Dr Maria Cardenas sitting in a treatment room in the dental clinic in Wellesley and talking to a patient who is sitting in the dental chair.




Can I have Botox to Manage my TMD?

If you're considering Botox treatment for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) issues, it's important to consult a qualified ... Read More

Botox for TMJ: A Novel Approach to Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

When you hear the term Botox, chances are you immediately think about wrinkle reduction. However, while it's primarily ... Read More

The Link Between Stress and TMJ: Managing Jaw Pain in Stressful Times

With the increasing pressures of modern life, stress has become an integral part of our day-to-day existence. But have ... Read More

Understanding Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ)

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), one of the most complex and frequently used joints in the body, is where the lower ... Read More

{FAQ} Can Porcelain Veneers Be Whitened?

Can porcelain veneers be whitened? No, once porcelain veneers are fabricated and bonded to your teeth, they cannot be ... Read More

Are Porcelain Veneers Permanent?

Porcelain veneers are considered a permanent dental treatment because the process involves altering the structure of ... Read More

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers offer several benefits that make them a popular choice for smile ... Read More

Aftercare and Maintenance for Patients with Porcelain Veneers

Aftercare and maintenance are important to ensure the longevity and optimal appearance of your porcelain veneers. Here ... Read More

The Porcelain Veneers Procedure

The porcelain veneer procedure typically involves several steps and requires the expertise of a skilled dentist. Here ... Read More

How Do Porcelain Veneers Work?

How Do Porcelain Veneers Work? Porcelain veneers work by covering the front surface of the teeth, effectively masking ... Read More

Unlock Your Perfect Smile with Porcelain Veneers

Understanding Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers are thin, custom-made shells that are designed to cover the front ... Read More

What is Digital Smile Design?

What is Digital Smile Design? The Digital Smile Design (DSD) treatment planning protocol is considered the most modern, ... Read More

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Invisalign®

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard, "I had braces when I was younger, but I never wore my retainer and my teeth ... Read More

Why does my dentist say I need a deep cleaning?

What is scaling and root planing? Scaling and root planing – commonly referred to as deep cleaning – is a dental ... Read More

Test Drive your smile makeover with digital smile design

Why a Smile Test Drive is a Crucial Part of Your Smile Makeover If you’re considering a smile makeover, you’ve probably ... Read More