Curtis Family Dentistry Blog

Top Reasons for Root Canal Treatment

July 28, 2017

Man in need of root canal with ice pack on cheekIf you imagine squealing drills and severe pain when you hear the words “root canal,” you’re not alone. Root canals may have the worst reputation in all of dentistry. Lucky for you, if it turns out that you’re in need of root canal therapy, the procedure is actually quite painless. The best news of all – root canals can actually significantly relieve the painful toothache that precedes them! At Curtis Family Dentistry, we want to change the way you think about root canals and visiting the dentist in general. All of the treatments we offer are comfortable, stress free, and personalized to meet your unique needs. That includes safe, painless root canals. Contact our Bridgeport dental team to find out more or schedule an appointment.

What is Gum Disease in Trumbull?

December 22, 2016

Redness, swelling and bleeding are symptoms of gum disease in Trumbull. Dr. Michael Curtis restores gums to keep oral and systemic health at their best.

You have healthy teeth–no cavities, great alignment. However, how healthy are your gums? Your gum tissue provides an important blood supply and nutrients to your teeth and also anchors them in your jaw. If infected with a condition called periodontitis, gum tissue recedes, leading to loss of both bone density and teeth. Periodontal therapy from Dr. Michael Curtis in Trumbull can help return your gums to vibrant health.


5 Causes of Sensitive Teeth with Your Dentist in Trumbull

November 3, 2016

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Your dentist in Trumbull wants you to be able to enjoy ice cream.“Ouch!” you exclaim as the ice cream hits your teeth. You’ve been looking forward to digging into a pint of chocolate all day, but the first thing you end up tasting is pain. This has been happening more and more lately and it’s starting to concern you. What is causing all of this tooth sensitivity? Dr. Michael Curtis, your dentist in Trumbull, lets you know you what may be making your teeth sensitive, as well as how you can treat it. (more…)

Six Month Smiles: It’s Never Too Late For Braces in Trumbull

October 6, 2016

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not too late for braces in trumbullAdult braces are more common than ever these days, but chances are good you haven’t noticed anyone wearing them. Look harder. As options in orthodontics improve, adults and image-conscious teens can enjoy properly-aligned teeth without wearing metal brackets and wires for two years. The team at Curtis Family Dentistry offers six month braces in Trumbull. Six Month Smiles is a discreet method of straightening the teeth that is completed in less than half the time of traditional braces. Are you suited for the treatment? Let’s find out.


How to Care for Dental Crowns in Trumbull

September 11, 2016

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Dr. Curtis explains proper care for dental crowns in Trumbull.At Curtis Family Dentistry, we provide dental crowns in Trumbull. Dr. Curtis offers the best restorations available to restore oral health and functions with the use of a dental crown. Using a simple procedure, a dental crown is placed over a tooth to protect the tooth from additional damage while restoring its function. Often, dental crowns are used in combination with other procedures, such as root canals. No matter the reason for needing a crown, proper care of the crown is essential to ensure the longevity of the restoration. As your dentist in Trumbull for dental crowns, Dr. Curtis has the information you need to properly care for your crown.

Benefits of Going to a Cosmetic Dentist for Teeth Whitening

August 8, 2016

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teeth whitening in commerce parkHave you noticed your smile has started to dull because of tooth discoloration? Have you tired over-the-counter whitening treatments that just do not seem to work? If so, it is time you turn to professional teeth whitening in Commerce Park from your cosmetic dentist. Professional teeth whitening is the only way to get the drastic results you want for a whiter smile. Using high-grade whitening agents, the enamel is deeply penetrated to remove discoloration. You will have a younger-looking, whiter and brighter smile with results that last.

Root Canal Treatment: How Long Will It Last?

July 7, 2016

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root canal in trumbullA root canal is a common procedure that’s often recommended when a tooth has become infected or severely damaged. During the procedure, the pulp of a tooth is removed. The tooth is then sterilized, sealed, and a protective crown is placed over the tooth to restore the tooth’s function and appearance. While the procedure is commonly performed and is an effective treatment, many people remain concerned about the length of time a root canal will last. As your trusted dentist, we have everything you need to know about receiving a root canal in Trumbull.

How long do dental crowns last?

June 1, 2016

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dental crownsIf you have a cracked, broken, severely decayed or worn tooth, then your dental health may not only be at stake, but you may also be self-conscious about the appearance of your smile. With a dental crown, also called a dental cap, Dr. Curtis can restore the form, function and strength to an otherwise compromised tooth. We’ve rebuilt many patients’ smiles with dental crowns in Trumbull, and we can do the same for your smile.


The General Dentist in Trumbull: Your Most Important Advocate

April 29, 2016

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Need Braces in Bridgeport? Learn The Differences Between 6 Month Braces & Invisalign

April 7, 2016

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Learn about the differences between 6 Month Braces and Invisalign to determine which option is right for you.When your teeth are crooked or overlap it’s always on your mind. Whether you cover your mouth when you laugh, or you don’t smile when meeting that new client, crooked teeth affect every aspect of your life, especially your confidence. Have you ever considered straightening your teeth? Did you know that there are many discreet options available to straighten your teeth? If you need braces in Bridgeport, read on! Here are the differences between 6 Month Braces and Invisalign.


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