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Dr. Dental takes pride in being a comprehensive dental care provider. This is why we complement our high quality services, affordable treatments and friendly staff with a broad range of dental news and dental tips. Our dental blog is packed with important information that can benefit you and your whole family, ensuring that your next trip to one of our dental offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New Jersey does not stretch your budget, consume your time or produce more aches and swelling.
  • Have Dental Cleaning Doom and Gloom? Prepare the Right Way! (Infographic)

    Posted on May 18, 2018

    If you’re having some anxiety over your next dental cleaning, you’re not alone. Many people tend to put off dental cleanings, for a variety of reasons. One of the most common is the fear that your dentist will find something that will require additional work. But you can help lessen the doom and gloom sometimes […]

  • 5 Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes to Avoid

    Posted on May 11, 2018

    Regular hygiene mistakes are spotted almost immediately. Remember that time you forgot to wash your hair? It’s noticeable right away. And how about getting dressed without putting on some deodorant? It’s happened to all of us, one way or another. Oral hygiene mistakes aren’t as widely advertised as regular hygiene slip-ups. But they’re still a […]

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  • Championship Caliber Tooth Care for Athletes

    Posted on April 10, 2018

    Defense wins championships. Never underestimate the heart of a champion. Practice makes perfect. The regular season is won in the offseason. Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing. Sports clichés are common. You could fill up a dozen NFL stadiums with them. Since they’re so popular, it wouldn’t hurt to add just one more: All […]

    Dental Tips for Athletes

  • Not Sure if You’re Brushing Your Teeth Properly? Read this to Find Out!

    Posted on March 20, 2018

    It seems like a simple question, but it’s much more difficult to answer than you’d think. For many people, brushing their teeth is a lot like breathing – it’s done so often, and has been done for so long, that it just automatically happens. Brushing your teeth properly is relatively easy to perfect. The act […]

  • 5 Reasons People Fear the Dentist – And How to Conquer Dental Chair Phobia

    Posted on March 16, 2018

    What are some of the most well-known fears? Ghosts. Haunted houses. Spiders. Speaking in public. Flying. Sitting in a dental chair. Wait – one of those things doesn’t belong, right? Actually, they all do. The fear of the dentist is right up there with some of the best-known phobias. Dental anxiety and general dental phobia […]

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  • How to Ease Dental Appointment Anxiety

    Posted on March 9, 2018

    Does the thought of a dental exam make you worried? Is your dentist’s office the last place in the world you’d like to be? You’re not alone. About 10% of Americans suffer from some type of dental anxiety. That’s a major reason why many people choose to avoid the dentist altogether. But like many fears […]

    Easing Dental Anxiety

  • Brushing Baby’s First Teeth –Care for Perfect Smiles!

    Posted on February 27, 2018

    Your baby’s first teeth are cause for celebration! With every early memory comes some responsibility, a baby’s teeth need constant care. It’s important to brush your baby’s teeth the right way – more than 45% of U.S. children aged 2-11 have cavities. What’s more, the typical child has 1-2 decaying teeth. But with some practical […]

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  • How Dental Care Changes As You Age

    Posted on February 20, 2018

    Teeth are the hardest part of the human body – even harder than bones. Despite the fact that tooth enamel is stronger than steel, it doesn’t mean they’re indestructible. In fact, the fact that teeth are so strong is actually counterproductive for good dental healthcare. One of the most common dental care mistakes is to […]

    Dental Care As You Age

  • Investing in Kids’ Smiles: Preventive Dentistry for Your Children

    Posted on February 13, 2018

    The term “preventive dentistry” is often correlated with adolescents and adults. After all, the very act of willingly taking a plan of action against cavities, gum disease, and other dental problems requires discipline, goal-setting, some extra work, and some advanced planning – all of which aren’t exactly kid-friendly habits and behaviors. But that doesn’t diminish […]

    Investing in Kids’ Smiles: Preventive Dentistry for Your Children

  • Common Dental Problems Faced by Adults

    Posted on February 6, 2018

    Whenever there is breaking news or an announcement of the “next big thing” in personal health care, there’s a pretty good chance it’s NOT about dental care. From fad diets to which foods we should avoid to improving cognitive function, it seems like 99% of “health” news excludes everything and anything about the teeth and […]

    Common Dental Problems Faced by Adults