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

Oral Health


Looking for a Berlin CT Dentist? You’ve Got Options

If you live in the area of Berlin, CT, a dentist with the skills and demeanor you want can be found. The professionals at Advanced Dental and The New England Center for Cosmetic Dentistry are available for both your traditional and cosmetic dentistry needs. Whatever it takes to keep your smile bright, healthy and happy, they can help.

The Difference between Traditional and Cosmetic Dentistry

At some point in your life, you will most likely need both traditional and cosmetic dentists to […]

New York City’s Ban On Sugary Beverages Applauded by the ADA

In a somewhat controversial move the New York City Board of Health enacted a ban of large-sized sugary drinks. The American Dental Association’s (ADAs) President William Calnon made a statement thanking Mayor Bloomberg from bringing attention to the issue that “Frequent and excessive consumption of soda and other sugary beverages raises the risk of adverse health conditions such as obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.” While Calnon admits that a ban of the sale of large sodas and other sugary drink […]

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 […]

Berlin, Connecticut Dentist Offers New Patients Free Exams and X-Rays

Dr. Josephine Franzese of Advanced Dental in Berlin, CT is offering new patients a free dental exam and x-rays through a Facebook special this summer. Dr. Franzese joins Dr. Mike Maroon, an esteemed cosmetic and restorative dentist, at the Connecticut practice to provide passionate and empathetic patient care that Advanced Dental is known for. Dr. Franzese is building her client-base at Advanced Dental and will be providing these free services valued at over $250 for free this summer.

A dental examination […]

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 […]

Dental Implants vs. Dentures in Berlin , CT

Tooth loss is no laughing matter. Having missing teeth can affect your self-esteem, nutrition, appearance, and can result in the shifting of your remaining teeth as well as lead to gum disease. There are several options for missing teeth including dentures, partials dentures and dental implants. Dr. Maroon, like most dentists who practice modern dentistry, recommends dental implants for his Berlin patients. Unlike dentures or partials, dental implants are the only tooth replacement that prevents the jaw bones from resorbing […]

The Most Likely Teeth to Be Lost

Most people have lost a tooth at some point or another in their lives, especially those who are senior citizens. In fact, 70% of the U.S. population has at least one missing tooth as a result of decay, a failed root canal therapy procedure, or fracture. The most common teeth to go are the back molars, which incidentally are the first permanent teeth to erupt into the mouth. These teeth tend to get less attention than the rest of the […]

Tooth Decay and Candy

It’s Halloween again and our kids are getting excited for the end of the month and the fun times that come with trick-or-treating. Unfortunately for parents and kids, there are a lot more treats going around than treats which are ultimately to blame for tooth decay and cavities in teeth. Most parents realize that candy is bad for teeth but do they understand why?

Most candy that is consumed contains large amounts of sugar. Given that your kids will probably be […]

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 […]