Best Brushing Practices

You have been brushing your teeth for a long time. So long in fact that you probably don’t even give is a second thought. You put a little toothpaste on the brush, scrub your teeth, and you’re good to go, right? Well, not quite. While brushing your teeth is not the most complicated thing you… Read more »

Don’t Ignore These Signs of Facial Pain

When you have pain in your head or face, it can be hard to ignore, and for good reason. Our George Ghaly, DDS team in Westborough, Massachusetts, recommends seeking timely treatment if you experience pain from any of the following, as they can be serious conditions. Dental Abscess When bacteria reach the nerves and blood… Read more »

Dental Bridges Can Replace Your Missing Tooth

If you lost a tooth playing sports or in some other accident or have had to have an extraction, you’ve probably noticed the effects of the tooth’s absence. The fact of the matter is that you need a replacement as quickly as possible. Not only that, but you want that replacement to be easy but… Read more »

Learn More About Dental Fillings by Knowing the Answers to These Commonly Asked Questions

Dental fillings are strong restorations that can help you, your smile, and your oral health. If your dentist, Dr. George Ghaly, recommended treating your tooth with a dental filling, then you’re on your way toward restoring your tooth’s health, strength, and function. To help you know a little more about dental fillings, our dental team… Read more »

A Hard Fall Could Cause a Significant Tongue Injury

Your tongue is not locked into place in your mouth. There are times when a hard fall or some form of household accident can impact your chin causing you to bite down hard on your own tongue. In these situations, the pain and bleeding can sometimes be significant. Applying some basic first-aid will help manage… Read more »

A Guide to Sleep Apnea

If you are having trouble sleeping through the night, or if you wake up feeling tired, you may want to talk to our dentist about sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by interrupted breathing patterns while sleeping. Here are some facts about sleep apnea: – Individuals who have a deviated septum or any… Read more »

What Do Dentures Have to Offer Your Smile?

Dentures have a long history of restoring smiles for those who have missing teeth, whether just a few or all of them and with the continuing advances in technology, dentures are better now than they ever have been! At George Ghaly, DDS in Westborough, Massachusetts, we are pleased to offer both full and partial dentures… Read more »

Are You Nervous When You Need to See the Dentist?

Are you someone who has trouble sleeping the night before a visit to your dentist, whether it’s to have your teeth cleaned and an oral exam or having a dental filling placed? If going to the dentist makes you feel like crying, don’t worry, you are not alone! Dental anxiety is actually a common condition among… Read more »

Are You in Need of Tooth Replacement Treatments This Summer?

Tooth replacement treatments are highly effective services used to restore the function of your smile that has been lost by missing teeth. Are you in need of tooth replacement treatments this summer? If you have suffered tooth loss, you can restore your smile with one these helpful procedures: – A dental implant is a highly… Read more »

Are You Ready to Enhance and Upgrade Your Oral Health with a Dental Crown Treatment?

Are you ready to enhance and upgrade your oral health with a dental crown treatment? If so, make sure to take the time to check for any repairs that need to be done to a tooth before a dental crown can be placed. When a dental crown is ready, a small amount of tooth enamel… Read more »