Discovering Sleep Disorders Along With Bruxism

Did you know that dentists discover sleep apnea in their patients many times before a patient’s primary care physician makes the diagnosis? This is because your dentist may notice problems with your teeth like tooth wear and facial muscular pain. If your dentist discovers that you have bruxism (grinding teeth and clenching of the jaw), you'll probably be referred back... read more »

Dentures Can Improve Your Smile

Are you looking to improve your smile and restore lost teeth? If so, dentures might be right for you! Dentures have become a popular way to restore your smile thanks to the success it has had over the years in the past. Dr. Gaudio here at Michael P. Gaudio, D.M.D. in Wallingford, Connecticut, is a skilled doctor who can help... read more »

Chewing Gum Can Help Reduce Tooth Decay

Did you know that chewing gum can help prevent cavities? You heard us right. Studies have shown that chewing gum for about 20 minutes after meals can help prevent tooth decay. But why is that? Dr. Michael P. Gaudio and our team are happy to give you some insights to chewing gum. The reason why chewing gum can help your... read more »

The Many Ways a Dental Veneer Can Improve Your Smile

There is no need to wish for a beautiful smile or assume that it’s not something you can enjoy during your lifetime. Dr. Michael P. Gaudio and our team are here to offer dental veneers for patients who are looking to enhance their smiles without extensive or invasive dental surgery. Dental veneers are cosmetic shells that can transform the appearance... read more »

Are You On the Tooth Fairy’s Nice List?

During the holidays, it is easy to let the little things slide. But no one wants tooth decay or gum disease as a holiday present! Here are some things to remember to keep your teeth and gums healthy as you go throughout your holiday season. Brush: Brush your teeth for 2 minutes, two times each and every day. If you... read more »

Tongue Scrapers: The Facts

You already know the basics: brush twice a day, floss once a day, and visit the dentist regularly. But there is more that you can do, and one thing that is not difficult to add it to your daily routine is a tongue scraper. Have you ever tried brushing your tongue with a toothbrush? If so, you probably understand that... read more »

The Things the Common Cold Can Do to Your Mouth

The common cold is an inconvenient sickness that involves a runny nose, cough, and plenty of headaches. Unfortunately, it also includes effects to the mouth. This is why you need to be careful and take good care of your smile when you’re sick. If you don’t, your teeth and gums can suffer the consequences. Some of the things a cold... read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Toothbrushes

Your toothbrush is a handy tool that cleans your smile every morning and night. But did you know if you use the wrong toothbrush, your smile could be in danger? Well, it’s true! This is why it’s encouraged to pick the best toothbrush on the store shelf. Before you do so, Dr. Michael P. Gaudio and our dental team have... read more »

The Many Benefits of Brushing

Do you ever wonder why Dr. Michael P. Gaudio recommends brushing your teeth twice a day? If so, our dental team is thrilled to tell you why! Little did you know, brushing can benefit your teeth and gums in more ways than one. In fact, it can do many things for your smile. First, brushing can remove the plaque from... read more »