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Due to increased interest on social media, charcoal-based toothpastes and pure activated charcoal powder have rapidly gained popularity in recent years. Claims that charcoal is a natural tooth-whitener keeps people hooked on this “holistic” fad. But, just because this trend is a popular one doesn’t mean that it’s a healthy one. Our dentists in New…

You know those gorgeous glossy white covers that take your smile to the next level? Porcelain dental veneers make teeth look brighter, longer, more evenly shaped, or more evenly spaced per your unique dental needs. They truly work wonders. But as with any other dental restoration, even the best of dental veneers will eventually break…

Don’t Fall for These 5 Dental Myths! Watch out for these five myths circulating around West Haven and Milford! The team here at Shoreline Dental Care busts these myths one-by-one to help you achieve the healthiest possible smile. Dental Myth 1: Sugar Causes Cavities Germs are responsible for tooth decay, not sugar. The sugar you…

The Top 3 Ways to Replace a Missing Tooth If you’ve recently lost a permanent tooth, then you need to replace it right away. Milford dentists warn patients that leaving gaps in their smile can lead to complications. Missing even just one tooth can cause the rest of your teeth to shift out of alignment….

World Health Day 2019: Improve Your Health with Preventative Dental Care For the year of 2019, April 7 marks World Health Day. The WHO (World Health Organization) is focusing especially on the topic of universal health coverage on this particular day. It’s an unfortunate fact that many people around the world have insufficient or nonexistent…

Do Dental X-Rays Make You Gag? These Tips Can Help Getting dental x-rays can be an unpleasant experience. People with small mouths or a strong gag reflex tend to have an especially hard time. If you’re due for a dental checkup in Milford and have a hard time with dental x-rays, Shoreline Dental Care has…

Why Do You Have Bad Breath? Halitosis can lead to intense social anxiety in personal and professional situations. Even if no one else says that your breath smells, the paranoia is bad enough to ruin your day. To tackle this serious and sensitive matter, you need to first discover the cause of your bad breath…

Why Your Teeth Are Suddenly So Sensitive Your teeth have never caused you much trouble before. But now you’re starting to notice the way they ache when you go outside or sip on your favorite drink. Why are they suddenly so sensitive? Cold Weather Can Affect Teeth The current time of year may have something…

5 Reasons To Treat Yourself To A Dental Implant For The New Year! The new year is just around the corner and there may not be a better way to start it off than by planning for a new dental implant! Here are five reasons to think about getting a dental implant next year. 1….

5 Ways To Get A Whiter Smile Did you know that there’s more than one option to get that bright white smile you’ve been dreaming of? Here are the five ways we at Shoreline Dental Care recommend that you try when it comes to whitening your teeth. 1. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening You may get good…

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