Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Maintaining good oral hygiene pays off for everyone that does it, even more so for people experiencing medical issues like diabetes.  Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose, a form of sugar, in the blood.  Having…

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Dental Insurance Is a Waste of Money

Health insurance is a necessity for one simple reason: very few of us have the money to handle a critical illness.  But what about dental insurance? This isn’t like medical insurance because here it’s not just your teeth that get capped – It’s also your benefits. “Dental insurance basically pays…

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Myths about Root Canals and Root Canal Pain

There are several misconceptions surrounding endodontic treatment and whether patients experience root canal pain or not. Root canals may require work, but not pain. Myth #1—Root canal treatment is painful. The truth is, getting a root canal doesn’t cause pain, it relieves it!  Root canals feel almost exactly like getting…

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It’s My Tooth

It’s My Tooth Whether it happens naturally or by accident, losing a tooth can be a bit scary or surprising.  Here are some causes and remedies to get over life challenges. Adventures Adventures in childhood could cause some serious havoc on teeth.  Whether as toddlers, learning to crawl, walk or…

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Mini Dental Implants

For those looking to replace one or two missing teeth one good option to try are Mini Dental Implants. The mini dental implants serve the same purpose that a regular traditional implant serves but has more benefits. It is important to note it still requires an artificial tooth or crown to…

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Giving Back To The Community

Everyone always complains how expensive the cost of dental is. So it is quite refreshing to see one dental group give back to the community. Avon Dental Group (ADG) of Avon, CT has donated scholarships to high school students in their local area. They started donating 11years ago through Avon…

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