Westborough MA Dentist Blog

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

Some patients notice bleeding gums during routine brushing and flossing. If this is the case, bleeding gums are not normal. Bleeding gums is one of the most common signs of gum disease, a bacterial infection of the gums. Early diagnosis…

Who Benefits From Dental Veneers?

As we get older, our tooth enamel begins to show natural signs of wear and tear.  These cracks, gaps, chips, discoloration, and misalignments can make us feel self-conscious and embarrassed about our smiles and maybe we stop smiling as freely…

Why Family Dentistry is Important

Many dental offices specialize in dentistry for either adults or children. But family dentistry is different. We accept patients from small children to elderly adults -- and everyone in between. Westborough Dental Associates is a family dentist in Westborough, MA.…

Dentures Vs. Dental Implants

Both dentures and dental implants are popular options to replace missing teeth. But how do you know which option is the best one for you? At Westborough Dental Associates, a dentist in Westborough, MA, we can help you determine which…

Does My Tooth Need Extraction?

Tooth extraction becomes necessary for a number of different reasons. Your tooth may be infected or damaged, or you need your wisdom teeth to be taken out before they cause further problems. How can you tell if your tooth needs…

Treating Discolored Teeth

Having discolored teeth can make you want to hide your smile when you should be showing it off. Luckily, there are a variety of ways you can get a whiter smile. At Westborough Dental Associates, a dentist in Westborough, MA,…

The Uses of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are one of the most useful tools a dentist has in their arsenal. They can be used for a variety of both restorative and cosmetic dental procedures. But what all can dental crowns be used for? Westborough Dental…

What to Expect From a Root Canal

The words “root canal” often send people into a panic. But root canals aren’t anything that you have to be afraid of. Westborough Dental Associates, a dentist in Westborough, MA, describes what a root canal really is, what you can…

5 Foods to Avoid for Your Oral Health

Your diet may have more of an impact on your oral health than you realize. You can brush and floss regularly, as well as go to your bi-annual cleanings and checkups, and still have tooth problems because of your diet.…

What Stress Does to Oral Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the nation, anxiety and stress are becoming prevalent. With the disruption of normal routines and time in isolation, many people are experiencing a lot more stress. This impacts both the mind and body. But…