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The Ideal Candidates for Porcelain Veneers Treatment

The Ideal Candidates for Porcelain Veneers Treatment

by Robert Rapisarda Getting a smile that looks its very best has been made a whole lot easier thanks to modern cosmetic dentistry. By meeting with a cosmetic dentist, you can have stains, chips, cracks, and major flaws easily addressed simply through the use of new techniques and technologies. One of the most popular options […]


Porcelain Veneers Replacement and Lifespan

Porcelain Veneers Replacement and Lifespan

by drrapisarda A common misconception about dental work is that restorations can be expected to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, even when patients take excellent care of their teeth, most dental materials will require eventual replacement. This is equally true of elective cosmetic procedures such as porcelain veneers. Despite porcelain’s durability, it can only last so […]


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Experiencing Gum Recession? Treatment Can Help

by Robert Rapisarda Healthy gums are an important part of a healthy smile, which is why it can be frustrating when gums start to recede. Understanding the causes of gum recession can help you prevent the condition from occurring; or, if you’re already experiencing gum recession, treatment can help! As a skilled cosmetic dentist, Dr. […]


Causes of Cracked or Damaged Crowns

Causes of Cracked or Damaged Crowns

by drrapisarda Dental crowns should last between 10 and 15 years, on average. However, that life expectancy can be cut short by a number of factors, including lifestyle and oral hygiene habits that lead to cracked or damaged crowns. If you suspect a crown has cracked or been damaged, you should contact a dentist. Dr. […]


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Treating Bad Breath

by drrapisarda Most people have experienced bad breath, or halitosis, to some degree in their lives, some more frequently than others. For some, unfortunately, bad breath is something they have to cope with on a daily basis, no matter how often they brush or rinse their mouths with mouthwash. This persistent bad breath can affect […]


Tooth Discoloration

Causes of Tooth Discoloration

by Robert Rapisarda Are you embarrassed by your stained or yellow teeth? Are you self-conscious about openly speaking or laughing, or often speak and laugh with your hand over your mouth? We would all love to have beautiful, white teeth. Unfortunately, that is not naturally the case for some Boston patients due to a variety […]


Benefits of Waterlase

Understanding the Benefits of Waterlase

by drrapisarda Tags: Cosmetic Dentistry Restorative Dentistry Many dental patients can recall at least one bad experience at the dentist office. Perhaps the drill hit too close to a nerve during a routine teeth cleaning, or the sound of the drill made the experience more unpleasant. As a result, many patients have been traumatized by […]


Is Laser Gum Contouring Right for Me?

Is Laser Gum Contouring Right for Me?

by drrapisarda When you smile, do you see more of your gums than you’d like? Do your teeth seem too short or too tall for your smile? If you are unhappy with your smile because your gum line is too low or too high on your teeth, you may be a candidate for gum contouring […]


Top Treatments for Your Cavities

Top Treatments for Your Cavities

by drrapisarda Dealing with cavities can bring anxiety and discomfort, especially for those who are already averse to seeing the dentist. However, your experience can be greatly improved with the right dentist who employs use of the latest technology and treatment. For many years, the standard treatment for cavities involved drilling holes into teeth and […]


Preventing and Treating Tooth Enamel Erosion

Preventing and Treating Tooth Enamel Erosion

by drrapisarda Our teeth go through a lot of wear and tear over the years. Even though enamel is the hardest tissue in the body, it can still get worn down over time. Many factors contribute to this wear and tear; but luckily, most of them are preventable with a little foresight. As a matter […]


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