Posts Categorized: Patient Education

The Crowning Glory

Are you having trouble with one or more of your teeth? Are they damaged, excessively decayed, discolored, or misshapen? If so, there are several dental treatment options that will allow you to restore your teeth to their original function and esthetics.  Dental crowns are a common, reliable, and long-lasting treatment. The success rate for dental… Read more »

When Do You Brush Your Teeth?

Most people probably brush their teeth after meals. Some people even bring their toothbrushes to work so they can brush after lunch. However, that may not be the best practice. Dental research indicates that it might actually be harmful to brush your teeth after meals and more beneficial to brush them before. In fact, for… Read more »

An Adult With Braces? Not Me!

That may be why you never fulfilled your dream of having perfectly aligned teeth, because you wouldn’t be caught alive wearing braces as an adult! Those worries are gone. There are other options available today specifically so adults and teens will not have to feel self-conscious about wearing conspicuous wire braces.  Here at Melrose Dental… Read more »

Why We Snore

Snoring is a common malady but it can put stress on a relationship. Some couples are forced to sleep apart because one of them is bothered by the other’s snoring. About 24 percent of adult women and 40 percent of adult men snore. A very interesting fact is that men become less likely to snore… Read more »