Test Your Knowledge of Dental Sealants

How much do you know about dental sealants in , ? We offer some dental sealant FAQs–test your knowledge with the answers we provide! Q: What are dental sealants? A: Dental sealants are a clear or tooth-colored barrier made of plastic that we paint onto the chewing surfaces of teeth to protect your smile from… Read more »

Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Dental Damage

If you wish to keep your smile safe this holiday season, it is important to make sure you’re practicing effective dental damage prevention plans to avoid risks that arise in your lifestyle choices and habits you may partake in. In addition, it is important to always exercise caution with any known risks to your facial… Read more »

Dentures Should Fit

Wearing dentures can be a huge adjustment for many people. If you’ve been fitted for false teeth just recently, don’t worry; the staff at Creative Smiles Dental Care in Brockton, Massachusetts, has amassed this post for you to help you as you ease into this transition. If you are new to wearing false teeth, we… Read more »

Have This Oral Hygiene Team for a Top-Notch Smile

It’s important to have a top-notch oral hygiene team if you want a top-notch oral health and smile. When we say oral hygiene team, we mean a team of tools that help you clean your teeth and gums, like a toothbrush. Now, to help you choose the proper tools, our dentist, Dr. Purvesh Malaviya, is… Read more »

Dental Anxiety Can Be Overcome

Does the thought of going to the dentist fill you with anxiety? If so, you are not alone. Here at Creative Smiles Dental Care in Brockton, Massachusetts, we want you to feel as comfortable and safe as possible and to know that you are receiving the best care. Dental anxiety is a valid condition. The… Read more »

Are You Considering an Oral Piercing?

If you are considering having an oral piercing done, you might want to reconsider. These popular oral alterations are risky, because of the environment in the mouth itself. Your mouth is home to millions of bacteria, so oral piercings put you at risk for infection. If your piercing area gets infected and swells, it could… Read more »

The Work of an Endodontist

Endodontics refers to the study and treatment of the innermost part of the tooth: the pulp, located at the center of tooth’s crown and stretching down both of its roots to other tissues in the jawbone. If the pulp becomes infected, it can be removed with little harm to the tooth itself. In the growing… Read more »

To Sports Coaches: Please Keep Your Players’ Smiles Safe

If you’re a sports coach, there is more you need to think about than how to help your players succeed in the game. Along with helping them succeed with life, it’s also important to help them succeed in maintaining top-notch smiles. Unfortunately, many oral injuries occur during sports participation, so it’s best to teach your… Read more »

Scaling and Root Planing Treatments Can Help Stabilize Gum Disease

If your gum disease has progressed past gingivitis, you’ll want to schedule an appointment with a periodontist. The first procedure your periodontist will likely perform a treatment called scaling and root planing. According to the Journal of Evidenced-Based Dental Practice, this is the “gold standard” for patients with chronic periodontitis. But what is it, exactly?… Read more »

Strive for an Attractive Smile for School Picture Day

If your school picture day is coming up, Dr. and our dental associates here in , , would like to help you get your best possible smile. The most important characteristic in a picture is a smile, right? So, let our team help you have a stunning smile by the picture day rolls around! Here… Read more »