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The Stages of Tooth Decay: How Cavities Develop

Tooth decay doesn't happen at all once. Cavities have different stages of progression. Let's cover the basics of this general dentistry issue.

Posted by Steven Balloch, DDS on Jun 29, 2017

Goodbye, Gunk: The Benefits of Tongue Scrapers

By using a tongue scraper, you can get rid of a layer of - for lack of a better word - gunk that is responsible…

Posted by Steven Balloch, DDS on Apr 29, 2017

If You Can’t Stand the Heat…or the Cold…Then Get to the Dentist!

If you experience tooth sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures, then it’s time to find out how restorative dentistry can resolve the issue.

Posted by Steven Balloch, DDS on Mar 02, 2017

The Power of Prevention: Mouth Guards Are Great for Many Patients

Mouth guards are ideal for athletes, people with teeth grinding (bruxism), and TMJ disorders. Let's consider candidacy.

Posted by Steven Balloch, DDS on Jun 30, 2016

Fighting Plaque and Tartar: Root Planing and Scaling

Root planing and scaling is a way of deep cleaning plaque and tartar buildup. Let's consider how this benefits patients.

Posted by Steven Balloch, DDS on Apr 30, 2016

Ways of Preventing Root Canal Infections

These prevention tips will help patients prevent root canal infections and keep patients' smiles healthy and beautiful in the process.

Posted by Steven Balloch, DDS on Jul 02, 2015

Dental Exams and Professional Cleanings: The Basics of General Dentistry

Regular dental checkups allow your dentist to clean your teeth and gums, take x-rays and check for further problems, and prevent tooth decay and gum…

Posted by Steven Balloch, DDS on Jan 02, 2015

Dr. Steven M. Balloch and Dr. Avinash S. Bidra

Avinash S. Bidra BDS, MS, FACP, and Steven M. Balloch, DDS

Dr. Avinash S. Bidra and Dr. Steven M. Balloch are award-winning nationally renowned dentists who have been providing world-class  advanced cosmetic and implant dentistry for many decades. They are members of various prestigious dental organizations, including:

  • American College of Prosthodontists
  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • American Board of Prosthodontics
  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Connecticut State Dental Association

To speak with Dr. Avinash Bidra or Dr. Steven Balloch about your dream smile, request a consultation online or call us a (860) 659-8660.

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