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Good Hygiene and Dentistry for Kids

As their first set of teeth, your children’s baby (primary) teeth set the stage for the growth and development of their adult replacements. Likewise, what you teach them in their early, formative years about hygiene and dental care will set the stage for how well they care for their permanent smiles in the future. To help you ensure that you give your children the tools they need for a lifetime of healthy,

Your Dentists’ Tips for the Upcoming Flu Season

Typically, flu season is officially recognized as the months between October and May, but with recent spikes in various flu-like illnesses across the country, it’s never too early to prepare. To help you get ready and stay healthy, and protect your family’s health from the threat, as well, your Milford dentists at Sensitive Care offer these tips for preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses this flu season.

Family Dentist Shares Tips for Protecting Lips from Winter Weather

Having chapped lips can be very painful and even embarrassing. Yet with the constant cold weather of this time of year, getting chapped lips may seem inevitable. According to your Milford family dentist, Dr. Mitchell I. Quintner, lips become chapped because of a lack of moisture, and the winter season is accomplished in sapping the moisture from lips very quickly.

Milford Children’s Dentist Discusses Dental Anxiety

Did you know that new research has postulated that fear and phobias may, in fact, be learned behavior. The implications of this research are very important when they are applied to dentistry, especially in the case of parents who suffer from dental anxiety. Feeling anxious about attending a dental visit can be very debilitating, and feelings of trepidation even prevent some people from receiving dental care altogether.

Milford Dentist: How a Root Canal Affects Your Health

When a cavity is left untreated, tooth decay can progress as bacteria delve deeper within a tooth, eventually accessing its pulp. When bacteria reach a tooth’s pulp, an infection may result, putting the life of the tooth at risk. In addition, a dental infection may spread beyond the scope of the tooth, affecting other teeth in the mouth or even the rest of the body.