Newtown Dentistry for Kids

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Silver Diamine Fluoride Treatment

Nobody looks forward to having a cavity drilled and filled by a dentist.  Now we have an alternative treatment:  an antimicrobial liquid that can be brushed on cavities to stop tooth decay—painlessly. Silver Diamine Fluoride has been used around the globe for decades.  Advantage Arrest…

Posted by 504admin in Dental Technology, Healthy Teeth

DEXIS™ CariVu™

This technology is a compact, portable detection device that uses patented transillumination technology to support the identification of occlusal, interproximal and recurrent carious lesions and cracks. If you identify a suspicious area on a radiograph — especially possible interproximal decay which can be more difficult…

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Perio Protect®

The American Academy of Periodontology warns a significant public health problem.  They state that half of Americans suffer from gum disease.  If left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss.  Research has shown that periodontal disease is associated with other chronic inflammatory diseases, such…

Posted by 504admin in Healthy Teeth, Press Release

Spry Spotlight Newtown Dentistry

Interview with: Lisandra Maisonet, RDH, BS, PHDHP, EFDA How did you hear about Xylitol? As a practice we always want to be progressive with initiatives that will lead to better health in our patients. We began to research products that would allow us to stay…

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When to Start Orthodontics

An orthodontist is a dentist that has attended additional schooling to specialize in the correction of the bite and the alignment of the teeth.  The recommendation from the AAO (American Association of Orthodontists) is that a child be seen by an orthodontist by age seven…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT INFANT ORAL HEALTH

Dental caries is a transmissible disease that is preventable, yet the single most common chronic childhood disease—5 times more common than asthma, 4 times more common than early-childhood obesity, and 20 times more common than diabetes.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…