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
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:
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
In addition to visiting the dentist regularly, brushing your teeth twice a day is the best way to prevent cavities and gum disease. Although daily brushing and flossing are important, many dentists agree that the technique of your brushing can make the real difference. Unfortunately, most people miss areas of the teeth that are major …Read the full article
Dental implants can be used to replace teeth lost due to injury, tooth decay, or gum disease, but many patients want to know just how long a dental implant will last. While dental implants can last a lifetime, a variety of factors can influence the longevity of your dental implants.
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.
Dentures are a wonderful way to replace missing teeth and restore a beautiful smile. The removable appliances are designed for people that have lost all of their natural teeth (either from tooth decay, traumatic injury or gum disease). Dentures are comfortable and make it easy to eat, speak and smile normally. The proper care and …Read the full article