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Have you recently noticed that your gums tend to bleed after brushing or while flossing? If so, there are several possible causes—some of them more serious than others. If you are concerned about your oral health, here are some possible causes of bleeding gums in Monroe, CT, and what you can do to stop it. […]

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February is Gum Disease Awareness Month and Connecticut periodontist Richard Amato, DDS, is recognizing it by spreading awareness of the importance of maintaining periodontal health to maintain overall health. Gum disease affects oral tissues and is caused by bacteria that live on the tooth root under the gums. If left untreated, this bacteria cause chronic […]

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If you have replaced your missing teeth with dental implants, then you understand the importance of investing in your oral health and the value of a healthy and stable smile. However, even though dental implants are a long-term and permanent solution for missing teeth, they are still susceptible to the same bacteria that can cause […]

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Investing in your smile is important to your oral health, but did you know having a smile you can confidently share with others on a daily basis affects your overall health and your quality of life? We are not just talking about preventing gum disease and detecting oral cancers. Smiling every day can improve your […]

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Chocolate. Gummies. Cakes. Cookies. Pies. Sweets are everywhere this time of year, and it can be tough to resist all those goodies. Who can say no to a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth sand tart or a cocoa-inspired ooey, gooey creation? Even your favorite periodontist in Monroe, CT and his team indulge this time of the year! How […]

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If you suffer from diabetes in Monroe, CT you should get regular dental examinations, especially if you have poor blood sugar control. Diabetes is a condition that has been linked to the development of gum disease. To minimize the risks and effects of the disease, Dr. Richard Amato encourages you to learn more about the […]

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Advanced gum disease is not something to smile about. It can be painful and embarrassing, and you may not realize you have some options to help you feel good about your mouth’s health again. With laser dentistry, you can now get the comfort of a minimally-invasive treatment and relief from problem gums. Dr. Richard Amato […]

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September is National Gum Care Month. Teeth tend to get most of the attention when it comes to maintaining good oral health care; however, your gums are equally important. Without proper care, you could be at risk for developing periodontal disease. If our periodontist informs you that you have gum disease in Monroe, CT, then […]

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Whether it is from work, familial responsibilities or paying the bills on time, everyone feels stress now and then. It is completely normal, but it is important that you know how to manage it well. Our periodontist sees numerous people with excessive stress in Monroe, CT. Without proper stress management, various oral health problems can […]

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If you have broken or missing teeth, dental implants are a valuable option to give you a healthier, restored smile. Many patients shy away from dental implants because they fear the cost. We want to help you make an educated decision about your oral health care, so we’ve put together a list of things you […]

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