Common Park Dental Blog
February 12, 2018
Bacteria are sneaky little critters that seek out any crevasse to snuggle and hide in. They can be found throughout your mouth, between your teeth, on your cheeks, at the gum line and on your tongue. These intruders lodge themselves between papillae, the raised bumpy parts, and when bacteria growth has gotten out of hand, the tongue can even become coated with a white film. But your dentist says there is protection available for it. Learn about cleaning techniques and the value of oral hygiene as you continue reading.
February 5, 2018
When it comes to oral health are men from Mars and women from Venus? Your dentist says they’re not quite that drastic, but there are differences between the health needs of men and women when it comes to oral health. He also says that recognizing these unique traits is not an attempt to enforce stereotypes but instead reflect data collected on the practices of both groups. Learn what these statistics show and how they identify opportunities for improvement as you continue reading.
January 9, 2018
Dental implants are almost always part of discussions that center around tooth replacement, and for good reason. They are the best way to help people regain their missing pearly whites and once again enjoy all the benefits of a strong, complete smile! However, many people don’t realize is that there are different types of dental implants. Let’s take a moment to discuss the two main categories. Who knows? If one type of implant isn’t right for you, the other variety might be a perfect fit.
January 2, 2018
Have you noticed any small yet troublesome sores in your mouth? Did they seem to pop up out of nowhere? Your dentist says that these may be canker sores. Learn what they are, how they come about and the ways available to address them from your local oral care expert.
December 16, 2017
With the new year among us, you may need to find a new dentist in Worcester. It’s the best time to familiar with a dentist and their practice, finding the perfect fit for you and your family. If you feel overwhelmed when surfing the web for your next dental home, follow these helpful tips to find the best dental professional.
June 20, 2017
If you are experiencing bleeding gums and persistent bad breath, you may be dealing with gum disease — and you certainly aren’t alone. It’s estimated that nearly half of adults in the US have the condition to some extent. The risk for gum disease is especially significant in older adults, rising above age 35 and then again past the age of 55. Your dentist in Worcester can help you avoid gum disease with routine preventive care, but if an infection does develop, periodontist Dr. Kevin Guze offers effective periodontal therapy at Common Park Dental.
March 14, 2017
Why should you get routine check-ups and cleanings at Common Park Dental? Besides preventing gum disease and cavities, these preventive appointments allow Dr.Wang or Dr. Guze, your dentist in Worcester, to assess other factors associated with your oral health. Patients have stronger, more attractive smiles because of six-month exams.
February 10, 2017
There are many reasons to get to your dentist, however some may not be what you think. There are some dental conditions that don’t cause much pain or have many symptoms, but it’s still important to see your dentist as soon as possible. Your trusted team at Common Park Dental wants you to be aware of 4 signs that mean you should see your Worchester dentist right away.
January 26, 2017
From mild gingivitis to aggressive periodontitis, gum disease affects almost half the adults over 30 in the United States, says the CDC in Atlanta. Beyond age 65, the number increases to about two-thirds of adults. Can you prevent this major cause of tooth loss and threat to systemic health? Yes, you can, but when the condition has already started, you must get skilled periodontal therapy in Worcester from your dentists at Common Park Dental.
December 9, 2016
Tooth enamel yellows and darkens over time. Professional teeth whitening from Common Park Dental in Worcester erases stains, making smiles dazzling quickly and comfortably. Change the appearance of your smile with a cosmetic dentistry consultation.