March 2017

Gum Disease and Links to Overall Health

By |March 29th, 2017|

We know that periodontal, or gum disease, is linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease and an increased risk of stroke. The plaque that is found in your mouth is the same plaque that can be found in your blood vessels. Read more about that here from the American Heart Associations. New research is […]

The Benefits of Flossing

By |March 1st, 2017|

In August of 2015 the benefits of flossing came under scrutiny. Here at Southbridge Dentistry we believe daily flossing is a critical step in successful long term oral health. Not only does it prevent tooth decay but it helps prevent periodontal disease (bone and gum disease) which has been linked to health issues such […]

December 2016

Happy New Year

By |December 30th, 2016|

Happy New Year Southbridge Dentistry patients! I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday season and are getting back into the swing of things. With the new year comes new year’s resolution with the most common resolutions being to stay fit and healthy followed by a close second of losing weight. These are great goals […]

Tips For Home Care During The Holidays

By |December 2nd, 2016|

We all know that during the holiday season the sweets and snacks come out in full force. This can pose a problem to keeping your teeth clean and cavity free. After eating a sugary snack the pH in your mouth drops to a level that causes cavities for 30 minutes. So, if you are […]

November 2016

Veteran’s Day

By |November 14th, 2016|

At Southbridge Dentistry, we recognize and appreciate the sacrifice our veterans have made in serving our country. That is why every year since 2014 we give back to our veterans on Veteran’s Day. We provide a day of free dental care to those who served for us. This year we had a fantastic turnout […]

October 2016

Happy Halloween

By |October 31st, 2016|

Happy Halloween! It is the time of year to dress up, act silly, trick-or-treat and be safe (you can find safety tips here). If your family is anything like mine then you will have an abundance of candy after your night of trick-or-treating. This is the perfect opportunity to remind your kids about “sugar […]