Devonshire Dental Associates' Blog
November 27, 2020
Believe it or not, the holiday season is here, which means you only have a few weeks left to visit your dentist in Downtown Boston before your dental insurance expires. Although you might think you’ve reached your annual limits, less than 3% of Americans exceed their yearly benefits, so you likely have several remaining that you’re about to lose. Don’t throw money down the drain. Here are 5 ways to maximize your insurance policy before it expires.
August 24, 2020
As you age, fine lines and wrinkles can form on your face due to a variety of environmental and lifestyle factors. These can often make some people appear older than they actually are, causing their self-confidence to shrink as more lines form around their eyes and mouth. Dermal fillers and BOTOX in Downtown Boston are two popular cosmetic procedures that can help restore your youthful glow without needing an invasive surgery. However, one question that patients are often left with is “What’s the difference?” Read on to learn the difference between BOTOX and dermal fillers and how to determine which one is right for you.(more…)
July 6, 2020
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.(more…)
June 17, 2020
Did 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.
May 11, 2020
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.
May 4, 2020
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.
April 22, 2020
The 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.
April 17, 2020
When 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!
March 25, 2020
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.
February 7, 2020
Did 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.