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.
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September 4, 2018
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.
June 3, 2018
Your oral health has an intimate connection with your overall health. Conditions such as gum disease, oral cancer, and even tooth decay can have consequences for the rest of your body, which is why it is so important to visit your dentist in Newtown regularly for checkups. During these checkups, your dentist or hygienist will look at all of the following aspects of your oral health to make sure your smile is in good shape.
May 6, 2018
You may have been told previously that you weren’t eligible for dental implants. This is likely because there wasn’t enough bone volume available for the implants to adhere too. It may have also been because dental implants are too expensive, especially when you need an entire arch replaced at once. Fortunately, there’s a treatment you should know about if you still want to replace teeth effectively.
Through All-on-4 dental implants in Newtown, you can get your smile’s appearance and functionality back, especially if you wear dentures already. Keep reading to learn how!
April 11, 2018
If you own a car, you wouldn’t dream of neglecting regular oil changes and tune-ups, right? A car is a big investment and you want it to last as long as possible! When it comes to your teeth, you can think of dental checkups and X-rays the same way you think of tune-ups. Having a professional regularly inspect everything saves you time and money in the long run!
As any dentist in Newtown will tell you, X-rays play a big role in helping them thoroughly “inspect” your teeth, gums and upper and lower jaws. Dentists simply can’t provide comprehensive care without them. Keep reading to learn more about what X-rays reveal about your oral health!
April 7, 2018
Having braces can take some getting used to, especially when it comes to developing a healthy diet for your child. You want to make sure their diet is balanced, but you also want to avoid orthodontic emergencies. Determining this balance ahead of time is key, but luckily your children’s dentist in Newtown is prepared to make that process simple.
As long as you know which foods to avoid and which ones to put in front of your child throughout the day, you’ll be golden.
March 28, 2018
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.
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.