October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

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 »