You can’t remember the last time you smiled with confidence. Your teeth overlap, and you don’t like smiling in photos, or pretty much anytime in public. You won’t even consider straightening your teeth with braces since you wore them for two years during middle school. You certainly don’t want to relive that as an adult. If only you hadn’t lost your retainer early on, maybe your teeth wouldn’t have shifted. Have you heard about Invisalign in Glastonbury?
Heim & Carroll Blog
September 28, 2017
August 22, 2017
A brand new baby brings so much joy to a family! Congratulations on deciding to breastfeed your child. You’re giving them the gift of an excellent start. Breastfeeding can be a challenge and it’s important for mom to take good care of herself during this process. Your Glastonbury dentist explains why good oral health is also important for breastfeeding.
June 21, 2017
Eating and chewing your favorite foods with your new dental implants feels comfortable once again, and you’re certainly enjoying the aesthetics of your new smile! Now that you’ve chosen dental implants to restore your smile, you’ll need to know how to take care of them so you can make the most of your investment. Your dentist in Glastonbury discusses how you can maintain and care for your dental implants.
April 19, 2017
When you live with a compromised tooth, it greatly impacts your daily life. Chewing and eating the healthy foods you’ve always enjoyed becomes more difficult, while talking and smiling in front of others may feel embarrassing. Dr. Brad Heim and Dr. John Carroll offer solutions for missing or failing teeth, and dental implants might be the answer for you. Read on to determine if you’re a candidate for dental implants in Glastonbury.
February 21, 2017
Did you know that February is Children’s Dental Health Month? Oral health is just as important for your child as it is for you, and Dr. Brad Heim and Dr. John Carroll want to share some tips on developing good dental habits for your children in honor of this celebration! Here are some important things to remember to help your child develop good habits and optimum oral health.
February 2, 2017
Ever wonder why when we’re stressed we get headaches? Did you ever think your teeth play a role? Neither did I. However, chronic clenching of your teeth can be a major factor in the cause of headaches, even migraines. Why? When we’re stressed, we often find some muscle to tense. Most of the time, we take it out on our teeth. This is different from grinding your teeth. Putting your teeth in a position where they mesh well and clenching puts a tremendous amount of pressure on your teeth. To do so, some serious muscle flexing is at work. (more…)
January 17, 2017
It starts off as a slight twinge when you’re enjoying your favorite ice cream. No big deal if it goes away, right? Next, it becomes more persistent, however you can still alleviate it with Ibuprofen. Not to worry, right? The next thing you know, your tooth is waking you up during the night with a constant and severe pain that Ibuprofen can’t touch, and now your dentist says you need a root canal. Did you know that this situation could’ve been prevented? Your dentist in Glastonbury explains how to avoid a tooth abscess.
December 17, 2016
Finding the right dental provider to meet your family’s needs is important, and also challenging. There are many things to consider, and you want to find someone who can build rapport with all members of the family. Dr. Brad Heim and Dr. John Carroll offer tips on how you can find the best dentist near you.
November 29, 2016
For most companies, fall and winter bring about benefit enrollment time for their employees. As you’re looking over your benefit options for 2017, it’s also a good time to review your dental benefits for 2016. Have you utilized your dental maximum for the year? Dr. Heim and Dr. Carroll can help you understand and make the most of your dental insurance dollars. Your dentist in Glastonbury reminds you to maximize your dental benefits.
September 25, 2016
The cost of health care in America is always rising and it’s important to utilize and maximize your insurance benefits. Working with a provider who is in your insurance network ensures that you get the most from your dental benefits. At Glastonbury Smiles in Glastonbury, we’re proud to work with a number of insurance companies that benefits our patients. Your dentists in 06033 will help you maximize your dental insurance benefits.