Cavity Repair Often Calls for Using a Filling

The natural bacteria living in your mouth are pervasive and tenacious. They will not miss an opportunity to exploit a compromised area of tooth enamel to cause tooth decay to form. If it’s detected and diagnosed early, Dr. Nicholas Kondon can often treat a small cavity by applying an amalgam or porcelain filling at his Concord, Massachusetts clinic. This will... read more »

Enlist the Tooth Fairy’s Help to Brighten Your Child’s Smile

Next to Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairly is another mythical figure that puts smiles on children's faces, only all year-round. Since your child can lose up to 20 baby teeth before the permanent teeth come in, that's a lot of visits from the legendary Tooth Fairy! Where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Norse and European... read more »

Don’t Let Worn out Fillings Dampen Your Smile

Your healthy smile relies on the health of your teeth and gums, both in how they function and in appearance. Dental fillings play an important role in helping you keep your natural teeth a long time. There are made to withstand the forces of everyday chewing, and depending on the material used, can last anywhere from 5 to 15 years.... read more »