More About Clear Braces

Having a beautiful smile that results from straightened teeth or a corrected bite not only helps build confidence but also leads to healthier teeth and gums, easier cleaning, and better overall physical health. But let’s face it, having a mouth full of wire and metal doesn’t sound terribly appealing. In the past, metal braces were […]

Advanced Technology in Dentistry

Advanced technology has revolutionized many areas of healthcare, including dentistry. Thanks to advances in X-ray, computer and laser technology, dental procedures have become safer as well as more comfortable and effective. Dr. Hoos is a Stratford area dentist who stays highly informed of these developments and makes it a priority to incorporate new technology into […]

Gum Disease — Do you have it? What can you do about it?

Gum disease is an infection in the tissues that support and surround your teeth. Bacteria eat away the tooth structure, the bone that supports the teeth and the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth. It is the major cause of adult tooth loss. The bacteria starts as a sticky film, called plaque. This plaque is […]

How to Find a Dentist for Dental Implants

If you’re missing a tooth, or multiple teeth, and you already know that the best tooth replacement option is a dental implant, just how do you go about finding a good, competent dentist to handle your implant procedure? This could be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Use the best resource available […]

Dental Implants – The Solution for Missing Teeth

If you have a missing tooth or teeth, you run the risk of losing bone mass in your jaw. Another problem that can occur is your other teeth can shift, filling in the space left by the missing teeth. If the missing tooth is in the front, it may make you feel uncomfortable when you […]

Dental Cleanings — How Often & What to do When it’s Been Awhile

Oral hygiene in the form of professional cleanings is a key step in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Good oral health also supports overall body health, as bacteria in the mouth gets into the bloodstream and can affect your entire body. Regular cleanings can lower your risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart disease. The […]

Am I a Good Candidate for Invisalign®?

If your teeth or bite don’t line up properly, you just may be a good candidate for Invisalign, a comfortable and proven teeth straightening system. Instead of the metal wires and brackets that traditional braces rely on, Invisalign uses clear plastic aligner trays to gently move your teeth into the correct position. Invisalign provides straightening […]

Finding a Good Dentist in Stratford, Connecticut

If you’re searching for a good dentist, the task can be overwhelming. There are many dentists in Stratford and the surrounding areas. But how will you know which dentist is the best for you without really knowing much about them? You can ask your friends and family for a referral. You can go through the […]