Drs Bradbury & Amato, PC

Dentist - West Hartford

18 N. Main Street, Suite 2  West Hartford, CT 06107

(860) 561-3050
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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Technique Just as Important With Powered Toothbrushes as With Manual
... In all actuality, the most important aspect about toothbrushes in effective oral hygiene isn’t the brush, but how it’s used — or as we might say, “it’s not the brush so much as the hand that holds it...

Family Dentist
Home › Our Services › Family Dentistry Family Dentistry in West Hartford A family dentist is similar to a general dentist, as each provides services related to the general maintenance of oral hygiene and tooth health...

Dental Implants
...Although implant teeth will never decay, the gum tissues around them can become inflamed or infected in the absence of good oral hygiene...

Dental Implants Help West Hartford Residents Smile with Confidence
... Also called edentulism, tooth loss can occur for the following reasons: Poor oral hygiene habits Poor diet Bad habits, such as smoking Lack of education about tooth loss Fear and embarrassment Finances Trauma Systemic conditions Medical treatments Replace Missing Teeth in West Hartford with Dental Implants   Over the past years, dental implants have increasingly grown in popularity as they are seen as an attractive alternative to missing teeth...

The Importance of the Age One Dental Visit
... Reviewing Oral Hygiene Techniques...

Be Extra Vigilant for Signs of Gum Disease During Pregnancy
...The infection typically arises from plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles that build up on tooth surfaces every 8-12 hours and not removed due to poor oral hygiene...

4 Reasons why Quitting Chewing Tobacco is Good for Your Oral Health
...Tooth decay and gum disease both originate primarily from bacterial plaque that builds up on tooth surfaces (the result of poor oral hygiene)...

Keep Your Child's Smile Healthy This Holiday
...Good oral hygiene is always important, but even more so during the holiday season...

Maintenance Manual for Your Teeth and Gums
...Too bad a manual doesn't come with your teeth and gums! Such a manual would concentrate on a few basic tasks we call oral hygiene and teeth cleanings...

Some Blood Pressure Medications May Affect Your Oral Health
...You should also maintain a recommended daily regimen of oral hygiene (brushing and flossing)...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Keep an Eye on your Gums to Catch Disease Early
... While renewed daily oral hygiene is important for stopping gum disease, you may also need professional care to bring it under control...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Teens May Need a Temporary Replacement for Missing Teeth
...Regardless of the type of solution chosen, it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene, especially around a bridge...

Beyond Brushing and Flossing: Consider Other Risk Factors for Tooth Decay
...It arises mainly from oral bacteria, which proliferates in the absence of effective oral hygiene...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Gaining a New Attractive Smile is More than Achievable
... In a way, cosmetic dentistry begins with you and oral hygiene...

Cosmetic Dentistry: A Way to the Smile You Love
...By limiting staining foods and drinks, stopping smoking and performing good oral hygiene daily, teeth whitening results last indefinitely...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Oral Irrigation can be an Effective Alternative to Traditional Flossing
Great oral hygiene is built on two principal tasks — daily brushing and flossing...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

Not Your Granddad's Dental Care: the New Approach to Tooth Decay Treatment
...The foundation for prevention, though, remains the same as it was for past family generations—practice effective oral hygiene by brushing and flossing daily and regular dental cleanings and checkups to keep bacterial plaque from accumulating and growing...

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health
...Plus, it’s a great opportunity to review your at-home oral hygiene...

Cleaning Around Implants Crucial to Protecting Them from Loss
...But don’t think that means you can relax your oral hygiene habits — even though the implant itself can’t be infected, the surrounding gum tissues and bone can...

Other Factors Besides Hygiene Could Contribute to Gum Disease
... Aside from lifestyle issues like stress or oral hygiene, we can at least test and verify any susceptibility you may have due to uncontrollable factors like genetics or the particular bacterial makeup within your plaque...

That Small Mouth Sore is Likely Nothing - but Still Have it Checked
...Just keep up with the basics — good oral hygiene and regular checkups — to ensure you have the most optimum oral health possible...

Don't let Limited Finances Keep you From Needed Dental Care
... The most important thing you can do to manage dental costs is to prevent disease through consistent oral hygiene — brushing and flossing — at least once a day...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

How to Keep the Cavity Monster Away this Halloween
...Relax! According to experts like the American Dental Association, it’s OK to let kids enjoy some sweet treats on special occasions like Halloween—especially if they have been taking good care of their oral hygiene all year long, by brushing twice each day and flossing once every day...

Good Oral Hygiene Isn't Just for Teeth
In October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association sponsors National Dental Hygiene Month to remind everyone that having good oral health is directly related to practicing good oral hygiene at home...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Canker/Cold Sores
...A healthy diet and good oral hygiene are usually the best remedy, but some special rinses and anesthetics can help...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Diabetes
... As with any condition, good oral hygiene, including regular brushing, flossing and rinsing, as well as the proper diabetic diet, will go a long way in preventing needless problems...

Dry Mouth
...Of course, there is no substitute for regular checkups and good oral hygiene...

Oral Cancer
...Maintaining good oral hygiene, and regular dental checkups, are highly recommended...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Seniors and Oral Health
... In fact, there's usually no reason for you NOT to keep your teeth your entire life, providing you maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral hygiene...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Flap Surgery
... A pocket reduction procedure is recommended if daily at-home oral hygiene and a professional care routine cannot effectively reach these deep pockets...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Medication and Heart Disease
...That’s why it’s critical to practice good oral hygiene to keep infections at bay—this includes a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing...