Dealing With Dry Mouth

As you may know, there are a number of problems that might cause a dry mouth, such as being nervous, upset, or being under a high amount of stress. Everyone’s mouth feels dry occasionally, but had you heard that consistently having dry mouth can actually cause several dental problems? Still, there are quite a few things that could cause dry... read more »

How to Take Care of Your Smile While Traveling

Traveling can be very busy, but that doesn’t mean you should forget to take good care of your smile. This means you should do your best to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape by keeping up on oral hygiene. To help you do so, Dr. Joseph Tagliarini and our dental team have some tips for you. First, brush... read more »

What Makes My Oral Tissues Bleed?

Many people see a little pink in the sink from their bleeding gums and they choose to ignore it. If you’re one of these people, it’s time to change your ways. Oftentimes bleeding gums is a sign that you have a bigger problem. So, it’s best to identify the issue and get it taken care of right away. To help... read more »

The Benefits of Crowns and Bridges

What is the difference between a crown and a bridge? Why would your dentist recommend a dental crown instead of a dental bridge? What are the benefits of each? Read on. A dental crown is shaped just like your tooth and is placed over it in order to restore its shape, size, strength and appearance. Is your tooth too weak... read more »

Why Your Tongue Needs to be Cleaned

Would it surprise you to learn that there are a quite a few things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your teeth clean? As you may know, if you brush and floss well, you may be able to prevent serious problems like gum disease and other issues such as bad breath from occurring. However, did you know that... read more »

There Are Several Different Ways to Whiten Stained Tooth Enamel

When you eat dark foods or drink dark beverages, tiny particles can become trapped in the microscopic pores on the faces of your tooth enamel. This can cause stains on your tooth enamel that can gradually seep deep into your teeth. These resulting stains are even more likely to occur if you use tobacco products on a regular basis. This... read more »

Dental Veneers Are a Popular Cosmetic Dental Solution

A winning smile is an important part of making a great first impression. If the teeth in your smile suffer from cosmetic imperfections, it can severely hamper your personal interactions. If you have teeth suffering from discolored fillings, old dental work, cavities, or noticeable chips, your dentist, Dr. Joseph Tagliarini, might recommend dental veneers. This can also be an effective... read more »

Scaling and Root Planing 101

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can destroy your smile and oral health. It begins when the plaque on your teeth is left untreated. After some time, the plaque will irritate and infect your gums. Eventually, it will deteriorate your underlying bone and result in loose and lost teeth. There are a few treatments available for... read more »

The 4 Recovery Steps Following Root Canal Treatment

If you have recently restored your oral health with a root canal in New Haven, Connecticut, then it’s time to recover. It’s important to do everything you can to properly heal so you can have the tip-top smile you deserve. If you don’t take the recovery time seriously, you could suffer serious complications. So, to help you properly heal, our... read more »