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For those who are missing all their natural teeth, full dentures are one of the most common treatment options. Although dental implants are a little more expensive than dentures, they reduce discomfort and inconvenience and last for decades. This is why they are quickly becoming the preferred alternative for those who have missing teeth. Appearance […]

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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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Most pleasant dental procedures in all my years of being a periodontal patient.. I have spent the last twenty five years of my life having my periodontal issues worked on and I can say for sure because I've seen many periodontal experts . Richard a Amotto and the staff get five stars from me ..
5 Stars

John 6/24/17

The office is very spacious; clean and well maintained. They have just renovated/expanded their facility and seating areas. The staff, hygienist and Dr. Amato are very friendly and courteous group. All questions were answered and I did not feel stress while my procedure was taking place. This is an excellent practice to be a part of.
5 Stars

Sharon 6/23/17

Sorry I asked my husband to make the appt. At your office. When he gave me the time, I went there not realizing he made it at dr. Wieners until I went home. Thank you for taking me in.
5 Stars

Jacqua 6/7/17

First visit. A little uneasy because of the unknowns, but the staff actually made it a pleasant experience. Thank you.
5 Stars

John 5/26/17

I have an extreme dental fear/anxiety. Dr.Amato and his staff have been the only ones to give me a new outlook on dentistry and each visit they have made sure I am comfortable. I actually don't dread going there even though I need a lot of work. The office is extremely clean and I am so happy I decided after years of neglect because of fear I decided to take care of my gums first with Dr.AMATO and wasn't judged and made to feel like I didn't take care of my self like other dentists had.
5 Stars

Patricia 5/26/17

Everyone was friendly and explained thoroughly.
5 Stars

Lori 5/23/17

Great Staff, Great Doctor
5 Stars

John 5/17/17

most efficient office processes for my dental care essentially painless and staff and Dr Amato exhibit a high level of expertise innovative and state of the art professional clinical kowledge
5 Stars

Carmen 5/16/17

Big Plus
5 Stars

Carol 5/12/17

I would change the rating to 6 stars.
5 Stars

Salvatore 5/9/17

Ourpose Stitches out visit Five stars The stitches out visit took longer than anticipated.
5 Stars

Mary 5/9/17

Staff very friendly and they addressed my concerns
5 Stars

Thomas 5/9/17

I am extremely pleased with the professionalism provided by Dr Amato and his staff. He understands my goals in the care of my teeth and does a superb job at explaining what needs and/or should be done in order to achieve my goals in maintain a good condition of my teeth.
5 Stars

Carol 5/3/17

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