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New World for Straight Teeth

Everyone wants to have straight teeth. After all, we live in Massachusetts, where we long ago jumped on the Mayflower and left the bad teeth of England behind. But, while a straight, beautiful smile is the end goal, not many people (especially teenagers) are keen on the route that is usually taken to get there:… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2018
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Dental Implants Newton MA

Here’s Why You Can’t Leave a Missing Tooth…Missing

Sometimes people get caught up in perceptions. For instance, they may think that Don Cherry was a bad coach of the Bruins back in the 70s, but is now a good dresser. Uh, that would be backwards. There’s also a perception that “other” people are missing a tooth or two…or more. You know, people from… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2018
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Dental Crowns Newton MA

Crowns Aren’t Thorny

At Cosmetic Dentistry Center, Dr. Walk and Dr. Bamel are big fans of crowns, not the royal family type, the dental type. Crowns are tooth lifesavers, basically. And that’s always a good thing. At most dental practices, getting a crown requires two appointments and a couple weeks time. Not at Cosmetic Dentistry Center. Thanks to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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CEREC Crowns Boston MA

CEREC Crowns

At most dental practices, getting a crown involves at least two appointments. Not at Cosmetic Dentistry Center. Thanks to our advanced CEREC system, we can prepare your tooth for a crown, take measurements, mill the crown, and place it all in a single visit. What is a crown? If you have an old uncle, you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2018
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General Dentistry Newton MA

This Tartar Isn’t Any Good on Cod

Some people only know the word “tartar” from the sauce they put on their fresh cod over at some fish joint in Quincy. But most of us have heard of dental tartar. It’s basically the start of most dental problems. Here’s a brief explanation of what tartar is and some ways to keep tartar from… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2018
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Prosthodontics

What Makes Up a Tooth?

At Cosmetic Dentistry Center, we love teeth. We like our patients to know as much as possible about how to keep their teeth healthy and chomping away for their entire lifetime. That’s why we have blogs on things such as gum disease, plaque development, and such. But it never hurts to know the basics, either.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2018
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lip augmentation Boston MA

Adding Some Shape to Your Lips

Not everyone can have lips like Angelina Jolie, at least not naturally. But who says everything has to be natural? Restylane Silk and various Juvederm products are FDA approved for lip enhancement and Dr. Walk uses them to give our Cosmetic Dentistry patients the plump, full, kissable lips they’ve always wanted. These hyaluronic acid fillers… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2018
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Teeth Whitening Boston MA

Bridge Over Troubled Gums

Often a person will lose a tooth, either to trauma or decay, and they will opt to simply leave the gap in their teeth. This is especially true if the missing tooth is a molar, which isn’t readily seen by others. After all, it’s just a single tooth, right? An estimated 69% of Americans age… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2018
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The Misunderstood Root Canal

You could say people misunderstand the world of modern art. A red rectangle on a yellow background for $1.34 million? Hmm. But even modern art isn’t as misunderstood as the root canal. Since Dr. Walk and Dr. Bamel perform root canals in our Cosmetic Dentistry Center offices, maybe it’s time for a little refresher on… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2018
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Porcelain Veneers Newton MA

Tetracycline — Why It Made Teeth Grey

When tetracycline was introduced over 60 years ago, people were thrilled to have another alternative antibiotic. While it was bad for bacteria, tetracycline also proved bad for the dentin in children’s teeth, causing a reaction that stained the patient’s teeth grey. The first case of reported tooth discoloration in children occurred in 1956. Many, many… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2018
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