Getting Dental Implants? Be Sure to Ask These Questions Before You Start

June 14, 2024

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Patient shaking hands with dentist at consultation for dental implants

Dental implants are a significant investment in your smile, so when considering them, it’s important to be well-informed. Luckily, the first step in any dental implant procedure is a consultation with your dentist to ask questions and gather information. However, if you’ve never received implants before, you may not know what to ask. So, continue reading to find excellent questions to create a productive dental implant consultation.

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Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed

March 14, 2024

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The doctor and our team at George Salem and Associates, PC get this question a lot. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in, once young people get their adult teeth. Because they are the last teeth to break through the gums, they are often called the third molars. There are four wisdom teeth: two on each side of the top and bottom of the mouth.

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March is National Nutrition Month!

March 5, 2024

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While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into our bodies. The Academy has designated the month of March for focusing the public’s awareness on what they eat.

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Do You Have A Cavity?

February 20, 2024

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Sometimes cavities are hard to avoid. Our team at George Salem and Associates, PC wants you to know you aren’t alone when it comes to getting cavities. They can appear in both children and adults, and in order to avoid the pain and hassle, you need to understand how they form and what to do to prevent them from developing in the first place.

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Team Dark Chocolate

February 13, 2024

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Valentine’s Day is the holiday to celebrate all the treasured relationships in your life. It’s a time to honor love in all shapes and forms with cards, social gatherings, and sometimes even binge eating of sweets.

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Dental Anxiety

February 6, 2024

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If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to George Salem and Associates, PC might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but whatever the reason, please know that at our Braintree, Massachusetts office, there is nothing to be afraid of. We understand you may be anxious about receiving dental treatments, and we’re here to help you have a comfortable, pain-free experience that will put your fears to rest.

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How do I know if I need a root canal?

January 30, 2024

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Tooth decay affects everyone, with studies reporting that 92% of adults have had a cavity at one point in their lifetime. In more serious instances of tooth decay, however, the nerve of the tooth may become infected. This type of infection requires a root canal, in which the affected nerve is removed, and the interior of the tooth is cleaned and filled.

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When Is a “Cavity” Not a Cavity?

January 23, 2024

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Is this a trick question? After all, you probably already know quite a lot about cavities:

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How can veneers improve my smile?

January 16, 2024

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the doctor and our team at George Salem and Associates, PC believe everyone’s smile should be a something they can be proud of. Most of us aren’t born with naturally perfect teeth, though, so it’s fortunate that cosmetic dentistry and veneers make it possible to achieve the smile of your dreams!

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Just What Is Plaque?

January 9, 2024

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From the time you were small, you’ve been warned about the dangers of plaque. Why? Because:

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