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Sommers Family Dentistry Blog
August 17, 2018
So, you brush and floss your teeth every day, but you still notice imperfections in your smile. You see that you have a stains, discolorations, cracks, or other problems that simply won’t go away with your normal oral routine. Does this sound familiar? Your expert cosmetic dentist in Norwalk will discuss why porcelain veneers are a great option to cosmetically enhance your teeth. Keep reading to find out how you can have the whitest and brightest smile you’ve had in years!
July 7, 2018
Even when keeping great oral care, maintaining regular dental visits, and sticking to a diet that promotes oral health, gaps in your smile can still appear. A gap in between teeth, specifically between the two front teeth, is technically called a diastema. This issue affects people of all ages and can easily make you feel self-conscious or apprehensive to smile more often.
According to your dentist in Norwalk, there are multiple methods for solving this problem.
June 8, 2018
Have you always wanted to improve your confidence and oral health with a straight smile, but feel you are too old for braces? This could not be further from the truth. You are never too old to align your teeth and bite. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontics reports that 20% of orthodontic patients are now over the age of 21. To get the results you want, you have many different options, including traditional braces and clear aligners. Your dentist in Norwalk will help you find the solution that is right for you.
May 15, 2018
For years, you’ve lived with a gap in your front teeth that has left you feeling self-conscious and disrupted the normal function of your ivories. Although you’d really like to correct it, you aren’t a fan of wearing metal braces. You’re left wondering, “Is there another way?” Your dentist in Norwalk says there definitely is – ClearCorrect braces. Learn more about how they can provide the same benefits as traditional braces without the hassles that are associated with them.
April 18, 2018
Everyone is always looking for new and inventive ways to save time and money. Some folks whose teeth are less than perfect have even decided to try to get their ideal smile by ordering mail-order tooth aligners. Instead of going to a dentist to get traditional braces or another orthodontic treatment like ClearCorrect, they take matters into their own hands. Mail-order aligners cost less than a professional treatment, and they don’t require regular dental visits. But as your dentist in Norwalk explains, using them is a very bad idea.
March 2, 2018
What’s going on in and around your mouth? What are some dental facts that maybe you didn’t know about? Let’s briefly discuss these as your dentist in Norwalk weighs in with 5 fun facts about your mouth and teeth. He will also give you some tips on how to protect this very important area of your body through improved habits and preventive dentistry.
February 7, 2018
As a parent, one of the best things that you can do is be proactive in your child’s health. This goes for their dental health, too! Thinking two steps ahead is key to preventing dental concerns down the road that can cause your little one pain and cost you a lot of money.
Thankfully, there are some preventive measures that you can consider to improve your child’s smile, like dental sealants from your family dentist in Norwalk. Learn more about dental sealants and if they are the best decision to keep your little one’s smile healthy in this week’s blog post!
January 26, 2018
When you walk down the dental isle, you’re posted this question: is an electric toothbrush more effective than a manual toothbrush? To set the record straight, a toothbrush is only as effective as you allow it to be by using it twice a day, for two minutes a day. However, electric toothbrushes do have a few extra advantages. Your dentist in Norwalk is here to explain them in this week’s blog post.
December 15, 2017
Dental implants in Norwalk come with a host of potential benefits. They look amazing, they’re extremely sturdy, and they may last for a lifetime. But did you know that there are even more marvels behind these amazing dental restorations? They can directly affect the strength and density of your bones. How is this the case?
November 18, 2017
So, it’s a crisp fall day and you’re tailgating before the Ohio State – Michigan football game. As you chomp down on your favorite snacks, you are overcome by pain in one of your teeth. Immediately, you’re wondering why it is hurting. Don’t fret, though. There are answers and temporary relief available until you can visit your Norwalk dentist.