Bruxism, also known as chronic teeth grinding, affects millions of people. It oftentimes occurs in your sleep, which makes it more difficult to diagnose. Some people experience no symptoms whatsoever. Some experience a sore jaw, tension headaches, and a stiff neck. And some exhibit symptoms such as irregular, interrupted sleep patterns. Believe it or not, bruxism can point us in the direction of diagnosing a rather serious disorder known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Brooks Dental, P.C. Blog
July 9, 2019
June 25, 2019
The summer vacation is just around the corner, which means your child’s daily habits are about to make a dramatic change. Sleeping in, no daily homework assignments and open schedules can dramatically affect their routines. Of course, this includes their daily oral care, which is never something that should be left by the wayside. At Brooks Dental, the last thing the dentists want to see is your child’s clean mouth become filled with cavities by the time the fall season appears. (more…)
May 16, 2019
Brooks Dental is incredibly proud to have many experienced and caring dental professionals serving the community. We hope that as a patient, you get the chance to meet everyone responsible for providing high-quality dental care to Winthrop and the surrounding communities. As part of our recognition, we wanted to highlight an employee that we believe many patients may not be familiar with. Her name is Dr. Julianne C. Doyle!
October 19, 2018
Your family dentist in Winthrop may be the last thing on your mind during the Halloween season. Still, there’s no doubt that too much trick-or-treating can lead to toothaches down the road. Happily you can lessen the odds of a sugar-coated dental dilemma by following the tips in this post.
September 14, 2018
Can you believe that Brooks Dental has been serving Winthrop for almost 60 years now? Throughout the decades, we have kept up with the latest advances in dentistry, helped countless patients to achieve healthier, more beautiful smiles, and forged strong relationships within our community. We’re still going strong — and our legacy is only getting better! We couldn’t be happier to welcome Dr. Stephanie Brooks as the newest member of our team of dental experts.
August 6, 2018
So, after completing your Zoom! teeth whitening, you’re astounded by how effective it truly was at removing stains. When the dentist said it would reach underneath enamel, he wasn’t joking! While the effects are amazing initially after treatment, it’s important that you know the right steps to keep your smile looking white. Otherwise, you’ll need to come back sooner rather than later to keep your smile as white as possible!
After completing Zoom! teeth whitening in Winthrop, practice these four habits.
July 18, 2018
One problem that’s making a big impact on your appearance is your teeth staining. Of the new people you meet, one-third of them will notice your smile before anything else. Thus, the condition of your teeth could factor into how successful you could be at a job interview or with making new friends. Because of this flaw, you’re hesitant to smile and have trouble speaking with confidence when amongst a group of people. Thankfully, there’s a way to turn things around with Zoom teeth whitening in Winthrop. As you read on, your local cosmetic dentist weighs in to explain how the process of rejuvenating your smile works.
June 6, 2018
Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments offered by dentists around the country! It’s not common when a patient is excited to jump in the dental chair and receive treatment, but before you do, your cosmetic dentist in Winthrop wanted to help you better prepare.
Before you achieve your dream of a whiter smile, your dentist will give a full breakdown of what to expect and how to best prepare.
May 18, 2018
Everyone can agree that a beautiful smile is a good thing! Not only do you feel more confident and sure of yourself with a healthy set of pearly-whites, but studies have shown that other people perceive you as more intelligent and attractive as well. Talk about a win-win situation! But if you don’t feel so great about your smile, what’s a quick, easy way to transform it? Two words: teeth whitening! As any cosmetic dentist in Revere will tell you, whitening is an excellent way to get big results with a minimal investment of time and money. So, what are some of the questions you should ask when you’re considering this popular cosmetic treatment? Keep reading to find out!
December 5, 2017
The most troublesome aspect of an emergency is the element of surprise that it presents. You just never know when it’s lurking around the corner. But if you have some learned responses in place, an emergent situation doesn’t have to become a disaster. When it comes to oral health, accidents and sudden trauma can occur just like with any other part of your body, and that’s why your Winthrop dentist wants you to have some information to rely upon if you have a dental emergency. Learn more about how to cope with these situations as you read further.