Dentist Smile Blog

In Poor Taste: Bad Hygiene, or Something More?

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Perhaps you’ve caught an episode of the Bizarre Foods, a Travel Channel favorite in which host Andrew Zimmern travels around the world eating things that you won’t find on the menu of your favorite fast food joint.

Sea squirts, cow skin soup, jellyfish--foods most of us will never have the dubious pleasure of tasting.

You can’t help but admire Zimmern’s ability to remain objective and open-minded about what most would consider a full assault on our tastebuds.

This brings up an interesting question: What role do your tongue and taste buds have in maintaining oral health? Dr. Janice Spada, a general dentist near Boston, MA takes a closer look.

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Topics: Framingham Dentist, Oral Health, Dental Hygiene

Blood? Sudbury MA Dentist Discusses The Scariest Gum Disease Symptom

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Wed, May 21, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, more than half of American men and woman older than 30 are living with periodontal disease.

The disease stems from an infection of the connective tissues and gums that gradually worsens to the point that it ravages the jawbone, resulting in gum recession and tooth loss.

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Preventive Care, Dental Hygiene

Have Healthy Teeth For Life Says Dentist in Sudbury MA

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Sat, Apr 26, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

When it comes to caring for your teeth and gums, even the simplest actions can have a major impact on your oral health.

We often hear from people who view routine dental exams as less important than major procedures, such as root canal therapy or having teeth extracted.

At the office of Dr. Janice Spada, Sudbury MA dentist, we encourage our patients to visit us at least once every six months for dental checkups.

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Preventive Care, Dental Hygiene

Clean Teeth and Collegiate Life | Family Dentist in Sudbury, MA

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Wed, Feb 19, 2014 @ 08:34 AM

In my practice as a family dentist in Sudbury, MA, I see many of patients from the time they are three through their college years and then professional lives.

When my patients who are students from nearby Boston College, Bates College, and Connecticut College schedule exams and dental hygiene visits at our office, I see how college life can take a serious toll on young adults’ oral health.

Midterm exams are just weeks away, and while me and my staff can’t help you study for your exam, we can assure you that a healthy lifestyle and strong teeth and gums improves your quality of life, enabling you to excel academically.

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Topics: Dental Care, Family Dentistry, Dental Hygiene

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