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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.
  • Trick or Treat Snacks: Halloween Candy to Avoid

    Posted on October 31, 2018

    Halloween is scary. Ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of assorted ghouls. You name it, and Halloween brings plenty of fun and fearsome fright. However, the scare show that happens to oral health after a night of binging on Halloween candy is where the frightening stuff really happens! Even the most terrifying Michael Myers flick can’t […]

  • Bacteria Never Sleeps: What Happens When You Skip Brushing Your Teeth for a Day

    Posted on September 11, 2018

    Brushing your teeth on a regular basis is important. How important? To answer the question, we looked at everything that can happen – things that make you go, “Ewww” – when you skip just one day of brushing. And the results weren’t pretty. Dr. Dental’s team of dentists, dental assistants, and dental hygienists witness firsthand […]

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  • How Obesity Affects Your Smile (Infographic)

    Posted on August 28, 2018

    More than 40% of U.S. adults are classified as obese – and that number seemingly rises every year. Aside from obesity’s health hazards – diabetes, heart disease, joint problems, and low energy – there is another unfortunate side effect of being overweight: your smile. Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution […]

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  • 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

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