Home vs. In-Office Teeth Whitening

You can buy nearly countless products to whiten your teeth with at the supermarket. With that widespread availability, it probably seems superfluous to have your dentist whiten your teeth for you. Over-the-counter whitening options serve a purpose and have a place in cosmetic dentistry, but the services offered here at Madison Dental Spa should also be considered by anyone who... read more »

Restore a Tooth with a Bad Filling by Installing a Crown

Our Madison Dental Spa dentist commonly uses fillings to repair modest-sized cavities. While fillings are meant to last for a long time, they rarely last forever. The bigger and older a filling is, the more likely it is to fail. If a filling goes bad, it might allow bacteria to cause further decay in the enamel of the tooth. If... read more »

Being Fitted for a Custom Pair of Dentures

Chronic problems with periodontal disease or a pronounced history of tooth decay issues can severely compromise your mouth. Beyond simply impairing your ability to chew food, these compromised teeth can also have a negative effect on your speech and overall quality of life. In a situation like this Dr. Moumen Almouzayn might recommend having most or all of your remaining... read more »

Reshaping Your Smile

Welcome to Madison Dental Spa! Here, we want to help you have the smile you’ve always dreamed of. To that end, we offer a full complement of cosmetic dental services and treatments. Some involve covering or removing stains, others filling gaps or straightening teeth. But what about when a tooth is irregularly shaped? One option is cosmetic tooth recontouring. Although... read more »

The Reasons Why an Aligned Smile is Healthy for You

Your oral health is extremely important to your dentist, Dr. Moumen Almouzayn, and our entire Madison Dental Spa team, which is why we strongly recommend Invisalign in Madison, Connecticut, if you have a crooked, unattractive smile. Treatment can do wonders for your oral health, but more specifically, it can: Help you chew better Clear aligners can align your teeth and... read more »

Is Dental Anxiety Keeping You Away From the Dentist?

Does the thought of going to the dentist fill you with total dread? Most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist, but some actually put off visits because of anxiety related to dental visits or procedures. Up to 15% of Americans, in fact, according to the Cleveland Clinic. If you suffer from a dental phobia, we want to be a... read more »

Dealing with Chronic Gingivitis

Tartar buildup at the gum line is the leading cause of gum disease. The CDC estimates that nearly half of all adults over the age of 30 have some degree of gum disease. The earliest stage of gum disease is known as gingivitis. Early symptoms include inflamed gums that often bleed easily during brushing and flossing. This might also include... read more »

Your Teeth and Your Nightly Routine

You probably know how important it is to brush your teeth every morning and night, but did you know that many people don’t brush as effectively as they could? In fact, some people consistently miss parts of their mouth altogether. This lets plaque and bacteria work in their mouth overnight. Fortunately, by establishing a few solid oral hygiene habits you... read more »

What to Expect from a Teeth-Bleaching Procedure

Many people find that a bright, white smile says a lot about them. Unfortunately, age, tobacco use as well as certain foods and dark beverages can stain your teeth or dull your smile. If you haven’t been satisfied with your results from using whitening toothpaste, strips or bleaching gel, you might want to consider an in-office tooth-bleaching procedure. The concentration... read more »

The Difference Between Dental Veneers and Dental Crowns

There are many options to choose from when it comes to restoring your smile. With so many cosmetic ways to enhance your smile, it is understandable that it can be stressful when choosing between them all. That is why our team is here to help you learn the differences between a dental veneer and a dental crown. Dental Veneers Dental... read more »