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How Safe is Sedation Dentistry?

When the thought of having your teeth cleaned makes your entire body tense, sedation dentistry can be your solution. Dental sedation can make your treatment easier and peaceful. Sedation can be administered in many forms from mild options to take the edge off, such as laughing gas, to options that can handle even the most severe […]

Does Jaw Clicking and Popping Mean I Have TMJ?

At my practice in Waltham, MA I see a large percentage of patients with a variety of TMJ symptoms. A common question from my patients is, “My jaw pops and clicks, is that dangerous?” It can be quite alarming for a patient when they are chewing a sandwich and their jaw pops in and out […]

The Pros and Cons of Porcelain Dental Veneers

Have years of red wine, coffee, and/or tobacco stained your teeth? Did a little mishap with a glass bottle leave a gap behind? Whether general wear and tear, accident, or injury hurt your smile, it is time to take your smile back with gorgeous customized porcelain dental veneers. Porcelain veneers can allow you to smile […]

How to reduce TMJ pain throughout the day

Are you suffering from TMJ symptoms? Do you have jaw, head, or neck pain? TMJ pain can be quite debilitating and limit your ability to function throughout the day due to the complexity of the pain. TMJ symptoms can affect the teeth, the muscles of the face, the joints of the jaw, it can radiate […]

How to Choose the Right TMJ Specialist for You

If you’re experiencing jaw pain, muscle pain, headaches, or any other signs of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), you surely want to find a quick and thorough resolution to your problem. But it’s important to do your research and find the right TMJ specialist to meet your needs. Keep reading for 3 tips on how to […]

Understand IV Sedation Dentistry: Is It Right For You?

If you feel anxious about visiting the dentist, you’re not alone. A lot of people experience varying levels of fear or anxiety before or during their dental appointments. Some of them avoid going to the dentist unless they absolutely have to. Others just control their anxiety enough to make it through but are never able […]