Top 4 Winter Dental Issues

The winter can be a difficult time because of the cold temperatures (although this year hasn’t been too bad so far). Here are a few dental and mouth issues that we see more of in the winter.   Dry Mouth – The winter means that your body in general will be more dry than in […]

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

It’s diabetes awareness month! Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States however many cases are undiagnosed which means it could be a factor in millions of more deaths. Over 1.5 million people, mostly adults, are newly diagnosed each year. Most of these diagnoses can be prevented if people just eat […]

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 […]

Advice On Gum Disease From The Family Dentist Danbury Trusts Most

When it comes to so-called “hot topics” in dentistry, Danbury dental professionals like to talk early and often to their patients about gingivitis, a.k.a. gum disease. A common misconception about gingivitis and gum disease Danbury patients hold is that it’s the same thing as periodontitis, a more serious condition that is related but treated differently. […]