The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

How to Brush Your Teeth Right

Ever wondered if you the way you brush your teeth is right? Many are led to believe that the longer and harder you brush, the better the clean. Now although it is important to clean your teeth thoroughly and to brush and floss twice daily, brushing too hard can have... Read more »

A Day in Dentistry: Jaw and Facial Discomfort

Are you aware of the problems associated with jaw and facial discomfort and what you can do to help strengthen your smile? Every time you put your teeth at risk for various forms of dental damage, you could run the risk of not only damaging your teeth and gums, but... Read more »

Dental Sealants Are for Kids and Adults

Dental sealants are very thin layers of plastic that our dentist, Dr. Thomas Puschak, can apply to your molars and premolars. Dental sealants keep your back teeth safe from plaque, acid, food debris and bacteria which can cause tooth decay. The process is painless and is done in a single... Read more »

How White is Too White for My Teeth?

If you've thought about whitening your teeth with an over-the-counter whitening product, or even seeing your dentist about a professional whitening, you may have asked yourself this question. How white is too white? Have you seen the episode of "Friends" where Ross whitens his teeth so much that they glowed... Read more »

Why Dental Floss is Important to Your Health

Did you know flossing is essential to your oral health? Yes, it’s true! Flossing helps fight against the threat of gum disease and cavities. Furthermore, dental floss can also help keep your teeth clean and white. When your dentist, Dr. Thomas Puschak with Family Dentistry in Lexington, Massachusetts, suggests flossing,... Read more »