Archive for Dental News

Staff participates in Connecticut Mission of Mercy

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 8th Annual Connecticut Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic kicked off on March 20, 2015 at the O’Neil Center at Western State University. Thousands of people line up to take advantage of the free procedures. Services included dental and general health screenings, x- rays, cleanings, fillings, extractions, oral surgery and limited root canal therapy. This […]

Why do I have dry mouth?

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

People ask all the time, why do I have dry mouth? Dry mouth is a serious problem due to the lack of saliva in the mouth which naturally washes away bacteria. If that bacteria continues to sit on the teeth it will increase your chances of decay. There are a few contributing factors of dry mouth […]

Katz Family Dental participates in Connecticut Mission of Mercy dental clinic

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Again this year, Katz Family Dental was well-represented at Connecticut’s free two-day dental clinic, Mission of Mercy. The program – referred to as CTMOM – provides free dental care to those in need and uninsured throughout the state. This year’s event was held in Bridgeport, and more than 1,700 individual patients were provided more than […]

Yes! You should floss your teeth every day

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Don’t worry about what type of dental floss you use, just ensure you floss daily. If you find a type of floss that works well for you – making it easy to floss every day – that’s the brand for you! Read more about the different types of dental floss, why flossing is important and […]

Avoid these foods if you have braces

| May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you are a young adult or adult with braces, there are some foods you want to avoid. Dentists and orthodontists want to ensure your experience with braces successfully aligns your teeth, and yes, it’s important to avoid eating the wrong food. In general, you should avoid sticky and sugary foods like soft candy, and you […]

Need to have your wisdom teeth extracted?

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Almost every young adult – at some point – needs to have one or all of their wisdom teeth extracted. If your wisdom teeth are impacted and causing issues with your other teeth, that’s your sign to discuss options with your dentist. Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are usually the last teeth to develop. Most […]

Could a scientific breakthrough make your teeth cavity proof?

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

All of us at Katz Family Dental in West Hartford want to encourage you to keep flossing, brush your teeth and visit us for regular check-ups to ensure your teeth and gums are healthy, but that does not mean science can’t make things easier for you in the future! By no means is this potential […]

Good oral care helps you stay healthy … with a great smile

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Your twice-a-year visits to your dentist for a checkup and cleaning by your dental hygienist is not just a good thing for your teeth and gums. Staying on top of your oral care, eating well and regular exercise represents an important foundation in keeping your bones healthy. From LifeGoesStrong.com. So much attention is paid to building strong […]

Teeth whitening available in West Hartford

| July 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

For a brilliant smile in 45 minutes, the new Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed is now available at Katz Family Dental in West Hartford. It’s important that you consult a dentist concerning whitening your teeth, simply because there are many reasons for discoloration and results will vary from person to person. Katz Family Dental will work with […]

The no-drill dentist: New WaterLase dental laser treatment available

| July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Katz Family Dental in West Hartford, Connecticut is happy to introduce the BIOLASE WaterLase iPlus. As compared to traditional drilling, the new WaterLase may prevent pain without the need for needles or anesthetic. Going to the dentist should not be a painful experience, and we’re doing more to make your visits more comfortable whether you’re […]