National Orthodontic Health Month and Halloween

October’s here and Halloween is on the way! It’s time for haunted houses, costumes, fall parties, and of course, candy. We want you to have a great time enjoying the parties and the trick-or-treating. October is National Orthodontic Health month, so we have some tips for you to protect your braces as you enjoy your… Read more »

The Treatment Steps Involved in Dental Filling Placement

Has tooth decay attacked and damaged your smile? If so, it’s best to get it treated as soon as possible. If you don’t, serious negative consequences can occur. When you come into for treatment, you will have a dental filling placed. To help you know more about the filling placement process, our team asks you… Read more »

Insights on the Various Retainer Options Needed to Maintain Your New Smile

Now that Dr. has successfully adjusted your teeth to their ideal alignment, your braces can be removed. Even after your braces have been removed a retention phase is required to make sure your teeth will stay in their ideal alignment for a lifetime. Even in your new alignment, there will still be some residual tension… Read more »

Understanding the Process of Being Fitted for a New Partial

Teeth that have been compromised by chronic tooth decay problems or complications resulting from periodontal disease, can severely impact your quality of life. Beyond simply impairing your ability to efficiently chew food, it can also slur your speech and leave you feeling self-conscious about your physical appearance. In a case like this Dr. will often… Read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Can Be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

Tooth decay that is left unchecked will inevitably spread beyond the enamel layer and compromise the sensitive interior of the tooth. When this happens, the decay can become so extreme that it results in tooth loss or tooth extraction. Losing a tooth does more than impair your ability to chew food efficiently. Every tooth in… Read more »

Welcome to MZL Dental Online!

Welcome to Merle, Zicherman, Lago, and Associates, PC online, the office of Dr. Stuart Merle and our team in Peabody, Massachusetts! We are pleased to help infants, toddlers, teens and grownups of all ages achieve healthy, beautiful smiles! Our highly-trained team includes six skilled dentists and experienced, caring support staff. Our goal is to provide quality… Read more »