Brooks Dental Blog
November 21, 2017
Modern dentistry offers many ways to replace missing teeth. At the forefront of these methods is dental implants, but what makes them so special? You might have heard that they are sturdy and natural-looking, and that they can last for a lifetime, but all of these benefits stem from a single fact: implants are very biocompatible. They bond with your existing oral structures to become a functioning and important part of your body. How does this process work?
October 6, 2017
Beauty is only skin deep, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t pay attention to your appearance. Making a great first impression often starts with an attractive smile — and the whiter your teeth are, the better. If you’re just now thinking about how to get a brighter set of pearly whites, you might be wondering which products are best for your purposes. Chewing gums that claim to whiten teeth could seem too good to be true; after all, it can’t be that easy, can it?
September 17, 2017
You might be diligent about brushing your teeth twice a day every day, but do you also floss? Many people avoid flossing because they find it to be uncomfortable or time-consuming. However, it isn’t something you should skip. Flossing every day can protect your gorgeous smile and give you a great clean feeling. Plus, it’ll make sure you don’t get a lecture from your dentist the next time you go in for a routine checkup.
August 13, 2017
When you’re looking to replace your missing teeth, it’s important to find a dentist that will help you to make the best decision for your overall health as well as your oral health. Dr. Michael Tischler, a fellow dentist, and educator, wrote about the importance of having a dentist that understands that a long-lasting, stable dental prosthetic is much more important than completing a quick dental procedure. He says, “…the goals of fixed prosthetics supported by dental implants is to provide function and aesthetics similar to natural teeth.”
Let’s explore more about dental implants, what the procedure is like, and how you can truly benefit from the most natural tooth replacement available.
July 28, 2017
When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Do you see an unattractive smile due to misalignment issues? If so, you are not alone. Although you have probably considered orthodontics in the past, you have yet to take the plunge. Often, braces are only viewed as offering cosmetic benefits, but what you may not know is that properly aligned teeth improve your oral health. Now, you can invest in your teeth and gums while also boosting your confidence with braces in Boston. We offer the most preferred treatment for adults with Invisalign to help you get a healthy smile.
June 21, 2017
If your dentist has recently recommended that you undergo a root canal to save your tooth from needing to be extracted, your first feeling may be a sense of dread. While the procedure is often stereotyped as being painful and uncomfortable, advancements in dentistry have made it no worse than a traditional dental filling. With your endodontist in Boston, Dr. Howard Brooks or Dr. Barry Brooks, your treatment will be safe and effective. To make the day a little less stressful, there are several things you can do to help prepare for your appointment.
March 7, 2017
If you live in the Boston area, please come into Winthrop to experience the finest dental care around. Your Boston dentists, Dr. Howard Brooks and Dr. Barry Brooks, along with their associate dentists, Dr. Martins and Dr. Doyle, encourage people of all ages to take advantage of their premiere dental practice. You’ll find experience, skill, and patient-centeredness all in one dental office, allowing you to achieve your best looking and functioning smile.
February 13, 2017
So, you’ve taken the first great step to correcting your smile by getting dental implants in East Boston. This is a brand-new chapter in your life where your missing teeth been replaced, but you’ve just restored your oral health. You’ve taken the initiative to care about your oral and overall health, being one of the 95 % that end the implant process successfully. It would be wasteful of your time and restored health to neglect your teeth once again. Your dentists at Brooks Dental P.C. Cosmetic Dentists are here to provide you the information you need on how to properly maintain your dental implants for years to come.
January 6, 2017
Did you know that your mouth is actually a window to your overall health and well being? Believe it or not, there are many health concerns that your dentist can detect in early stages, which gives you an opportunity for effective treatment early on. Your trusted team at Brooks Dental is your partner in optimum oral health, and here are 5 serious health problems your dentist in East Boston might find during your routine checkup.
November 18, 2016
You wake up with a searing headache. This is not the way to start the day. As you slowly get out of bed, you soon find yourself staring into the mirror. You yawn and your teeth immediately catch your eye. They’re obviously worn down. You know that you’ve been grinding your teeth at night for years, but it’s gotten especially bad in that last few weeks. What causes this? Better yet, how can you stop it? The team at Brooks Dental want you to understand your teeth grinding in Boston a little better, and let you know how you can stop it. (more…)