Good oral health is important at all times, including during pregnancy. In addition to brushing twice a day and flossing daily, there are several things expecting mothers should do to ensure good oral health for themselves and their baby. In this blog post, the team at Northfield Dental Group shares five oral health tips expecting …Read the full article
In the past, the only way to straighten teeth was through metal braces. Although effective, braces have been considered by many to be bulky and unattractive. Now, patients can achieve a beautiful, uniform smile more comfortably and inconspicuously than ever before. Invisalign is a cosmetic dentistry treatment that uses clear aligners to straighten teeth. In …Read the full article
Good oral health care starts at an early age — earlier than what some people may think. As a parent, it is important to be proactive with regard to your child’s oral health so that their teeth and smile remain healthy and beautiful for as long as possible. In this blog post, the friendly team …Read the full article
Teeth whitening is one of the most popular dental cosmetic treatments among patients of Northfield Dental Group. Many patients are eager to learn more about our in-office procedure, including whether it is painful. In this blog post we discuss the answer in detail and what patients should expect during and after treatment.
Making New Year’s resolutions is a popular tradition worldwide; however, these resolutions are rarely followed through long enough to make a strong impact. Health resolutions are the most common types of resolutions made for the New Year. While weight loss is the most popular, making resolutions to improve the health of the teeth and gums …Read the full article
Traveling can be an enjoyable — and sometimes stressful — event. Whether it’s for a vacation, family gathering or business, traveling takes us out of our normal routine and can often interfere with standard self-care strategies. Oral health is more likely to be overlooked while traveling. Plus, food choices while traveling are often less than …Read the full article
Brushing, flossing and improving dietary habits are all effective methods for preventing dental erosion and gum disease. Additionally, getting regular dental cleanings is a powerful adjunctive measure for minimizing harmful bacteria that cause unfavorable conditions in the mouth. A dental sealant, another protective tool that fights gum disease and cavities, is a thin coating of …Read the full article
The dangers of smoking are well known to many people, but the particular dangers of smoking that affect dental health are somewhat less familiar. The Northfield Dental Group team would like to make you acutely aware of the risks that smoking and other forms of tobacco can pose for your teeth and health.
It is no surprise that brushing your teeth plays a vital role in oral care by keeping teeth surfaces free of food particles and plaque that can lead to oral decay and disease. The American Dental Association recommends replacing your toothbrush every three to four months, or when bristles become worn. At the Northfield Dental …Read the full article
A 2016 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that nearly one-third of all Americans, including 32.4 percent of people over 30, do not floss their teeth. The team at Northfield Dental Group has reviewed the study, and would like to provide some basic flossing guidance.