Dr. Alice G. Boghosian, DDS

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Affiliation:

  • American Dental Association Spokesperson

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily. Sloshing coconut oil around her mouth for a quarter of an hour every day will make her teeth whiter, she believes.

    Like Bennett, plenty of consumers are discovering an ancient practice cal...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children should begin using toothpaste with fluoride as soon as they get their first tooth, according to updated American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines.

    To help prevent cavities, parents should use a smear (an amount about the size of a gra...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having dental insurance doesn't mean people will actually take care of their teeth, a new study indicates.

    The findings suggest patient outreach and education are needed to ensure that people understand the importance of good dental health and t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Too many Americans lack access to preventive dental care, a new study reports, and large differences exist among racial and ethnic groups.

    For the study, researchers analyzed telephone survey data collected from nearl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Too many Americans lack access to preventive dental care, a new study reports, and large differences exist among racial and ethnic groups.

    For the study, researchers analyzed telephone survey data collected from nearl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason to take good care of your teeth: Gum disease may be linked to Alzheimer's disease, a small new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed brain samples from 10 people with Alzheimer's and 10 people without the...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Dental implants are reliable replacements for teeth that are already missing, but they're not always the best choice for diseased teeth, a new study indicates.

    Instead, attempts to save the tooth with treatment, especially in cases of gum or periodonta...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2 (HealthDay News) -- The statin medications you take for your heart may have an unexpected side benefit: They help reduce inflammation of the gums, according to new research.

    Using advanced imaging techniques, researchers were able to see that when people with gum diseas...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21 (HealthDay News) -- People whose teeth and gums are in poor condition may be more susceptible to an oral virus that can cause certain mouth and throat cancers, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that of more than 3,400 U.S. adults, those who rated their oral health...Full Article

  • Alice G. Boghosian, DDS
    In a normal healthy dentition, sugary foods should not cause pain. If you are experiencing tooth pain while eating sweets, it could be a result of a number of things. Causes can be gum recession to tooth decay--both of which are treated quite differently. It is important to visit the dentist to...Read More
  • Alice G. Boghosian, DDS

    The symptoms of tooth sensitivity can be anything that causes an awareness of pain when eating, drinking, or even breathing in air through your mouth. Each person has varying levels of pain, so this awareness will be different for everybody. It is important to visit your dentist so that the cause

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  • Alice G. Boghosian, DDS

    A number of things can cause tooth sensitivity so if it does not go away, it is necessary for your dentist to determine the exact problem. There are many reasons for tooth sensitivity as well as a number of treatments. A desensitizing treatment or a simple bite adjustment is all that might be needed.

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  • Alice G. Boghosian, DDS

    It is important to determine the cause of tooth sensitivity in order to treat it properly. Your dentist will perform a series of tests beginning with a visual examination. Next, tests involving temperature and pressure will be done. If necessary, an x-ray may be needed in order to determine the

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  • Alice G. Boghosian, DDS

    First and foremost, follow the instructions given to you from your dentist or oral surgeon. If necessary, acetaminophen or ibuprofen can be taken, but not in addition to any prescription medications that you may have already received unless otherwise directed by your dentist. For the first twenty-four

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  • Alice G. Boghosian, DDS

    First and foremost, not too many things can replace a healthy, happy smile. When we look good, we feel good and if our teeth are healthy, pretty and bright, our smile will reflect that same feeling. For the most part, if you feel good about your teeth and how they look, you'll tend to smile bigger

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