4 Reasons Why You Absolutely Need Six Month Dental Checkups

4 Reasons Why You Absolutely Need Six Month Dental Checkups Do you dread having to schedule a six-month dental cleaning? It might seem like a waste of time just to polish up your teeth. After all, you don’t tend to have any major dental problems…can’t you just put it off until later? The reality, however,…

Is it Too Late for You to Get Braces?   Have your teeth shifted over the years since getting your braces off? Or did you miss the braces boat altogether? Whether you’ve had previous orthodontic treatment or not, you may still wish for a straighter smile. Happily, it’s not too late for you to get…

Keep Your Teeth Cavity-Free This Summer! The hot summer season is well underway here in West Haven. You’ve been busy with parties and barbecues and trips to the beach—and the fun times aren’t over yet! Fun summer activities usually include great food. But if you’re not careful, some of your favorite summertime eats could leave…

5 Questions About Sedation Dentistry Answered You’ve heard about dental sedation, but you’re not so sure it’s right for you. Our Shoreline Dental Care team answers all of your sedation dentistry questions that may be bouncing around your mind. 1. Is sedation dentistry safe? Sedation dentistry is very safe, when administered by experienced and certified…

The Shoreline Dental Care Family Sponsors a “Fundraiser Dinner for Hunter” Shoreline Dental Care has the privilege of supporting a hard-working family in our community as they raise awareness about a painful skin condition their son suffers. Local Milford teenager Hunter was diagnosed with Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) when he was only seven years old, but…

Do You Know the Truth About Dental Implants? Some people hail dental implants as nothing short of a miracle. But others could tell you horror stories about their surgical procedure. A Google search quickly reveals that differing opinions abound on the Internet. How can you find out the truth about implants? Here we sort out…

Do You Really Need a Root Canal? Most people dread root canals because they’ve only heard of their supposedly painful reputation.  But a root canal isn’t the terrible process many think it is. Endodontic therapy is just as routine as getting a regular dental filling. People just assume root canals are uncomfortable because they’re necessary…

Why You Should Choose an Implant vs. Dentures A partial denture is a frame that supports a false tooth over the open space in your smile, left behind by missing or extracted teeth. Dental implants are a more comprehensive solution, replacing both a tooth and its root.  Understanding the advantages to each treatment is essential…

Conquer Your Fear of the Dentist! Dentistry isn’t about just fixing broken teeth – it’s mainly about preventing painful and costly problems before they happen. But fear and anxiety could be holding you back from getting the dental care you need. So how can you get over your fear of dental offices and dentists? Here…

At What Age Is Your Child Ready for Cosmetic Dentistry? Nothing warms your heart quite like seeing your kid smile with confidence. But if your child avoids smiling out of shame, even happy occasions can be tinged with sadness. If your son or daughter isn’t happy with his or her smile, what can be done…