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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Redding, CT Dentist
... We also believe that patients should have sufficient information to make educated decisions about their oral health, treatment options and choice of dentist in Redding...

Dental Services
Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Crowns Could be the 'Smile' Solution for Some Unattractive Teeth
...From an oral health standpoint, it’s usually wise to preserve it...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

What Athletes Have to Tell Us About Oral Health
...And that’s generally true — except when it comes to their oral health...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

Don't Neglect Dental Care When You Encounter Tough Budget Times
...By creating these long-term goals, we can help you get the most out of your financial resources now that can save money — and provide you better oral health — in the future...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...These microorganisms can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath — so keeping them in check is good for your overall oral health...

4 Diet Changes You Should Make for Better Oral Health
... What you eat can also make a difference in your oral health...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

FAQ: Dental Care During Pregnancy
...Wondering what’s the right way to take care of your oral health when you’re expecting...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

4 Tips for Instilling Good Family Hygiene Habits
...Begin stressing the dangers these practices pose to their general and oral health before they reach puberty...

Get Your Vitamins the Natural Way for Optimum Dental Health
Along with daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits, a balanced and nutritious diet is another key part of great oral health...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...As the proud dad told Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "The best part of being a father is the smiles and the warmth you get from your children...

3 Dental Signs of an Eating Disorder
... If you would like more information on the effect of eating disorders on oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Can an App Help You Brush Your Teeth?
...For more information, see the Dear Doctor magazine article “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "When people do stuff and you're like, 'Dude, you just hurt yourself for no reason!'" So when he had his own dental dilemma, Alfonso was determined not to let it turn onto an "epic fail...

Contrary to Popular Opinion, Vaping May Not Be Safer Than Smoking
... If you would like more information on the possible oral health effects of e-cigarettes, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Improving Hygiene Skills Maximizes Removal of Disease-Causing Plaque
...There are, however, some bacteria that cause tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease, which can damage your oral health...

The Triple Partnership That Could Save a Cancer Patient's Oral Health
...While overcoming cancer is certainly the patient’s main health priority, it’s important for them to tend to their oral health...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...And that includes teeth and gum care: While it may not seem as urgent as other potential issues, failing to maintain oral health could eventually affect the rest of their health...