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Anchors Make all the Difference in Successful Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontics shares a principle with the classic tug of war game: if you want things to move in the right direction you need a good anchor. Anchors help braces Read More

Ready for Summer Camp? Be Sure to Pack a Toothbrush

Summer is the time for many children to experience the fun and freedom of sleepaway camp. Along with greater independence, camp brings increased responsibility for kids to take care Read More

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing

When is the best time to floss your teeth: Morning? Bedtime? How about: whenever and wherever the moment feels right? For Cam Newton, award-winning NFL quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, Read More

4 Reasons Saving Your Child's Decayed Baby Tooth is a Good Idea

Despite everyone’s best efforts, one of your child’s primary (“baby”) teeth has become decayed to the point it might be lost prematurely. Saving it would require extensive treatment like Read More

Artificial Sweeteners Could Help You Reduce the Risk of Dental Disease

We’re all familiar with “naughty” and “nice” lists for food: “nice” items are beneficial or at least harmless; on the other hand, those on the “naughty” list are not Read More

Good Reasons for Choosing Clear Aligners for Orthodontic Treatment

If your teenager is in need of orthodontic treatment, you might automatically think braces. But while this decades-old appliance is quite effective, it isn’t the only “tooth movement” game Read More

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang

While the sport of golf may not look too dangerous from the sidelines, players know it can sometimes lead to mishaps. There are accidents involving golf carts and clubs, Read More

Treating Gum Disease may Require Invasive Procedures

Periodontal (gum) disease causes more than simple gum swelling—this bacterial infection can harm and destroy your teeth’s supporting structures, including the bone. Its aggressiveness sometimes requires equally aggressive treatment. Gum Read More

Are You Keeping Good Oral Hygiene Habits?

Bad breath, cavities, and gum disease are more likely to occur if your oral hygiene habits are lacking. Our Putnam, CT, dentists, Dr. Stephen Solomon, Dr. Gerald Cohen, and Dr. Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Becomes a Major Health Issue

If you think gum disease only happens to the other guy (or gal), think again. If you’re over 30 you have a 50-50 chance for an infection. After 65 Read More

Replace Teeth for Better Speech

The month of May has been designated “Better Speech & Hearing Month” by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Why would this be of interest to dental professionals? Because teeth are Read More

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection

Fans of the legendary rock band Steely Dan received some sad news a few months ago: Co-founder Walter Becker died unexpectedly at the age of 67. The cause of Read More

4 Things You Should be Doing Now for Your Baby's Long-Term Dental Health

Your baby will grow into an adult so rapidly it will seem like they're changing right before your eyes. And some of the biggest changes will happen with their Read More

Why You Should Consider a Professional Procedure for Your Teeth Whitening

If you're ready to put the "pizzazz" back into your smile, your dentist may be able to help. It's possible your dull, dingy smile could be transformed with teeth Read More

Why the Bottled Variety Might not be Your Best Choice for Clean Drinking Water

In recent decades civilization's millennia-long search for clean, safe drinking water has become much easier with modern purification methods. Today, there are few places in the United States without Read More

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"

At the first-ever Players Weekend in August 2017, Major League Baseball players wore jerseys with their nicknames on the back. One player — Cleveland Indians shortstop, Francisco Lindor — Read More

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