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Composite Vs. Amalgam Dental Fillings – What’s The Difference?

If you have a cavity in Southington, Plantsville, or Wolcott, you may be wondering what type of filling is the best option for restoring your smile. At Southington Dentistry, we offer both composite and amalgam dental fillings. Each one has its pros and cons, so let’s take a look at them now and discuss everything… Read more »

Can I Get Sedation For A Dental Cleaning? What You Need To Know

If you have serious dental anxiety, even the idea of a basic dental cleaning may make you feel nervous, scared, and anxious. And at Southington Dentistry, we understand that anxiety can make it hard to get the dental care you need. That’s why we offer sedation dentistry in Southington, Plantsville, and Wolcott.  But can you… Read more »

Do Cavities Need To Be Filled Even If I Don’t Feel Pain?

You may suspect that you have a cavity in Southington, Plantsville, or Wolcott. But maybe you don’t feel any pain or discomfort. Is it really necessary to come to Southington Dentistry for an appointment with Dr. Salesky, and to have your cavity filled? Continue reading this blog to find out the answer, and to see… Read more »

How Can Sedation Help With My Dental Anxiety?

If you have dental anxiety, it may seem difficult or impossible for you to get the dental care you need in Southington, Wolcott, or Plantsville. But at Southington Dentistry, Dr. Neil Salesky is here to help. Read on to learn more about how sedation dentistry helps with dental anxiety,  and how our team can help… Read more »

Safety & Sanitation at Southington Dentistry

As always, the safety of our patients and staff at Southington Dentistry is at the forefront of our practice. We are beyond excited to re-open our doors to all of our patients in Plantsville and to make that possible, we have made a few changes to our office and procedures. We have always been diligent… Read more »

Dental Health & Hygiene Tips To Follow When You Can’t See The Dentist

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, many dental offices around the US have closed, and are now only seeing emergency patients and those with critical care needs. At Southington Dentistry, we’re doing our part, so we are no longer offering regular preventive care treatments until further notice. Wondering how you should keep your mouth healthy… Read more »

When Are Dental Crowns Necessary? Understanding The Basics

If you have a damaged tooth or a cavity, you may be wondering if a dental crown is necessary to treat your condition. In this blog from Southington Dentistry, we’ll take a look at a few situations in which a crown may be the best option for your needs. Let’s get started. To Restore A… Read more »

What To Do When A Dental Crown Falls Out: Your Step-By-Step Guide

Dental crowns are built to last, but that doesn’t mean they can’t fall out or be pulled off of your tooth prematurely. Crowns often come out when you eat soft or sticky foods like caramel or taffy. This may be the result of adhesive failing, but a crown can also fall out if your enamel… Read more »

Pain After A Dental Implant: What’s Normal?

If you recently had dental implant placement surgery in Southington, you may have questions about post-implant pain. What’s normal? What is a cause for concern? Southington Dentistry wants you to be informed about your aftercare and healing process, whether or not you received your treatment from our office. Here are a few things to keep… Read more »

How To Overcome Dental Phobia & Get The Care You Need

Studies show that dental anxiety keeps many Americans from getting the dental care they need to maintain a healthy smile. If you are due for a dental visit but you have anxiety or dental phobia, we can help! Our team is caring and kind, and we are here to give you all the information you… Read more »