Hirshfield Dental Care Blog
September 1, 2018
Did you just receive Invisalign treatment recently? Or, maybe you’re researching their benefits over braces? Either way, you’ll want to know how to best adjust to and care for your aligning trays. These clear aligners are a discrete way to straighten your teeth using trays that are interchanged roughly every two weeks. They do take some getting used to, so we want you to be as prepared as possible on how to get the most out of your Invisalign in Medfield.
August 29, 2018
Have you ever noticed how almost every celebrity has perfectly shaped, straight, pearly white teeth? How do they look so flawless? Well, what if we told you they had a secret: porcelain veneers. For a lot of celebrities, an imperfect smile can be embarrassing and even detrimental to their career. No wonder the likes of Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Hillary Duff and so many more have made the transition to porcelain veneers. Read more to see how we can brighten up your smile with porcelain veneers in Medfield.
August 8, 2018
The road to find a great whitening system has been long, but thankfully today I can say the journey has been worthwhile. With the introduction of the KOR system we now have a product that is easy to use, has minimal sensitivity, and most importantly makes our patients happy.
July 20, 2018
In my last blog post, I talked about how whitening began in dentistry and the inconsistent results that I experienced in my office. This time I want to talk about some of the advances that have occurred as the whitening process was refined.
July 2, 2018
There’s no question that straightening your teeth with Invisalign in Medfield is a wonderful way to get the same great results you would get from braces – without the hassle and inconvenience! Of course, the most obvious advantage is that it’s invisible, but it’s also much more comfortable than wearing brackets and wires and even allows you to eat normally throughout your treatment. Talk about a win-win situation! But even though Invisalign is such an easy alternative to braces, what can you do to get the most from your experience and get the best result possible? Keep reading to find out!
June 10, 2018
Tooth bleaching, or whitening as dentists prefer to call it, has been around for almost 30 years. From the beginning I had a strong interest in whitening. It was easy for the patient and there was no removal of healthy tooth enamel. Here was a process where just about anyone could conveniently look better at minimal cost with little to no discomfort. Maybe for the first time in dental history we had a dental office procedure that a patient could actually look forward to!
June 6, 2018
Is mouthwash part of your daily routine? Many people rinse for 30 seconds to a minute after they finish brushing and flossing. Mouthwash can be invigorating and leave you feeling like your mouth is clean, fresh, and kissable. But not all mouthwashes are the same. How can you find one that truly benefits your oral health? Your dentist in Medfield is here to provide some handy guidance on this important subject.
April 10, 2018
While the main use of porcelain veneers is to quickly create a flawless smile, they may also help patients who have dental sensitivity. Crafted from high quality, dental grade porcelain, veneers cover the surfaces of teeth creating a gorgeous smile you’ll be proud to share by closing gaps between teeth, concealing stains, and repairing dental wear. For patients with sensitive teeth, porcelain veneers may also protect smiles from the pain and discomfort that can occur when teeth are exposed to hot or cold temperatures. Keep reading to learn more about tooth sensitivity and how porcelain veneers may be an option to improve both the appearance and function of smiles and decrease dental pain.
March 2, 2018
It’s been a few months since you had your dental crowns placed. You’ve noticed, with more frequency, that when you bite down on food, there is pain around the area where one of your new crowns sits. This leaves you wondering what you should do about it. Is this normal? Should you just ignore the pain? Your dentist says that whether you’re experiencing discomfort when pressure is applied or there’s a persistent toothache, there are some things that can be done to bring relief. Continue reading to learn what to do in the event that your crown fails, the associated symptoms and when to contact your dentist.
February 21, 2018
Everyone wants to have a straight beautiful smile. Unfortunately, few people have one naturally. If you are among those who suffer from alignment issues, you have probably considered orthodontic treatments in the past; however, you do not want to deal with the visibility and restrictions of metal wires or braces. Instead, you have considered using clear aligners from Invisalign, but you have yet to make the investment because they can cost more than traditional options. Although they may be more expensive, they can be more cost-effective long-term, and the benefits are worth the extra money.