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Your Snoring May Not Be So Innocent

If that person snoring night after night next to you is making you contemplate divorce or homicide at 3:12 a.m. every night, it may be time to have your snorer visit the team at Cosmetic Dentistry Center. In addition to our wide assortment of dental procedures, Drs. Walk, Bamel, and Kim help our patients overcome… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2019
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Keeping Decay at Bay

Sometimes we can all get too fixated on dealing with decay after it has already started beating up on the enamel of a tooth. Fillings, root canals, inlays/onlays, and other problems are usually the result of decay that was allowed to have its way on a tooth for too long. Of course, the best treatment… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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When Nighttime Becomes the Grind — Bruxism

Just about everyone, except maybe Bill Murray, grinds his or her teeth at times. It’s a fact of life that our job, spouse, kids, and other stuff can make us a little keyed up. At night, while sleeping, this can lead to shifting our jaw back and forth and grinding our teeth or otherwise clenching… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2019
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Dental Implants, Missing Tooth’s Best Friend

Ever since we ditched the 1900s for the 2000s, dental implants have gone from being an obscure dental procedure to being a star of the dental world. It’s no different here at Cosmetic Dentistry Center where we love dental implants. They’re far and away the best option for replacing a missing tooth. Many people think… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2019
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Sports Mouth Guards?

With the recent Super Bowl, the football season is officially over. But in Massachusetts that just means we’re primed for a long run with the Bruins to the Stanley Cup! What’s one thing all of those pros (for the most part anyway) have in common? They’re all wearing sports mouth guards. That would be a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2019
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Is Dry Mouth a Thing?

Everyone has a dry mouth sometimes…like when your boss asks if he can see you in his office or before you have to make that presentation before the firm’s biggest client. When you were in high school, you probably felt as if there wasn’t a drop of saliva in your mouth when you were about… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2019
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Expanding Our Cosmetic Dentistry Practice

We are growing in size and specialty expertise. Over the past several months, Dr. David Kim (Prosthetic Dentistry specialty training at Harvard Dental School , 2013) has joined the Cosmetic Dentistry Center. Dr. Kim will be utilizing the newest digital techniques including Digital Smile Design, digital guided implant case design veneers , all on 4,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 8 2019
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Gingivitis is Irritating

Although Newton is a long way from Madison Avenue in every way, we’re all still victims of advertising. Take the word “gingivitis,†for instance. Everyone has heard the word, thanks to Listerine’s hefty yearly advertising budget. The question is, what is gingivitis? Since we don’t want our patients to develop gingivitis, here’s a primer from… Read More »

Uh, You Could Use a Mint

Halitosis. If you’ve ever seen a Listerine commercial you know that word. It’s the fancy term for bad breath. Everyone is afraid they have bad breath and don’t know it. You head to a meeting or other social situation and wonder how your breath is. That’s why the grocery and drugs stores have shelves overflowing… Read More »

Treating TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorder can be a mysterious condition. Many dentists and doctors have little background with the condition and often overlook its symptoms and then attribute the patient’s chronic pain to other factors. Dr. Walk has specialized training with temporomandibular joint disorder and can effectively diagnose and treat it. Here’s some more information on the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2018
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