Everything you eat comes into contact with your teeth and gums, so it makes sense that there is a relationship between your oral health and diet. Making wise nutritional choices is important for your dental and physical wellbeing and helps you live a full and happy life. Since March is National Nutrition Month in Newtown, it’s a great time to reassess your diet and how it could be affecting your oral health. Read on to find out which good foods encourage you to flash your smile, and which can make you hide it.(more…)
The Dentists of Newtown Blog
March 25, 2019
February 14, 2019
It’s February—time to celebrate love. But did you know that February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month? It’s a time to spread awareness about the dental issues children face, evaluate how well you are teaching your children about dental health, and do what you can to help prevent problems for your child in the future. To help you do that, check out these 4 interesting facts about children’s oral health in Newtown.(more…)
January 9, 2019
Having dental insurance is priceless if it’s put to use. Unfortunately, less than 3% of insured Americans maximize their benefits each year. As the next 12 months get underway, you have an opportunity to join the group of people who take full advantage of their coverage. Learn why the new year is the perfect time to commit to preventive dentistry, and discover how to get the most out of your dental insurance benefits in Newtown!(more…)
December 25, 2018
For hundreds of years, dentures have given people a full smile when they are missing teeth. Thankfully, dental technology has come a long way since George Washington’s famous dentures. Now, dentists can expertly replace whole rows of teeth or parts of smiles with dentures. However, sometimes dentures can become loose, which can cause a number of embarrassing and uncomfortable problems. Keep reading to learn why you may have a loose denture in Newtown and what your dentist can do to secure your smile.(more…)
November 4, 2018
Did you know that each year, billions of dollars in dental insurance benefits are wasted? It’s true, many people pay for dental insurance without maximizing their benefits. That’s because dental insurance benefits don’t rollover into the next year, so if they aren’t used by January 1st, they’ll be gone forever. Keep reading to discover why it’s important to use your dental insurance in Newtown before it’s too late!
October 4, 2018
Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Oral healthcare often gets forgotten, so this month’s goal is to raise awareness on the importance of good dental hygiene. The look and feel of your smile are important, but your oral health is also linked to your overall health, which makes good dental hygiene in Newtown even more vital. Read on to learn tips on how to keep your mouth healthy for National Dental Hygiene Month and year-round.
September 4, 2018
Did you know at least 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth? When you think of missing teeth, you may think about a traumatic event that knocks a tooth out with physical force. But what if the #1 cause of tooth loss wasn’t physical injury at all? Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is the leading cause of tooth loss and that’s just one of the problems it causes. Keep reading to learn about periodontal disease in Newtown, how to prevent it, and some of its treatment options.
September 3, 2018
Saving money is one of the smartest habits any of us can develop. Nothing beats having a nest egg to tide you over when things get rough. Often times though, what seems like a good idea at first can actually end up costing more in the end. This is certainly the case when it comes to seeing your dentist in Newtown for regular checkups and cleaning.
July 15, 2018
Is your child ready to begin their numerous afterschool events, whether they be for their favorite sport, music/dance class, or other activity? Before you know it, the end of August will be upon us and our kids will be on their way to school with packed lunches and full backpacks. For this reason, you’ll want to make sure that all of their necessary medical appointments are completed beforehand, including their visit to their children’s dentist in Newtown!
Take note of the following benefits of getting your child scheduled while summer break is still going!
June 20, 2018
When you’re playing sports or just goofing around with your friends, it’s all too easy for an accident to happen that affects your oral health. It’s not uncommon for children and adults alike to suffer from a broken tooth. In some cases, an impact causes the tooth to come out altogether. What should you do if you or your little one faces such a situation? Here is some guidance from your emergency dentist in Newtown.