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Dr. Ofir's Blog


Modern Equipment for Modern Dentistry

Posted on: Monday, August 25th, 2014

Dentistry, like the medical industry, is a constantly developing and advancing field. Dentists and researchers are always working to make procedures less-invasive, more comfortable, and more economical. Here at Avalon Dental Center, Dr. Michael Ofir and his team go to great lengths to stay updated on the latest techniques. That’s why we’ve invested in modern […]

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Orthodontic Techniques for Cosmetic Dentistry in Cambridge, MA

Posted on: Monday, October 8th, 2012

Years ago the only real option for straightening teeth was full metal braces. Today there are several other cosmetic dentistry alternatives that can straighten crooked teeth quickly and conveniently. Six Month Smiles® Patients often put off straightening their teeth because they are afraid it will take years of treatment. However, thanks to recent advancements, Six […]

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How to Grow Old with Your Teeth: Preventative Dentistry

Posted on: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

If you love your teeth as much as we do, then you’d probably like to keep them around for as long as possible. Here at Avalon Dental Center, we’re all about practicing preventative dentistry, and if you want to grow old with your teeth, we can show you how. Practicing Oral Hygiene at Home It’s […]

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A Great Office for Your Dental Implant

Posted on: Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Dentists have been developing methods to replace missing teeth for hundreds, even thousands, of years. The most advanced method invented so far is the dental implant – a synthetic tooth that replaces the original in its entirety, from root to crown. The procedure to place an implant is not a simple one and dental offices […]

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How Pediatric Dentistry Helps Children with Tongue Tie

Posted on: Sunday, August 12th, 2012

In everyday speech, the phrase tongue-tied refers to an inability to speak or articulate an idea. Though the phrase does not usually allude to the condition after which it was named, around 3% of babies are born with a genuine tongue tie, a short or malformed frenulum attaching the tongue to the bottom of the […]

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Rotary Endodontics versus Traditional Root Canal Therapy

Posted on: Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

If you’ve ever undergone a root canal to save an infected tooth, your dentist probably didn’t mention the type of tools he was using to perform the procedure. You may not think it matters as long as the treatment is effective; however, if your root canal was performed using the traditional manual method, you may […]

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The Best Office for Your Dental Implant

Posted on: Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Dentists have been developing methods to replace missing teeth for hundreds, even thousands, of years. The most advanced method invented so far is the dental implant – a synthetic tooth that replaces the original in its entirety, from root to crown. The procedure to place an implant is not a simple one and dental offices […]

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Dental Crowns: Which Material is for You?

Posted on: Friday, July 6th, 2012

A dental crown is the most effective way to restore an impaired tooth while retaining its original root structure. This method of rebuilding a tooth with synthetic materials has been in use since around 170 AD. Since then, a variety of materials have been used to construct dental crowns, although it’s still not totally agreed […]

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