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Is Your Broken Tooth An Emergency?

When you chip a tooth badly, it can be a very nerve-wracking situation. the doctor and our team want to provide you with some information that can help if you Read More

What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste should my child use?

the doctor and our team know that as a parent, you want your child to be as healthy as possible. By now, you probably know that your son or daughter’s Read More

Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Today, the doctor and our team at Mary C. DeMello, DMD, PC thought we would examine the relationship between osteoporosis and oral health, since 40 million Americans have osteoporosis or Read More

Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!

For many of our patients at Mary C. DeMello, DMD, PC, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from Read More

Flossing Fixes

A length of floss plus your teeth is about as low-tech as it gets. But, as with so many other “simple” skills, it helps to learn just the right technique Read More

The Secret to Keeping Your Teeth for Life

The secret to keeping your teeth for life involves more than one secret. The first is that there is no secret; and in fact, there really is no difficulty involved. Read More

Your Toddler’s First Dental Visit

It’s common for toddlers to be wary of strangers, but their first experience at the dentist shouldn’t be a scary one. the doctor and our team have five tips for Read More

Dental Tips for Your Summer Vacation

Summer’s here, and it’s time to enjoy a well-deserved break! But even though school’s out, please take a few minutes to learn some tips from the doctor to keep your Read More

Do adults need fluoride treatments?

Many dentists and hygienists recommend fluoride treatments for their adult patients. You might ask yourself, “Do I really need a fluoride treatment? I thought those were just for my kids.” Read More

Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read More

Mouthguard Q&A

Today, the doctor and our team at Mary C. DeMello, DMD, PC thought we would talk about mouthguards, what they are, where to get them, and when to use them. Q: Read More

The Best DH in Baseball

Oh, wait—did you think we meant Designated Hitter? Oh, no, we’re not getting into that debate! What we want to talk about is the best Dental Habits you can practice Read More

Satisfying a Sweet Tooth

Time for some sweet talk! Many studies have been done to figure out why we enjoy sugar so much. Is it brain chemistry? Is it blood sugar getting a bit Read More

Antibiotic Prophylaxis or Pre-Medication

At Mary C. DeMello, DMD, PC, we know the human mouth contains a lot of bacteria. A bacterium can travel through your body with routine activities that are a normal Read More

Every Day is Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a Read More

When snoring becomes more than just annoying: The dangers of sleep apnea

Sawing wood. That’s what your wife calls it when you wake her up with your snoring. This type of scenario plays out in homes around the world, and couples have Read More

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