What to Expect with CEREC from Your Cosmetic Dentist

Getting a dental crown used to be a lengthy procedure that required multiple visits to the dentist, but that is no longer the case thanks to CEREC offered by Dr. James Phelan and Dr. Tyler Phelan. CEREC, which stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, is a major advance in the field of dentistry.…

Consider Bonding from Your Cosmetic Dentist for a Better Smile

Sometimes people with common cosmetic dental issues such as stained, cracked, or misshapen teeth assume they must live with the issue because the cost to correct it is not covered by insurance. However, cosmetic bonding is typically less expensive than other types of elective dental procedures to improve appearance. With cosmetic bonding, Dr. James Phelan…

Our Cosmetic Dentist Explains Porcelain Veneers

If you have one or more stained, misshapen, cracked, or chipped teeth, porcelain veneers could be just the solution for you. It’s also an effective treatment if you have a wide gap between two teeth. The porcelain shells of veneers closely duplicate the function, feel, and look of your natural teeth. South Attleboro MA dentists…

Five Ways to Curb Bad Breath

We’ve all experienced our fair share of bad breath. It’s a widespread problem. It can be caused by the gases that coat your teeth and tongue. Whether we’ve overeaten garlic or skipped a floss, here are some ways to prevent bad breath. 1. Don’t Skip the Floss Gum health is the most critical factor in…

6 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Bad Breath

6 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Bad Breath Many questions naturally arise when people notice they suffer from bad breath or chronic halitosis. The answers to those questions can eradicate the condition if it is unaccompanied by an underlying medical issue. In this article, we will answer the most common questions people ask about bad…

Halitosis: What Causes This Smelly Condition?

Bad breath affects about one-fourth of the population. The usual culprit is bad dental hygiene, which can be alleviated quite easily. However, there are several other causes for halitosis, a medical term for bad breath. Quick Facts About Bad Breath Bad breath affects 1 in 4 people globally When particles of food are left in…

TMJ Relief: How to Ease the Pain

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain is no joke. The ache from talking, chewing, or other activities that strain the jaw muscles is a common problem for many that won’t go away on its own. While pain medication will temporarily relieve the pain, the relief won’t last forever. While there is no set cure for TMJ, there…

5 Reasons to Get Your Teeth Whitened

5 Reasons to Get Your Teeth Whitened Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic service that dentists provide today. In a survey conducted by the American Association of Orthodontists, nearly 90 percent of patients requested tooth whitening. Here are the top five reasons why you should get your teeth whitened today. 1. Improve Discoloration A…

How to Improve TMJ Disorder Symptoms at Home

Jaw pain can be very unpleasant. You might feel pain or tightness on one side of your jaw or both. It could cause difficulty in chewing food or make you hear a clicking or popping sound when you open your mouth. You could feel like your jaw is locked or stuck. Some people even have…

3 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry is a great way to improve the appearance of your teeth. It can do wonders when it comes to boosting your self confidence and increasing how often you smile. There are certain treatments that cosmetic dentists perform that can make a huge positive difference to your teeth and three of them will be…