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Derek Song, DMD Blog

Dentist Reveals Why Primary (Baby) Teeth Are So Important

February 19, 2019

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Happy baby.Having a new baby is exciting and overwhelming all at the same time! When those first teeth begin to arrive, you may not be sure what to do. When should you begin brushing them? When does your little one need to visit the dentist? How important are baby teeth if they’re only going to fall out in a few years? Your dentist has all the answers to these vital oral health questions for your child. Read on!

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From Your Dentist: Make Oral Health One of Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 24, 2019

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Smiling woman in the dental chair.When it comes to your health, the new year is an excellent time to start with a clean slate, and your oral health is no exception. Because of all the information regarding the link between your oral health and your overall health, there has never been a better time to make your dental care a priority, and your dentist has some tips on how you can do it.

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Could Cold and Flu Remedies Have an Impact on Your Teeth? Your Dentist Answers

December 3, 2018

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A couple struggling with the flu. With cold and flu season upon us, you may not be surprised to find yourself feeling under the weather. When you don’t feel great, and you’re not thinking clearly, you want to do whatever it takes to eliminate your discomfort; however, many medicines could have a negative impact on your oral health. Let’s take a look at some common cold remedies and what you can do to protect your teeth while you combat viruses.

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Meet Dr. Yumi Ogata

November 24, 2018

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Dr. Derek Song is honored to introduce you to our gum and implant surgeon – Dr. Yumi Ogata.

Dr. Ogata is a periodontal specialist, which means she has extensive additional training and is certified in Periodontics and Dental Implantology and Implant Surgery. We are so excited to have Dr. Ogata in our practice and we know that patients will love the specialized care she brings to our office.

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Tips from Your Dentist for a Healthy Halloween Smile

October 28, 2018

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woman with pumpkinHalloween is just around the corner, which means creative costumes, spooky decorations, and yummy treats. As you enjoy the festivities of the evening, your oral health is the last thing on your mind. If you do not keep it a priority, it could lead to unfortunate news during your next visit to your dentist. Although it may only be one night of overindulging on candy, you do not want to compromise your dental health in the process. There are several tips to keep in mind to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
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What to Expect During Your First Dental Visit with Dr. Song

September 27, 2018

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Smiling woman in the dental chair.We’ve all visited those dentists who have barely taken the time to examine our mouth. They make you feel rushed and unimportant, and this is not a good feeling to have from one of your primary health care providers! If you are looking for a more personalized experience from your dentist, look no further than Dr. Song. He welcomes patients of all ages to his Burlington, MA practice and this is what you can expect when you choose Dr. Song as your dental provider.

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