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Our blog is a place to share interesting information and keep our patients in the know with what’s going on around here! We try to keep articles informative and entertaining for our patients. There is SO much to know when it comes to dentistry and while we may seem overly excited about teeth, we hope to show you just how cool and interesting oral health can be. If you love to contribute interesting facts at parties or just want to know what we mean when we say ‘prophy’— you’ll love the blog. Stop by every week and learn something new (and see cute pictures of Sage and Echo).

Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Judy Marcovici, DMD

This Film Can Wreak Havoc on Your Child’s Smile

We’re not talking about a movie, but a hardened substance on your child’s teeth called tartar or calculus—another slightly confusing term, right? No math equations here, except maybe Plaque + Time = Tartar.   That’s right, tartar begins as plaque, which is the accumulation of tiny food particles and bacteria. Our mouths are home to upwards […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Questions to Ask Before Special Needs Kids See the Dentist

All children are unique individuals with personal preferences, but sometimes special needs kids have a higher level of anxiety in new situations like visiting the dentist. Dentists like Dr. Marcovici & Dr. Rhule realize treating special needs kids requires patience and understanding, and while most dentists who treat children are capable of accommodating a variety […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 14, 2021 / Blog
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington had wooden teeth, then you heard wrong.  This myth is totally false—and Dr. Marcovici & […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Dentistry for Kids: What the Tooth Fairy Won’t Tell You

Babies and kids are constantly growing and changing, and their mouths are no exception! Throughout childhood, kids lose their baby teeth, gain adult teeth, and they begin to take ownership of their own oral health. From brushing to braces to practicing their smiles, oral health is important for every kid at every stage. Read on […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Can Bleeding Gums Cause a Heart Attack?

What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly affect your overall health? And the road goes both ways—problems with your overall health show […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Top 5 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans with sensitive teeth, you must be familiar with the painful zing that follows a hot drink, a bite of ice cream, or just a deep breath of cold air. These and other elements can cause a sudden discomfort if you have sensitive teeth, also called dentin hypersensitivity.  […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Dentistry in the Digital Age

Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your North Reading dentist, Dr. Judy Marcovici, depends on your input for optimal dental […]

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