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Do I lose my wisdom if I lose my wisdom teeth?

The third molars have long been known as your “wisdom teeth,” because they are the last teeth to erupt from the gums – usually sometime during the late teens to Read More

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Whether it’s a broken tooth or injured gums, a dental emergency can interfere with eating, speaking, or other day-to-day activities. According to the American Dental Association , you can sometimes Read More

Thanksgiving Trivia

At Browell & Murphy - Andover Dental Group LLC we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help Read More

Osteoporosis and Dental Health

What do we know about osteoporosis? We may know that this disease makes the bones more brittle and vulnerable. We may know that osteoporosis is the cause of many a Read More

A Spot of Trouble?

Your smile is in the spotlight every day, helping you greet the world with confidence! But when you’re self-conscious about discolored spots on your teeth, it’s time to get some Read More

Cold Comfort

The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read More

Sleep Apnea: What a Dentist Can Do

You find yourself drowsy and irritable all day. Or you have trouble sleeping, and when you do, you snore loudly throughout the night punctuated with silent pauses where you aren’t Read More

Three Surprising Causes of Bad Breath

Rumor has it that the Queen of England doesn’t allow garlic in the palace. And, even if you have no royal duties in the near future, it might be a Read More

What's on your fall reading list?

How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? the doctor and our team at Browell Read More

Can Superfoods Create a Super Smile?

It’s a rare week that we don’t hear something about superfoods—those foods which will transform our diets and radically improve our health. Remember kale? All the kale? (But, more on Read More

Top Ten Ways to Improve Heart Health

The human heart truly appreciates it when we eat healthy foods, don’t smoke, and exercise regularly. But there’s something else that can improve your heart’s longevity and you may not Read More

Care for Your Dentures

Just like natural teeth, the doctor will tell you that dentures have a tendency to get coated with plaque, which is a sticky, transparent film that attracts food and bacteria. Read More

September is National Gum Care Month!

Can you believe it's already September? At Browell & Murphy - Andover Dental Group LLC, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Read More

Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read More

Ways to Prevent Oral Cancer

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, this form of cancer kills roughly one person an hour, every 24 hours. This means that nearly 10,000 people will die this year from Read More

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