Bedford dentist Marea White explains the health problems that can occur when children consume too much sugar, with new recommendations from Healthy Eating Research.
I have a friend who hired a personal trainer. At one point, this friend fell off the diet-and-exercise bandwagon. Out of embarrassment, she wouldn’t go back to see her trainer. A trainer was exactly what she needed to get back on track, but pride got in the way. That’s when I realized that people who … Continue reading Overdue for a Visit to Your Family Dentist? No Shame, No Judgment
While we’re quick to take note of the many benefits of regular dental exams, one important feature that’s included in the routine exams is the oral cancer screening in our Bedford practice. Early detection and diagnosis leads to early treatment, and your dentist is the first line of defense against oral cancer. April is Oral … Continue reading Watch Your Mouth…for Oral Cancer
The coming of spring means that it’s time to deep clean our homes, unclutter the closets, and scrub the baseboards. But it’s also a great time for some spring dental cleaning as well! If it’s been more than six months, then it’s time to schedule your next teeth cleaning. While we’re at it, let’s take … Continue reading Spring Cleaning — for Your Teeth!
In the US, over 30 percent of adults between 20 and 44 have untreated cavities. You can chalk some of that up to poor brushing or flossing, but many adults never or rarely see a dentist. Infrequent dentist visits can stem from several sources. Many people suffer from some level of dental phobia. They also worry about … Continue reading Dental Decisions: How to Find the Best Dentist in Your Area