Blog - Gentle Dental Care


We Helped Stephen Get Restorative Treatment He Needed [VIDEO]

  • July 16, 2018

Stephen has a long history of dental problems, compounded by his anxiety about undergoing treatment. But with help from our caring staff and the proper numbing and sedation methods, Stephen was finally able to feel more comfortable about getting the restorative dentistry he needed. Hear his story in today’s video! Call 860-479-2397 or contact us

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Love Your Smile This Summer With Cosmetic Dentistry! [BLOG]

  • July 12, 2018

With just a few short weeks into the summer season, you’ve probably been to at least one graduation party or neighborhood barbecue. If you spent even a moment of your time feeling insecure about the way your teeth look, then don’t let another summer day go by without exploring cosmetic dentistry at Gentle Dental Care

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Nilda Says Sedation Was The Best Thing She Ever Did! [VIDEO]

  • July 9, 2018

Nilda needed dental treatment to improve the look and function of her teeth, and she’s glad she trusted our team at Gentle Dental Care! We’re sharing Nilda’s quick message so you can hear exactly why she insists that choosing sedation dentistry was the best thing she ever did! For an appointment, call 860-479-2397 or contact

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Do You Drink Enough Water? (Quiz)

  • July 5, 2018

You know it’s important to drink enough water, especially in summer. If you don’t stay hydrated, you risk heat exhaustion or even heatstroke. People who don’t drink enough water feel more fatigued, suffer from more urinary tract infections, and get more headaches. As if all that isn’t bad enough, not drinking enough water leads to

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Avoid Bad Dental Habits This Summer

  • July 2, 2018

Summer is a great time to relax. Kids are out of school. And many families schedule a vacation. But it’s important not to become too relaxed about your dental care. You don’t want to spend any of your time this summer getting a restorative dentistry service! Hopefully you won’t need a restorative dental treatment if

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Clear Aligners Could Be Answer to Adult Smile Issues

  • June 29, 2018

If you’re an adult who never got braces when you were younger, due to limited finances or other reasons, you may feel self-conscious about your smile. You’d like to straighten your teeth, but you worry that you’ll feel even more self-conscious with metal braces in your mouth. While you likely had classmates with braces, it’s

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Could You Be Grinding Your Teeth? (Quiz)

  • June 26, 2018

Grinding your teeth, or bruxism, is a habit that can wear down the enamel on your teeth and even cause damage like chips or (in extreme cases) breaks. In addition, it often causes other uncomfortable symptoms like headaches. Many people who grind their teeth aren’t even aware they do it. Could you be one of

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Addressing 3 Dental Concerns (Video)

  • June 22, 2018

At our Plainville, CT dentist office we help our patients deal with three big dental concerns: anxiety, finances, and finding the time to get dental work done. Offering patients lots of options is the key, as a member of our team explains in this video. Dental sedation helps with two of the three concerns. We

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Root Canal vs. Extraction: Factors to Consider

  • June 20, 2018

An infected tooth usually calls for one of two dental procedures: a root canal or extraction. Dr. Thomas Peltzer performs both of these treatments in our Plainville, CT dentist office. So root canal vs. extraction, how do you decide which one is best for your situation? Among the factors you’ll want to consider are: degree

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Would Dad Like a Dental Gift for Father’s Day?

  • June 14, 2018

With only a few days until Father’s Day (June 17), do you know what you’re getting your dad? We know it can be tough. Maybe dad has a tie in every color, more gadgets than he knows what to do with, and a grill set-up with all he needs. Sure, you could get him a

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