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Is soda really bad for your teeth?

You take a sip of soda – and someone remarks, “That’s going to ruin your teeth!” Is that true? Is sweet soda the enemy of a healthy smile? The answer, unfortunately, Read More

The Start of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day, has been said to originate with a Catholic priest named Valentine several thousand year ago. Valentine defied the emperor at the time Read More

What exactly is a root canal?

Hearing that you need a root canal can be highly intimidating. What is a root canal? It is the removal of the nerve supply from the tooth. Here, the doctor Read More

Timing Matters!

Many patients at Martin & Kissell, PC are under the impression that harder brushing leads to cleaner teeth, but that is not true. Gentle brushing is just as effective, and Read More

Thirsty? We Have Some Ideas on Tap

No, we don’t mean the latest foamy offering from your favorite microbrewery. When you’re thirsty, one of the best options available is literally at your fingertips—tap water, straight from your Read More

Which toothpaste should I use?

Toothpastes come in many forms and boast different flavors, benefits, and endorsements. All are designed to remove surface bacteria and prevent the buildup of plaque that can cause tooth decay. Read More

Diastema, or, Mind the Gap!

Diastema is a medical term meaning “space between”—or what the doctor and our team less formally call a gap between the teeth. Such gaps are common for children as they Read More

Going Green for the New Year

Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read More

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About New Year's Eve

It’s no secret that New Year’s Eve is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world. the doctor and our team love it too. It’s a fresh start, Read More

Whitening an Artificial Tooth

It’s a bit of a contradiction: you are justifiably proud of your beautiful dental work, but you don’t want it to be obvious when you smile. Dental prosthetics such as Read More

The Safety of Dental X-Rays

An article was released to the public stating that dental X-rays contribute to a type of brain cancer. After reading an article like this, your first thought may be to Read More

Happy Holidays! Healthy Holidays!

It’s the holiday season! With so much to do and so much going on, you want to be at your best. We have some ideas to help make your season Read More

Your Toddler’s First Dental Visit

It’s common for toddlers to be wary of strangers, but their first experience at the dentist shouldn’t be a scary one. the doctor and our team have five tips for Read More

Thanksgiving

At Martin & Kissell, PC, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Mansfield, Massachusetts Read More

Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Today, the doctor and our team at Martin & Kissell, PC thought we would examine the relationship between osteoporosis and oral health, since 40 million Americans have osteoporosis or are Read More

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read More

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