It might sound strange, but our team is thankful for any initiative that raises awareness about common, yet challenging, dental issues. In this case, November marks TMJ Awareness Month and we’re grateful that there is an official designation to educate the population about this often-overlooked condition. Before the month ended, we wanted to take a moment to highlight some important things to know.(more…)
Ray Orzechowski DMD & Shannon Arndt DMD
Concord's Friendliest Dentist
It’s unmistakable. That sharp zing when you take a sip of cold water or hot coffee, even if you indulge in something sweet… those of you who know, know.
Tooth sensitivity is a tyrant. In order to help you put an end to the pain of tooth sensitivity, we’ve compiled a list of the common culprits that cause it.(more…)
In the quest to have shiny, stain-free teeth, some companies hype products that can do more harm than good.
That’s why we’re dedicating our latest blog post to those whitening treatments you should skip for the sake of your overall oral health. Sometimes, it’s not just the products but the inappropriate application or use of whitening agents that you need to avoid.
We’ll cover these and offer some tips to help whiten your teeth safely and effectively. Spoiler alert: professional tooth whitening is always your best bet.(more…)
As we embark on the iconic fall foliage season here in New England, we’re excited to celebrate all things autumn; however, for those of you who count the days until Dunkin’ releases its pumpkin spice coffees, please give this a read before you take that first sip…(more…)
As summer starts to wind down, parents everywhere are gearing up for the start of the school year and all that it entails, including the return to packing school snacks and lunches. To help out, we’ve compiled a list of healthier, tooth-friendly snacks to keep your kids smiling this year.
Check out the list, along with some fun recipes if you’re feeling inspired…(more…)
While a lot of dental work focuses on repair to the teeth, sometimes teeth need to be removed (or teeth are congenitally missing). When we think of dentures, we tend to imagine a full set of fake teeth at the side of grandma’s bed. But the fact is, dentures come in many forms, and the term is often used for any false tooth. Read on to learn more about different types of dentures:(more…)
In our last blog post, we discussed how sleep disorders can affect dental health. Some sleep issues are related to habits like tooth grinding or snoring. But there are lots of other habits or conditions that can affect oral health. Learn more about some things that you might not realize can affect the health of your teeth.(more…)