E. Charles Beliveau DDS Blog
February 4, 2021
If you have slightly crooked, cracked, gapped or stained teeth, you can have your smile upgraded with a set of porcelain veneers. The cosmetic fixtures are highly effective at creating a natural looking and appealing smile because of the advanced technology that goes into the process. As you continue reading, learn about the breakthroughs that make this such an effective method of aesthetic dentistry!(more…)
January 5, 2021
Sugar can be one of the hardest habits to break. Why? Eating it also releases dopamine into the body and activates opiate receptors in the brain, activating the reward center. Both of these lead to compulsive, addictive behavior. Sugar can be found in many products that are consumed on a daily basis. In addition to junk food, condiments, bread and pasta also carry large quantities of sugar. Though it may be difficult to kick the habit, there are ways to help curb your sweet tooth. Keep reading to find out how you can protect your teeth from developing cavities in North Andover.(more…)
December 3, 2020
Are you suffering from bad breath? You’re not alone. More than 80 million Americans struggle with chronic halitosis, also known as bad breath. This can be embarrassing, and it is difficult to know how to control it. Fortunately, there are quite a few things you can do to prevent it from occurring and stopping it in its tracks. Continue reading to learn a few tips from your dentist so you can say goodbye to halitosis for good!(more…)
November 13, 2020
Your toothbrush and floss are crucial to keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but did you know routine dental care is equally important? The American Dental Association recommends everyone has a cleaning and checkup at least twice a year; however, only 1 in 5 adults have visited their dentist since the pandemic. Although you’re spending more time at home, skipping a dental cleaning in North Andover can leave a lasting mark on your smile. Here are 4 reasons you don’t want to put off your routine visit.
October 22, 2020
Have you ever been so excited to get healthy in the new year but then given up on your resolution because it was too hard? You’re not alone. In fact, an estimated 80% of New Year’s resolutions don’t make it past February. If you’re looking to make 2021 the year you get healthy, why not start with an attainable goal, like your oral health? Try these four simple New Year’s resolutions for a healthy smile!(more…)
March 2, 2020
A surefire way to ruin an otherwise nice day is for a dental emergency to suddenly emerge. In addition to disrupting your normal way of life, it can also cause some other serious problems. How can you recognize the symptoms of the developing issue, soon, so you can get the help you need and prevent any unnecessary suffering? Continue reading to get some helpful tips from a local dentist.
November 5, 2019
If you have dental insurance, you’re at a much greater advantage than people who don’t. That’s because insurance provides you with a way to keep your smile clean and healthy. There’s a caveat, though; dental insurance is only beneficial if you actually utilize it. With the end of the year rapidly approaching, it’s of the utmost importance that you get an appointment to see your cosmetic dentist before 2020. As you continue reading, you’ll learn why!
October 23, 2019
If there’s one thing that all kids love (and most adults if we’re being honest), it’s free candy. In fact, you’ve probably already bought yourself a big bag in preparation for all the kids who are going to be knocking on your front door and showing off their spooky costumes. If there’s one nightmare you should avoid though, it’s chronic tooth decay and cavities. If you want your child to avoid chronic tooth decay and cavities by the time the next holiday rolls around, consider these essential tips from a children’s dentist.
August 20, 2019
You and your child have just come back from your amazing vacation to the beach. Summer has seemed to fly by so quickly this year, and you realize that school is just around the corner. It’s time to get your child ready for another academic year. Although you certainly should gather the necessary supplies and new clothing or shoes that your child needs, have you thought about preparing their smile? In this blog post from your dentist in North Andover, you’ll learn five reasons why you should bring your child for a checkup before the new school year begins. (more…)
March 26, 2016
Last week I spent three wonderful days at the Spear Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona, for some intense continuing education. While some would think Scottsdale would be an ideal place to sit by the pool or play some golf( well it is), I spent most of my time in the hands on lab perfecting techniques that we use every day. Our day began at 7:30 am and ended at 5:30 for three days with a little time for lunch but not much else. I wouldn’t change a thing.
The atmosphere and excitement by the staff and students is electric. Everyone there wants to learn, share and renew our excitement for excellent dentistry. While exhausting and at times overwhelming, the Spear Center is a place to learn from the best in the world. It is an environment that stimulates learning and fosters excitement about what you can bring home to share with our patients. So if I seem fired up, I am. I can’t wait to share with you what excellent dentistry can do to improve your life.