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Woodside Dental Care Blog

What Can I Do if My Dental Bridge Falls Out?

February 13, 2024

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Dental bridge

Dental bridges have allowed many people to enjoy having complete smiles again, but while these restorations are durable and of high quality, they are not indestructible. A dental bridge falling out of your mouth when you are speaking or eating can be an embarrassing situation, and it’s best to have the problem resolved as soon as possible. Here’s a brief overview of what you can do when your dental bridge falls out to achieve the best possible outcome.


What to Expect at Your Dental Implant Consultation

November 30, 2023

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Dentist showing woman a model of a dental implantAre you ready to treat your tooth loss for good? Dental implants are the solution for you. They have over a 95% success rate and are proven to last for 30 years or more with the right care, like brushing and flossing. Not to mention, a dental implant replaces the entire tooth structure for a solution that looks and feels natural. However, the process won’t happen overnight. Dental implants require a multi-step treatment process, which begins with your consultation. Here’s what you can expect during your dental implant consultation. 


4 Quick Tips To Find An Emergency Dentist When You Need One

September 19, 2023

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Model tooth next to red emergency bag with dental and medical equipment on a light blue background

Nobody wants to find themselves in the middle of a dental emergency, but accidents can happen at any time. Whether you’ve broken a tooth over dinner or had one knocked out during a weekend tournament, you’re going to need help regardless of the day or time! In the heat of the moment, it can be hard to think clearly and take appropriate steps. Keep reading to learn 4 tips to find an emergency dentist when you need them.


Sun-Kissed Safety: Your Guide to Shielding Your Lips from Summer Rays

July 18, 2023

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Take a moment, close your eyes, and picture what you think of when you hear the word “summer.” Chances are, you’re thinking of the heat, the sun, the pool, and the grill—not necessarily in that order.

What probably didn’t come to mind was your lips. Don’t worry, that wasn’t a test, but it does go to show that sun protection might be the last thing on your mind when you’re thinking about enjoying all that the season has to offer.

If you’ve been neglecting your skin in the sun, especially around your mouth, you could be inviting a host of UV-related problems for your oral health. If that surprises you, read on to learn how to protect your lips and avoid damaging your smile in the sun, and remember that your dentist can guide you through any treatment you may require.


These 6 Healthy Green Foods Will Benefit Your Smile!

March 3, 2023

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an assortment of healthy foods

When it comes to the health and beauty of your smile, your diet plays an undeniably crucial role. Everything that you eat affects your oral and bodily wellness; so, you should put effort into making smart choices and fueling up the correct way! In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are six foods your dentist wants you to know about that aren’t just festively green, but also indisputably great for your pearly whites!


Do You Need to Replace a Missing Back Tooth?

August 4, 2022

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Man missing tooth

When you are missing a tooth, even if it’s in the back, it can be more difficult to complete daily tasks, like eating and speaking clearly. With a variety of different tooth replacement options out there, you don’t have to settle for gaps in your smile anymore. Dental implants are particularly popular because they have so many benefits. However, if the tooth is in the back of your mouth, do you really need to replace it? After all, no one can even see it. Continue reading to learn about the inconveniences and risks of not replacing your missing teeth.


Avoid These 3 Habits to Keep Your Dental Implants Healthy

January 4, 2022

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woman biting nails with dental implants

You were taking a walk with a friend along the Assonet River when you discovered some troubling news. Your friend’s husband recently lost a few of his teeth, including a dental implant that he’d gotten several years prior. You recently received your first dental implant and were informed that dental implants are meant to be permanent solutions to missing teeth. So why is it that your friend’s husband lost his tooth? There are a variety of detrimental habits that might put your dental implant at risk. If you avoid or kick all 3 of the habits below, you can protect the integrity of your dental implants. 


Can Dental Implants Improve My Life Expectancy?

December 4, 2021

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mature man smiling outdoors

If you’re familiar with dental implants, you’ve probably heard about how they can improve your smile. While that’s true, the bigger news might be that they can improve your life expectancy!

Tooth loss can lead to a lot of health issues, so it’s important to decide on some form of replacement sooner rather than later. Keep reading to learn how dental implants in Assonet can make a significant difference for you to live longer while looking good doing it.


Is It Safe for Diabetics Get Dental Implants?

September 17, 2021

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Person with diabetes checking her blood sugar levels

Tooth loss is a common issue that people face all throughout the country. Missing one or more teeth can make it much more difficult to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking, and smiling. The good news is that just because you have lost teeth doesn’t mean that you need to go the rest of your life with gaps in your smile. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option due to their numerous benefits, but are they safe for patients who have diabetes? Here’s what you need to know.


Technology & Sleep Science: Is Your Phone Keeping You Awake?

February 17, 2020

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person on their phone while laying in bed

Most people have a nightly routine of scrolling through their social media before going to bed and checking out the latest news and what’s going on with their friends and family. Whether you use a phone, tablet, or computer to do this, you may be surprised to know that it can have an impact on your quality of rest. Without a proper night of sleep, you can feel fatigued, groggy, and unmotivated the next day. Read on to learn more about sleep science and three ways that nightly use of electronics, even for five minutes, can negatively impact your rest.

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