Cavities are extremely common, but many people may not even know they have them. That’s because when they first form, they don’t present any obvious symptoms. In fact, a cavity might not cause you any pain until the decay has spread into the dentin, the second layer of your teeth. Fortunately, though, your dentist in Newtown can spot these little holes before they become big problems.
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March 28, 2018
March 15, 2018
A smile seems like a small gesture, but it is powerful! It is the universal way of saying, “It’s nice to meet you” or “I like to spend time with you.” It can enhance your own mood, make those around you feel better, and even make you seem more attractive and approachable. But what if the state of your teeth makes it difficult for you to harness the power of a smile? If any of the following are true of you, you may need to visit your cosmetic dentist in Newtown to hit the refresh button on your grin.
February 15, 2018
Like many bad habits, they can be very difficult to break, especially if we do them because we’re concentrating or because we’re anxious. Unfortunately, chewing on any inedible surface can be detrimental to your oral health, according to your dentist in Newtown. It’s not just your enamel that’s at risk either. Nail-biting can cause other conditions to become worse, especially if you have orthodontics.
To learn how nail-biting affects your oral health and ways to stop it, keep reading. You’ll thank your dentist later for the advice.
February 8, 2018
When it comes to the main aspects of our oral health: our teeth, gums, tongue and so on, men and women are pretty similar. In recent studies, women were shown to visit the dentist more often than men, but that doesn’t mean men don’t care about oral health. According to your dentist in Newtown, the two groups have different considerations when planning and maintaining their oral health, especially when you look at them biologically.
To understand this phenomenon better, your dentist will explain the key difference men and women have when it comes to oral health.
January 2, 2018
One of the more common ways to calm a fussing infant is to give him or her a pacifier. This is okay but can become a problem because, if allowed to go on for too long, your baby could have future issues with his or her teeth. Your children’s dentist in Newtown says there are ways to prevent this from happening by creatively encouraging better habits. Learn more about the issues that pacifiers can cause and what you can do as a parent.
December 18, 2017
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.
December 1, 2017
There is a lot going on at this time of year. You might be shopping for the holidays, planning a family trip to visit Grandma, writing your list of New Year’s Resolutions, or trying to finish up some stuff at work before January arrives. In all of the chaos that the end of the year inevitably brings, it’s easy to let some things slip your mind—like dental care. However, December is the perfect time to visit your dentist in Newtown because doing so will help you maximize your insurance benefits.
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.