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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.
  • Scrub Your Teeth & Shed Extra Pounds? The Connection Between Dental Hygiene and Weight Loss

    Posted on March 1, 2019

    Time for a quick pop quiz…so what are the best ways to lose weight? Create a caloric deficit. In other words, expend more energy than you take in from food and beverages. Exercise more – specifically with brief, intense workouts as opposed to marathon cardio sessions. Get serious with your sleep; at least 6-8 solid […]

  • A Naughty and Nice List for Dental Habits

    Posted on December 21, 2018

    He’s making a list, checking it twice, he’s gonna find out who’s naughty and nice. That would be none other than Santa Claus, right? For the purposes of this blog, let’s make Santa your dentist. And in this case, the “naughty” and nice” don’t refer to behavior toward other people, but rather your own dental […]

  • Everything to Know About Root Canal Therapy (Infographic)

    Posted on November 28, 2018

    Root canal therapy – are there three scarier words in the entire universe of dental terms? While a root canal usually strikes fear into many patients, the procedure is actually more common – and much safer – than you might think. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to with this graphic. […]

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  • Top 5 Tooth-Friendly Foods for Turkey Day: Thanksgiving Treats for a Great Smile!

    Posted on November 21, 2018

    Top 5 Tooth-Friendly Foods for Turkey Day: Thanksgiving Treats for a Great Smile! As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s natural to think about all the tasty food you’ll soon enjoy: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and more. Kicking back with family and friends, watching some football, enjoying time together – few holidays top Thanksgiving’s feel-good factor! […]

  • 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 […]

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  • 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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