Baby Teething ?

Signs That Your Baby Is Teething !!!

It's important to know the signs of when your baby is teething. Sometimes teething symptoms can be similar to a common cold or an infection. To be able to properly care for your baby it's best to understand what to look for.
May 31st, 2024

Back To School Dental Tips

First day of school is just around the corner. Lots to be done, don't be the parent who cram in last minute errands and appointments for your child/children. Schedule their routine dental appointment today!
Aug 22nd, 2023

What Happens if You Ignore a Tooth Infection?

Some people can be asymptomatic and not know they have a tooth infection until they experience tooth pain. Ignoring tooth pain or infection will only worsen the problem. The best choice would be to treat the problem as soon as possible.
Jul 14th, 2023


Over the years clear aligner has been the #1 choice for making the teeth straight at Dr. Patel's office. By working with multiple companies that offer clear aligners, we have made it easy for patients to have plenty of choices to choose from.
Jun 18th, 2023
Children's Smile

Is your children's smile safe?

Potential complications from untreated caries of your children's teeth can cause life threatening infection, bullying at school, low self esteem, speech problems, eating problems can interfere with their study or attending school.
May 1st, 2023

Happy post-Christmas!

Happy post-Christmas! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season filled with joy and celebration. It is important to take care of your dental health and use up your remaining benefits as you will lose them ! Here are a few tips.
Dec 26th, 2022

Is Dental Fear Real ?

You're not alone, dental fear is a common thing. We're only human, it's normal! The trick to easing or overcoming your dental phobia is to find the right dental team for you. Believe it or not this will make a huge difference.
Jun 30th, 2022
Suresmile Aligners

SureSmile Aligner Braces and how do they work? Worcester, MA

Are you hesitant on straightening your teeth because you don't want to be embarrassed having braces on at your age? Well here at Nikhilkumar M Patel DMD PC , we offer SureSmile clear aligners. Straighten your teeth with out the metal braces!!
Jul 31st, 2021
Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth ? Worcester, MA

Are you avoiding a visit to your dentist due to sensitive teeth and think that your teeth will hurt or feel worse after your dental visit? At our office at 130 Lincoln St. Worcester, MA, we provide a variety of methods to make your visit comfortable.
May 28th, 2021

Dead Tooth, Now What? Take it out or Save it?

Did your dentist ever tell you, that you have dead tooth or Infected tooth? Most of the time when you are in pain, you will not think properly, and ask dentist to take your tooth out, so you won't be in pain. Don't rush into this.
Mar 3rd, 2021
Bad Breath

Bad Breath

Most of time you can get bad breath from your mouth after eating certain food like onion, garlic etc. Certain medical conditions, poor oral hygiene, use of chewing tobacco, smoking can also cause halitosis.
Mar 2nd, 2021

The Best Time To Visit your Dentist Is Now.

Do not put off your routine dental care. Coronavirus stays with us or not, we need healthy mouth, healthy teeth and healthy body. We are here to help you to keep smiling.
Nov 2nd, 2020
Avoid costly teeth problems during COVID19 Pandemic

We Are Stronger Together

We are here to help you and your family during this difficult time of coronavirus pandemic.
Aug 14th, 2020
Reopen Post Covid19 Pandemic

New Norms At Our Office

All of us at Dr. Patel's dental office has been staying home and staying safe, hope you have been too.
May 24th, 2020
Salute to our heroes

Salute our Heroes who are helping us during this tough time

It is the time to salute our unsung heroes who are helping us to survive during this crisis. These heroes are all essential workers, including doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, delivery and store employees, pharmacy workers and many many more.
Apr 23rd, 2020
Covid-19  Pandemic


Covid-19 is a new strain of the virus that was discovered in 2019 and has never been found in humans in the past, so never had been treated. They are transmitted between humans and animals.
Mar 21st, 2020

4 Tips For Choosing Your Next Dentist

Doesn't it seem like finding a dentist near you is just one click away. All you need is your smart phone and google search. But is that enough? You want to choose the right dentist for YOU. Here are 4 tips for choosing your next dentist.
Mar 4th, 2020
Baby Teething Symptoms

Baby Teething

Baby start teething between age of 6 to 12 months and it will continue until 36 months. The process of teething is difficult for you as well your infant.
Mar 2nd, 2020

Dental Tips For Valentine's Day

Valentine's day is a special day for couples. A day of celebrating your love for one another. You want to be on your best and also to look your best. Here are a few dental tips on how being the best for that special someone on valentine's day.
Feb 10th, 2020

Hairline Tooth Fracture

When you bite down on something and feel a sharp pain that quickly disappears, you might have a hairline tooth fracture or cracked tooth.
Jan 21st, 2020

New Year's Dental Resolution

For this new year's resolution you can start with something small, like your teeth. Everyone wants healthy teeth, but how do you start to achieve this goal?
Jan 1st, 2020

Fluoride for Children and Adults

In this blog you will learn how fluoride can improve your dental health as well to your overall health. Fluoride is safe and easy to use for both children and adults. Most studies have shown fluoride is still most recommended for dental care prevention.
Dec 26th, 2019
Red, Swollen, Bleeding Gums

Why do my gums bleed when I brush or floss?

It is very upsetting and hard to ignore to see blood when you are brushing and flossing. Bleeding gums indicate compromised periodontal health and overall health. If it is not addressed early, it gets worse and harder to treat.
Dec 15th, 2019

Tooth Decay or Cavities

Cavities are among the world's most common health problems. If it gets diagnosed early, and treated early, it can prevent you from losing teeth or extensive, expensive and painful procedures. Dr. Patel uses the latest technology for those problems.
Nov 22nd, 2019

Oral Cancer

It's never too late to change. You can prevent oral cancer by changing certain habits. Read more and learn about the risk factor for oral cancer.
Nov 6th, 2019

It's Time To Get your Perfect Smile!

For as long as braces have been invented, there has always been a preconception of what braces entail. This blog was written with the intention of clearing those myths and beliefs of wearing braces.
Sep 26th, 2019

How To Stop Your Gums From Bleeding

Bleeding gum is a first sign of GUM DISEASE. You should visit your dentist to treat your bleeding gums as soon as possible as Gum disease can cause heart problems, liver problems, kidney problems, lung problems, premature babies, low birth weight babies.
Aug 15th, 2019

No Metal Braces

Are you looking to get yourself braces? There are other alternative to wearing metal braces. Read this blog to find out how!
Jul 23rd, 2019


Read this blog to see how dentist can make patient feel comfortable and not feeling embarrassed for having cavities treated with white fillings, not metal or silver fillings.
May 17th, 2019
Mouth and Overall Health

Your Mouth and Your Overall health

Do you know poor oral health can affect your overall health? Studies suggest that oral bacteria and inflamed gums play a big role in many diseases. People with gum problems have a harder time to control blood sugar.
Apr 4th, 2019

Logicon Caries Detector Software

Do you remember using cassette player, VCRs & ROAD ATLAS in the past? Who is using them now? NO ONE. Now we use mobile phones for our entertainment, GPS or Google maps. We use the latest advances in dentistry to detect cavity by LOGICON SOFTWARE
Mar 15th, 2019

Laser and family Dentistry

WaterLase dentistry is one of the foremost advanced dental treatments offered at our office. WaterLase uses a patented technology that mixes targeted light energy with a stream of water for an extremely precise, exceptionally gentle dental experience.
Feb 14th, 2019
Tooth Cavity or Decay

Cavity or Decay ? What is the next step?

Your dentist diagnosed that you or your family member have a cavity. You are not alone as more than 3 million cavities are diagnosed every year in America. Your next question will be "What is the next step?" The next step is to get it treated.
Mar 9th, 2020

Make your #ValentinesDay

#CavitiesCanBeContagious, #BewareBadBreath, #ShareaLife (But Not a #Toothbrush), #BrightenYourSmile, #SmokingIsn’tAttractive
Aug 21st, 2018

Triple your options

Triple your options with #Valplast……..#FlexiblePartials blend in well with the natural appearance of your #gums, making the partial virtually invisible.
Aug 21st, 2018