The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

Is Dental Bonding Right for You?

Does one of your teeth have some decay or damage? Do you want to get it fixed, but you’re looking for a more affordable way to do it? We can offer our patients dental bonding, which may have received its name because the material used bonds to your tooth, to help restore your tooth’s health and appearance. A composite resin... read more »

Avoiding Cavities Can Save Your Oral Health

Did you know avoiding cavities can save your oral health? Yes, it’s true! Cavities can put a damper on anyone’s day, but did you know that cavities can destroy your teeth and oral health? That is why dentists across the world encourage us to brush and floss each day to prevent cavities. Our dentist, Dr. Joseph Tagliarini, cares about your... read more »

Need a Cavity Filled? Consider Composite Fillings

A filling can be a go-to solution for treating a cavity. Granted, not having a cavity is more ideal. However, if a cavity is present, then fillings may fix the problem. The take up the space the cavity made available, which can restore the tooth back to full function. Composite fillings do all this, but they have a few advantages... read more »

Root Canal Therapy Frequently Asked Questions

When is root canal therapy needed? When a tooth has a deep infection, root canal therapy in New Haven, Connecticut, may be recommended. Damage to a tooth’s dental pulp can occur because of an injury or because of tooth decay that went untreated and became severe. What should I expect during treatment? First, a local anesthetic will be used to... read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Dental Sealants

In order to make sure that your teeth are well protected from risks that could arise in the future, it's always a good idea to make sure that you are following an effective diet, have an oral hygiene plan in place, and are using protective treatments to improve the longevity of your teeth and gums. Because the last of your... read more »