Curtis Family Dentistry Blog
July 31, 2018
Are you dealing with an aching tooth? You may need a root canal in Bridgeport, but that’s actually good news — really. It means the tooth can be rescued for extraction and your smile can remain intact. Many people still find themselves anxious or even afraid before a root canal procedure, but these nerves can be dramatically reduced when you follow 5 simple steps. Keep reading to find out what they are, and get ready to relax through your upcoming root canal!
June 5, 2018
If you’re like most people, you enjoy a lot of foods and beverages that don’t necessarily contribute to a pearly-white smile. Having said that, enjoying life is really important, so there’s no reason to completely give up these dietary pleasures! Especially since modern dentistry offers a fantastic solution to erase the effects that these foods and beverages have on your teeth. Zoom whitening in Bridgeport delivers amazing results in a short amount of time. But which foods are the biggest culprits to staining your teeth? Keep reading to learn about the five “heavy stainers” and how Zoom whitening can help!
May 22, 2018
If your teeth are misaligned, you don’t have to worry about putting up with the hassle and unattractive nature of traditional metal braces. In fact, modern dentistry has provided you with several options that can efficiently straighten your teeth without making you feel self-conscious about your appearance. Lingual braces and Invisalign in Bridgeport are two such options. Let’s take a closer look at how each one may be able to transform your smile.
March 24, 2018
It’s easy to find a dentist in Bridgeport, but it may not be easy to find a dentist who is right for you and your family. If you simply go to the office that you drive by every day on your way to work without doing some research into their reputation and services, you could end up regretting your choice. Because we want you to find a dental care provider who will give your smile the TLC it deserves in a manner that makes you comfortable, we’re providing a list of factors to look for when you’re on the hunt for a new dentist.
February 11, 2018
Lingual braces are an amazing orthodontic treatment because they offer all the same advantages of traditional braces without many of the drawbacks — like the “metal mouth” stigma. Of course, for your journey to a straighter smile to be a success, you’ll need to be diligent about caring for your pearly whites while they’re on their way to their proper places. That’s why we’re here to offer some tips on how to keep your mouth clean and fresh while you’re wearing your hidden braces.
January 21, 2018
What is one thing that you desperately want to accomplish in this new year? 2018 is the time to make improvements in your life—maybe you want to learn a new language. Or, maybe you want to shed those holiday pounds before summer.
Either way, one change that can help you in all aspects of your life is improving your smile’s health and aesthetics. Learn about all the ways that your cosmetic dentist in Bridgeport can help you achieve a better smile in 2018!
December 8, 2017
You’ve waited so long to get the smile of your dreams, and now you have your chance with Invisalign clear aligners. There’s not a day that goes by that you don’t’ think about how you’ll look after you finish wearing your last tray and reveal your beautiful smile. But you don’t want to put all this effort into straightening your teeth and later allow them to fall prey to decay. That’s why you want to make sure that you’re cleaning your clear aligners correctly. Thankfully, your dentist has some tips to help you out.
November 17, 2017
A beautiful smile can mean a number of important things for patients. From making a great first impression to smiling more often and leading a happier life, a flawless smile is an asset many of us don’t want to be without. If you’re not happy with aspects of your smile, it’s time to talk to a cosmetic dentist about your options. Everyone deserves a beautiful smile they’re proud to share, and there is a cosmetic dentistry plan that’s right for every patient. Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular options because they allow a dentist to completely transform patients’ smiles with one simple cosmetic solution. Unfortunately, the cost of veneers makes some patients shy away from this treatment option. Depending on a number of variables, a veneer for one tooth can cast between $500 and $2000, but this investment can completely transform your smile for a decade or longer.
October 4, 2017
It is often said that your oral health is the gateway to your general health as the two are linked to one another. To protect your overall well-being, you brush your teeth twice a day and floss every night. While this is important, it is only half of the care you need. You should also schedule a preventive appointment with your dentist every six months for a cleaning and checkup. Not only does this prevent complications with your oral and overall health, but it also leads to lower dental costs in the future.
September 12, 2017
It’s already tough to face tooth loss today, in the modern age of technology. Can you imagine how it was back in the older days?
Losing a tooth might have meant living without the ability to chew or speak properly. Back then, they would suggest letting an ancient dentist implant a false tooth made of rock or wood into your mouth—despite how sketchy that sounds. In fact, archeologists have found old findings of a variety of proposed dental implants, ranging from pig bones to iron rods.
It’s no doubt that our ancestors knew it was important to have all of our teeth. Your dentist wants to take a look into the history of dental implants and how they’ve come to be the next best thing to natural teeth today.