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Feel Good About Your Smile Again With A Dental Crown (video)

  • October 11, 2017

Dr. Thomas Peltzer will tell you that dental crowns are “phenomenal” for repairing damaged teeth and restoring smiles. And modern dental crowns are better than they have ever been. If you have a broken, cracked, or decayed tooth, we can give you a crown that blends in with the rest of your smile. It will

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Change Your Smile With Teeth Whitening (infographic)

  • October 8, 2017

We are lucky to live in one of the most picturesque states in the country, and that’s especially true in the fall. When the leaves start changing colors, lots of people have reasons to take pictures. If you take pictures to post on social media, we hope you want to show off your smile as

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Our ‘Gentle’ Approach Can Help You Manage Dental Anxiety (video)

  • October 5, 2017

Caroline understands what Gentle Dental Care is about. We think letting you hear about her experience at our Plainville, CT, dentist office compared to her old dentist can give you a better idea of what we can do. We have helped many patients learn to manage their dental anxiety because of the compassionate treatment by

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Take Your First Step Toward Your New Smile

  • October 2, 2017

When you look at your smile in the mirror, do you see something you like? Or do you see something that you want to change? Maybe you want your teeth to look whiter and brighter. Maybe you wish your smile was straighter. Maybe you want to close a gap between your teeth or to fix

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Protect Your Student Athlete’s Smile With A Custom Mouthguard

  • September 28, 2017

High school football season may already be underway, but there’s still plenty of time to get mouthguards for your student athletes this school year. Studies show that a properly fitting mouthguard minimizes athletes’ risk of injuries to the teeth, jaw, and mouth. In certain Connecticut athletic conferences, mouthguards are mandatory for sports like football, lacrosse,

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Healthier Gums Start With Regular Flossing

  • September 25, 2017

If you fudge the truth about your flossing habits, you’re in good company: More than one in four adults lie to their dentist about it. Flossing may seem like a tedious chore — No, really. One in 10 Americans said they’d rather do their taxes than floss) — but it’s an important one. There are

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Bypass Your Anxieties with Dental Sedation

  • September 22, 2017

You have a toothache. Or, you had a toothache that has developed into something much stronger than an ache. Your mouth is throbbing, and you know you need help. But as you reach for the phone, your stomach drops. A trip to the dentist doesn’t bring feelings of relief. Instead, the idea of a waiting

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Our Gentle Approach To Dentistry Pays Off For Patients

  • August 30, 2017

We don’t want to brag on ourselves too much, but today we would like you to hear from one of our satisfied patients–a teacher named Carl who talks about how our focus on gentle dentistry created a pleasant and painless experience for him that produced life-changing results. Check out the video below and then be

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Preventive Dentistry Gives Plaque A Whack [VIDEO]

  • August 26, 2017

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For today’s blog post we wanted to share a link to a 1979 PSA from the American Dental Association in which they talk about how to “give plaque a whack” with the modified scrub toothbrushing technique. Fortunately times have changed for the better as far

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Cosmetic Dentistry: Because Aging Affects Your Smile

  • August 23, 2017

Brushing, flossing, and rinsing your mouth every day at home, combined with stopping by our Plainville, CT dentist’s office for professional cleanings and examinations every six months, will help to keep your smile healthy all through life. But that doesn’t mean your teeth will look as spectacular as they did when you were younger. Think

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