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Getting Ready for Winter

Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read More

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read More

Diabetes and Dental Care

Diabetes is a disease that affects the health of the entire body, including, of course, your mouth, gums, and teeth. We are trained to look for issues that might arise Read More

The Stages of Gum Disease

Taking care of your gums is one of the best ways to protect your smile. But sometimes, we treat our gums like an afterthought when it comes to dental care. Read More

Year-End Insurance Reminder

the doctor, as well as our team at James P. Watts, DMD, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of Read More

Don’t procrastinate about dental work!

When you have dental issues or just need routine care, you may try to put off making an appointment at James P. Watts, DMD. Common reasons for procrastination are not Read More

What Are Chalky Teeth?

You’ve always taken care of your child’s smile. You make sure thorough brushing and flossing take place twice a day. You serve foods high in vitamins and minerals and low Read More

Telltale Signs that Your Tooth has a Cavity

the doctor and our team at James P. Watts, DMD frequently get questions about cavity causes and prevention. You brush twice a day and floss regularly. You rinse with mouthwash, Read More

Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!

It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are Read More

Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away

Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read More

Does flossing hurt your gums?

Ideally, it should never hurt when you floss your teeth. But if you haven’t flossed in a long while or don’t do it regularly, you may experience sore or bleeding Read More

Dental Emergencies while Traveling

You’ve planned your dream vacation. Your reservations are made. You’re packed and ready. You’ve even scheduled a dental checkup at our Mystic, Connecticut office to make sure you catch any Read More

A Spot of Trouble?

Your smile is in the spotlight every day, helping you greet the world with confidence! But when you’re self-conscious about discolored spots on your teeth, it’s time to get some Read More

Hot Day? Three Drinks to Leave Home When You’re Packing the Cooler

Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes Read More

Does smoking affect oral health?

By now, everyone knows that smoking is bad for you. But the truth is its broad-reaching health effects are not all known by everyone. This is especially true of oral Read More

What is a water pick and do I need one?

Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and Read More

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