Papageorgiou Dental Associates Blog

How Long is a Dental Crown’s Reign?

October 3, 2022

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tooth with a crown on it

All hail a restored tooth! Dental crowns are the most common type of dental restoration. These custom-made caps cover the entire tooth above the gum line and allow an improved appearance, function, and protection. From a misshaped or discolored tooth to restoring or protecting a broken tooth, dental crowns are supreme! But how long can you expect them to last? Your dentist is here to fill you in on their life expectancy and what you can do to help them last as long as possible.

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Four Tips for Maximizing Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

September 1, 2022

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Tooth and magnifying glass in foreground of a dentist’s office..

Dental insurance is one of the best ways that you can safeguard your smile; however, you still must know how to fully utilize your benefits! And many patients unfortunately feel lost when trying to navigate the complexities of their insurance plans. If you fall into this category, don’t fret—here are four helpful tips from your dentist to make sure you’re maximizing your dental insurance benefits before the end of the year.

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Why Seniors Should Consider a Dental Membership Plan

August 2, 2022

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Older couple smiling.

Your oral health matters throughout your whole life—and unfortunately, taking care of your pearly whites becomes increasingly difficult as you get older. But luckily, dental membership plans offer an easy and convenient way for seniors to receive the coverage they need to ensure that their smile is happy and healthy without breaking the bank. Keep reading to learn more about why dental coverage matters and how seniors can greatly benefit from having it through a membership plan.

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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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