Papageorgiou Dental Associates Blog

How Do I Prepare for Invisalign Treatment?

March 4, 2022

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woman with invisalign

You weighed the pros and cons of traditional metal braces, but after you learned more about teeth-straightening options you ended up choosing to pursue a smile upgrade with clear aligners. As the day draws near to get started, you realize you could benefit from further info on how to prepare for Invisalign treatment. Keep reading to get some helpful tips from your dentist in Natick.

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Does Sleep Apnea Make You Age More Quickly?

January 11, 2022

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man with sleep apnea snoring

Do you snore loudly? Do you wake up feeling irritated and tired after a full night of sleep? If so, you may suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Although you may not think it’s a big deal, choosing not to seek treatment can have detrimental effects on your quality of life. In fact, a recent study conducted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) found that untreated sleep apnea can lead to epigenetic age acceleration. Read on to learn more about this study and the consequences of untreated sleep apnea.

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4 Questions to Ask at Your Dental Implant Consultation

December 20, 2021

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dentist speaking to patient at dental implant consultation

Do you have a dental implant consultation coming up? Before you decide to replace one or more missing teeth with these durable, lifelike titanium posts, make sure you thoroughly think through things and have all the information you need. To help you learn everything you need to know about the procedure, read on to learn four questions you should ask your dentist at your dental implant consultation.

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What Should You Avoid After Your Dental Implant Surgery?

November 12, 2021

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Dentist explaining steps to take after dental implant surgery

While the dental office is sure to tell you all about the steps you should take after dental implant surgery, there are also certain habits you should avoid, especially right after your implants are placed. It’s crucial to treat your dental implants gently following your surgery as it will make a big difference in the long-term health of your smile. To learn about the most common habits to avoid after treatment, keep reading!

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Can Dental Implants Help Me Live Longer?

October 4, 2021

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mature woman smiling outdoors

It’s true that dental implants blend in seamlessly alongside your natural teeth to boost your smile. But there’s much more to these impactful additions.

Dental implants can actually help you live longer, as well! Tooth loss opens the door to a myriad of health problems. That’s why it’s important to decide on a tooth replacement method and act as soon as possible.

Read on to discover how dental implants in Natick can boost your life expectancy and ensure you look better while loving life.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Take Years Off Your Smile!

September 17, 2021

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Woman smiling after cosmetic dentistry in Natick

Aging occurs naturally over time, and we don’t have much control over it. Ultimately, your smile will begin showing its years. The good news is that with modern dental technology, there are numerous ways that you can expand the youth of your smile and keep your pearly whites looking healthy. After all, you want to feel confident when you’re sporting a grin. Continue reading to learn about the cosmetic dental issues that can occur as you age and some cosmetic treatments that can help.

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Considering a Smile Makeover? Ask These Questions Beforehand

August 4, 2021

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young man smiling and laughing

A smile makeover is a big deal. It typically requires one or more procedures to achieve your desired results. If you’re considering getting one, you probably have several questions running through your head about the cost, time, and overall experience. Since it can be quite extensive, the decision to get one should not be made lightly. Before you pull the trigger, ask your cosmetic dentist these five questions so you can feel informed and confident in your choice to move forward with a smile makeover.

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4 Tips for Sleeping Better in the Summer

July 27, 2021

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Old alarm clock on bedIf you’re among the 22 million people living with sleep apnea, you know it can be challenging to get a good night’s rest. If you find yourself tossing and turning more often since the weather has warmed up, it may not be from a bad mattress. Believe it or not, summer can negatively affect your sleep quality. Don’t worry, your sleep dentist has 4 tips to help you doze off quickly.

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Dental Implants 101: Guide to Replacing Missing Teeth

June 20, 2021

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Model showing the basics of dental implantsBridges, partials, and dentures have been used for generations to treat tooth loss. They are tried-and-proven solutions to replace missing teeth; however, now there’s another option. Over 500,000 people each year are choosing dental implants to rebuild their smiles. Although you’ve likely heard about their benefits, you probably have several questions because they are different from what you’re used to. Here’s are the basics of dental implants to make the best decision for your smile.

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5 Tips for Preventing Gum Disease If You Have Diabetes

April 14, 2021

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woman with diabetes brushing her teeth

If you or someone you love has diabetes, then you’re already familiar with the toll it can take on a person’s health. The most common complications of diabetes are heart, nerve, kidney, and eye damage. But did you know that people with diabetes are also more likely to develop gum disease? Eventually, gum disease can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Read on as we explore the connection between gum disease and diabetes and provide tips for keeping your smile healthy.

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