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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Westborough, MA - Doctor Mohini Shinde
... Our practice provides a full range of dental treatments including preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry, as well as Invisalign, dental implants, snore guards, fillings, crowns and bridges, partial and full dentures, whitening, bonded restorations and periodontal cleaning...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Frequently Asked Questions about Inlays and Onlays
...Both of these procedures are considered “indirect fillings,” because the restoration itself is custom-fabricated in a laboratory and then bonded to the tooth in the dental office...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Less is Better: the 21st Century Approach to Tooth Decay Treatment
...Besides reducing the tooth's volume, this practice also resulted in, by today's standards, larger than necessary fillings...

Tooth Decay can be Less of a Problem with Minimally Invasive Dentistry
...On the downside, though, it also created larger than normal fillings...

Veneers
... Porcelain veneers can mask undesirable defects, such as teeth stained by tetracycline, by an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, and are ideal for masking discolored fillings in front teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...

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