentist in downtown Boston is practicing social distancing as well. Keep reading to find out how.

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How To Make Your Dental Hygiene Products Last Longer

April 22, 2020

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Dental care products recommended by your dentist in downtown BostonThe coronavirus has likely changed many aspects of your family’s life. For example, you’re now more reliant than ever on your home care habits to keep your teeth healthy since you can’t visit a dentist in downtown Boston for regular preventive visits. Since shelter in place guidelines can make it hard to go to the grocery store and get dental hygiene products, it’s important to try to make the supplies you have last longer. But how much toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash do you really need to use to keep your teeth clean? Read on to find out.

 

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Dental Emergency During COVID-19 Pandemic? Call Your Dentist

April 17, 2020

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Man experiencing dental painWhen encountering a great deal of pain as a result of a dental emergency, the reaction for many is to go straight to the hospital’s emergency room. After all, extreme pain can be treated and there’s no reason to sit at home when you could be getting much needed care by a medical professional. However, with a pandemic on our hands, the emergency room may not be your best option. While your dentist office may be temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the majority are still open for emergency care. Your emergency dentist in downtown Boston would be happy to treat your urgent dental needs!

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Dentist Explains Difference Between Urgent and Non-Urgent Dental Emergencies

March 25, 2020

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First-aid kit used by an emergency dentist Dental emergencies are stressful and often happen at the most inconvenient times. It can also be hard to know when you need to see a dentist in downtown Boston right away and when it can wait for normal business hours. If you’re ever in doubt, dentists are just a phone call away in any situation and are happy to advise you over the phone. In the meantime, learn more below about when a dental emergency is urgent and when you can wait to get treatment.

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5 Reasons to Transform Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers

February 7, 2020

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Smiling woman who just visited her cosmetic dentist in the Financial DistrictDid you know that American adults laugh about 17 times a day on average? Unfortunately, it can be difficult to enjoy the moment if you’re giggling behind your hands because you’re embarrassed of your teeth. If you wish you could redesign your smile but don’t want to spend a lot of time on a complicated, invasive cosmetic procedure, porcelain veneers can help. These ultra-thin shells of beautiful dental porcelain can comfortably and completely transform your smile in just two easy appointments with your cosmetic dentist in the Financial District. Here are five benefits of getting the pearly whites you’ve always wanted with porcelain veneers.

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How Many Porcelain Veneers Will It Take to Fix My Smile?

January 11, 2020

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woman smiling having veneers placedYou’ve been struggling with some smile flaws that have taken a toll on your confidence. One of the best options for improving the way your teeth look is to receive porcelain veneers in Downtown Boston, but you need to know what to expect from the procedure. If you’re like most patients, then you’re probably wondering how many veneers you’ll need. Continue reading to find out from a local cosmetic dentist, and get more information about how the procedure works.

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5 Reasons to Get Invisalign That Have Nothing to Do with Cosmetics

December 17, 2019

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person inserting Invisalign in downtown Boston

Contrary to what you may have heard about Invisalign in downtown Boston, it’s not all about vanity. The clear plastic aligners straighten your teeth without anyone even having to know, but it’s not all about how your teeth look. Invisalign can also improve the way your teeth function. Read this post to learn five non-aesthetic reasons to get Invisalign.

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