The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Coping with A Cracked Tooth

There are a number of things that can lead to cracked tooth. If you sustain an impact to the face or the mouth in an accident, while playing sports or recreating, you may crack a tooth. If you deal with bruxism, which is a condition on which you grind or... Read more »

Problems With Chronic Night Grinding Can Be Minimized by Using a Dental Guard

Grinding your teeth while you sleep might seem like a minor issue at first. Yet as time goes on, the excessive force exerted on the jaw muscles and the biting surfaces of your teeth can lead to long-term complications. Also known as bruxism, this chronic condition is often linked to... Read more »

Sleep Apnea Problems Might Be Minimize by Using a Snore Guard

Sleep apnea is a chronic respiratory condition that occurs when the soft palate at the back of the mouth slips toward the throat when sleeping. Common symptoms typically include chronic snoring problems as well as periodic breathing interruption. At first these issues might seem to be more of an annoyance.... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Hartford Family Dental Care, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »