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Tooth Decay

Did you know tooth decay, also known as cavities, is the second most prevalent disease in the United States (the common cold is first). Tooth decay occurs when plaque, the Read More

Healthy Sugars

Xylitol is a healthy sugar for your teeth!  Sugarless gums of any kind can help boost dental health, because they stimulate saliva production and can help cleanse teeth. But those Read More

Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth Part 2

Another great "food" for your teeth is actually a drink:  Water!  When it comes to oral health, water is indispensable. It’s the primary component of saliva, and is important to Read More

Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth!

/docs/high_fiber_foods11.jpg High-fiber fruits and vegetables.  High-fiber foods not only physically “scrub” the teeth, but also stimulate saliva flow by requiring longer chewing times. Saliva is the mouth’s first line of defense, because Read More

Braces aren't just for kids!

We have patients of all ages who are undergoing orthodontic treatment.  Some are strictly for aesthetic purposes, but many are to create a more ideal bite.  It's important to have Read More


Besides this eating disorder causing serious health problems, bulimia can also cause acid erosion of teeth.  The frequent vomiting brings up acid from the stomach which ends up eroding the Read More

Dental Insurances and How They Work

Unbeknownst to many, dental insurances typically do not work the same way as health insurances.  Most dental insurance companies have a maximum amount per patient that they will pay for procedures Read More

Cool Weather is Coming!

If you actually had to turn the heat on in your car this morning, you may realize the weather is turning.  With the cooler weather people have more complaints of Read More

Rockdale Dental Associates

We have officially given our practice a name!   We are now Rockdale Dental Associates.  Don't worry... nothing else has changed.  The staff, our location and our hours are the same.  Read More

Got Stress?

Stress is one of those problems that is very difficult to control.  Most people are stressed for one reason or another, and believe it or not, it can wreak havoc Read More

School is back in session!

Labor Day has officially passed and most kids are back to school.  Many people don't realize this, but we begin seeing children for cleanings right around age 3.  Most children do Read More

Hurricane Irene!

We made it through the strong winds yesterday... and we are happy to say we are fully up and running this Monday morning with power!  We hope everyone else fared Read More

Welcome To Our Blog!

Welcome to our blog! Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the New Bedford area, we're excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we Read More

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