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Invest Your Tax Refund in Better Oral Health

April 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 2:16 am

Cash in black envelopeIf you’re like many Americans, your tax refund has probably hit your bank account. If you haven’t spent the extra money yet, don’t blow it on a big-ticket purchase. Instead, invest the extra cash in a healthier smile. Your oral and general health are closely connected. Here are 3 ways to support a healthy mouth and body by using your tax refund to improve your smile.


Oral Cancer Awareness Month

March 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 1:27 am

Physician and oral cancerTooth decay and gum disease aren’t the only dangers that may be hiding in your mouth. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of routine oral cancer screenings. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, 54,000 Americans are diagnosed annually. It claims the lives of over 9,750 people yearly. Here’s why you should not skip your semi-annual appointments for a cleaning and checkup.


4 Reasons to Celebrate Dental Assistants

March 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 8:59 pm
a dental assistant smiling

When you visit your dentist, whether it’s for routine preventive care or an important and necessary treatment, the doctor listed on the name plaque isn’t the only person you interact with. Throughout your appointment, you’ll also engage with dental assistants! These are invaluable team members of any dental office, and they do quite a bit of the heavy lifting that keeps the practice running smoothly and at peak efficiency. In honor of Dental Assistant Recognition Week, here are four reasons to celebrate dental assistants!


Give Your Teeth a Spring Cleaning This Season!

March 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 4:10 pm
toothbrushes against a floral background

When many of us think about “spring cleaning,” the first thing that comes to mind is tidying up our homes. But whether it’s a messy kitchen, a cramped closet, or a cluttered garage, your living space isn’t the only thing you should consider cleaning up this season—your smile could probably benefit from some spring cleaning, too! Here’s more from your dentist about the value of professional care and a few ways you can ensure your pearly whites look and feel their absolute best during this time of the year.


A Healthy Heart Starts with Your Smile

February 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 11:13 pm

Hands cupping red heartDid you know someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 40 seconds? While you might know that a bad diet, smoking, or lack of exercise can contribute to cardiovascular disease, there’s another culprit linked to high blood pressure, heart attacks, and more. Gum disease is connected to heart disease. Here’s how keeping your gums healthy can boost your heart health.


5 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy

February 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 1:26 am

Woman looking in mirror to floss her teethDid you know cavities aren’t the only threat to your smile? Gum disease is also the leading cause of tooth loss. However, an incomplete smile isn’t the only danger. The infection can also enter the bloodstream, increasing the risk of many health problems, including heart attacks and strokes. Although you might believe your gums are healthy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 50% of adults have the infection. While it’s common, it’s easy to keep gum disease at bay by following 5 simple tips. 


4 Foods that Can Help You Fight Gum Disease

January 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 6:03 pm
green tea placed on a table

Gum disease is one of the most common oral health problems there is. It’s estimated that around 50% of adults in the U.S. have some form of gingivitis or periodontitis.

Considering how common gum disease is, it might be a good idea to learn a few ways you can deal with it. As it turns out, a healthy diet can do a lot to combat oral infection. Here are some foods that have been shown to help with gum disease.


4 New Year’s Resolutions for Excellent Oral Health 

January 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 2:53 am
ireworks in the night sky

It’s 2023! Now that the toasts have been had, the fireworks have been set off, and the smoke has cleared, it’s time to start working toward your New Year’s resolutions. Regardless of how many goals you set for yourself in the new year or what categories they fall into, it’s a good idea to make taking good care of yourself one of them. While this includes your whole body, why not make resolutions specific to your smile? Read on for ideas on New Year’s resolutions to promote excellent oral health.


4 Things You Should Know Before Getting Veneers

December 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 11:41 am
A dentist in Medford placing porcelain veneers

As you might know, dental veneers are great at transforming smiles. Placed rightly, these porcelain shells can make even the most damaged teeth look excellent. Keep in mind, though, that a veneer procedure is a big investment. The placement process can get rather expensive at times. Therefore, there are things you should know about veneers before you fully commit. Luckily, your dentist in Medford is here to inform you. Read on to learn four crucial veneer facts to consider before treatment.


3 Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers for the Holidays

December 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 10:38 am
Stocking stuffers from a dentist in Medford

Massachusetts weather is turning snowy, so there’s no denying it’s the holiday season. That being the case, many of you are likely buying gifts for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and more. However, have you considered adding some smile-friendly stocking stuffers to your shopping list? Such items make fantastic presents and boost your kids’ oral health. As such, your dentist in Medford has a few to suggest. Here’s a summary of three holiday gifts sure to give your child a shiny smile.

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