How Dental Implants Work

Dental implants are a fantastic solution to missing teeth. They can allow you to return to normality in terms of appearance, natural feel, and function. At Dental Partners of Boston, we have periodontists with years of experienced at placing dental implants. How Do Dental Implants Work? Dental implants work by replacing the root of a […]

Solutions for a Cracked or Chipped Tooth

Although the enamel covering your teeth is your body’s most robust tissue, it can still be cracked or broken. There are several different ways that teeth can be damaged. Suffering a traumatic incident, such as an automobile accident, or a sports injury, or even misusing teeth as tools, like using them to open a bottle. […]

How To Stop Teeth Grinding

Many of us grind our teeth occasionally, often at night, when we may not be conscious of it. The term for this behavior is bruxism. Infrequent bruxism, the grinding of your teeth, is not usually something that requires a visit to your dentist. However, if you grind your teeth excessively, it can cause headaches or […]

How to Remove Calculus from Teeth

To prevent the buildup of tartar, otherwise known as calculus, it is vital to brush, floss and rinse using an antiseptic mouthwash. In this blog post, we are going to reveal everything you need to know about tartar, including what it is and how to remove it.  What Is Tartar? No matter how well you […]

How Do You Treat Bleeding Gums?

Living with bleeding gums isn’t pleasant. It’s something that you need to address to prevent the bleeding and possible infection from becoming severe.  Bleeding gums are almost always a sign of gingivitis, which is an infection and inflammation of the gum tissue around the teeth. In gingivitis, bacteria attack the lining of the gums and […]

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

All kinds of accidents can happen at home, work, sports, and while you’re on the go. Some of these accidents might impact your teeth. It’s important to know what to do and how to respond if you do find yourself dealing with an unexpected dental emergency. Acting fast and taking the right steps can have […]

Dental Implants: What is a bone graft?

If you have a tooth missing or more than one tooth missing, you’re probably thinking about dental implants. That definitely makes sense because in terms of the appearance achieved when dental implants are used, there’s really nothing better. They look great and most people won’t even be able to tell that they’re implants; they’ll simply […]

Can You Be Too Old To Get Braces?

Adult orthodontics are becoming very popular, and it’s not surprising why: Adjusting your teeth as an adult can correct lifelong problems you’ve had due to crooked or improperly aligned teeth. Braces treat several orthodontic problems, like an uneven and improper bite. Because of the power of adult orthodontics, other problems can be solved like headaches. […]