TMJ Disorder

TMJ is an abbreviation for the temporomandibular joint that connects your jawbone to your skull. When it’s working the way it should, the complex joint opens, closes, glides, and rotates painlessly. It’s the joint that lets you chew your food and open and close your mouth when you’re talking, laughing, or using your face to […]

Covering the Cost of Dental Implants

We realize that finances play a role when we recommend dental implants as an option to replace missing teeth. Implants are the ideal solution because they feel and function just like a regular tooth. It’s essential to keep the bone structure healthy as well, which an implant will ensure, unlike other tooth replacement options such […]

What Can I Eat After My Wisdom Teeth Are Removed?

There are several foods that you need to avoid to make sure that healing goes smoothly after having your wisdom teeth removed. For example, chewy snacks or candy, crunchy granola, and other foods that might poke into the extraction site. Before you come in for the extraction, you should have your kitchen stocked with soft […]

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 […]

Top Dentists in Boston For 2019 & 2020

Editors note: This post was originally published in September 2019 and has been updated for 2020. At Dental Partners of Boston, we take great pride in our work. We, the dentists, our clinical team, and our administrative team, seek to satisfy our patients in all we do. We are delighted to share that we have […]

How Can I Get My Jaw To Stop Hurting?

If you are experiencing pain in your jaw it could be caused by many different kinds of conditions. From gum inflammation to a tooth ache, but one of the most common is a TMJ disorder.  TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, which is the joint connecting your jawbone to the skull. It is one of the […]

Pinhole Surgery; A Solution for Receeding Gums

When you look at your smile, are your gums neatly lining the crowns of your teeth? If they have started to pull back, you might be suffering from the early stages of gum recession, which is when the gum tissue recedes from the natural gum line. Caused by everything from aggressive brushing and certain medications […]