Clear the Way! What to Do if You Lose Your Invisalign Aligners

December 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 9:49 pm
an aligner being placed in its case

Invisalign offers you so many benefits! Unlike traditional braces with metal wires and brackets, you are able to straighten your teeth comfortably due to the dental-grade plastic trays. In addition to still being able to eat your favorite foods, Invisalign goes virtually unnoticed by others. While the clear, removable aligners discreetly give you your dream smile, unfortunately, you can sometimes accidentally lose or misplace them. No need to panic though! Your dentist in Newington is here to tell you what to do next.


5 Tips for Making Your Dental Checkup Easier

August 31, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 6:22 pm
Dentist and patient smiling during routine dental checkup

Is your next dental checkup rapidly approaching? Whether you have a jam-packed schedule or a bit of dental-related anxiety, you may be curious how you can make your appointment go as smoothly as possible. If so, keep reading to learn five tips for making your visit easy for you and your dentist!


How to Find an Emergency Dentist When You Need One

August 18, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 9:08 pm
Tooth and first-aid kit symbolizing a dental emergency

Ideally, you would never need to schedule an appointment for a dental emergency. Unfortunately, urgent dental issues such as knocked-out teeth and severe oral pain are more common than you might think. Most people will have to deal with at least one dental emergency in their life, so knowing how to find an emergency dentist is a must. Below are some things you should look for in an emergency dentist as well as tips for protecting your smile until your appointment.


How to Tell If a Toothache Is a Dental Emergency

July 19, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 1:20 am
person with tooth pain holding cheek

If you’ve ever had tooth pain, you know how uncomfortable it can be. Having a toothache can make it difficult to work, concentrate in school, sleep, or enjoy spending time with loved ones. Some forms of tooth pain are worse than others, but should you seek out treatment from your emergency dentist regardless of how severe it is? Read on to learn about different types of tooth pain and who you should see for them.


Tips on What to Expect During an Emergency Dental Visit

April 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 7:09 pm
man with severe toothache

Lucky seven? Not this time, the unlucky seven is in focus. The seven most common dental emergencies are a toothache, a chipped or broken tooth, a knocked-out tooth, a lost filling or crown, broken orthodontics, an abscess, or bleeding and pain after a tooth extraction. When you need urgent oral care for any of these reasons, how is your dentist in Newington going to respond? Keep reading to learn more about what to expect during an emergency dental visit.


When Can You Go Back to Work After Dental Implant Surgery?

March 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 3:53 pm
person who had dental implant surgery smiling

Do you have one or more missing teeth that have left you with gaps in your smile? If you are planning on restoring your grin with dental implants, you may be wondering what the recovery period will be like. You know that you will need to take some time off from work, but how much? Read on to learn about how much time you can expect to need to recover from dental implant surgery.


4 Questions to Ask at Your Dental Implant Consultation

February 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 2:58 pm
patient speaking to dentist at dental implant consultation

Do you have missing teeth that you’re preparing to replace with dental implants? If so, your consultation with your dentist is a great time to discuss the procedure and bring up any questions or concerns you have before undergoing treatment. This will allow you to learn everything you need to know to decide if implants are the right tooth replacement option for you. So that you know what information to get from your dentist, here are four questions that you should ask them at your consultation.


How to Determine If You Need an Emergency Root Canal

November 11, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 1:52 pm
Man with dental pain with hand on his cheek

A root canal is an area within the center of a tooth that contains pulp, which is made up of nerves and blood vessels. If the pulp becomes damaged because of severe decay or infection, a procedure called root canal therapy, commonly referred to as simply a root canal will need to be performed.


Am I A Candidate for Laser Dentistry?

November 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 1:45 pm
Close up of dental laser on patient's smile

Laser dentistry is the use of lasers to treat a number of different dental conditions. Laser dentistry is another treatment option for different dental procedures involving hard or soft tissue compared to using traditional drills.


Benefits of Teeth Whitening

November 3, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 1:34 pm
Woman smiling happily outside with green background

Nearly everyone would like whiter, brighter teeth, and this is particularly true as you age. As enamel wears away and your teeth begin to look stained, you may feel as though your smile is no longer an asset. Fortunately, teeth whitening can help you get back a whiter, more youthful smile that will increase your self-confidence.

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