20 12, 2017

How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

December 20th, 2017|Blogroll, Dentistry|

Diabetes can affect your oral health in ways you might not expect.

First, when you have diabetes, it’s harder for your body to fight off infection, including gum disease. “Uncontrolled blood sugar lowers the healing response, which makes repairing gums and fighting off infection that much harder,” says Dr. Benjamin A. Lawlor of Maine Cosmetic Dentistry near Portland, […]

28 11, 2017

The Best Electric Toothbrush

November 28th, 2017|Blogroll, Dentistry|

Philips Sonicare 2 SeriesBest Overall
Oral-B – Pro 1000 Electric ToothbrushBest Budget
Philips Sonicare DiamondCleanBest Feature-Packed Toothbrush
Sonicare For Kids Sonic electric toothbrushBest Kids Toothbrush

The Philips Sonicare 2 Series is our top pick for offering an effective clean without feeling gimmicky. As a sonic toothbrush, it’s brushing head vibrates rapidly to help remove plaque. Our testers […]

7 11, 2017

Brush Up on Good Oral Hygiene Habits

November 7th, 2017|Blogroll, Dentistry|

Did you brush your teeth? It’s a question that every parent asks their kids at least twice a day. Kids are listening, as dentists say consumers are more aware about the benefits of good oral hygiene.

“People have better oral hygiene habits compared to when I started my practice 18 years ago,” said Dr. Katia Friedman, Friedman […]

6 11, 2017

6 Healthy Habits You’ll Thank Yourself For Starting 20 Years From Now

November 6th, 2017|Blogroll, Dentistry|

For many of us, living a healthy lifestyle in our 20s and 30s is all about the here and now. Eating the right foods to feel and look good today. Or using that trendy sheet mask to get glowing skin for tonight. Rarely do we consider what our bodies will need and want down the road. After all, “future us” […]

6 10, 2017

Wisdom Teeth Removal

October 6th, 2017|Dental Related, Dentistry, Wisdom teeth|

Ok, so we all know the old adage that wisdom comes with age or maybe it’s age that comes with wisdom.  But what about wisdom teeth? Do we lose our wisdom if we get a wisdom teeth removal? Why do we have them anyway if we don’t need them?

Well, first let’s look at evolution. A […]

31 08, 2017

What Does Having A New Baby Mean For Your Teeth?

August 31st, 2017|Dental Related, Dentistry, Friedman Cares|

If you are pregnant, the last thing on your mind is to visit your dentist. This applies doubly if you’re a new mom. I get it! However, you must resist the inclination to lapse with dental care. Why? While pregnant, your risk for major dental problems increases. Those culprits – estrogen and progesterone, are not […]

30 08, 2017

Pros and Cons of Chewing Gum

August 30th, 2017|Blogroll, Dental Related, Dentistry, Friedman Cares, Pediatric Dentistry|

Pros and Cons of Chewing Gum
Many people have a habit of chewing gum, but did you ever think about the benefits it can have? One pro, believe it or not, is gum chewing relieves heartburn. The extra saliva in your mouth actually balances out stomach acid. Chewing gum for at least 30 minutes is said […]

21 07, 2017

How to Hire the Best Front Office Staff

July 21st, 2017|Blogroll, Dental Related, Dentistry, Specialists|

Hiring staff for your medical or dental practice is a significant investment in your time and money—but it’s worth it. Your receptionist, billing clerk, and office manager interact/perform necessary tasks and set the tone for your practice, ultimately enabling you to become successful. To your patients, the front office staff is the face of your […]

12 04, 2017

Today’s Options for Denture Wearers

April 12th, 2017|Dental Related, Dentistry|

A large part of the world is made up of seniors, people aged 65 or older. Their care and proper maintenance has a variety of solutions, just like the issue of their teeth falling out is solved by dentures. With the advancement of technology and science, now there are many types of dentures to choose […]

16 03, 2017

Tips for a Fast Tooth Extraction Recovery

March 16th, 2017|Dental Related, Dentistry|

Tooth extractions are a common procedure and many people undergo it to remove a tooth or teeth. If you are about to have an extraction or have just gotten it done, you may be concerned about the recovery process. For this, there are some tips that can help you to have a quick and effective […]