Day Hill Dental Blog
September 29, 2017
As a parent, nothing is more important to you than your child’s health and well-being. To promote them both, you work hard to teach proper oral hygiene habits at home and maintain their preventive appointments to set the foundation for healthy teeth and gums. While these are vital to maintaining their dental health, there may be a hidden danger in their mouth. Tooth decay is a chronic condition in children that is easily preventable. However, it is estimated that 42% of children under the age of 11 have had at least one in a primary tooth. In addition, another 23% currently have untreated cavities. With the risk for tooth decay so great, your family dentist in Windsor can help to protect their smile with dental sealants.
August 22, 2017
Do you have missing teeth? Dentures are a popular option for replacing pearly whites. When they fit properly and are well-made, they can be a convenient way to get your smile back. Plus, high-quality dentures may look just like natural teeth — no one has to know that you’re wearing them. However, you may wonder how long your dentures in Windsor will stay in good shape under normal wear and tear. Furthermore, how can you care for your artificial teeth so they last as long as possible?
July 29, 2017
To promote the health of your teeth and gums at home and in between appointments with your dentist in Windsor, you rely on your dental products. Next to your toothbrush, your toothpaste is the most important one you will use. However, as you walk down the oral care isle at your local store, you are surrounded by many different choices with each one claiming to be the best. However, not all are created equal and not all will meet your needs. At Day Hill Dental, we understand that choosing the perfect one can be a challenge. To make it a bit easier, we have the ultimate toothpaste guide to help you.
June 18, 2017
Summer is officially underway! We can all look forward to a more relaxed pace, warmer weather, longer days, and more time to spend with family and friends. What does all this mean for your teeth? Everyone will be seeing a lot more of them as you smile during summer fun. To make sure your teeth are ready for any occasion, consider teeth whitening in Windsor. The team at Day Hill Dental uses a professional in-office whitening system to brighten your smile to the max in the least amount of time. Read on to learn more about why your smile needs whitening and how the process works.
May 11, 2017
You’ve had it with the missing tooth on the side of your mouth. Not only has it been a noticeable imperfection in your smile for far too long, it’s starting to interfere with your ability to chew your food correctly. You’ve heard a lot about dental implants in Windsor, but are you a good candidate for this option? In this post, the team at Day Hill Dental gives you the facts you need to determine if this superior tooth replacement option is right for you.
April 5, 2017
April may conjure thoughts of practical jokes or your tax return, but your dentist in South Hadley knows there’s something else this time of year signifies — it’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month. So while you’re busy getting your taxes figured out before the deadline, take some time to learn about oral cancer for the benefit of your continued health and wellbeing. Rates of oral cancer are rising in the US and around the world. Learn how we can improve outcomes with increased awareness about the disease. There’s never been a better time than during Oral Cancer Awareness Month!
February 3, 2017
Time is flying by – every time you look at your kids, you realize just how quickly life moves. You grab your phone and open the calendar to mark down an upcoming ballet recital and chess match, and shake your head – it’s hard to believe we’re already in the second month of 2017. This February, remember to focus on your children’s oral health since it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month. If you’re not sure where to start, take a look at these tips from Day Hill Dental, your premier children’s dentist in Windsor. Pass this info on to give your son or daughter a healthy smile, this month and their entire lives.
January 18, 2017
Do you brush your teeth twice a day? Are you visiting the dentist regularly? If not, you are not doing everything you can to promote the health of your teeth and gums. With the start of the new year, now is the perfect time to recommit to your dental health. As your dentist in Windsor, CT, Day Hill Dental has 7 easy dental resolutions to ensure you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile all year.
December 12, 2016
This is your favorite time of year as the entire city gets covered in lights and holiday music. However, it can also be a bit stressful. Gifts and trips can be expensive, and it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself. One of the most basic things you can do is take care of your teeth by seeing your dentist in Windsor, CT at Day Hill Dental. In fact, you could save yourself thousands of dollars by doing so before the end of the year. (more…)
November 11, 2016
Usually, your weekly trip to Tunxis Grill & Pizzeria is always something you look forward to at the end of the week. This little ritual can really help during those long days at the office. Unfortunately, you’re not enjoying it this particular day. Your gums feel sore and swollen, so every bite is a little uncomfortable. It seems to have come on all of a sudden, so what happened? Gum disease is actually the most common disease in the U.S, affecting about 65 million people. This is more than heart disease or diabetes combined. It can easily start unnoticed and eventually turn into a serious infection. Your periodontist in Windsor, Dr. Steven Meltzer, wants you to know what to look for, as well as how you can treat gum disease. (more…)