Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Halitosis: The Bad Breath You Despise

Halitosis is the technical term for bad breath that just won’t go away, no matter how many mints you eat, how many times you rinse with mouthwash and how many times you scrub your tongue with your toothbrush. If you’re a victim of halitosis, you’re likely inconvenienced in many ways. To help you deal with… Read more »

Oral Health Advancements: Dental Crowns

In situations where you have extremely damaged or broken teeth, a superstar treatment to consider is dental crowns. Dental crowns are cosmetic dentistry restorations that are designed to dramatically enhance the look of your smile and protect teeth that are extremely worn down. Even if you have teeth that have shattered into bits or are… Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Can Save Your Oral Health

Have you considered the possibility that your dental checkups could save your oral health? Many people understand a dental checkup can check for cavities and gum disease, but did you know your dentist provides you with an oral cancer screening too during your checkup? Yes, it’s true! Oral cancer screenings are part of every dental… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Help Secure a Partial Denture in Place

A dentist often sometimes provides a partial denture to replicate the basic function and physical presence of multiple missing teeth. The dental appliance is mounted onto a pink material that mimics the appearance of your natural gums. The base of the partial denture will be designed to closely match the curves and contours of the… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry is a Wonderful Way to Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry is a wonderful way to improve the appearance of your teeth. Thanks to the success cosmetic dentistry has provided in recent years, more people are looking to improve the appearance of their teeth than ever before. Our dentist, Dr. Moumen Almouzayn with Madison Dental Spa in Madison, Connecticut, offers cosmetic dentistry and is… Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Plaque is one of those nasty substances that no matter how much we try to wash it away, it always ends up showing back up, which is a problem because plaque can lead to several problems with your oral health including dental erosion and cavities. Fortunately, several tools are available to always help you minimize… Read more »

Dentistry: A History

The earliest known evidence of dental work goes back as far as 12,000 BC. Archeologists have found an ancient tooth which contains remnants of a dental cleaning with flint tools. The first written text that has been discovered that mentions dentistry, however, is dated thousands of years later in 5000 BC. This Sumerian manuscript cites… Read more »

Dental Crowns and Veneers, Compared

Are you looking to improve your smile? So many options for cosmetic dentistry can be overwhelming. Two of the best options available for improving the aesthetics of your smile are dental crowns and dental veneers. Let’s look at some advantages of each. First, basic differences: dental crowns fully conceal unsightly or damaged teeth by capping… Read more »