Blog - Dental Associates of Groton
Dr. Yuric Chang | Call:(978) 448-1188 | Locations: 100 Boston Rd, Suite C Groton, MA 01450 | 105 N Main St, Leominster, MA 01453 Visit Their Site

Night Guard (Bruxism Guard)

//
Posted By
/
Comment0
/
Categories
NIGHT GUARD (Bruxism Guard) I am noticing as of late the severe wearing of patient‘s teeth. This is mainly caused by grinding their teeth abnormally. Believe it or not a person’s upper and lower teeth should only come in to contact briefly during speech and eating and this is only for less than a second....
Read More →

Warning: Triclosan in Toothpaste

//
Posted By
/
Comment0
/
Categories
***WARNING***  Triclosan in Toothpaste!!! As I have mentioned in earlier blogs and posts a warning of this chemical, (Triclosan) in toothpastes especially Colgate’s “Total” it is their active ingredient. The FDA just recently ban triclosan in Antibacterial hand soaps as it has shown to alter hormone regulation. If the FDA ban’s Triclosan in hand soap...
Read More →

Securing Dentures: Implants and Mini Implants

//
Posted By
/
Comment0
/
Categories
USING IMPLANTS AND MINI IMPLANTS TO SECURE DENTURES: Often patients express concern that their dentures will not stay in place, while eating, talking or even smiling. Denture adhesives work temporarily or not at all. The main problem is that dentures rely on a passive intimate contact with the remaining boney ridges and soft tissue (gums)....
Read More →

Do I Need My Wisdom Teeth Out?

//
Posted By
/
Comment0
/
Categories
“DO I NEED MY WISDOM TEETH OUT?” The quick answer is yes 99% of the time. Now the long, generally only 1% can keep their wisdom or third molars. A couple of things need to be met in order to successfully keep their thirds or wisdom teeth. All opposing wisdoms need to erupt into place,...
Read More →

Motorized or Manual Tooth Brush?

//
Posted By
/
Comment0
/
Categories
Motorized Tooth Brush? or Manual Tooth Brush? In the “right hands” both are great.  I am a firm believer that everyone needs to be educated on the proper methods of use for each. Motorized is great for patients that may need some help, but the operator still needs to place it correctly on all the...
Read More →