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How Your Dentist in Glastonbury Uses Invisalign to Improve Your Smile

March 6, 2018

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A person smiling.Are you experiencing bite problems due to an overbite, underbite, or crossbite? You may think that you can avoid these issues forever, but a bad bite can start to show more serious symptoms if left untreated. Tooth enamel can begin to wear down, leaving you with a more yellow appearance and a higher risk of exposing the inner tooth.

If you don’t want to use traditional braces as a teenager, or you would rather maintain the image you have now, your dentist in Glastonbury offers Invisalign as an alternative solution. The average treatment time is shorter with Invisalign and you’ll experience additional conveniences. Keep reading to learn what they are!


Your Glastonbury Dentist Offers Advice During the Flu and Cold Season

January 6, 2018

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Couple with colds sneezing together.If you are suffering from a cold or the flu, the last thing you are probably worried about is brushing your teeth. However, even when you are not feeling well it’s important to take care of your oral health in order to protect your teeth from tooth decay, as they are often more susceptible during an illness. Your Glastonbury dentist offers a few helpful tips on how to protect your oral health during cold and flu season.


Teething Remedies From Your Glastonbury Dentist

December 15, 2017

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A teething baby lying in a crib. You can’t understand what happened to your happy baby? You were enjoying restful nights, and now your little one is up and crying throughout the night. Did you know that your baby may be teething? The arrival of new baby teeth can wreak havoc on your child’s system and cause them to be cranky and irritable. There are some things you can do to ease their discomfort during teething and your Glastonbury dentist shares some helpful tips.


Your Glastonbury Dentist Recommends Using Your 2017 Benefits Before January

November 17, 2017

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Christmas cookies on a plate. The holidays are approaching and you’ve got a lot to plan for! With the parties, gifts, and treats to bake, you’re probably not thinking about your next dental appointment, but perhaps you should be. If you haven’t maximized your dental benefits for 2017, it’s time to get your next appointment scheduled. If you don’t know what that means, read on as your Glastonbury dentist explains more about your dental benefits.


Tired of Living With Crooked Teeth? Explore Your Options With Invisalign in Glastonbury

September 28, 2017

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Woman putting in clear plastic tray.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?


Your Glastonbury Dentist Explains the Importance of Oral Health When Breastfeeding

August 22, 2017

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A newborn’s hand clasping its parent’s finger.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.


Dentist in Glastonbury Explains How to Maintain and Care For Dental Implants

June 21, 2017

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Your dentist in Glastonbury discusses caring for your dental implants after they’ve been placed.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.


Am I a Candidate For Dental Implants in Glastonbury?

April 19, 2017

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You might be a candidate for dental implants in Glastonbury.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.


Dentist in Glastonbury Celebrates Children’s Dental Health Month

February 21, 2017

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Your dentist in Glastonbury celebrates children’s dental health month. 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

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migraine reliefEver 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…)

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