Tyngtown Dental Blog
June 20, 2017
Millions of Americans (almost half of the population) are currently dealing with periodontal disease. Many of them don’t even realize anything is awry, even though they may notice bleeding, tender, swollen gums and persistent bad breath. Are you experiencing any of the symptoms of the condition? Your dentist in Wilton can help you prevent gum disease through routine preventive care, but if you develop gum disease, your periodontist Dr. Kevin Guze provides high quality gum disease therapy.
April 27, 2017
The health of your teeth, gums and jaw bone influences your overall health. Tooth decay, gum disease, tooth loss, and poor dental bite interplay with how the rest of you functions and feels. Your dentist in Wilton, Dr. Tom Pastor, teaches his patients the importance of good oral health and how it influences systemic well-being. Dental health is much more than a pretty smile.
March 12, 2017
You feel so embarrassed by a misshapen tooth right in the front of your mouth. Over the years, it has become deeply stained as well. While the tooth basically is healthy, it lacks the strength and size to support a thin porcelain veneer. Should you get a dental crown from Wilton dentist, Dr. Tom Pastor? This experienced cosmetic dentist in Wilton evaluates patients for dental crowns all the time. He’ll tell you about these tried and true restorations and how one could fix your cosmetic issue.
February 13, 2017
You have the good habit of brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily as well. That’s great because those routines remove the bacteria-laden plaque that forms from what you eat and drink. In fact, the American Dental Association says brushing and flossing are your best at-home protections against tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. But, are there other things you can do to maximize your dental routine. Dentist in Wilton, Dr. Tom Pastor of Tyngtown Dental, says even small changes to your time at the bathroom sink help keep your smile healthy and bright for years.
January 24, 2017
Looking and feeling your best partners with how your smile looks. Chips, cracks, stains, crowding–these defects detract from an otherwise healthy set of teeth. With a wide range of aesthetic dental services available from Dr. Tom Pastor at Tyngtown Dental, learn how wonderful your smile can be. A smile makeover in Wilton can change your teeth and your outlook.
December 28, 2016
The National Center for Health Statistics says more than one quarter of American adults have cavities they don’t know about or have neglected to treat. This leads to tooth loss and spread of unhealthy bacteria. Wilton dentist, Dr. Tom Pastor, urges preventive care at home and in the office to reduce the risk of decay.
November 23, 2016
Do your gums bleed a bit when you brush? This may mean gingivitis, the mildest form of gum disease. Ignored, gingivitis becomes periodontitis, a devastating oral health condition which causes havoc with teeth, gums and bone. It seems linked to serious systemic health conditions, too. Through expert periodontal therapy at Tyngtown Dental in Wilton, Dr. Tom Pastor heals gums for healthy mouths and great overall well-being.
October 14, 2016
The one thing people are not lacking in these days is choice. A quick internet search will show you more varieties of anything you can imagine. We live in glorious yet overwhelming times. One of the simplest choices you have is which type of toothbrush should you get, manual or electric? Dr. Tom Pastor, you dentist in Wilton, weighs in on this. It’s time to pit these two toothbrushes against each other! (more…)
September 14, 2016
How do you go about finding the right dentist for you and your loved ones? Dentist in Wilton, Dr. Tom Pastor, suggests some ways to discover the proper fit for a lasting doctor-patient relationship.
July 21, 2016
What does your smile say about you? Does your smile convey a confident first impression? Did you know that it’s one of the first things people notice about you? One of the quickest and most cost effective ways to improve the appearance of your smile is to whiten your teeth. Here’s some more information about teeth whitening in Wilton and bleaching your teeth at home. (more…)