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Dental Essentials of Rocky Hill Blog

3 Ways to Upgrade and Protect Your Oral Care this Spring

March 8, 2022

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Patient visiting dentist for her spring cleaning

The phrase “spring cleaning” can make you think about warmer weather, purging items from your home, and breaking out the gloves, mop, broom, and your favorite products to make your home clean and feeling new. But did you know that spring cleaning can just as much apply to cleanings from a dentist and your at-home oral hygiene? Read on to learn what steps you should take at home and why spring is the perfect time to visit a dental office!


Which Summer Foods Can You Enjoy with Dental Implants?

February 23, 2022

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woman biting into corn on the cob

Millions of Americans suffer from extensive tooth loss. If you’re a part of that group, you know from experience how missing teeth can affect your appearance and overall quality of life. Luckily, you don’t have to live with gaps in your smile forever! Dental implants are an excellent solution that can help you live your life just like you used to. With summer right around the corner, you may be wondering if you’ll need to watch what you eat. Read on to find out which summer foods you can enjoy with your new and improved smile!


How to Find an Emergency Dentist ASAP

February 10, 2022

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Whether you got hit in the mouth while playing sports or damaged one of your teeth while eating something hard, encountering a dental emergency is never any fun. Though it may be difficult to know what to do at the moment, visiting an emergency dentist as soon as possible is key to getting the situation under control. But how do you find an emergency dentist spur of the moment? So you know what to do if you ever end up in this situation, read on to learn what qualifies as a dental emergency, how to find a dentist as soon as possible, and some tips to lessen discomfort until you can receive treatment.


The Surprisingly Interesting History of Dentures

January 24, 2022

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older woman looking at smile in mirror at dentist's office

Tooth loss is as old as time – and, believe it or not, dentures practically are too. People have been working to replace missing teeth for ages, and it’s perhaps unsurprising that modern methods have evolved quite a bit since their initial iterations. Keep reading to learn about the surprisingly interesting history and evolution of dentures. 


3 Things to Know About Transitioning from Dentures to Dental Implants

January 3, 2022

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woman with dental implants

It was a beautiful day in Rocky Hill, CT when you joined some friends for dinner at a restaurant facing the Connecticut River. When you looked at the steak menu, you felt your smile disappear. Ever since you’ve decided on dentures, certain foods have been difficult to chew. You miss the days of eating whatever you wanted with gusto and confidence. You’re aware that dental implants work like natural teeth, providing a healthier smile and stronger bite than dentures. However, what does the process look like if you transition from dentures to dental implants? Here are 3 things you should keep in mind when making the switch. 


Why It Matters for You to Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year

December 4, 2021

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Patient at dental checkup

As 2022 looms on the horizon, you are probably thinking more often about what the next year has in store for you. New Year’s resolutions can be great for self-improvement, but don’t get so bogged down thinking about them that you forget to schedule a dental checkup.

On that note, your dentist in Rocky Hill wants to discuss some reasons why getting that cleaning and exam done early in the year can pay dividends.


The 6 Most Common Dental Emergency Procedures

November 5, 2021

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patient getting dental emergency treatment in Rocky Hill

Though you will hopefully never have to experience a dental emergency, accidents happen. Luckily, if you do find yourself in the middle of a dental emergency, there are several treatments your dentist can use to save your smile and prevent worse damage from occurring. Read on to learn about the six most common treatments for dental emergencies in Rocky Hill.


Reasons Why the Dentist Is Nothing to Fear

October 14, 2021

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patient with dental fear in Rocky Hill

More than 75% of adults suffer from dental fear or anxiety. If patients avoid visiting the dentist, this can cause them to neglect their oral health and allow serious issues to develop. Luckily, with the right dentist and advancements in dental technology, there won’t be any repeats of bad past experiences. Read on to learn about eight common reasons why people experience dental fear and four reasons why there’s nothing to be afraid of.


6 Health Issues Caused by Poor Oral Health

August 3, 2021

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person checking blood sugar levels

Welcome to the Dental Essentials of Rocky Hill blog! We’ll be sharing valuable information about dentistry, including tips, guides, and must-know facts. Follow along to stay up-to-date on everything involving your teeth and gums!

In this blog post, we’ll explain the importance of maintaining good oral health. Since the mouth is the gateway into the body, keeping it healthy is crucial to prevent negative consequences for your body. If bacteria from the mouth get into the bloodstream, it can cause infection and inflammation wherever it spreads. Read along to learn of six health issues caused by poor oral health.