Do you cringe when you look at photos of yourself and see your crooked teeth? A misaligned smile certainly isn’t as attractive as it could be, but that’s not the only problem. When your teeth aren’t in their proper places, your oral health can suffer! Your dentist is here to explain why that is the case and how Invisalign in Newtown can help.
The Dentists of Newtown Blog
December 18, 2017
November 28, 2017
The constant worrying that you endure about talking to people face-to-face has become exhausting. You became aware some time ago that you struggle with bad breath, and since then you’ve made sure to never talk in the direct path of someone else’s nose. But you’re tired of living like this. It’s time for a change and your Newtown dentist is here to help make it happen.
November 27, 2017
Dental implants in Newtown have the potential to restore your smile, save you from the inconvenience of traditional dentures, and help you enjoy all of your favorite foods. These tooth replacements are sturdy, they can last a lifetime, and they can prevent the bone loss in the jaw that often comes with missing teeth. Sounds great, right? Before you can undergo the life-changing dental implant surgery, however, you have to find out if you’re a good candidate for the procedure.
October 20, 2017
Thanks to modern dentistry, there are several ways in which you can replace your missing teeth. Dentures are the most well-known way to bring a smile back to completion, but traditional prosthetics, which simply adhere to the gums, aren’t always as reliable or comfortable as other methods of replacing teeth. Have you thought about getting dental implants in Newtown? They might be the perfect solution for you whether you’re missing one tooth, several teeth, or even all of your teeth.
October 16, 2017
“Baby teeth fall out anyway, so it’s not important to take care of them.” Too many parents have uttered those words without understanding how wrong they are. Taking care of your child’s teeth from the time that first pearly white makes an appearance can benefit your little one for the rest of their life. Your family dentist in Newtown is here to explain why taking care of primary (baby) teeth is so important.
September 17, 2017
For many people, the answer is yes wisdom teeth do need to be removed. However, there are a lucky few who get to retain their third molars. The only way to know for sure whether or not your wisdom teeth will need to be extracted is to schedule a consultation with a trusted dentist. The dental practitioner will capture x-rays and visually examine your bite to determine whether or not the wisdom teeth will be able to erupt within the current bite alignment without damaging surrounding teeth. If the dentist determines you are likely to experience impaction or other complications, wisdom tooth extraction will be recommended to ensure you maintain the optimal level of oral health.
September 7, 2017
If you dread hearing the question, “How often do you floss,” from your dentist you’re in good company. If you only floss the week before and after your dental checkups, you’re still flossing more often than most people in the US. The reason flossing is harder to stay on top of is that this daily oral hygiene task does not offer immediate improvement. In fact, for the first week or more that you floss, your gums may feel puffy, itchy, or even bleed. For many patients who just can’t get past the initial discomfort of traditional flossing, investing in a Waterpik or other water flossers may be a better solution.
August 2, 2017
Even though you practice great oral hygiene at home, you have been told by your dentist that you are a high-risk patient for dental problems. How? It could be from your overcrowded teeth.
Have you been noticing more difficulty brushing and flossing between hard to reach, overlapping teeth? Or noticed a bit of discoloration and tartar under those crooked teeth? Straightening your smile could be the best way to improve your oral health.
Here are two different ways to straightening your teeth and improving your overall dental health: Invisalign in Newtown and traditional orthodontics.
Getting dental implants can help re-stabilize your smile in a few office visits and oral surgery procedure. It’s true that the process takes commitment to great oral health and improvements in your lifestyle. Let’s look at which patients are viable candidates for dental implants and the process they must go through to ultimately rebuild their smile once again.
July 18, 2017
When it comes to replacing missing teeth and rebuilding a smile, two of the leading solutions today are dentures and dental implants. Dentures have been used in one form or another for hundreds of years, while dental implants have become one of the most popular and effective treatments in the last few decades. Of course, if you’re the one with missing teeth, you’re faced with a decision. Which one is best for your smile? Which one will give you the kind of long term results you can truly rely on? Today, we’re going to put these two treatments side by side and see how they stack up against each other. (more…)