Best Dentists in Connecticut

October 12, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 12:52 pm
Man smiling in dental chair looking in dental mirror

Although you may take good care of your teeth at home, it’s important to visit a dentist routinely. Your dentist can check for issues that you may not feel or see. Many dental problems, such as gum disease, cavities, and gingivitis do not cause pain or become visible until these conditions are in their advanced stages.

Your dentist also checks your mouth, face, and neck for abnormalities. The dental exam may also include dental X-rays or other diagnostic procedures.

(more…)

Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

October 2, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 12:45 pm
Woman smiling happily in dental chair

Many patients fear going to the dentist, however, sedation dentistry can give you an anxiety-free dental visit. Sedation dentistry can be used during a wide range of dental procedures.

(more…)

Do I Have to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

September 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 12:40 pm
Young man smiling in dental chair

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars in the far back of your mouth. They generally show up on dental x-rays in your teenage years. Not all people have wisdom teeth, but for the majority that do, can develop a variety of problems.

(more…)

How to Prevent Gum Disease

September 25, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 12:29 pm
Close up of woman applying toothpaste to toothbrush

Gum disease is a common dental problem, and in its advanced form, it’s the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. In addition to causing oral health issues, gum disease can also increase your risk of developing serious chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease.

(more…)

Treatments for Tooth Sensitivity

September 20, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 3:32 pm
Woman eating an ice cream cone outside

What is Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity is a feeling of pain or discomfort in your teeth when they are aggravated by triggers such as hot or cold foods, sweet or sour foods, cold air, or brushing and flossing. The pain is often sharp and sudden.

(more…)

Why Do I Need a Dental Crown?

September 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 3:08 pm
Woman smiling and relaxing in the dental chair

Frequent brushing and flossing are the keys to good dental health. Sometimes,  circumstances out of your control can make it necessary to get a dental crown.

(more…)

Best and Worst Foods for Teeth

September 6, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 2:18 pm
Woman eating a healthy snack

How Does Food Affect Dental Health?

Food has a critical role when it comes to dental health. Bacteria in food can surface the teeth and will gradually penetrate the enamel, causing decay. Many other foods pose specific caution to teeth. It is vital to brush and floss on a daily basis to protect your dental health.

(more…)

How To Reduce Your Risk of Cavities

September 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 2:11 pm
Woman in plaid shirt smiling outside

What Are Cavities?

A cavity is a hole in the tooth that can grow bigger and deeper as time passes. If left untreated, they can allow the passage of bacteria into the central areas of the teeth. That can cause extensive damage and infection.

(more…)

What Can I Expect at a Dental Check-Up?

August 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 2:02 pm
Woman smiling while sitting in the dental chair

These visits will help prevent issues from developing and will also help detect any problems when they’re at their earliest, most easily treated stage.

(more…)

What Causes Enamel Erosion?

August 25, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Gruensfelder @ 1:54 pm
Woman wearing a hat while smiling outside

Tooth enamel erosion can lead to damaged teeth, but fortunately, there are ways you can avoid this problem.

(more…)
« Newer PostsOlder Posts »