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Vaping, Juuling and teens – what parents should know

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“Vaping” is inhaling heated vapor via a small device, and it’s popular among teens who don’t think it’s dangerous because it’s “not actually smoking”. There is a new device called a Juul that has twice the nicotine content of other vaping devices, and it’s been surging in popularity. So much so that it even has […]

Why are my teeth yellow, and how can I make them whiter?

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It seems we Americans have become obsessed with the color of our teeth. We see the ads on TV telling us to take the “tissue test” (hold a white tissue up to our teeth and see how yellow they look). There are ads for teeth whitening strips and whitening toothpaste. But, why are our teeth […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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There seems to be a month for everything, have you noticed? Why a whole month dedicated to teeth? There’s very good reason… The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health month every February to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good oral care habits at an early age is very […]

Santa isn’t the only one checking his list…

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  The Holidays are a busy time for everyone.  Here’s a quick checklist to keep your smile as bright as the season!  Eat foods that clean your teeth: With all the holiday hustle and bustle, sometimes we don’t get to brush as often as normal. Did you know there are some foods that clean […]

Enjoy your Halloween candy and avoid cavities.

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We love Halloween, but that candy can result in new cavities.  Scary! Here are a few ways you can enjoy that candy and minimize the risk of cavities. Eat your treats directly after a meal, rather than as a separate snack.  Saliva production increases during meals, washing away food particles and helping to neutralize cavity-causing […]

Ultra Low Dose imaging available here.

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Our practice has recently begun using ultra low dose CBCT Imaging for diagnostics. This provides a very high quality image for our Doctors, using a very low dose of radiation. It also reduces the number of images we require. That’s a win win for our patients. Dr. Kenneth Webb, our orthodontist, recently blogged about making […]

We’ve built a better Mouth Guard…

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The U.S. National Collegiate Athletic Association requires the use of mouth guards for ice hockey, lacrosse, field hockey, and football. However, the American Dental Association recommends the use of mouth guards whenever there’s a chance of contact with other players or hard surfaces. This is especially important if your athlete wears braces or other dental […]

Pediatric Dentists Say MOTHER is Key

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Pediatric dentists in Wayland are saying that moms are the key to improving children’s oral health—literally. Just spell the word MOTHER, and it’s easy to see what it takes to set kids up with healthy smiles for life. M is for Motivate! It takes energy, creativity, and lots of imagination to get kids excited about […]

How to Protect Your Baby’s Dental Health

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As a new parent, there is so much to learn about keeping your baby safe and healthy. In fact, keeping your baby healthy begins even before the little one is born. To do it right, you’ll need to rely on a team of healthcare experts, and that includes an experienced pediatric dentist in Wayland MA. […]

Back to School Tips

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For some of us, back to school provides and opportunity for a fresh start. We get to hit the reset button and get organized. It also brings challenges with maintaining other routines due to the morning time crunch and bedtime rush at the end of a long […]

Vaping, Juuling and teens – what parents should know

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“Vaping” is inhaling heated vapor via a small device, and it’s popular among teens who don’t think it’s dangerous because it’s “not actually smoking”. There is a new device called a Juul that has twice the nicotine content of other vaping devices, and it’s been surging in popularity. So much so that it even has […]

Why are my teeth yellow, and how can I make them whiter?

Posted · Add Comment

It seems we Americans have become obsessed with the color of our teeth. We see the ads on TV telling us to take the “tissue test” (hold a white tissue up to our teeth and see how yellow they look). There are ads for teeth whitening strips and whitening toothpaste. But, why are our teeth […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted · Add Comment

There seems to be a month for everything, have you noticed? Why a whole month dedicated to teeth? There’s very good reason… The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health month every February to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good oral care habits at an early age is very […]

Santa isn’t the only one checking his list…

Posted · Add Comment

  The Holidays are a busy time for everyone.  Here’s a quick checklist to keep your smile as bright as the season!  Eat foods that clean your teeth: With all the holiday hustle and bustle, sometimes we don’t get to brush as often as normal. Did you know there are some foods that clean […]

Enjoy your Halloween candy and avoid cavities.

Posted · Add Comment

We love Halloween, but that candy can result in new cavities.  Scary! Here are a few ways you can enjoy that candy and minimize the risk of cavities. Eat your treats directly after a meal, rather than as a separate snack.  Saliva production increases during meals, washing away food particles and helping to neutralize cavity-causing […]

Ultra Low Dose imaging available here.

Posted · Add Comment

Our practice has recently begun using ultra low dose CBCT Imaging for diagnostics. This provides a very high quality image for our Doctors, using a very low dose of radiation. It also reduces the number of images we require. That’s a win win for our patients. Dr. Kenneth Webb, our orthodontist, recently blogged about making […]

We’ve built a better Mouth Guard…

Posted · Add Comment

The U.S. National Collegiate Athletic Association requires the use of mouth guards for ice hockey, lacrosse, field hockey, and football. However, the American Dental Association recommends the use of mouth guards whenever there’s a chance of contact with other players or hard surfaces. This is especially important if your athlete wears braces or other dental […]

Pediatric Dentists Say MOTHER is Key

Posted · Add Comment

Pediatric dentists in Wayland are saying that moms are the key to improving children’s oral health—literally. Just spell the word MOTHER, and it’s easy to see what it takes to set kids up with healthy smiles for life. M is for Motivate! It takes energy, creativity, and lots of imagination to get kids excited about […]

How to Protect Your Baby’s Dental Health

Posted · Add Comment

As a new parent, there is so much to learn about keeping your baby safe and healthy. In fact, keeping your baby healthy begins even before the little one is born. To do it right, you’ll need to rely on a team of healthcare experts, and that includes an experienced pediatric dentist in Wayland MA. […]

Back to School Tips

Posted · Add Comment

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For some of us, back to school provides and opportunity for a fresh start. We get to hit the reset button and get organized. It also brings challenges with maintaining other routines due to the morning time crunch and bedtime rush at the end of a long […]