At Newton Smile Centre, we are proud to help our neighbors in the Greater Boston areas as general family dentists in Newton Centre – and we are dedicated to giving you the care that your family deserves. Part of that dedication includes helping you understand all aspects of your family’s dentistry needs. Our FAQs and their responses may answer some of the questions you have about options for your own dental health and the care we will provide to you, but if you have questions at any time, please call us. Our friendly team is eager to help you!
Invisalign clear aligners are an innovative and discreet way to straighten your teeth. This advanced-technology orthodontic option lets you get a straighter, healthier smile without metal, train-track braces. As well as looking more attractive than tightly spaced, crooked, or gapped teeth, a straight smile is easier to clean and keep healthy.
If you’re looking for Invisalign, give us a call for a consultation. We’ll look at your unique needs, determine if Invisalign fits into your lifestyle, and determine whether it’s the right choice for your smile. It’s that simple to get Invisalign in Newton! We hope to hear from you!
Dental veneers can cover many smile concerns including chips, stubborn stains, white spots due to fluorosis, and uneven teeth! They are extremely thin, natural-looking porcelain shells that are bonded to the front surface of your teeth and are one of the more-popular cosmetic dental treatments we offer.
You might consider porcelain veneers for your smile even if your teeth are:
- slightly overlapping or are a bit crooked
- a smidgeon off center, which skews the balance of your face
- straight and even but have gaps in between them
- somewhat chipped or worn down.
They are so convenient that you can have your new beautiful smile in as few as two appointments! If you think veneers may help you love your smile, call us to schedule a consultation and we’ll fit you right in! As your dentist in Newton Centre, we will answer your questions and together, we’ll determine if you are a candidate.
At Newton Smile Centre, your optimal oral health is our first priority and we know that without employer-provided insurance, many families find regular dental care to be a financial burden. But did you know that regular preventive cleanings and the early detection of tooth decay can save you money (and time!) in the long run?
That’s why we have an alternative to dental insurance – so you can feel assured that your family’s health is covered, without the financial worry.
When you join our in-house dental savings plan in Newton, for one predictable annual fee that you can budget around, you are covered for all of your preventive care and a portion of periodontal treatments and restorative care.
Your oral health has a tremendous impact on your overall health, and we want you to have all the advantages of a healthy and beautiful smile … even if you don’t have dental insurance.
One of the truly amazing advances we’ve seen in dentistry over the years is how quickly, effectively, and comfortably we can restore your smile using dental crowns … right here in our office in just one visit.
CEREC is the world’s most advanced dental restoration system. After taking an exact 3-dimensional digital impression of your teeth, the system transfers the images to a computer screen so we can design and color match your one-day crown together. After we are happy with how your CEREC same-day crown will look, the design is sent to another machine that precisely mills your restoration while we watch. The strong ceramic material is matched to your tooth color, is translucent like natural enamel, and is biocompatible. The final step? Bonding your finished restoration in place. All in one visit!
Crowns in one day? Yes, thanks to modern advanced technology, we can do that for you easily, conveniently, and beautifully!.
At Newton Smile Centre, we’re proud to offer the Zoom in-office and take-home professional teeth whitening systems! Zoom is safe, effective, and fast … very fast! In about one hour, your teeth will be dramatically whiter. Zoom provides immediate results.
The Zoom procedure is simple. We begin by isolating your lips and gums and then apply the gel which is activated by a specially designed light. Teeth typically become at least six to ten shades whiter; we’ll discuss your goal prior to treatment. A five-minute fluoride treatment completes the procedure. You’ll be amazed with the results!
The Zoom whitening procedure includes a take-home teeth whitening kit that can be used whenever you notice discoloration. With Zoom, you’ll achieve natural results quickly and safely.
When you’re in next, ask us about teeth whitening, and if you’re new to us, give us a call to arrange your personalized, no-obligation, no-pressure consultation.
Your General Dentist is like your “Primary Care Physician” for your oral health. Your General Dentist performs your oral exams and diagnoses and treats dental issues. Some of the procedures General Dentists do are dental fillings, crowns and extractions.
The standard recommendation is that both children and adults should visit a dentist every six months for a cleaning and oral exam. However, every person is unique and has their own dental care needs. Depending on your oral hygiene history and/or medical conditions; you may need more than 2 visits per year. Schedule your next appointment now!
How Invisalign Works:
Invisalign aligners are designed specifically for you by the Invisalign technology lab. You are able to reposition and align your teeth with clear, smooth alignment trays that use gentle pressure to move your teeth. Each set of aligners are worn for about 2 weeks. At the end of each two-week period you “graduate” to the next set of custom aligners. As you progress through the series of aligners, your teeth will begin moving. You’ll start seeing positive changes early in the process.
How to get started:
At Newton Smile Centre our treatment plan begins with a consultation with our experienced Invisalign provider, Dr. Benaissa. During your consultation he will discuss options to treat your particular issue. Once confirmed that you are a candidate for Invisalign, he will write a detailed treatment plan that determines how each of your aligners will change throughout your program. When you begin treatment, you’ll wear each set of aligners in approximately two-week increments. For most adults, treatment time is just under one year.
All dental insurances are not the same. Check with your insurance provider to get information on coverage details.
Our teeth are constantly being demineralized by acid and bacteria and re-mineralized by saliva. As a naturally-occurring mineral, fluoride works to restore minerals and amp up the re-mineralization process to prevent cavities. Fluoride does not remove intense decay, but rather helps to stop the decay from penetrating deeper parts of the tooth and turning into a cavity. However, it can reverse the damage caused by small cavities in some cases.
Your dentist includes a fluoride treatment as part of your routine dental check-up. During this simple treatment, a fluoride varnish is painted into your teeth with a small brush, or a tray filled with fluoride gel or foam is applied to your teeth for 1-2 minutes. This painless and non-invasive procedure gives your teeth the added fluoride it needs for months to come.
At Newton Smile Centre your same-day Cerec Crown appointment takes about 2 hours (which is pretty standard).
An infrared camera takes 3-D images of your damaged tooth and sends those images directly to our CEREC machine. Your crown is milled inside the machine right here in our office, providing us with the ability to complete your crown in the same day. No annoying impression trays, no waiting on a lab, and no temporary crown.
Tips for denture care:
- Remove and rinse your dentures after eating to remove food debris
- Handle your dentures carefully you don’t want to bend or damage the plastic or the clasps when cleaning.
- Clean your mouth after removing your dentures
- Brush your dentures at least daily
- Soak dentures overnight
- Rinse dentures thoroughly before putting them back in your mouth, especially if using a denture-soaking solution