Newton Dental Associates is proud to announce the addition of a board eligible oral surgeon to our ranks as we expand the Center for Oral Surgery & Implantology. Dr. Zachary Saltman comes to Newton from the Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year of training. […]
After all of your adult teeth have come in and are settled, you may notice a new set of molars coming in in the very back of your mouth. These are called wisdom teeth and it is often recommended to have them removed to prevent issues with bite and spacing. While you may not always […]
As you age, there will be certain things you are insecure about in your appearance. If you did not adhere to wearing a retainer when you were younger or did not have braces as a child, you may have some crooked teeth that affect your smile and bite. You may have resigned yourself to a […]
Oral cancer is a common and often fatal disease due to late detection. Many people do not realize that oral cancer screenings are a routine part of your biannual checkup and cleaning at your dentist’s office. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and now is the best time to get screened and learn about symptoms […]
The food you eat can have a huge impact on the health of your teeth. From eating sticky candies like caramels or gum or drinking dark coffee and red wine, there are plenty of opportunities for your teeth to be stained throughout the day. Did you know that certain foods and drinks can cause your […]
World Oral Health Day is celebrated each year on March 20th, but you can take steps each day to make sure your teeth and gums stay healthy. From regular brushing and flossing to visiting your dentist every six months for a dental checkup, keeping your teeth healthy and preventing cavities is fully in your control. […]
If you have teeth that require replacing, you may be a candidate for dental implants. While a veneer covers the existing tooth, an implant completely replaces the structure, mimicking the feeling and appearance of a natural tooth.
What is a Dental Implant?
After removing the decayed root of the natural tooth, your dentist will insert a titanium […]
Imperfections in your smile are common and can have an effect on your self-esteem. Improvements are always possible, and cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve the smile of your dreams!
What is Cosmetic Dentistry & What Can It Fix?
Cosmetic dentistry is performed to improve the functionality and appearance of your teeth, from correcting an overbite to […]
There are many steps that go into maintaining your smile and keeping your teeth clean and healthy. While certain measures can be taken at home, you should still see a professional dentist at least twice per year for a general checkup and more thorough cleaning. This will show if any issues are forming in your […]
As you begin to make preparations for the holiday season, you may start thinking about ways to enhance your appearance before the parties and family gatherings take swing. An efficient way to improve your smile so it looks its best is through Zoom! Teeth Whitening. Teeth whitening will make your teeth appear brighter and can […]