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WHEN IS DENTAL CARE EXPENSIVE?

After 30+ years of dental practice and after examining and observing thousands of dental patients I can state with confidence that Dental Care is Expensive when it is not excellent and when there is not a truly effective preventive program present. The fact is that with excellent dental care and truly effective prevention people do […]

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WATERFLOSSER by WATERPIK

As a Bacteriologist, a Periodontist, and a Preventive Dentist the idea that this device eliminates the need for flossing is a terrible joke on the health of the general public.  A WATERFLOSSER/WATERPIK has an important place in oral hygiene and in preventing dental disease, but when Waterpik says that this device is a substitute for […]

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SADLY NEEDS BETTER DENTIST

I just posted an answer on line to someone who posted a question on REAL SELF. They had stated: “I have almost 16 crowns and I’m only 27. Why?” It seems I’m the only one in the family who suffers from bad teeth, but I believe my dad did as well when I was a […]

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Is All Dental Disease completely preventable?

THE ANSWER IS ABSOLUTELY YES! There is technology, materials, and home care equipment that exists right now to prevent all gum disease, periodontal disease, gum recession, and dental caries/ dental decay. It is done quite readily by simply getting rid of the bad, disease causing bacteria while not affecting the good, beneficial bacteria. And it […]

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BEST DENTAL INSURANCE BY FAR!!!!!

We believe all dental disease is preventable at Wilton and Bethel Dental Associates.   THE SYSTEM THAT WE USE GETS RID OF THE SPECIFIC BACTERIA RESPONSIBLE FOR BOTH DECAY AND GUM DISEASE. WE ARE ONE OF ONLY 1000 OUT OF 300,000 DENTISTS WHO ARE USING THIS EFFECTIVE AND EASY SYSTEM.    The system uses new, effective and […]

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BAD BACTERIA

DR STRAIT’S SYSTEM OF ELIMINATING THE CAUSE OF DENTAL DISEASE Dental Disease – (Decay/Cavities/Caries and Gum Disease/ Periodontal Disease/ Pyorrhea) is caused directly or indirectly by certain bacteria.  There is really no other cause.  Things like eating candy,  excessive sugar consumption,  poor diet, smoking , defective tooth structure, etc. only contribute to or make someone […]

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WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR DENTAL HYGIENE/CHECK-UP/ CLEANING APPOINTMENT?

It is important to understand that the purpose of this appointment should be to make sure you are on track in terms of staying healthy and preventing any new dental problems.  If you have had problems In the past, have continued to have new dental problems, or at the end of this appointment you do […]

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SNORING AND SLEEP APNEA , FACTS ABOUT

FACTS ABOUT SNORING AND SLEEP APNEA WHICH WE TREAT SUCCESSFULLY AT BOTH WILTON AND BETHEL DENTAL ASSOCIATES IN CONJUNCTION WITH MEDICAL SLEEP SPECIALISTS: 96% OF PEOPLE WITH LOUD SNORING HAVE SLEEP APNEA. SLEEP APNEA IS A LIFE THREATENING MEDICAL DISORDER. 95% OF THE PEOPLE WITH SLEEP APNEA ARE UNAWARE THEY HAVE IT. SNORING AND SLEEP […]

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DENTAL INSURANCE MAY BE BAD FOR YOUR DENTAL HEALTH.

While I was attending a post-doctoral educational meeting the subject of achieving and maintaining dental health came up and the lecturer (a renowned dental health educator) said  “THE NUMBER ONE HINDRANCE TO THE OVERALL HEALTH OF THE PUBLIC IS INSURANCE”.  It occurred to me that this was a pretty radical statement until I really thought […]

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