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Answers to 4 Common Questions About Sedation Dentistry

October 29, 2021

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Dentist and patient discussing frequently asked questions about sedation dentistry

Sedation dentistry has helped millions of people to enjoy an easier oral healthcare experience. However, many still do not understand exactly what it is, whom it can help, and other important points. This brief article aims to clear things up. Below, you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about sedation dentistry.

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Sedation Dentistry Is Not Just for Battling Anxiety

October 16, 2021

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Female patient enjoying the benefits of sedation dentistry

Many people who battle with dental anxiety rely on sedation to get through their appointments. Indeed, it is a powerful provision for helping even those with severe dental phobia to conquer their negative feelings about treatment. But did you know that the benefits of sedation dentistry go far beyond calming anxiety? This article discusses how it may be able to help you even if you are not afraid of the dentist.

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How a Toothache Can Affect Your Health: The Surprising Truth

September 27, 2021

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Sign for emergency room, possible destination for patients with toothache

Many people dismiss toothaches as a frustrating but non-urgent problem. In some cases, that assumption is true. In other cases, however, ignoring a toothache can lead to major consequences for a person’s overall health. Some people have even died as a result of not visiting their emergency dentist when they should have. This blog post discusses how a toothache can affect the rest of your body and how you can protect your overall well-being.

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Can I Get Dental Implants During Pregnancy?

August 6, 2021

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Woman wondering about getting dental implants during pregnancy

Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. However, the process is somewhat complex, and your dentist will have to consider a range of health factors before they approve you for implants. If you are pregnant, they are likely to recommend that you hold off on your treatment until after your baby arrives. This blog post discusses why getting dental implants during pregnancy is not generally a good idea.

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Use These 5 Tips to Avoid Dental Implant Failure

February 8, 2021

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Using mouthwash to prevent dental implant failure New Haven

Dental implants boast an impressive success rate. In fact, according to some estimates, they are successful in over 95 percent of cases! However, there are some instances in which dental implant failure in New Haven occurs. In this blog post, we will discuss some practical ways in which you can minimize the risk that your new, implant-supported teeth will run into serious problems.

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Dentures Through the Centuries: A Brief History

December 9, 2020

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Senior woman benefitting from modern evolution of dentures

If you have dentures, you might have been surprised at their comfortable and natural appearance when you first got them. Indeed, modern dental prosthetics are beautiful, easy to wear, and highly functional. Unfortunately, that has not always been the case. Our ancestors went through a lot of trial and error before the advent of the replacement teeth that are so widely available today. In this blog post, we will take a brief look at the fascinating evolution of dentures.

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Why Do I Need Healthy Teeth Before I Can Get Cosmetic Dental Treatments?

November 22, 2020

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Woman showing smile after visiting cosmetic dentist in New Haven

Would you like to improve the way your smile looks? A skilled cosmetic dentist in New Haven can provide treatments to get rid of dental stains, reshape unsightly teeth, and much more. However, before they allow you to undergo treatments that are purely cosmetic in nature, they may require that you take some steps to improve your oral health. In this blog post, you will learn why it is important that your teeth and gums are in good condition before you commit to cosmetic dental treatments.

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4 Common Problems Cosmetic Bonding Can Fix

November 11, 2020

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Woman showing off perfect teeth after cosmetic dental treatments

Is there anything you dislike about the way your teeth look? Many individuals are dissatisfied with the shape, color, or alignment of their teeth. However, they may hesitate to pursue cosmetic dental treatments because they do not want to go through a long and costly procedure. Dental bonding, also called cosmetic bonding or direct bonding, may be the ideal solution for these people. In this blog post, we will discuss what dental bonding is and some of the issues it can correct.

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Use These 5 Tips to Maximize Your 2020 Dental Benefits

October 30, 2020

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Smiling man at appointment to maximize dental insurance benefits

Do you have a dental insurance policy? Your coverage is a precious resource that can do much to help you maintain your oral health. But how do you use your coverage? Many individuals see their policy as just a backup plan that will reduce the expenses associated with a dental emergency. However, while insurance is certain useful when you need urgent oral health care, its value goes far beyond that! What can you do to maximize your dental insurance benefits in 2020? A dentist in New Haven is here to share five useful tips.

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Why the End of the Year Is the Perfect Time to Start Invisalign

October 11, 2020

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Illustration of Invisalign in New Haven being placed on teeth

Do you have misaligned teeth? You may have thought about getting braces, but you dislike the idea of having brackets and wires in your mouth. Invisalign in New Haven may appeal to you, but perhaps you hesitate to spend money on it. If that thought process sounds familiar, we have good news for you. The end of the year is the ideal time to get started with Invisalign. In this article, we will discuss how acting right now could help you save money on your orthodontic treatment.

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New Haven Dental Group is a 42 North Dental Care, PLLC practice and is owned and operated by dentists Dr. Samuel Shames, DDM. and Dr. Ronald Weissman, DDM. Gentle Dental is supported by 42 North Dental, LLC, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical administrative and business support services to the practice. 42 North Dental, LLC does not own or operate the dental practice or employ dentists to provide dental services. Find more information about 42 North Dental, LLC and the dental practices it supports at 42northdental.com.

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