Because they are destined to fall out and be replaced by adult teeth, baby teeth are often thought of as a trial run. Thus if children don’t brush properly, parents may shrug, banking on the idea that their children’s homecare will improve over time. Unfortunately, this approach fails to realize just how important it is to… Read more »
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Were you warned as a child not to eat too much candy for fear of cavities? If so, it is no surprise that you remember that lesson to this day; preventing cavities and other dental diseases is also the main purpose of your daily oral hygiene routine.
A toothache can ruin your day, whether you’re an adult or a child. This isn’t a blind statement; it’s fact. A study by Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC found that kids with toothaches, overall, have lower grades. The researchers also determined that toothaches are responsible for students missing school an average of 2 days… Read more »
Although our animal friends do not have the luxury of advanced dentistry to care for their teeth, Brighton dentist Dr. Thomas Villani explores the diverse teeth of the animal kingdom.
In honor of our ancient profession, Brighton dentist Dr. Thomas Villani outlines some highlights of the dental profession’s history.
1. Dental Veneers Multi-Task In a world where phones can do everything except tie your shoes, we appreciate multi-function. Porcelain veneers are the pinnacle of multi-tasking cosmetic dentistry because they can transform a variety of smile imperfections at once. Since porcelain veneers cover the front side of your tooth, they can change tooth shape, cover… Read more »
What makes up a filling? These dental restorations can be made from a variety of materials. Amalgam used to be the traditional source for dental fillings. However, with recent scrutiny over the safety of the mercury used in amalgam, as well as concern for esthetic appeal, our dental office in Brighton can use composite resin fillings…. Read more »
Brighton dentists Dr. Villani and Dr. Kondrat explain which oral rinses to use to boost your dental health.
Brighton, Massachusetts dentist Dr. Villani sharpens your oral health knowledge with this short quiz.
Dr. Villani can show you how to keep your smile healthy at the office to improve your appearance, confidence, and job performance.