Advanced Dental Berlin

Advanced Dental Berlin
39 Webster Square Road
Berlin, CT 06037
(860) 218-9450 Phone
(860) 828-1610 Fax

Advanced Dental Cromwell

Advanced Dental Cromwell
26 Shunpike Road, Suite A
Cromwell, CT 06416
(860) 266-4537 Phone
(860) 788-6580 Fax

Gum Disease


Women’s Hormonal Changes Linked to Gum Disease

A recent review of women’s health studies has shown a link between women’s health issues and gum disease. Hormonal changes that women naturally go through such as puberty, menstruation, pregnancy and menopause have been shown to fluctuate women’s hormones so much so that they can change conditions in the mouth and allow bacteria to grow, enter the bloodstream, and intensify certain health issues such as bone loss, fetal death and pre-term birth.

The data from the study reviewed 61 journal articles […]

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy in Berlin, CT

If you have been paying attention to any of the more recent news on dental health, you are probably aware that a lot of research is finding that our oral health is tied to our overall health. This means that if we don’t take good care of our mouths, the resulting diseases that form may end up making us sick or lead to debilitating disease such as osteoporosis, heart disease, pregnancy problems, diabetes, and respiratory diseases. Oh yeah, letting our […]

Reasons to Straighten Teeth

Patients often voice their concerns over their crooked teeth and we explain that besides the aesthetics of having straight teeth there are also health benefits. Straight teeth can contribute to effective biting, chewing and speaking. They also contribute to healthy teeth and gums as well as the avoidance of additional oral health problems such as TMJ or gum disease. People with straight teeth are also shown to have better self-esteem as an attractive smile is associated with youth and confidence. […]

The Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health

It still amazes us that even with all the health warnings issued with cigarettes that so many people still smoke.  At Advanced Dental we will never tell our patients what to do or not to do, but we will advise them of the health risks concerned with smoking cigarettes so that they can make informed decisions for themselves.  We hope that bringing awareness to the effects of smoking will help at least one person to quit.

It is difficult to say […]

Gum Disease and your Health

Gum disease or periodontal disease is a common disease that occurs in the mouth that can progress to cause tooth loss and additional health issues.  If you have been told you have gum disease you should be aware that not only can the disease affect your oral health but it can also affect your overall health and wellbeing.  Gum disease has been shown to increase the likelihood of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, low birth weights, premature births and even […]