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March 27, 2021

How Many Bacteria Are in Your Mouth?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Beliveau @ 12:27 am
oral bacteria

Have you ever thought about all the bacteria that are living around you? They are so small, and you can’t see them, so it is easy to forget that they’re there. Many of us try not to think about how many microorganisms are around us at all times. However, the truth is that they are everywhere, even in our mouths. You don’t feel them or taste them, but there are many different types of oral bacteria that you carry around with you every day. Continue reading to learn how many there are and how to keep harmful bacteria under control.

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February 4, 2021

The Dental Technology Used to Create Flawless Veneers

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woman smiling with porcelain veneers

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!

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January 5, 2021

3 Ways You Can Kick Your Sugar Habit

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Beliveau @ 11:05 am
A pile of candy

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.

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December 3, 2020

8 Ways to Eliminate Bad Breath

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Woman with bad breath

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!

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November 13, 2020

What Happens If You Skip a Dental Cleaning?

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Woman not skipping a dental cleaning in North Andover.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.
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October 22, 2020

4 Easy New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile in 2021

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young woman smiling with confetti against light pink background

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!

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March 2, 2020

What are the Warning Signs That I’m Having a Dental Emergency?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Beliveau @ 5:38 pm

woman experiencing jaw pain calling an emergency dentistA 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.

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November 5, 2019

Don’t Let Your 2019 Dental Insurance Benefits Go to Waste!

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Beliveau @ 6:50 pm

dental insurance form

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!

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October 23, 2019

Dental Care Tips You Need to Know This Halloween

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A group of kids dressed in costumes.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.

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August 20, 2019

5 Reasons to See the Dentist before Going Back to School

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kids school

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…)

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