6 Issues a Smile Makeover Can Correct

Everyone should feel confident when flashing their smile or laughing. But for some, the aesthetic appearance of their teeth may leave them a little shy to show off their lovable grin. Dr. Chang of Dental Restorative Group understands. Read More


Will I Be Put to Sleep if I Undergo Oral Surgery?

For many dental patients, oral surgery is the first type of surgery they’ve ever had. As such, they are understandably curious, and sometimes nervous, about the process. One of the most common questions Dr. Chang is asked by his Belmont oral surgery patients is whether or not they will be put to sleep during their… Read more » Read More


Maintaining the Results of Your Smile Makeover

If you’ve had a smile makeover to improve the aesthetics of your smile, chances are, you want those changes to last. But how do you keep dental implants for a lifetime, or keep whitened teeth from staining once again? Here are some tips for how to keep your pearly whites in the best possible cosmetic condition after investing in aesthetic changes. Read More


Is it Safe to Have Oral Surgery if I am Pregnant?

If you’ve got a baby on the way and a toothache that hurts so badly you think it might need to be extracted, you’re probably wondering if it’s safe to have oral surgery while you’re expecting. Dr. Chang hears this question from many expectant Belmont moms in his local practice. The good news is, when local anesthetics are used – which have been proven to be safe for both baby and mom – emergency surgeries can be performed during any trimester. Read More


4 Oral Health Conditions To Address Before a Smile Makeover

You may want a smile makeover to give you the smile you’ve always desired, but as a dentist, it’s Dr. Chang’s responsibility to make sure your mouth is healthy enough for one, first. The truth is, there are a variety of oral health conditions that Cambridge residents may need to address before having cosmetic dentistry procedures performed. Read More


6 Oral Hygiene Tips After Oral Surgery

Having oral surgery performed doesn’t give you a pass on practicing proper oral hygiene during your recovery. Now more than ever, it’s important that you follow Dr. Chang’s orders to make sure you are properly caring for your teeth and mouth, not only to promote good dental care, but also to follow special measures you should take when recovering from surgery. Read More


How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

Dr. Chang of Dental Restorative Group understands that many of his Cambridge patients desire a whiter, brighter smile. Whether you just seem prone to develop tooth stains (which can happen, thanks to genetics), you’re a former smoker, or you love foods and drinks that are known to stain like coffee, red wine, or pastas with… Read more » Read More


Can Dental Cleanings Prevent Bad Breath?

Say “Goodbye!” to those Altoids and Tic Tacs. The best way that you can prevent bad breath is by practicing proper oral hygiene, and keeping your biannual appointments with Cambridge’s Dental Restorative Group for a dental cleaning! How Can a Dental Cleaning Prevent Bad Breath? Believe it or not, there’s a lot of science behind… Read more » Read More


Are Dental Cleanings Painful?

As Dr. Chang of Dental Restorative Group has learned over his years of practice, dental anxiety is real. Whether a Belmont dental patient had a bad experience with a dentist as a child, has read a scary story on the Internet, or is just generally more sensitive to touch, he understands that some of his… Read more » Read More