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 red sauce, unwanted yellowing of your teeth can be professionally treated. 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! 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 patients are worried that their routine dental cleaning will be painful. Read More

5 Safe Foods to Eat After Oral Surgery

It probably goes without saying, but Belmont oral surgery patients shouldn’t be snacking on peanut brittle or enjoying saltwater taffy while they’re recovering from their procedures. Whether you come to Dental Restorative Group for dental implants or wisdom teeth extraction, your surgical site will be tender and in the healing phase the first few days after your surgery. Read More

3 Tips to Maintain Teeth Whitening Results

When Cambridge dental patients choose teeth whitening, they want to make sure their results last as long as possible. While the Philips Zoom system used at the Dental Restorative Group’s offices can provide results that last as long as 12 to 24 months, certain behaviors, diet choices, or just plain old genetics may make your teeth start to stain sooner rather than later. Read More

3 Steps That Are Involved in a Dental Cleaning

Perhaps it’s been a while since you last had a dental cleaning. You may have avoided it because you have dental anxiety and want to remind yourself what steps the cleaning will include. Well, we’re here to help you be as informed and comfortable as possible. Here are 3 steps that are involved in a professional teeth cleaning. Read More

Should I Eat Something Before Oral Surgery?

For many of our Belmont patients, an oral surgery they receive in our office – such as a tooth extraction or the placement of dental implants – is the only surgery they’ve ever had in their lives. As such, it’s understandable that they have questions about what to expect before and after their procedure. Read More