New Fairfield Dentist Explains The Wisdom Teeth Dilemma

The last teeth that grow into our mouths are a set of four molars most commonly known as wisdom teeth, and they’re something of a throwback to the needs of our earliest ancestors. The modern human jaw, by and large, simply isn’t large enough to accommodate wisdom teeth, and the effect most often seen is […]

Adults Don’t Need To Worry About Unsightly Metal Braces with SureSmile

Sometimes when they hear the word orthodontics, New Milford adult patients cringe and imagine a world where bright steel wire and brackets are strung across their teeth, leaving the impression to their friends and colleagues that perhaps they’re back in middle school. Fortunately for our adult patients, nothing could be further from the truth. Indeed, […]

Dentist Explains: Why Flossing Is So Important

As your dentist has probably told you one hundred times, brushing teeth daily is an essential part of keeping the surfaces of teeth free from food particles, tartar and plaque, but flossing must also be done to keep the areas between your teeth just as clean. Similar to toothbrushes and toothpastes, there is a huge […]

Periodontal Dentistry: New Fairfield Practice Explains Risk Factors

When it comes to periodontal disease — what is commonly referred to as gum disease — New Fairfield patients should know there are several factors that contribute to one’s overall risk. Recognizing that gum disease ranges from simple red or inflamed tissues to tooth loss and internal bone damage, knowing those risk factors can mean […]

For Teeth Whitening, Danbury Patients Choose The Dentist

For a generation that’s grown up choosing the “do it yourself” option more often than not, it’s sometimes a hard sell that there are some things that are best left to professionals. But if you’re looking at whitening your teeth, there are a lot of reasons to consider an in-office visit to a cosmetic dentist. […]

Professional Teeth Whitening: New Fairfield Patients Prefer The Dentist

The procedure in cosmetic dentistry New Fairfield patients have helped make the single most popular year after year is teeth whitening, and it’s no surprise that it’s also among the most popular procedures in the nation as well. A professional teeth whitening procedure at the dentist offers several advantages over the “do it yourself” home […]

At The Dentist, New Fairfield Kids “Brace” For Bad News

The first time they hear the word “braces,” New Fairfield kids usually have an image in their mind of the enormous cartoon caricatures they’ve seen on television: sad, lumbering children burdened by piles of metal and wire. Even before they learn the first thing about orthodontics, New Fairfield children might think they’re destined for a lifetime of […]

Don’t Fear The Dentist

One of the most common sources of anxiety for many people is a visit to the dentist. Whether they’ve had bad experiences at dentists in their childhood, or simply have an unfounded (but very real) fear of the dentist’s office, the phobia can lead to people not getting the dental care they need. Many patients […]