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Chomping Habits

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Back Bay Dental Care

Dental Habits for Babies

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Back Bay Dental Care

A Guide to Sedation Dentistry

Posted on January 9, 2017 by Back Bay Dental Care

If you are the type of person who hates the dentist, then sedation dentistry might be right for you. People who suffer from extreme anxiety and fear regarding going to the dentist can now opt to be sedated during the … Continue reading

Social Anxiety and Teeth Grinding

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Back Bay Dental Care

Thousands of people suffer from anxiety; in fact, it is fairly common for people to suffer from an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders usually affect the lives of sufferers in many ways and can be very difficult to manage. But, something … Continue reading

Dentists Finally Decide on The Proper Brushing Technique

Posted on December 27, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

When it comes to proper brushing technique, there are a lot of conflicting methods coming from different sources. Toothbrush companies say one thing, while your dentist may say another. Brushing in small circular motions, brushing in short strokes, which type … Continue reading

Could Fillings Become a Thing of the Past?

Posted on December 20, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Could fillings be a thing of the past? Scientists in London have developed a pain-free filling that doesn’t require drilling or injections. Normally, a dentist would remove the decay by drilling and then the cavity is filled with a material … Continue reading

Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Posted on December 14, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Having osteoporosis can affect more than just your bones. The treatment for osteoporosis as well as the disease itself can harm your oral health. If you suffer from osteoporosis, then it is important to let your doctor know about any … Continue reading

Recognizing and Treating Gingivitis

Posted on December 7, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

When we think about oral health, one of the major parts of our mouth that can cause problems is the gum. If gums become red and often bleed, it may be an indication of gum disease. There are two different … Continue reading

Saliva: The True Mouth Guard

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Saliva is a big deal, especially when it comes to oral health. Saliva serves as a neutralizer in your mouth, it quiets enamel-eroding acids produced by bacteria in your mouth. It is your best line of defense against acids, sugars, … Continue reading

Watch Out For Fluoride

Posted on November 22, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Fluoride is a must if you want healthy, strong, cavity-free teeth. Fluoride hardens enamel, which helps prevent your teeth from decaying. But fluoride, which can often be found in your town’s drinking supply, may suddenly be harder to find. Many … Continue reading

A Whistling Sound Could Be a Bad Sign

Posted on November 16, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Whether you are getting a root canal, a cosmetic procedure, or a cap, there are risks associated with every dental treatment. For dentists, any procedure that deals with the contour or position of the front teeth could affect the sounds … Continue reading

Don’t chew on this: The hazards of ice are crystal clear

Posted on November 9, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Ever have a bad habit that you just can’t break? Chewing on ice may be a habit that can break your teeth. Before you start crunching on the last bits of cubes left in your glass or reaching for ice … Continue reading

How to avoid 4 common oral health problems and keep on smiling!

Posted on November 2, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Your smile is your best chance at making a great first impression. It’s the first thing people see, and it can be the key to opening a conversation, making a new friend, or even brightening someone’s day. So, if oral … Continue reading

Don’t Fall Asleep With Your Dentures In

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Having dentures can be challenging, especially at first. Many patients have issues adjusting to the size, shape, and orientation of dentures. It may take awhile for patients to become accustomed to having dentures as well as the cleaning and care … Continue reading

Could Fillings Become a Thing of the Past?

Posted on October 19, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Could fillings be a thing of the past? Scientists in London have developed a pain-free filling that doesn’t require drilling or injections. Normally, a dentist would remove the decay by drilling and then the cavity is filled with a material … Continue reading

Dental Care for Cleft Lip and Palate Patients

Posted on October 12, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Patients who have cleft lip or palate face dental issues regarding the number, shape, size, and position of their teeth. Often times children with a cleft require more dental work to help correct teeth that may have come in malformed … Continue reading

What You’re Doing Wrong with Your Child’s Oral Health

Posted on October 5, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

It’s no secret that kids don’t always have the best oral health routines, which results in multiple cavities by the time they get into the dentist’s office. Some causes include: eating too much sugar, not brushing thoroughly enough, not flossing, … Continue reading

What Sickle Cell Anemia Patients Need to Know About the Dentist

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

A good healthcare provider always makes sure they have a full background on their patients, and it’s no different for dentists. As a patient, make sure that you are forthcoming with your dentist about any health issues you may have … Continue reading

Low Vitamin D Could Cause Cavities in Babies

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Research done by a team at the University of Manitoba found that “low levels of vitamin D in pregnancy are associated with the development of cavities in babies.” These findings were based upon a survey of 134 expectant mothers. The … Continue reading

Meth Mouth

Posted on September 14, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

It is widely known that drug use, including tobacco use, can cause tooth decay. The worst drug offender in ruining teeth, however, is methamphetamine. Meth is known as a powerfully addictive drug that can harm overall health, but it can … Continue reading

How to Naturally Relieve Sensitive Teeth

Posted on September 7, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Everything from your eating habits to going outside can be painful when you struggle with sensitive teeth. For many, sensitive teeth means altering your lifestyle and habits. Luckily, there are a few easy and natural things that you can do … Continue reading

Can Wisdom Teeth Stem Cells Be Used to Treat Corneal Scarring?

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

A scarred or scratched cornea is a condition that necessitates immediate treatment, and it could potentially lead to permanent vision loss. As of now, the options to treat this scarring include donor corneas replacing the damaged one, or donor tissues … Continue reading

Tooth Decay May Prohibit Growth in Children

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

As children grow, it’s only natural that we go to great lengths as parents to ensure they become healthy and happy adults. Recent studies have shown that tooth decay may affect the way children grow up. These studies found that … Continue reading

Can mouthwash lower premature birth rates?

Posted on August 17, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Pregnant women are at risk for gum disease because of hormonal changes in their bodies. Gum disease poses health risks to both the mother and the unborn child – but using alcohol-free mouthwash may lower the risk of preterm delivery! … Continue reading

Eating Disorders and Dentistry

Posted on August 10, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Eating disorders are a serious problem in today’s society. More than 10 million Americans currently suffer from serious eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating. These eating disorders take a serious toll on your body as well as … Continue reading

Is Losing Teeth Related To Losing Other Functions?

Posted on August 3, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society recently published a study that showed people aged 60+ who had none of their own teeth performed worse in memory and walking tests than people who still retained their own teeth. Even after … Continue reading

Tea for Your Teeth

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Many drink options can contribute to issues with dental health. Whether it’s the acid in fruit juices or the acid and sugar in soft drinks, it’s hard finding drinks that don’t harm teeth or, in fact help them. Tea is … Continue reading

Can Therapy Cure Dentist Fear?

Posted on July 18, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

For some people, fear of the dentist can be debilitating enough to prevent them from seeking the routine or even emergency care they need. As a result, these people are often in poorer oral health, as their lack of treatment … Continue reading

Natural Ways to Fight Tooth Decay

Posted on July 12, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

You may not have realized it, but one of the chemicals in your oral care product comes from nature, and is vital in helping prevent decay. The plant-based chemical, trans-chalcone protects against harmful mouth bacteria and prevents the build-up of … Continue reading

Learn how gum contouring and oral health are related

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

If you dislike your smile, there are many dental treatments that can be performed to change that. But, if you have high gums that give you the appearance of small teeth and a gummy smile, then laser gum surgery is … Continue reading

What is Your Mouth Trying to Tell You?

Posted on June 28, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

You may not realize it, but your mouth is probably trying to tell you something pretty serious after you turn thirty. Past the age of thirty you have a fifty percent chance of suffering from some form of gum disease. … Continue reading

The Importance of Space Maintainers

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

If your child loses a tooth prematurely than they may need a space maintainer to keep their teeth aligned while waiting for their permanent teeth to come in. Many kids who fall or get in accidents can lose a tooth … Continue reading

What Are Dentures Made Of?

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

If you are contemplating getting dentures, then there are a lot of things that you need to know. While pricing, fit, and care instructions are all important things to keep in mind when researching dentures, one thing you may want … Continue reading

A NEW SOLUTION TO ENAMEL LOSS?

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

In as little as 3 years, we may have a solution for worn-down enamel! Researchers in Japan are developing a film made from hydroxyapatite, which is an important mineral present in natural enamel. Researchers were not sure if it was … Continue reading

The Jury is Still Out on E-Cigarettes

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Some cigarette users switch to the electronic version in hopes of reducing their addiction and adverse health effects. However, recent research warns that e-Cigarettes may be even worse for you than traditional cigarettes, and they don’t help you quit smoking. … Continue reading

Diet Soda Habit as Bad for Teeth as Meth Addiction, Study Claims

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Ah, the crack of the bottle cap, the bubbly fizz, its refreshing nature, and zero calories to boot… diet soda can be addicting right? But is it possible to enjoy this delight without any side affects? A new study states … Continue reading

Could Fillings Become a Thing of the Past?

Posted on May 18, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Could fillings be a thing of the past? Scientists in London have developed a pain-free filling that doesn’t require drilling or injections. Normally, a dentist would remove the decay by drilling and then the cavity is filled with a material … Continue reading

Oral Health Tips for Those Aged 40-60

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

If you’re between 40-60 years old, you have unique concerns with regards to your oral health. Here’s what you should be paying attention to. 1. Gum Disease Gingivitis is the first and only stage of gum disease that is reversible. … Continue reading

Ways that diabetes can affect your oral health

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

The body is an intricate network working together, so if one system is failing the others suffer as well. While it’s important for everyone to maintain proper oral health, diabetics need to pay extra attention to keeping their mouth healthy. … Continue reading

Travel Wise: Don’t Leave Home Without Following These Simple Dental Health Tips

Posted on April 27, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Vacations can be relaxing, restful, and the best way to “get away” from it all. Traveling, on the other hand, can be stressful, tiring, and can leave you longing just to be home. Taking care of your health, especially your … Continue reading

Don’t Overlook Your Dental Health, Your Smile Is Important!

Posted on April 20, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Think about how many times you smile a day, you see someone else smile, you see billboards with smiles or pets smiling, they are all around us when you stop and think about it. Our teeth and how they appear … Continue reading

What are Invisible Braces?

Posted on April 15, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

If you’re like most prospective adult orthodontic patients, you want to know what your options are when it comes to a clear or invisible set of braces. Most likely, you’ve already heard of options like Invisalign and tooth colored brackets. … Continue reading

Keep That Smile! Calcium and Vitamin D Prevent Tooth Loss

Posted on April 11, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Researchers at Boston University Dental School and Tufts University Nutrition Research Center have found that calcium and vitamin D have an affect on tooth health. Lead researcher, Dr. Elizabeth Krall, says that while “studies have shown calcium and vitamin D … Continue reading

How Your Genetics are Affecting Your Teeth

Posted on April 4, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

You may have stellar brushing, flossing, and rinsing habits, but it is genetics that plays the leading role in your oral health. About 60% of the risk for tooth decay comes from genetic factors. Tooth decay is the most common … Continue reading

Is Losing Teeth Related To Losing Other Functions?

Posted on March 29, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society recently published a study that showed people aged 60+ who had none of their own teeth performed worse in memory and walking tests than people who still retained their own teeth. Even after … Continue reading

Budget Friendly Options for Treating Sensitive Teeth

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Having sensitive teeth can be a real bummer. It can prevent you from eating the foods you love and cause you pain. While it may sound pricey to treat sensitive teeth, there are a few simple things you can do … Continue reading

Carbs and Cavities: Understand & Beat Tooth Decay

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced, healthy diet, but they are also one of the main culprits in tooth erosion and decay. Since we can’t cut carbs out our diets completely we have to understand how the carbs … Continue reading

If You Found Something Weird in Your Mouth, It Could Be This

Posted on March 9, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Human nature usually leads us to jump to conclusions. We get really nervous when we find a new lump, bump, or mole on our body, because we know it doesn’t belong, and it wasn’t there before. We tend to get … Continue reading

Beware of Brushing?

Posted on March 2, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Too much brushing can’t hurt, right? Not exactly. The American Dental Association recommends that everyone brush their teeth at least twice per day. If you’re especially keen about taking perfect care of your teeth, maybe you brush after meals too. … Continue reading

The Scary Link Between Childhood Obesity and Tooth Decay

Posted on February 24, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

September is childhood obesity awareness month, and with childhood obesity on the rise, the issue really needs to be addressed. One of the issues that are often overlooked when discussing childhood obesity is the damage that is does to teeth. … Continue reading

What to Know About Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Posted on February 17, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

For most adults the dentist can be a scary experience, so we understand your reservations about bringing your baby to the dentist. But, good oral hygiene starts young, and so do dentist visits. Your child should definitely make their first … Continue reading

It’s Like A Face Lift For Your Teeth!

Posted on February 10, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

In today’s world, there exist an abundance of treatments for the sole purpose of improving ourselves. It’s a fairly judgmental world we live in: from working out, to buying nice clothes, to feeling nervous about a crooked smile, everyday we … Continue reading

5 Apps to Benefit Your Dental Hygiene

Posted on February 2, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Alright all you tech savvy smart phone owners: time to put your phone to good use in helping with your oral health! We all use our phones all day everyday, but did you know that among the millions of apps … Continue reading

3 Ways to Temporarily Relieve a Toothache

Posted on January 31, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

If you are experiencing a toothache, you probably are having a great deal of pain! With dental emergencies, you can experience tooth throbbing and sharp pains that really hurt. Call your dentist right away to see what’s wrong and save … Continue reading

New ways floss without floss: Now there’s no excuse to opt out!

Posted on January 27, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

When it comes to flossing, it’s not exactly the easiest thing to add organically to your routine. Sure, we are all told from childhood that flossing daily is crucial to oral health and preventing cavities/gum disease, and this is one … Continue reading

Best Boston Suburbs

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Boston is an amazing city. Culture, history, food, economic opportunities and a host of other attractive features make this an appealing place to live in 2016. If you’re looking for proximity to the action without the stress of city life, … Continue reading

What Challenges Do Adults With Braces Face?

Posted on January 20, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

It used to be pretty rare for anyone other than teenagers to have braces, but in today’s society everyone with a crooked tooth or an overbite has the option to get it corrected with adult braces. Adults have a wider … Continue reading

A Breakdown of Dental Insurance

Posted on January 13, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Why doesn’t my dental insurance pay for this? This is a frequently asked question when it comes to dental coverage. It is common for patients to be unsure of what their coverage actually covers and why they have certain limitations. … Continue reading

4 Unexpected Ways Your Diet Could Be Ruining Your Teeth

Posted on January 6, 2016 by Back Bay Dental Care

Everybody knows that eating sugar can cause cavities. But there are other, less obvious, ways your diet can negatively impact the health of your teeth. Unhealthy diet and immune system- If you don’t eat nutritious meals your immune system starts … Continue reading

How a Dairy Free Diet Affects Your Teeth

Posted on December 23, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

There are all kinds of reasons why you might remove dairy products from your diet. One example might be that you have an intolerance or an allergy to dairy. Others may do it for their weight. Whatever the reason is, … Continue reading

What Other Surgeries Can an Endodontist Perform?

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

While endodontists are known as specialists in root canal therapy, they actually specialize in saving teeth by working with the inside of the tooth. Endodontists can do a variety of surgeries to save your natural tooth. One of these surgeries … Continue reading

What Are Dental X-rays For?

Posted on December 9, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

We all consider X-rays a normal part of routine dental care. But how much do you really know about them? X-rays are a diagnostic tool used by dentists during exams to detect damage, disease and decay. These pictures show the … Continue reading

3 Fun Winter Activities for the Kids

Posted on December 3, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

With December comes holiday fun and, most often, the natural beauty of the year’s first glistening white snow. Unfortunately, it can also bring cabin fever when the kids are trapped indoors for days on end. We’ve come to the rescue … Continue reading

Do You Know What a Prosthodontist Does? And How They Could Change Your Life?

Posted on November 30, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

  When meeting someone, the most prominent feature they notice is your smile. According to a recent survey cited by USA Today, 47% of people notice the smile on first impression, while only 31% notice the eyes. For centuries, artists … Continue reading

A Glass of Wine a Day Keeps…The Cavities Away?

Posted on November 25, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

  Wine lovers, rejoice! A study in Italy has shown that certain chemicals in red wine, called proanthocyanidins, have antioxidant properties that prevent bacteria from forming in the mouth. These beneficial chemicals are found in such foods as grapes, apples … Continue reading

4 Tips to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Grinding your teeth at night (bruxism) can be very harmful to your teeth, gums, and TMJ. You know it is in your best interests to give up the habit. But the problem is that you’re not exactly conscious when it … Continue reading

How Dental Implants Can Change Your Life

Posted on November 17, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

    Dental implants are titanium screws that provide a secure base for dental crowns. It’s important to remember a few factors before considering dental implants. If you have generally healthy gums and bones to support the implant, then you … Continue reading

The History of Beer in Boston

Posted on November 13, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

In 2015, throngs of hard-working people end the day at Boston brewpubs, restaurants and bars. Just as it is elsewhere in the country, beer is big business in Beantown. Our love for suds is hardly a new phenomenon, though. This … Continue reading

Afraid of the Dentist? Read this.

Posted on November 5, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Thousands of Americans suffer with poor oral health because of a serious fear of the dentist. It is not uncommon to be afraid of the dentist and it can be a serious issue that keeps people out of the dentist’s … Continue reading

Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Teeth?

Posted on November 3, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Brushing your teeth should be a seemingly simple part of your daily routine. But, if while you are brushing you are doing any of these things then you could be causing more harm to your teeth than help. 1. Multitasking … Continue reading

4 Questions to Ask an Orthodontist

Posted on October 27, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

If you have decided to take the leap and get braces, then there are a few questions that you need to ask your potential orthodontic specialist before choosing them. 1. What is your experience? Before picking an orthodontic specialist, make … Continue reading

3 Most Common Dental Problems

Posted on October 22, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

According to the WHO (World Health Organization), the three most common dental health concerns are dental cavities, periodontal disease, and oral cancer. Are you at risk for any of these? It is the wish of the dental experts at Back … Continue reading

Breast Cancer and Oral Health

Posted on October 19, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While you may see many people sporting pink bracelets, clothes, or even hairstyles, we have chosen to raise awareness by writing about the connection between oral health and breast cancer. More than 200,000 women … Continue reading

What Does Your Dentist’s Title Mean?

Posted on October 8, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

You have likely noticed the string of letters after you dentist’s name, but do you know what they mean? Well, we are here to clarify what that list of letters actually means. First of all, that string of consonants means … Continue reading

Signature Boston Dishes

Posted on October 7, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Boston is a great place to eat, especially in 2015. Although we love exploring the city’s many foodie destinations, sometimes we just have to forgo trendy new dishes for good, old-fashioned regional comfort foods. Whether you indulge at a local … Continue reading

How to Handle an Unexpected Dental Emergency

Posted on September 30, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Emergencies tend to happen at the most inconvenient time possible. Dental emergencies are no exception. But you don’t need to feel completely helpless. By equipping yourself in advance, you can be prepared to face a dental emergency.   What if … Continue reading

Frightening Whitening

Posted on September 29, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

A recent BBC article unveils the dangers of teeth whitening when a dental professional does not perform it. Unless you have purchased an over-the-counter whitening system, or one from a licensed dentist, it is not recommended to receive teeth whitening … Continue reading

If You Dread the Dentist, Ask About These Treatments

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Many people cringe at the thought of sliding into the dentist’s chair. For some people, even the idea of opening their mouth wide to the bright lights of the exam room is enough to make their hearts beat faster and … Continue reading

The Truth About Multivitamins

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Millions of Americans take a daily multivitamin, but why? Most Americans pop the pill because they believe that it has an array of health benefits attached to it, but studies show that it may not be true. Whether you are … Continue reading

Are Cavities Contagious?

Posted on September 14, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

While this may come as a surprise, cavities are contagious. That’s right, just like catching a cold in the wintertime; you can also catch a cavity. While sugar is usually to blame for cavities and tooth decay, studies have shown … Continue reading

Famous Bostonians

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Bostonians exhibit a level of civic pride rarely found in other cities. So what’s the source of our enthusiasm for all things Boston? This September, we’ve compiled a list of some of our all-time favorite residents. From artists to athletes, … Continue reading

What About Your Pet’s Teeth?

Posted on September 9, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Pets need dental attention too! While your general dentist is probably not qualified to take a peek in your dog’s mouth, that doesn’t mean that you should let your pet skip regular dental visits. Next time your pet goes to … Continue reading

Missing Teeth and Cardiovascular Health

Posted on September 2, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

A study done by the University of Helsinki found an association between tooth loss and cardiovascular events, diabetes, and death. The study found: • “More than five missing teeth increased the risk for coronary heart disease events and myocardial infarctions … Continue reading

Osteoporosis and Your Oral Health

Posted on August 31, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Osteoporosis is becoming increasingly more common among adults over 50 years of age. Osteoporosis, much like dental disease, can silently but seriously undermine your health. Osteoporosis and Teeth Osteoporosis occurs when the process responsible for building new bone slows down, … Continue reading

Who is a Liar?

Posted on August 25, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

It turns out that a lot of us are liars. A recent survey found that more than a quarter of us admit to lying to our dentist about our flossing habits. To be frank, we’ve all been there. We’ve all … Continue reading

Common Signs of Teething

Posted on August 19, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Your baby is growing up, and so are their teeth! According to the American Dental Association most babies develop their first tooth around six months of age. After that first eruption your baby will have a full set of primary … Continue reading

Late Night Dining Options in Boston

Posted on August 18, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Sometimes you just need a great place to eat during the wee hours. Whether you’re bar-hopping, showing a visitor your favorite Boston nightspots, or find yourself in need of a nosh after staying crazy-late at the office to meet a … Continue reading

3 Habits That Destroy Your Smile

Posted on August 12, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

According to a spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry there are a few things that you are doing that are destroying your teeth. Read on to find out what you could be doing that harms your teeth. 1. Brushing … Continue reading

The Rise of Oral Vaccines

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Throughout history, vaccines have been a hot topic, especially lately. While vaccination is an efficient way to prevent infectious diseases, the rise of oral vaccines proves to be an even more efficient and cost-effective way to prevent infectious diseases. Oral … Continue reading

The Wisdom Behind Wisdom Teeth

Posted on July 29, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Getting your wisdom teeth out usually means a few different things. While it’s a great opportunity to miss school or work, it can also result in pain. It can be especially painful for those of us who had to wait … Continue reading

How Bad Dental Habits Can Hurt Your Health

Posted on July 27, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Did you know that poor oral hygiene, gum disease and tooth decay can impact your health? Sure, plaque and gingivitis may cause bad breath or make your teeth look dirty, but there are reasons that are even more important than … Continue reading

Family Days in Boston

Posted on July 24, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

Boston is beautiful in the summer, so get out and take it all in while you can. There’s plenty to do this July, with something for people of all ages to enjoy. Spending time with the family is a priority … Continue reading

Is Exercise Bad for Your Teeth?

Posted on July 21, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

You go for a run three times a week, make it to spin class twice a week, and even squeeze in a kickboxing class on the weekend; so, you think you’re doing pretty good when it comes to being healthy. … Continue reading

Is Alcohol Contributing to Periodontal Disease?

Posted on July 15, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

While it is known that alcohol consumption can seriously affect your liver and other organs, what about your mouth? One study in the Journal of Periodontology, done by Brazilian researchers has found that alcohol can contribute to periodontal disease, commonly … Continue reading

How to Avoid Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Posted on July 7, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

As a parent, you will always be concerned about the health of your child. You will do all the research on the healthiest foods for babies; you’ll study up on the best formulas, and look into the best car seats. … Continue reading

Running Tours in Boston

Posted on June 30, 2015 by Back Bay Dental Care

If running is your workout of choice and you love a good view, you’re in luck. Boston boasts an impressive number of architectural gems and ideal running routes. Whether you enjoy running in a group or going solo, City Running Tours … Continue reading