Walking out to your car to leave for work, you notice the air is becoming thick with moisture. You catch a glimpse of your flowers beginning to bloom on your front patio, and you know it’s time to scrub the house clean! The start of spring means collecting all the stray pieces of your life and creating a more organized and healthier you. So why not start with cleaning up your oral health before you start with the house? After all, your body is the most important thing to take care of. Read on to find out what benefits going to your semi-annual checkup and cleaning with your dentist in Ellington have to offer you. (more…)
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March 15, 2019
February 15, 2019
Sometimes it seems like a simple task to maintain your oral hygiene, but it’s worth putting the time and effort into researching. While typical daily routines are helpful, there are other things you should do to keep your mouth in tip-top shape. Your family dentist in Ellington can help you develop the best routines to keep up on your oral health.
December 15, 2018
It’s that joyous time of the year where gifts are to be exchanged, and families gather to celebrate. As you prepare for the festivities, though, your family dentist in Ellington says don’t forget to take the necessary steps to protect your oral health. Read on to learn 5 helpful tips to put to use.
October 1, 2018
Happy Halloween! As the holiday approaches, kids and parents alike are getting excited to dress up and eat their favorite treats. Halloween is a fun time for you and your family, but this time of year also means more candy consumption. Keep reading to learn how you and your loved ones can have a happy Halloween, while keeping your teeth healthy at the same time from your children’s dentist in Ellington.
September 21, 2018
Some choices in life aren’t as easy as they first appear. Take choosing a toothpaste for example. “That’s easy,” you may say. “One is as good as another.” In truth, however, toothpastes can differ greatly in terms of the benefits they offer. Here are some tips from a family dentist in Ellington for making this important decision.
August 26, 2018
Every month you pay premiums for your dental insurance. This allows you to visit your dentist twice a year to achieve and maintain your oral health, but can you also use your coverage to get the smile of your dreams? Your cosmetic dentist in Ellington offers an array of procedures to improve the appearance of your teeth and gums; however, your dental benefits may not cover their costs. To use your coverage, the procedures must be deemed necessary to improve your dental health.
February 12, 2018
Every February is dedicated as National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness to the importance of early childhood dental care and oral hygiene habits. Dental professionals from around the world come together to promote the health of young smiles. As a parent, you can support the cause by fostering healthy oral hygiene habits at home while taking your child to the dentist twice a year.
January 12, 2018
Had you taken the time to write down all your new year’s resolutions for 2018 already? Did one of them include reaching a new level of oral health or a brighter, shinier smile? If so, you need to reach out to your cosmetic dentist in Ellington. After all, for your cosmetic dentist to improve the aesthetic of your smile, it must be healthy and strong first!
Learn more about how your local dentist can improve your teeth and gums with comprehensive dental services in this week’s blog post about cosmetic treatments and procedures.
December 17, 2017
If you’ve been hesitating when it comes to whitening your teeth, your cosmetic dentist in Ellington is here to help. It’s truly a shame when misinformation prevents people from pursuing treatments that are designed to be completely safe, so your dentist is doing what they can to dispel whitening myths today. You might be surprised to find a myth you believed is on this list.
Whether it’s the long-term effects teeth-whitening can have on your teeth or the difference between bleaching and whitening, your dentist can explain it in a way you’ll understand. (more…)
September 22, 2017
When you think of bacteria in your mouth, where does your mind go first? Is it your teeth? Or is it your gums? Now answer this: did you ever consider how much bacteria lives on the top of your tongue? There are literally thousands of bacteria on your tongue at any given time, so including it in your regular oral health routine carries several benefits. Inside, your dentist in Ellington explains why so much bacteria lands on your tongue and how to remove it, giving you cleaner and fresher-smelling breath every day.