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iTero Digital Scanner is here- say goodbye to messy impressions!

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: January 7, 2019

Dental and orthodontic procedures are often limited by technology. Improper crown and mouth guard fits, prosthetic devices that don’t quite match the bite of a patient and cumbersome molds are just a few problems that this limitation creates. Advances in technology are allowing dentists and orthodontists to provide a new level of quality in their […]

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Don’t leave money on the table!

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: December 7, 2018

If you have a flexible spending account, or FSA, time is running out to spend down your balance. FSAs, which are typically offered as a benefit through your employer, give you the option of putting money directly from your paycheck, tax-free, into an account so they can be used to pay medical-related expenses throughout the […]

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Thanksgiving Dental Tips

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: November 14, 2018

5 Thanksgiving Dental Tips Happy Thanksgiving! Dr. Mullaney and the entire team hope you are able to spend quality time with your family and friends while enjoying a feast of foods. Keep in mind, this celebration is no time to slack on your dental care! Having to deal with a filling or dental emergency could […]

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E-Cigarettes and It’s Effects on Wound Healing

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: October 22, 2018

A new study  says patients should be banned from vaping for two months before surgery to avoid complications.  Author Dr Jeffrey Spiegel, chief of facial plastic surgery at Boston Medical Center, said: ‘Based on our findings, e-cigarettes are not a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes as it relates to timely wound healing,’ this new study […]

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HPV and Oral Cancer

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: October 11, 2018

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine For Men And Women Aged 27 To 45. The New York Times (10/5, Grady, Hoffman) reported that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the HPV vaccine “for men and women from 27 to 45-years-old.” The article noted that the vaccine “had been previously approved for minors and people up to […]

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Consuming Sugary Drinks May Increase Risk For Alzheimer’s Disease, Research Suggests

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: September 11, 2018

Newsweek (7/24, Gander) reports that new research suggests “drinking sugary soda could raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.” The article reports that “scientists at Columbia University of New York studied rates of Alzheimer’s disease in older people and found a link between sugary drinks and the neurodegenerative condition,” although “more research is needed to […]

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Diabetes, oral cancer and women

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: August 13, 2018

A new study found that there is an  increased risk of cancer for women with diabetes vs men. Previous research identified the link between diabetes and cancer risk, but this study looked at whether that risk differs between men and women. The takeaway: Among people with diabetes, women have a 6 percent higher risk of […]

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Why we don’t use silver fillings

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: July 25, 2018

Since amalgam(silver colored) fillings are not bonded to your teeth, they do not strengthen teeth which have been weakened from the cavity and associated loss of healthy tooth structure. A tooth restored with amalgam does not reinforce your teeth and it is common to see cracks and ultimately fractures of your teeth caused by the […]

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Sunflower Seeds and the All Star Game

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: July 11, 2018

It’s All Star Game Time! The All Star Game will bring out some of the best baseball players to the mound, and I bet you will see lots chewing on sunflower seeds- that can’t be bad right? Wrong! the seed itself is not bad for your choppers—it’s the hull that’s the problem.  With a hard […]

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Better for you Popsicles!

By: Kathleen Mullaney
On: July 5, 2018

Who doesn’t love popsicles in the summer!  Instead of sticking to the sugar-laden store-bought kind, make your own with yogurt. Dairy can increase pH levels and prevent cavities. All you need is a blender, some yogurt, fruit and ice pop molds to stick in the freezer.  Keep your teeth safer with this recipe and with […]

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I am a new patient. After my first dentist appointment with Dr. Mullaney, I left feeling very informed and in control of ultimately making decisions about the care and treatment I receive. The staff is incredibly kind and knowledgeable. I love that they participate in helping veterans through The Freedom Day USA program. They are committed to providing a very clean and friendly atmosphere. In addition this practice goes out of its way to bring comfort and the latest in dentistry to all their patients.

I never thought that a person could enjoy going to the dentist until I started seeing Dr. Mullaney. Her attractive and serene office and Dr. Mullaney and her competent and friendly staff make every visit a pleasure. They have a gift for making each experience smooth and efficient, with meticulous attention to the patient’s needs and comfort. On a scale of 1 to 10 this practice is a 15!

Dr. Mullaney and her staff are absolutely wonderful. They are very professional, personable and greet you by name when you walk in the door. Dr. Mullaney is very talented and really has perfected her craft. Even with a last-minute treatment change, she is unwavering in performing the highest quality treatment available. I am extremely grateful to you all for making my visit pleasant and even fun!