First Dental Blog
Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Medford, MA area, we’re excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice.
As we move forward with our blog, we hope to promote dental awareness as a vital part of your healthy lifestyle. Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice.
We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging and informational to ensure your best dental health.
As always, feel free to contact our First Dental office with any dental questions or concerns.
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Get Locked In On Dental Sealants Every day our teeth are under attack from harmful bacteria, whether we’re aware of it or not. We all know that failing to defend our teeth and gums can lead to cavities or worse. However, some parts of our teeth are very hard to clean, which can make the battle against bacteria harder to win. First Dental knows how important it is
Your Poor Lifestyle Choices Are Visible in Your Smile A smile reveals a lot about a person. The sentiment is often meant figuratively, but some do take it in the literal sense. An early survey has, in fact, shown that people perceive straight, white teeth as indicators of wealth, success, and attractiveness. While some view these as unfair assessments (teeth, after all, are naturally yellow due to dentin, and some
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