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3 Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

December 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 10:34 am

Stockings hung by fireplaceThe holidays are right around the corner, which means you’re on the hunt for the perfect gifts and stocking stuffers for your family. While you could stuff their stockings with their favorite candy and sweet treats, you don’t want tooth decay to come back to haunt your loved ones’ smiles. You don’t have to forgo stocking stuffers to protect their dental health. Here are 3 smile-friendly ideas to fill their stocking.

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3 Tips to Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy During Flu & Cold Season

November 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 2:10 pm
child with a cold blowing her nose

While there are so many things to enjoy in the colder months of the year, the increase in cases of flu and colds is not one of them! As a loving parent, you want to do all you can to ensure your child’s health during this time of illness. While protecting their overall well-being is important, helping them keep their smile safe from cavities and bacteria is equally crucial. Read on to learn three tips to maintain your little one’s pearly whites during the flu and cold season!

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Prevent Gum Disease Using Your Dental Insurance

October 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr. John Maheu @ 12:05 pm

Model of mouth with gum diseaseDid you know 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? Decay is a common culprit of tooth loss, but cavities aren’t the only cause. Gum disease is also a leading contributor to missing teeth. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 50% of adults have the infection. Not only can it result in an incomplete smile, but the infection can wreak havoc on your health. Your smile doesn’t have to become another victim of gum disease. Here are 3 ways you can keep your gums healthy using your dental insurance.

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How to Use Denture Adhesive

September 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 4:26 pm

Upper denture for missing teethAdvancements in technologies and materials have made dentures more realistic than ever. A good set of dentures will fit your mouth like a glove. They’ll rest on top of your gum tissue comfortably while suction holds them in place. Unfortunately, your dentures may not fit the same as the years’ pass. An adhesive can give you added security to keep your pearly whites in place, but not all products are the same. Here are a few things you should know when using denture adhesive. 

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Causes of Bad Breath & What to Do About It

August 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 6:40 pm
image of foods that can cause bad breath

Every August 6th, people spend National Fresh Breath Day celebrating being halitosis-free and practicing good oral health habits to keep things that way. Having bad breath can make it difficult for you to feel confident in social situations, and it may also be a sign of oral health issues. To make sure this holiday is spent the right way, read on to learn about a few things that can cause bad breath as well as some ways to prevent it.

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6 Benefits of a Family Dentist

July 31, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 2:34 pm

Young boy at dentistLife is busy when raising a family. No matter how hectic your schedule, your loved ones should see a dentist every 6 months for a cleaning and checkup. It can be stressful getting everyone to their appointments on time. What if there was a way to have everyone’s oral health needs met at one location? A family dentist in Norwood is the solution to your problem. Here are 6 reasons to make the switch to a family-friendly dental practice.

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3 Reasons Why Summer Is the Best Time for Teeth Whitening

June 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 5:44 pm
person smiling on beach after undergoing teeth whitening

Summer is a time for making memories. From spending every weekend at the pool to traveling abroad to experience all the flavors and sights the world has to offer, the possibilities are endless. Wherever the season takes you, why not bring a beautiful beam along for the ride? Read on to learn about three ways that teeth whitening can help you do this so you can have a summer you’ll never foget!

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4 Tips to Make Your Dental Checkup Go Smoothly

May 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 10:37 am
patient smiling while talking to dentist

When was the last time you visited your dentist for a dental checkup and cleaning? If it’s been longer than six months, it’s important to set up an appointment as soon as possible. These biannual visits are a crucial part of maintaining a healthy smile and allow your dentist to identify and treat oral health issues as soon as they arise. To make sure that your next visit goes as smoothly as possible, read on to learn four tips that will help make your next dental checkup easier for both you and your dentist.

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Good News, You Are Not Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry

April 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 9:34 am
Senior woman smiling

You’re only as young as you feel, right? From more time to spend with family and friends and ample opportunities to enjoy your favorite hobbies and past times, there are so many ways to enjoy your older years. Don’t let insecurity about your teeth stop you from enjoying all this life stage has to offer. It’s time to talk to your cosmetic dentist in Norwood about your options to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted.

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Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help You Land Your Dream Job?

March 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 2:38 pm
person with nice smile at job interview

Are you looking to make a career change or get a promotion at work? If so, you know how difficult it can be to stand out from the crowd. Fortunately, cosmetic dental treatments may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Cosmetic dentistry aims to correct aesthetic smile issues to give your grin a more gorgeous glow. Read on to learn how this may help you land the job you’re after.

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