On July 3rd, 1806, two years into their journey to chart the uncharted west of America, pioneer explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark reached a challenge of epic proportion – the Rocky Mountains. What next, they wondered? Without a map, they were forced to do what explorers do – explore, and hope for the best. … More The Perfect Road Map For Your Child’s Oral Health
Did you know that acidic foods and drinks can damage tooth enamel and promote tooth decay? In recent years, the public has become more concerned with the sugar content of soda and other beverages. Several studies suggest that artificial sweeteners pose health risks also. As people move away from sugar and artificial sweeteners they are … More Is your drink destroying your teeth?
A pearly-white smile is beautiful to look at and can greatly improve self-confidence. Many people are choosing the Zoom!® Whitening System for fast, safe and effective teeth whitening. Zoom!® combines the newest developments in dental whitening technology with advanced chemical formulas. This ensures that the bleaching experience is painless, and the results are more than … More Treat yourself to a whiter, brighter smile!
Here at Leicester and Boylston Dental, we take your health very seriously and we strive to provide you with the best care possible. In order to do that, education about prominent issues in the Dental world is needed, and Oral Cancer is an issue that affects people daily. It is as common as leukemia and … More Oral Cancer takes the life of one person every hour.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends your child’s first dental visit is by his/her first birthday. Though this may sound early, we can teach you proper pediatric oral hygiene techniques, ways to check for cavities, and how watch for developmental problems. Your child’s first visit with our office is essentially an introduction to acquaint … More Your Childs First Visit
Dental professionals today are increasingly using digital dental radiographs (digital X-rays) to better detect, diagnose, treat, and monitor oral conditions and diseases. Digital radiographs are viewed instantly on a selected computer screen, manipulated to enhance contrast and detail, and transmitted electronically to specialists (if needed) without quality loss. One of the biggest advantages of digital x-rays … More X-Rays.. Safer than they’ve ever been!
One of the first things people will notice about you is your smile. We are here to help you achieve the best first impression you can give to others. Healthy teeth affect nearly every aspect of our lives, even our professional image. However, many people are neglecting to take care of their smile during the workday. … More Dental Hygiene Month Continues!
Did you know that this month is National Dental Hygiene Month? As hygienists, we encourage you to pursue your best possible oral health. Promoting good oral health and maintenance is what we’re all about. Poor oral health can lead to pain, difficulty eating, and loss of self-esteem. An unhealthy mouth can contribute to many systemic … More National Dental Hygiene Month
It has come to our attention that some insurance companies are not paying for tooth colored composite restorations. Instead, they have been paying for the less expensive silver amalgam restorations and balance billing you the difference. Generally, this has resulted in a 15-20% increase in the cost of the procedure to you our patients. For … More Why white fillings? Dental amalgam isn’t safe.
We at Leicester and Boylston Dental Associates are always thinking baout your smile, but we’ve realized that most people aren’t thinking about their oral health unless they’re experiencing pain or have a dentist appointment coming up! We started this blog to give you information on how every day activities can have an impact on your teeth, … More Welcome to the Official blog of Leicester Dental Associates and Boylston Dental Associates!