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How often should I visit the dentist?

The American Dental Association states that one should visit his or her dentist once every 6 months.

What’s the best way I can prevent tooth decay?

Tooth decay can be a very common problem, but you can prevent it by brushing and flossing regularly. Rinsing with mouthwash can also eliminate the cavity-causing bacteria. Lastly, with regular visits to the dentist, you can minimize the likelihood of tooth decay and maximize the health of your teeth.

When looking for a toothbrush, what should I look for?

When choosing a toothbrush, pay attention to the bristle and the toothbrush head’s size. For children or adults who are predisposed to gum irritation or swelling, it is best to choose a soft-bristled and small-head toothbrush. Toothbrushes with medium to hard bristles tend to cause damage to the gums, contributing to their recession and irritation. Furthermore, a small-head toothbrush can easily get around hard-to-reach areas of the mouth without irritating and rubbing against the gums. To get a whiter, healthier smile, visit the dentist every 6 months for dental cleanings.

What toothpaste should I pick?

Choose any toothpaste that contains fluoride. This works great at reducing the likelihood of tooth decay and increases the health of your gums and teeth.

How often should one brush their teeth?

Ideally you need to brush your teeth after every meal. If that is not possible, brush once in the morning and right before going to bed. For your after-lunch routine, gargle or swish water or mouthwash if you have some.

Do I really need to floss daily?

There are areas between your teeth that your toothbrush simply cannot reach. And for this reason, you need to floss your teeth at least once a day. 

What does cosmetic dentistry mean, or consist of?

If you’re looking to have a more beautiful smile, you might want to consider cosmetic dentistry. The procedures are designed to correct or repair a misshapen, broken or chipped tooth. With our cosmetic dentistry options, we can also change the shape and size of your teeth, if you deem them too long or short. If you have stubborn stains on your teeth, you also have the option of teeth whitening in order to restore their pearly white glow.  Moreover, if you have noticeable gaps between your teeth, we also have a wide range of solutions to improve your smile.

How about restorative dentistry? What can it do for my family and me?

Our restorative dentistry services are designed to improve your bite in terms of function and appearance. For this reason, we offer dental bridges, porcelain crowns, partial and full dentures and root canal therapy.

Dental implants, how do they work?

Dental implants are the standard in replacing lost or missing teeth. They are the perfect substitutes that look and feel just like your natural teeth. If you want to know if you or your loved ones are a perfect candidate for dental implant treatment, please schedule your consultation with Regency Family Dental.

Do you offer Invisalign?

Yes, we do! If you want to know if you’re an ideal candidate for an Invisalign treatment, get an expert opinion from Regency Family Dental. Please get in touch with our friendly office staff to schedule an appointment.

For any other questions you may have, call Regency Family Dental at 203.323.1186. Or feel free to use our convenient Request an Appointment form to book an appointment today! We welcome patients from Stamford, Fairfield, Wilton, Milford, Greenwich, Norwalk, CT and neighboring locations. 

Patient Reviews

Routine cleaning led to a root canal and crown. During that time I broke a tooth which led to another crown. Dr. Shrotriya did a fantastic job and even tried to prevent the need for the second crown but it became inevitable. She is a new dentist to me and I'm extremely pleased with the skills, support, and professional demeanor she has shown. I just completed the second crown and my teeth feel wonderful again. Thanks dr. S.!!         - R.F.

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