Did you know that diabetes in the United States is more deadly than AIDS and breast cancer combined? The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. has increased 382% from 1988 to 2014! Just imagine where the statistics are now? Did you know that diabetes doesn’t just affect your general health and blood sugar levels, it causes oral health complications, too. What does it have to do with your smile and what can you do to fix it? Either of our four caring dentists offers comprehensive preventive care and periodontal treatment in Bloomfield to help combat the negative effects diabetes has on your teeth and gums. Let’s take a look at the signs and symptoms of diabetes, how it’s affecting your oral health, and what the Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield can do to help.
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March 4, 2017
February 15, 2017
Your baby came along with lots of life-changing memories – from finding out you were expecting, to buying onesies and watching your husband paint the nursery, to actually ushering him into the world, your baby brought lots of good experiences with him. He also brought a lot of unexpected advice from your loved ones – right now, you’re weighing the risks of using a pacifier, and everybody has an opinion. But you want real facts from a professional you can trust. You may be thinking, ‘What dentist near me knows about how pacifiers can affect my child’s overall dental health?’ Luckily for you, the experts at Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield have heard your question and are here to give you the truth you need.
November 20, 2016
Your doctor at Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield performs comfortable endodontic treatment, also known as the root canal, from our state-of-the-art office. What is root canal therapy? Why is it necessary? And what can you expect from the procedure? Let’s take a closer look at these and other questions. (more…)
October 25, 2016
Are you doing the Daily 4? No, it’s not the latest recommendation for your diet or some new workout fad. It’s the simple steps you can take to improve your dental and oral health! Your dentist in Bloomfield is honoring October’s National Dental Hygiene Month by starting the conversation. So fess up — are you really brushing, flossing, rinsing, and chewing?
May 9, 2016
When your teeth are crooked or misaligned it presents many challenges. You may feel self conscious about the appearance of your smile, which affects your relationships. You may have trouble keeping your teeth clean and plaque free, which puts you at a higher risk for tooth decay and gum disease. You may have considered straightening your teeth, but who wants to attend the next business dinner with bulky metal braces? The good news is that Invisalign in Bloomfield, CT can improve your smile and your confidence by discreetly straightening your teeth.
April 8, 2016
Dealing with bad breath? There are some steps you can take to breathe fresher. Follow these five friendly air tips from your dentist in 06002! You (and your friends, family, coworkers and neighbors) will be so glad you did.
March 15, 2016
If you’re dealing with one or more missing teeth, you should be thinking about your options in tooth replacement. After all, the more time you go without one, the more your self-confidence is likely to suffer as a result of your gapped smile, and replacing missing teeth is crucial for your oral and overall health. If you’re considering dental implants for your tooth replacement, that’s great — nothing beats this comprehensive solution. Keep reading to learn more about dental implants in Bloomfield today.
February 8, 2016
You already know you should be avoiding sugar from the obvious sources, like candy and chewing gum. But even if you’re doing your best to cut back on these and other well-known offenders, you probably haven’t considered where else sugar lurks — in your favorite beverages. Read on to find out if you’re setting your teeth up for decay with your hydration selections, and what to do if you are. Your family dentist in Hartford CT is here to help!
January 12, 2016
Gum disease, or periodontitis, affects the majority of Americans — some 75 percent, actually. Can you believe that? At Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield, we think it’s especially shocking considering how easy it is to prevent the condition. Fortunately, treatment is easy, too. Keep reading for the top five signs you’re suffering from gum disease — and what to do if you are!
December 14, 2015
Holidays keeping you busy enough this year? Well then maybe this is a good time to squeeze in that dental crown you’ve been putting off. Not to worry—Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield offers same day crown service with the E4D system. With this system, your Bloomfield, CT, dentist can design, build and place your crown in just one appointment. So even if your holiday schedule is a little crazy, you can still take the time to repair a tooth.