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.
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April 19, 2017
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.
August 19, 2016
Let’s be honest – nobody likes going to the dentist. Fear of a procedure as well as the expense of that procedure definitely reinforces this behavior. But often the time involved to come to the office in order to complete the procedure is the most critical factor. Yet we all want healthy and beautiful smiles. So – are there ways to value people’s time and still deliver fantastic care? You bet!! (more…)
July 7, 2016
If you have one or more missing teeth, then replacing those teeth is imperative for your appearance, your oral health and even your general health. The only question then is what kind of tooth replacement is best? The answer is simple: dental implants. These lifelike tooth replacements provide benefits that dentures or bridgework cannot offer. Read on to find out why dental implants in Glastonbury are the ideal for recreating a natural and healthy smile.