What to Do if You Have Missing Teeth

Having one or more missing teeth can put a damper on your confidence and cut down on your chewing power. Missing teeth can cause the remaining teeth to move around. Having missing teeth can also lead to bone loss because chewing, which keeps the bone beneath the tooth healthy and strong, is no longer occurring. […]

Invisalign Versus Traditional Braces

Having straightened teeth and a properly aligned bite can dramatically improve your smile and boost your confidence. When your teeth are straight and your bite is aligned it allows you to properly bite and chew your food. It is also easier to brush and floss your teeth. What is the best option for straightening teeth? […]

Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

A dental implant is a replacement tooth that is crafted to resemble the natural structure of an original tooth. Implants can replace a single tooth, a series of missing teeth or a full arch of teeth. Implants most closely resemble real teeth in terms of how they appear and function. They look natural, give you […]

New Patient Offering at the Floss and Brush Center

The Brush and Floss Center has a New Patient Offering for those visiting us for the first time. The offer includes a consultation, x-rays, thorough oral exam, and written treatment plan. Friendly, personal care Our friendly staff and highly knowledgeable dentists will make sure that you feel comfortable throughout your visit. When you arrive, our […]

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 […]