Dental X-Rays: The Whole Tooth

The use of x-rays in dentistry is considered a necessary component of a thorough dental examination. Problems cannot be treated without first being detected. Diagnosing and treating dental problems at an early stage can prevent pain, promote future dental health, and save time and money. In addition to cavities, x-rays allow us to detect an… Continue reading Dental X-Rays: The Whole Tooth

5 Reasons to Use Your Dental Insurance Before the Year Ends

Once again, the end of the year is quickly drawing near. Here are a few important reasons to consider using your dental insurance before the year is over. 1) Annual Maximum Your insurance policy entitles you to a set amount of coverage each year. This is typically referred to your policy’s annual maximum. Most dental… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Use Your Dental Insurance Before the Year Ends

7 Things Moms Should Know About Their Baby’s Teeth

Just when you’ve got your sleep schedule under control and your routine with your baby is ironed-out, teeth start showing up and throw everyone for a loop. Your normally happy baby might become a fuss bucket for no apparent reason, or all of a sudden copious amounts of drool have you replacing bibs every hour… Continue reading 7 Things Moms Should Know About Their Baby’s Teeth

Sweet Tooth CHIP Event – Sat, September 30th

We are excited to announce an upcoming event in partnership with the Connecticut Freemasons to help serve our patients, and have some fun too! On Saturday, September 30th from 9AM to 1PM we will be at our office registering children with the CT CHIP program (which stands for the Connecticut Child Identification Program). The CT CHIP program… Continue reading Sweet Tooth CHIP Event – Sat, September 30th

Fluoridated Water: Where, When, Why?

Fluoridated water is a controversial issue surrounding health news today. But for Dr. Erica Pitera and most pediatric dentists nationwide, the topic is not so controversial.  Today we’ll explain more about why our office recommends drinking fluoridated city water or adding fluoride tablets to well water. Childhood caries (the fancy word for tooth decay in… Continue reading Fluoridated Water: Where, When, Why?