Do-it-yourself (DIY) techniques for house projects and everyday activities can transform a space or make specific tasks easier, but these hacks don’t work for dentistry. DIY teeth straightening is a shocking and dangerous trend showing up on social media — and dental chairs when it inevitably goes awry. Children and adults have tried rubber bands, …Read the full article
A smile makeover turns a dull smile into a dazzling one! Whether your teeth are stained, worn or misaligned, a smile makeover may be exactly what you need to feel confident and attractive. Researching any cosmetic dental treatment, including smile makeover, is an important part of being an informed patient. Here, the team at Northfield …Read the full article
Most people’s idea of a perfect day does not involve visiting the dentist for a check-up and cleaning. In fact, some people even experience anxiety about the sights, sounds and sensations associated with routine dental care (although Northfield Dental Group is always striving to improve the patient experience!). It can be tempting to skip your …Read the full article
If there is one common trait that the team at Northfield Dental Group has noticed about our patients, it is that just about all of them wish they had a whiter smile. Fortunately, we have some solid solutions for preventing and addressing the teeth discoloration that can occur in your mouth.
At Northfield Dental Group, we see a lot of patients who reflexively exclaim, “But I brush every day!” when they find out they have cavities. Alas, it is extremely possible to be a good brusher and still get cavities. Some of the reasons for that include:
There are ample benefits to having a smile you are proud of. You are more likely to form good first impressions and earn a reputation as being approachable and friendly. Your beautiful smile may give you the confidence you need to pursue personal or professional goals. If your smile isn’t as attractive as you would …Read the full article
It can be tempting to put off preventative dental care with so many things vying for your time and attention. However, in the long run, being diligent about preventative care will save you valuable time, energy and money. To help you understand exactly how you can lower your risk of oral health problems, the team …Read the full article
The aging process causes a decline in the health of many parts of the body, including the mouth. In this post, find out what oral health-related changes to expect as you age, from the team at Northfield Dental Group.
Does the thought of visiting the dentist make your heart beat faster and your palms feel clammy? You are not alone. Fear or anxiety about dental treatment is extremely common. With the right support and resources, it is something you can overcome. In this post, the team at Northfield Dental Group shares strategies to help …Read the full article
As children it was a common reminder: “Brush your teeth every morning and before you go to bed. And don’t forget to floss!” As we grew up, the mantra stayed with us and the habit of brushing and flossing became just that — a habit. But how do we know that our oral cleaning routines …Read the full article