Waterbury Smiles Blog
April 19, 2017
Although you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, you head to your hygiene appointment expecting to get back a clean bill of health. To your surprise, your dentist diagnoses you with gum disease instead of praising you for your excellent dental care at home. But how?
Many people have been in this situation before. The fact of the matter is that dental health isn’t just one sided. Healthy gums and teeth take a team of two: you and your Waterbury Smiles dentist, either Dr. Marini or Dr. Mancini. It’s important to understand that first off, you’re not the only patient that has been surprised with a gum disease diagnosis. Secondly, it’s important to understand that not only is gum disease preventable but that it’s effects are reversible. If you receive gum disease treatment in Waterbury early on, you can get your dental health back on track.
April 10, 2017
You know that eating a well-balanced diet will get you the results you want when it comes to losing or gaining weight. But did you know that the types of foods you eat can also either benefit your teeth or gums or deteriorate them overtime? There is a close connection between good dental health and overall health. Your family dentist in Waterbury wants to share with you how an excellent healthy diet and overall better lifestyle can help you reach your optimal oral health.
March 29, 2017
The appearance of your smile is an important asset to how you feel about yourself and how others view you. Unfortunately, half of adults are concerned about the appearance of their teeth. Among the biggest concern is tooth discoloration. Although staining of the teeth is a natural part of the aging process, the darkening of the teeth can quickly cause your confidence to decrease. Now, you can effectively brighten your smile from the comfort of your own home with professional teeth whitening in Waterbury. In addition to teeth whitening, we offer an array of cosmetic dental procedures to make a true investment in your smile.
March 22, 2017
If you are experiencing a constant or severe toothache or extreme hot or cold sensitivity, it can be an indication of a root canal infection. When the inner most layer of the tooth, known as the pulp, becomes infected, it can lead to severe pain and discomfort. To treat the infection to restore the health of the tooth, root canal therapy is needed to remove the pulp. As a premier dentist in Waterbury, our experienced staff can give you the relief you need.
February 14, 2017
If your family was a band, you’d be the manager. If they were an army, you’d be the general. You’re the one who keeps everything organized and makes sure everyone is taken care of, and of course that includes their teeth as well. It’s such a pain to drive everyone to their own dentist, but they need the treatments only they can provide. Isn’t there a practice in your area that is able to treat everyone? Fortunately, Waterbury Smiles can do exactly that. It is the “one-stop shop” for local families, and today, we’re going to show you why you only need to go to just one family dentist in Waterbury. (more…)
February 1, 2017
Missing teeth can cause you a multitude of problems, but so can an ill-fitting pair of dentures. They can constantly make annoying popping and clicking noises, be uncomfortable to wear, and make it difficult for you to eat and speak normally. At Waterbury Smiles, we always take the extra time and effort to make sure your dentures look great, fit perfectly, and will last. Here is how we make sure you only experience the best when you get dentures in Waterbury. (more…)
January 26, 2017
When it comes to caring for your teeth and gums, your home oral hygiene habits are not enough. You need to visit your dentist in Waterbury for regular dental cleanings and checkups. The American Dental Association recommends everyone over the age of two receives preventive dental care every 6 months. In addition to brushing and flossing, regular dental appointments help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Not to mention, it offers early detection for dental problems for prompt intervention. You need a highly skilled and reputable dental team to care for you. Waterbury Smiles offers complete dental services to protect the health and beauty of your smile.
January 22, 2017
As more studies emerge about the connections between your oral health and your overall health and well being, Dr. Luciano Marini can tell you that there’s never been a more important time to take charge of your oral health. The best way we can help you maintain your health is through regular cleaning and checkup appointments. Here’s why routine visits with your dentist in Waterbury are so important.
October 18, 2016
What should you expect during a root canal? The answer to that question is more easily understood by first telling you what you should not expect—pain. Many people are mistakenly led to believe that a root canal is a painful procedure. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, root canal therapy in Waterbury is designed to eliminate the pain and discomfort of an infected tooth. If you have a toothache, or if you’ve noticed that one of your teeth is unusually sensitive to hot or cold temperatures, then contact Waterbury Smiles. The solution may be a root canal, a common dental procedure that Dr. Marini or Dr. Mancini can perform for you.
October 8, 2016
Tom Cruise, Katy Perry, Jennifer Garner, Megan Fox, Zac Efron, Chris Rock, and Victoria Beckham. What might you have in common with all of these Hollywood celebrities? If you choose to have porcelain veneers, then a gorgeous smile can be your claim to fame, too. With porcelain veneers, Waterbury residents can correct the cosmetic flaws that detract from what should be a perfect smile.