Everyone wants to look their best and in the dental office it is very common for patients to ask Dr. Nadeau and Dr. Krause what they can do to improve their smile. Sometimes this question is a result of having teeth that are chipped, worn or discolored. Other times this question comes from someone who either has crooked/crowded teeth or someone who has spaces or gaps between their teeth. Teeth that are chipped, worn or discolored are best improved with […]
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Why Does The Dentist Care About How I Breathe?
Why Does The Dentist Care About How I Breathe? There has been a lot of media coverage in recent years regarding how the health of your mouth affects the health of the rest of your body. As your Family Dentists in Farmington, CT, we want you to know that if you are a parent of younger children, one of those connections you should be aware of is mouth breathing. Breathing through the mouth is sometimes necessary. If you have a […]
Short Term Orthodontics Frequently Asked Questions
What is Short Term Orthodontics? Short term orthodontics (also known as STO) is a form of teeth straightening that focuses on the appearance and alignment of only the front teeth (the teeth that show when someone smiles). This approach does not have a goal of altering how a person’s teeth bite or come together in the back of the mouth. People who seek STO are people who feel generally like their bite and back teeth are fine and they just […]