New backpack—check. School supplies—check. Back to school dentist appointment? If this isn’t checked off your list yet, not to worry. Although it’s a great idea to try to have your child get in for a dentist appointment before the start of another school year, our Hospital Dental Group team has other tips to help you and your child get ready for optimal dental hygiene with our ultimate back to school checklist.
Children constantly seek attention, direction and approval from their parents and caregivers. When it comes to dental tips for kids, you can help provide all three. To keep children interested and engaged in best oral hygiene practices, one of the best things you can do is become actively involved. There are several things you can do as a parent to help promote healthy dental habits for children (with minimal effort) that will lead them to achieving healthy, long-lasting smiles.
Did you know that, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 15 million Americans have crown and bridge replacements for missing teeth and 3 million Americans have dental implants? With more innovative implant dentistry techniques than ever before and top-quality product options, many individuals who have lost a tooth or teeth are seeking dental implants. Learn which type of dental implants may be the best option for you and how to best care for them to achieve lasting results.
Extend Professional Teeth Whitening with These Three DIY Methods
One question we’re asked quite often by recipients of our teeth whitening services is how to extend the results. As part of our services we offer both at-home teeth whitening trays and strips, but once an initial professional teeth whitening session has taken place, it’s not uncommon for our patients to prolong the beautiful results with their own DIY practices. We’re happy to report that there are indeed actions you can take from the comfort of your very own home to keep those shiny, white teeth gleaming.
Motherhood is not for the faint of heart.
With busy schedules full of carpools, play dates, and errands it’s challenging enough to simply get through a day! And for first-time moms, there’s the added pressure of diving into all the challenges of new motherhood. Whether you’re deep in the trenches of a packed schedule, or simply navigating a new baby, we’ve got you covered on tips for best newborn dental health to motivating teen oral hygiene.
Should the unexpected happen and you have a dental emergency, where do you go? And, what exactly qualifies as a “dental emergency?”
If you’re not sure of the answer, you’re not alone. According to a study conducted by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF,) one of the top avoidable three reasons for emergency room visits is due to dental issues. Perhaps surprising for many is that often even the most gritty dental incidents can be addressed by a dentist—from a toothache emergency to several knocked out teeth.
Only you can ensure your own oral health.
Wondering how you can start your year off right for you and your family? An easy way to improve your overall health is by taking care of your dental health. Did you know that poor oral health is linked to heart disease, diabetes, oral cancer, respiratory infections, and a host of other problems?
Multiple dental specialties under one roof!
Did you know that Hospital Dental Group is located right in the heart of Hartford, Connecticut? And in our Hartford Dental Hospital office we provide family, orthodontic, implant, and cosmetic dentistry to people of all ages? Having multiple specialties under one roof allows us to provide the personal and individualized care that each of our patient’s needs and desires. This also allows us to collaborate and determine the best treatment for your dental needs.
Saving You Time, One Appointment at a Time
We live in a busy world. Between expectations at work and those at home, it can feel like we are all just chickens running around with our heads chopped off.
Hospital Dental Group’s own Dr. Anatoliy Ravin recently completed a humanitarian dental missions trip to Peru. Read all about his inspiring efforts to bring aid to the poor here.
Hospital Dental Group’s own Dr. Anatoliy Ravin is no stranger to the world of humanitarian dental missions. He has brought his extensive knowledge and skills to the natives of the Amazon, made a difference in the lives of Haitians, and performed important dental work for the impoverished citizens of Jamaica. His dream of providing substantial dental care continued when he visited the kind and compassionate people of Peru.