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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.
  • How Dental Health is Essential to our Overall Health

    Posted on December 12, 2016

    If you wanted to know how healthy you really are, what would be the best way to get an instantaneous, accurate, on-point and up-to-date health assessment? Step on a scale? Get an EKG? How about a detailed nutritional analysis or blood lab test results? While all of these methods can provide insight on your overall […]

  • All About Deep Cleaning

    Posted on November 16, 2016

    There’s a huge difference between regular, routine teeth cleaning and deep cleaning (scaling and root planing). Periodontal disease causes harmful bacteria that can even destroy your jaw bone and other nearby structures and in extreme cases lead to tooth loss. All About Deep Cleaning was last modified: November 16th, 2016 by drdental

    All about Deep Cleaning

  • Dental Implants: An Overview

    Posted on November 9, 2016

    Dental implants are considered a standard solution for replacing failing or missing teeth. Functioning as a substitute tooth root, the natural tissue in the bone is attached to the implant, and forms a solid groundwork for permanent substitute teeth that function, look and feel like natural teeth. Dental implants protect the bone by offering the […]

    Dental Implants: An Overview

  • Everything You Want To Know About Teeth Whitening

    Posted on November 2, 2016

    Nothing catches the eye better than a sparkling white smile. Sadly, due to smoking, excess tobacco use, age or medication, our teeth may not remain as white as they once were. Tooth whitening is a dental procedure that is carried out in a professional and safe dental setting. It is one of the most affordable […]

    Everything You Need To Know About Teeth Whitening

  • All About Dental Bridges

    Posted on October 26, 2016

    Do you have a gap in your smile because you have lost one or more teeth? A dentist can rectify this with the help of a dental bridge. A bridge fills the space by replacing the space with a synthetic tooth. The teeth functioning as anchors are abutment teeth, while the false tooth is known […]

    All About Dental Bridges

  • Why Scaling and Planing are Important for Curing Gum Diseases

    Posted on October 19, 2016

    You need regular teeth cleanings for preventing periodontal (gum) disease. However, the condition can be treated with non-surgical procedures, such as scaling and planing. There is healthy gum tissue around each tooth, spanning 1 to 3mm from the top of the gum line to the base. However, if you are afflicted by plaque or tartar, […]

    Why Scaling and Planning are Important for Curing Gum Diseases

  • Root Canal 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Posted on September 30, 2016

    Did your dentist tell you that you need a root canal? Millions of root canals are performed around the world every year, helping preserve tooth health and smiles of the patients. Yet, people are outright scared of the root canal treatment. It is important that this perception is changed. For this purpose, you need to […]

    Root Canal 101

  • How Does Tooth Care in the United States Compare with Other Countries?

    Posted on July 1, 2016

    The United States healthcare system is always in the news, whether it’s the latest legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act or dire studies about the health of Americans. Yet these discussions usually fail to mention an important part of the U.S. medical system. That subject is tooth care. Dental care rarely gets the same […]

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  • Oral Anatomy – An Internal Tour of Your Mouth

    Posted on July 1, 2016

    There’s no getting around it: the human mouth can be a messy place. Sharp teeth, billion-fold bacteria, gallons of saliva and other things are inside your mouth – and somehow, the entire system works wonderfully. The key phrase in that first sentence is, “can be a messy place.” If you take care of your mouth, […]

    Oral Anatomy

  • 15 Facts About Teeth That Will Keep You Up at Night

    Posted on June 23, 2016

    We rarely give our teeth much thought. But this blog post is about to change that. Read below – these stats, statements, and tid-bites take a chomp out of tooth conventional wisdom. And they might produce a sleepless moment or ten. Chew on these following facts: Watch your brush. A toothbrush is usually your best […]

    15 Facts about Teeth that will keep you up at night