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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.
  • 5 Common Childhood Dental Problems

    Posted on August 10, 2018

    Childhood is a critical time to establish healthy dental habits and good oral health. While most children can avoid dental issues by brushing and flossing, eating healthy foods, and drinking healthy amounts of water, some children may still face dental issues. Here are the top five common childhood dental problems to look out for.   […]

  • Teeth-Friendly Snacks for School Lunches

    Posted on August 9, 2018

    Getting kids to eat healthy at home can be quite a chore. But getting them to eat healthy away from home sometimes seems like an impossible task. Without direct adult supervision, it’s tough to know exactly what they’re eating. Even if you pack certain foods in your child’s lunch, there’s a good chance they could […]

    Teeth-friendly school snacks | Dr. Dental

  • Shark Week Shark-o-graphic

    Posted on July 25, 2018

    It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year again— Discovery Channel’s Shark Week! Test your friend’s knowledge with this sharkographic full of razor sharp toothy facts. Shark Week Shark-o-graphic was last modified: August 10th, 2018 by drdental

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  • Can Dental Health Affect Overall Health?

    Posted on July 11, 2018

    The link between dental health and overall health is obvious. Numerous studies prove the association between oral health and general well-being. So the next time you brush your teeth, consider all the benefits involved. Taking care of your teeth and gums isn’t just related to your mouth – it also helps out your entire health […]

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  • Dental Travel Tips for Your Summer Vacation

    Posted on July 6, 2018

    You’ve spent the last few weeks and months dreaming of your summer vacation and you probably imagined relaxation and family fun. You probably didn’t include an emergency trip to the dentist in your plans, and we don’t want that to be a part of your vacation any more than you do! Doing everything in your […]

    Dental Travel Tips | Dr Dental

  • Getting Wise: Why You Should Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed (Infographic)

    Posted on June 19, 2018

    Is a wisdom teeth removal procedure actually…wise? Quick answer: yes. But what are the main reasons for getting the wisdom teeth removed?   Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’Wisdom Teeth Infographic’ 540px border=’0′ /></a></p><br […]

  • Signs and Symptoms You Need a Cavity Filled

    Posted on June 11, 2018

    Do you need a cavity filled? Certain signs and symptoms are the ultimate indicators – and we’ll get to those in a minute. But if you need a filling or related dental work, consider yourself part of a pretty large group. According to a well-known study, more than 9 in 10 Americans have some sort […]

    Signs and Symptoms You Need a Cavity Filled

  • 5 Signs of Gum Disease

    Posted on June 11, 2018

    Are you showing signs of gum disease? A better question might be, do you even know how to spot gum disease? The two most common types of gum disease are gingivitis (inflammation) and periodontitis (actual gum disease). The inflammation usually shows up first, but there are exceptions, depending on a number of factors: Age Family […]

    Signs of gum disease | Dr. Dental

  • 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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