Dentist Smile Blog

A Sudbury MA Dentist Gives Healthy Teeth Tips for Travel Abroad

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Tue, May 27, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

With just a few weeks of school left, many of our patients are making travel plans and dreaming of their favorite summertime hotspots. When your head is filled with images of sandy beaches and exotic destinations, it’s easy to overlook the more practical details.

Take oral hygiene, for example. Sudbury, MA dentist Dr. Janice Spada reminds you to leave room in your luggage for oral health essentials as you prepare for your upcoming trip.

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Dental Care, Healthy Smile

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: Healthy Smile, Framingham Dentist, Family Dentistry

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

Sudbury MA Dentist Talks Aging, Your Tooth, and the Fountain of Youth

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Fri, Apr 11, 2014 @ 10:34 AM

Society places a premium on the ability to retain one’s youthful appearance in spite of advancing years, with some of us aging more gracefully than others.

What causes a person to appear older than his or her years?

We inject dermal fillers to counter wrinkles, dye our hair to cover touches of gray, and slather on skincare products to achieve a youthful glow.

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Cosmetic Dentistry, Healthy Smile

Sudbury MA Dentist Talks Foods That Benefit Your Mouth and Your Heart

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

These days it seems like health risks are everywhere, from the air we breathe to the foods we eat. We’re bombarded by cautionary tales, some of which are legitimate and others that are passed along as fact by would-be “experts” on the Internet.

At the Sudbury, MA dentist office of Dr. Janice Spada, we want only the best for our patients and their families.

When raising a family in this hectic world, the ability to multitask is an absolute must.

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Healthy Smile, Oral Health

Your Sudbury, MA Dentist Decodes Dental Ingredients

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Wed, Mar 5, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

From the time you awaken to the time you retire for the night, you subject your body to a barrage of chemicals, toxins, and potentially hazardous compounds.

You may do so deliberately by smoking, drinking excessive alcohol, or choosing fast food over healthier fare. Sometimes, however, you subject yourself to unhealthy substances, having only the best intentions.

For example, consider the information found on the ingredient list of your toiletries and hygiene products, such as shampoo, mouthwash, facial creams, and toothpaste.

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Healthy Smile, Oral Health

A Sudbury MA Dentist Says, Ladies Your Mouth Is Telling You Something

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Fri, Feb 14, 2014 @ 06:46 PM

It’s no secret than men’s and women’s bodies are different. Each sex faces its own unique health challenges and needs, even where oral health is concerned.

Dr. Janice Spada, a Sudbury, MA Dentist, understands the importance of oral hygiene and checkups for her female patients. She discusses the most common gender-specific oral health threats faced by women.

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Healthy Smile, Oral Health, Dentistry for Woman

All the World Is a Stage, and Your Smile Is the Star | Sudbury MA Dentist

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Fri, Feb 7, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

When you think of a stage, do you envision movie sets, operas, or classical theater? At our Sudbury, MA dentist office, we think of those moments in life when we’re called upon to stand before others—making a presentation to clients, speaking in front of classmates, or even playing a part in a local stage production. Dr. Janice Spada asks: When the time comes to make an impression, what will your smile say about you?

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Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Healthy Smile, Oral Health

What You Need to Know About Gluten and Your Grin | Sudbury MA Dentist

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Wed, Feb 5, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

If you’re read a health magazine, listened to a radio talk show, or watched the news recently, you’ve probably heard your fair share about the “going gluten-free” trend that’s taken hold.

Proponents of the gluten-free diet have claimed that this is the answer to a bevy of gastrointestinal woes, weight gain, and fatigue. Sounds great, right? It’s best to reserve your enthusiasm, cautions Dr. Janice Spada, a dentist in Sudbury, MA.

Like most diet trends, gluten-free has the potential to change lives for a select few, while others would enjoy only negligible benefits.

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Topics: Dental Care, Healthy Smile, Oral Health

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