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Combat Teeth Grinding Today

Teeth grinding and clenching are referred to as bruxism by health professionals. Millions of people endure this behavior and suffer the uncomfortable side effects it can create. Bruxism can wreak havoc on your oral health, so you should talk to…

Floss with Proper Technique

Brushing your teeth twice a day is crucial to keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but you should ensure you floss regularly too. Plaque accrues between your teeth where your toothbrush cannot reach, so dentists recommend that you floss your…

Negative Cosmetic Effects of Pandemic Stress

The regulations and health concerns associated with the ongoing global pandemic have led to increased stress levels in many individuals. Stress can be detrimental to your overall wellbeing, including your oral health. Deteriorating oral health can mean that your smile…

Ask Your Dentist About Periodontal Therapy

Many individuals have reported relaxing their oral care routines during the stress of the ongoing global pandemic. However, preserving your oral health is more important than ever in this trying time. According to the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, patients with…

What to Expect with Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are a useful and effective restorative dental treatment. The ceramic caps cover a damaged tooth and provide long-lasting protection. It is natural to be curious or nervous about an upcoming dental procedure, but knowledge of the process can…

Dental Implants and Bone Regeneration

Patients with missing teeth can find an optimum tooth replacement solution with dental implants. This treatment involves surgically placed titanium posts in the jaw with an abutment and prosthetic tooth or crown placed above the gum line. The result is…

Types of Dentures

Patients missing several teeth can suffer difficulties eating or speaking normally. They may also be self-conscious of the aesthetics of their smile. Dentures can be an effective tooth replacement solution for patients seeking restorative and cosmetic treatment for missing teeth.…

Taking Care of Porcelain Veneers

If you have taken the step in cosmetic and restorative dentistry to get porcelain veneers, you will want to do everything you can to maintain your new smile. Veneers are a permanent dental restoration, so it’s important to know what…

Who Benefits From Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is most commonly thought of as something for patients that suffer from a fear of the dentist. But these patients aren’t the only ones that can benefit from dental sedation. Dr. Robert J. Gauthier Jr. of Apex Dental,…

How to Get a Whiter Smile

When you have discolored teeth, you may spend more time trying to hide your smile than you do enjoying the moment. We think you should have a smile you always want to show off! At Apex Dental, a Northborough, MA…