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Lost a Permanent Tooth? What to Do.

Lost a Permanent Tooth? What to Do.

Knowing what to do when you lose a tooth gives you the best treatment outcome. When you lose or damage your keys or glasses, you take immediate action to remedy the problem. After all, they’re important! If you can’t find or fix them, you call an expert to have them...

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What is Restorative Dentistry, and How Can it Improve My Smile?

What is Restorative Dentistry, and How Can it Improve My Smile?

What is restorative dentistry? “Restorative dentistry” is a term many people don’t hear until they need it, so if you’ve never heard of it before, don’t worry—you’re not the only one! Restorative dentistry is a specialty within dentistry that deals with restoring the...

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Our Patients’ Top 5 Cosmetic Dentistry Picks

Our Patients’ Top 5 Cosmetic Dentistry Picks

Read on to learn more about your cosmetic dentistry options. Want to improve your smile? Cosmetic dentistry can help. Also known as a “smile makeover,” cosmetic dentistry is used to change the way your teeth look by fixing various issues. Modern cosmetic dentistry is...

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5 FAQs About Snap-On Smile

5 FAQs About Snap-On Smile

Gaining your ideal smile with a Snap-On Smile. Whether we’re at work, on a date, or simply going about our daily lives, most of us do what we can to look our best. It helps us put our best foot forward and shapes the way others perceive us—and, more importantly, the...

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Are Veneers the Dental Solution You’ve Been Looking For?

Are Veneers the Dental Solution You’ve Been Looking For?

What dental solution is right for you? Did you know the words “smile” and “miracle” are related? That’s right! Both of these words come from the Latin word mirari, which means “to wonder at” or “marvel.” Your smile is miraculous for a reason. A smile is often the...

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10 Myths About Crowns

10 Myths About Crowns

Separating Fact from Fiction on Dental Crowns Whether it’s an interesting fact or a full-blown tale, we thrive on stories. It’s why it’s not uncommon for something that’s been around for a long time to gather a collection of myths. Dental crowns have been around for a...

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Why Have I Never Heard of Inlays or Onlays?

Why Have I Never Heard of Inlays or Onlays?

Protecting your oral health by finding a middle ground. Have you ever heard it said that it’s always best to maintain as much healthy tooth structure as possible? This is absolutely true, but when it comes to repairing your teeth, you still may have only heard about...

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Chips, Cracks, Gaps—5 Dental Issues Bonding Can Address

Chips, Cracks, Gaps—5 Dental Issues Bonding Can Address

Dental bonding is a quick but effective method of treating many dental issues. What’s the name of a cosmetic dentistry treatment that’s placed on the surface of your teeth to resolve dental issues? If you immediately thought of veneers, you’re right—but that’s not the...

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Summer in Reading – Our Favorite Places to Be

Summer in Reading – Our Favorite Places to Be

Making memories this summer. With its small-town feel, historic landmarks, and beautiful parks, we happen to think Reading, MA, is a great place to live—or to visit! As temperatures rise and kids begin their summer break, you may find yourself looking for new...

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10 Reasons You Should Consider Straightening Your Teeth

10 Reasons You Should Consider Straightening Your Teeth

How Straightening Your Teeth Can Change Your Life On your last visit, your dentist may have recommended orthodontic therapy to either correct the alignment of your teeth or fix problems with your bite. If that’s the case, don’t worry, you are not alone. At least four...

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10 Ways Braces (or Invisalign) Can Improve Your Overall Health

10 Ways Braces (or Invisalign) Can Improve Your Overall Health

Overall Health Benefits of Straight Teeth If you’re doing an online search for “orthodontist near me” either for yourself or your teen, you’ve come to the right place. At First Dental Associates, we understand that the benefits of a perfect smile go beyond the...

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10 Songs for Your Dental Appointment Playlist

10 Songs for Your Dental Appointment Playlist

Relaxing at Your Dental Appointment As much as we would like to think differently, we know that not everyone looks forward to their trips to our Reading office. It’s common for patients to put off going to the dentist until a toothache or injury necessitates a visit....

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