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: Oral Health, Dental Hygiene, Framingham Dentist

Framingham Dentist Shares Facts on Fluoride

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Fri, Jun 13, 2014 @ 10:47 AM

Facts On Fluoride

Maintaining a healthy mouth involves various routine or habitual practices. The most common among preventive dental care connoisseurs is at-home upkeep.

Brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash all constitute as positive effort towards reducing the chance of disease, infection, or damage to the oral cavity.

However, fluoride treatment remains a vital piece to the puzzle that is your oral health.

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Topics: Preventive Care, Framingham Dentist, Fluoride Treatments

Framingham Dentist talks Hygiene, Healthy Behaviors, and Your Family

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

When many of our patients think of physical fitness, a toned body and improved self-esteem most frequently come to mind. It’s true that an active lifestyle improves your appearance, and that exercise has been linked with longevity and a higher level of overall health.

Yet few stop to consider the benefits of exercise and physical fitness on the health of the teeth and gums. Dr. Janice Spada, a family dentist near Boston, MA, discusses important considerations for oral health and exercise.

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Topics: Family Dentistry, Healthy Smile, Framingham Dentist

Framingham Dentist Asks Is Your Favorite Drink Harming Your Teeth?

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

In an earlier post, we discussed the hazards and hidden sources of sugar. Most of our patients know that sugar has unpleasant consequences for their teeth, weight, and even their mood, but few understand the consequences of acid on their oral health.

Sudbury, MA dentist Dr. Janice Spada explains how the acidity of your favorite beverages affects the health and appearance of your teeth.

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Topics: Teeth Whitening, Healthy Smile, Framingham Dentist

Framingham Dentist on Busting Bad Habits

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Wed, Apr 2, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Excellent oral health isn’t just a matter of maintaining an attractive smile. The health of your teeth and gums has a major impact on your overall health, as well.

Neglecting your dental hygiene can have dire consequences for your body, such as strokes, diabetes, and heart attacks.

If you partake in any of these dreadful dental habits, it may be time to take swift action.

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Topics: Oral Health, Cosmetic Dentistry, Framingham Dentist

Framingham Cosmetic Dentist Looks At The Elements of Smile Style

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Mon, Mar 17, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

When you choose a new haircut or clothing, you look for styles that flatter your own face and body—not someone else’s. You may take inspiration from what you see on others, but in the end it’s about what looks best on you.

Shouldn’t the same hold true when opting for cosmetic dentistry? Not everyone has teeth that perfectly complement their appearance, but our team at the office of Dr. Janice E. Spada can help any Framingham dental clients

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Topics: Teeth Whitening, Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign, Framingham Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist Framingham

Framingham Dentist Talks about Dental Emergencies

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Sun, Jan 12, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

When an emergency occurs, we rarely know what to do.  Please share this information with your friends.  Dental Care of Avulsed teeth is rare but important to remember.  Framingham Dental Emergencies occur as well as in other areas of Metro west.

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Topics: Dental Care, Patient Care, Framingham Dentist

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