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What You Can Do About Bad Breath (Unless You're a Famous Actress Pranking Your Co-Star)

Hollywood superstar Jennifer Lawrence is a highly paid actress, Oscar winner, successful producer and…merry prankster. She's the latter, at least with co-star Liam Hemsworth: It seems Lawrence deliberately ate Read More

Why

Mayim Bialik has spent a good part of her life in front of TV cameras: first as the child star of the hit comedy series Blossom, and more recently Read More

Wearing Dentures 24/7 May Not Be a Good Idea - Here's Why

Today’s technologically advanced dentures aren’t your grandparents’ “false teeth.” Now made with superior materials and processes, you could almost forget you’re wearing them. But don’t let that cause you Read More

What Is Gum Recession and How Is It Treated?

Gum recession is a common problem affecting millions of Americans to some degree. If you have it, you will notice that the pink gum tissue surrounding one or more Read More

Whether Voting for a Candidate or Wisdom Teeth, You Can Choose Wisely

During election season, you'll often hear celebrities encouraging you to vote. But this year, Kaia Gerber, an up-and-coming model following the career path of her mother Cindy Crawford, made Read More

Whitening is a Safe and Effective Way to get That "Hollywood Smile"

The “Hollywood Smile” — dazzlingly white — is associated in our society with youth, health and vitality. Achieving that smile through either professional or home whitening applications has become Read More

We're Improving Our Effectiveness in Treating Tooth Decay

For several decades, dentists have been saving teeth from tooth decay following a few basic guidelines: 1) Identify decay as soon as possible; 2) Thoroughly remove decayed tooth structure; Read More

Your Reoccurring Sinus Infections May Actually Be Caused by Tooth Decay

If you suffer frequent sinus infections, you might want to talk with your dentist about it. It could be your chronic sinus problems stem from a deeply decayed or Read More

Zac Efron's Smile Transformation Could Happen to You

Actor Zac Efron has one of the top smiles in a business known for beautiful smiles. Bursting on the scene in 2006 at age 18 in High School Musical, Read More

Welcome

Welcome to the Blog of Ellie Dikegoros DMD Family Dental!   Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Farmington, CT area, we’re excited you are here. Read More

Your Teen's Teeth May Not Be Ready for Veneers

Teenagers can have the same smile-disrupting tooth flaws as adults. But not all cosmetic treatments available to adults are appropriate for teenagers—at least not until they get a little Read More

Where - and How - Does it Hurt? Getting to the Source of Tooth Pain

Although toothaches are common, not all tooth pain originates from the same source. But regardless of its cause, you need to take prompt action to find out and begin Read More

Your Options for Restoring a Chipped Tooth

A tooth that's been chipped doesn't mean it's no longer healthy. The same, unfortunately, can't be said about the attractiveness of your smile, especially if it's one of your Read More

Which Implant Crown Attachment Method is Best for You?

If you've decided on a dental implant to replace a missing tooth, you've made a great choice. Implants are a big favorite of both dentists and patients, not only Read More

Your Teenager not Ready for an Implant? Here's What We Can Do Instead

Losing a tooth can be traumatic, but a dental implant can dramatically turn that experience around. Providing functionality, life-like appearance and durability, implants stand out as the premier restoration Read More

Why Baby Teeth Need Babying

Even though they eventually fall out, primary (baby) teeth play several vital roles in your child's development. Among other things, they serve as important guides for the developing permanent Read More

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