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Sommers Family Dentistry Blog
August 15, 2017
You know that guy in the office who always had bad breath? You don’t want to be that guy. Nor do you want to be the woman who is constantly popping mints because she is self-conscious about her breath. If an unpleasant odor comes out when you open your mouth, you might benefit from knowing the main causes of bad breath, as explained by your dentist in Norwalk. When you learn about the possible culprits behind the problem, you’re better equipped to solve the issue and get your confidence back.
July 24, 2017
Even small chips or fractures can diminish the appearance of your smile and affect your confidence. If you find yourself hiding your teeth when you meet someone new or in photos, you may want to consider cosmetic dentistry to enhance your smile. Porcelain veneers are at the forefront of cosmetic dental procedures because they can repair many issues and deliver the smile you’ve always dreamed of. Your dentist in Norwalk explains how they might benefit you.
May 6, 2017
Many teens and adults want to have that perfect, straight smile, but they shy away from traditional braces because of that “metal mouth” appearance, lifestyle inconveniences and lengthy treatment times. American-made ClearCorrect aligners provide a simply wonderful alternative. Your dentist in the 44857 area–Dr. Norman C. Sommers or Dr. Adam P. Sommers–places these invisible adult braces in Norwalk. ClearCorrect appliances give patients with mild to moderate orthodontic problems healthier teeth and gums and outstanding smile aesthetics.
April 19, 2017
Does a tooth damaged by decay, infection or oral trauma have to be extracted? Sometimes it does, but many thousands of teeth receive dental crowns to restore them to full strength and great aesthetics. Dr. Norman C. Sommers and Dr. Adam P. Sommers offer innovative CEREC crowns to restore marred smiles. Learn about their features from these highly experienced family dentists.
March 31, 2017
You have lost a substantial number of teeth due to a motor vehicle accident. An unexpected dilemma, the choice you have is dental implants in Norwalk versus traditional dentures. Don’t worry. Your professional and caring team at Sommers Family Dentistry will help you decide which option is best for your oral health. Dr. Norman C. Sommers and Dr. Adam P. Sommers have the expertise to craft and place either choice, giving you a smile that is fully functional and natural-looking.
February 27, 2017
If you think you’ve got the whole brushing and flossing thing down and skipping out on 6-month cleanings and checkups isn’t necessary — think again! Maintaining great oral health is built on preventing the diseases and damage that can crop up over time. Your Norwalk dentist wants to help you stay ahead of the game by averting problems before they have a chance to take hold. At Sommers Dentistry, Dr. Norman Sommers and Dr. Adam Sommers strive to provide the latest technology and trusted care that will help you having lasting oral health and a dazzling smile you can feel proud of. (more…)
January 24, 2017
Many put off getting braces because the traditional metal ones have an unflattering look to them, and can often create uncomfortable sores in your mouth. At Sommers Family Dentistry, we want you to know that there is a solution to straightening your teeth that will have you smiling the whole way through. Dr. Norman and Dr. Adam Sommers offer ClearCorrect, the finest solution for crooked teeth in Norwalk. You can enjoy a quicker and simpler process without having to endure months of uncomfortable wires and extra time spent cleaning your metal braces. With ClearCorrect clear braces in Norwalk, the beautiful smile you have always wanted is within reach.
December 17, 2016
When it comes to your oral health, there is a hidden danger in your mouth that you come into contact with every day. Biofilm, or more commonly known as plaque, is a yellowish, slimy film that accumulates on the teeth. When the buildup is not removed, it can cause cavities and gum disease to develop. Removing biofilm from the teeth requires brushing and flossing your teeth, as well as visiting your dentist in Norwalk every six months for a dental cleaning and checkup.
November 2, 2016
You have probably heard about fluoride and how it is good for your teeth since you were a small child. Whenever you went to get a check-up at the dentist, they would inevitably end it with a fluoride treatment. However, did you know fluoride can cause a condition called fluorosis? Too much fluoride, especially for young children, can actually be damaging for your teeth. Your dentist in Norwalk, Dr. Norman and Dr. Adam Sommers, want you to know more about this common condition. (more…)
October 31, 2016
Are you unhappy with the appearance of your smile? You are not alone. Studies in this decade show that as many as one third of Americans are unsatisfied with their teeth. One common cause is what we call a gummy smile, or what occurs when there is too much gum tissue showing in the front teeth. This excessive gum tissue covers up the beautiful white tooth enamel that is hidden underneath. But there’s a solution. The team at Sommers Family Dentistry can help fix your gummy smile in Norwalk with efficient, effective laser dentistry. Learn how today.