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  • Things You Probably Didn’t Know About New Year's Eve
    It’s no secret that New Year’s Eve is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world. the doctor and our team love it too. It’s a fresh start, Read more
  • Four Oral Health Issues Seniors Face
    Oral health is an important and often overlooked component of an older person’s general health and well-being. the doctor and our team know that for many of our older patients, Read more
  • My teeth don't line up any more. Why?
    If your teeth don't line up like they used to any more, you may be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, often called TMD. This is a term that can actually Read more
  • ‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!
    It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read more
  • Dental Veneers
    Are you looking to improve the appearance of your front teeth? Dental veneers are widely used to improve the appearance of front teeth and are a much more conservative option Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Norwich Family Dental Associates we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit Read more
  • I chipped a tooth. What can I do?
    You just crunched down on a piece of hard food when you suddenly realize there is something hard still in your mouth. Your nightmare is confirmed when you retrieve a Read more
  • How do I know if my gums are receding?
    Gum recession, a common result of gum disease, occurs when the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away or pulls back, forming pockets between the gumline and exposing more Read more
  • Your Decayed Tooth Might Need a Different Kind of Root Canal Treatment
    Advanced decay doesn't necessarily mean it's curtains for an infected tooth. Millions of teeth in that condition have been saved by a tried and true procedure called root canal Read more
  • Getting Ready for Winter
    Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read more
  • Take It From Taylor Swift - Losing Your Orthodontic Retainer is No Fun
    For nearly two decades, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has dominated the pop and country charts. In December she launched her ninth studio album, called evermore, and in January she delighted Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Five Clues That It’s Time to Replace Your Toothbrush
    Your dashboard lights up when you need an oil change. Your smoke detector beeps when you need to switch out the batteries. But when it’s time to replace your toothbrush, Read more
  • Plaque Removal is the Top Priority for Preventing or Treating Gum Disease
    Tooth loss is often the unfortunate conclusion to a case of untreated periodontal (gum) disease—incentive enough to try either to prevent it or aggressively treat an infection should it Read more
  • Just What Is a Cavity, Anyway?
    So you might be wondering, just what are cavities? How do we get them? What do they do to our teeth? How can we prevent them? Let’s talk! Our teeth need Read more
  • Here's What To Do for 4 Kinds of Dental Injuries
    Although kids are resilient, they're not indestructible. They're prone to their share of injuries, both major and minor—including dental injuries. It's common for physically active children to suffer injuries to Read more