Southern Connecticut Dental Group

At Southern Connecticut Dental Group, we go beyond simply taking care of teeth and gums and look at the unique needs of each patient.We are dedicated to your dental health and providing high-quality, advanced dental care you can feel good about.

Southern Connecticut Dental Group combines highly-skilled specialists with two state-of-the-art treatment at locations in Ansonia and Southbury, Connecticut.Southern Connecticut Dental Group offers next-generation dental care for adults and children as young as one. We provide a full range of advanced dental care including:
Comprehensive general
Pediatric and cosmetic dentistry
Specialty services

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Did you know oral health impacts overall health? This is especially pertinent in these times. In fact, poor gum health has been linked to increased susceptibility to and severity of diseases like COVID-19. If you've been avoiding your appointment for fear of coronavirus, it may be time to give us a call.

Did you know oral health impacts overall health? This is especially pertinent in these times. In fact, poor gum health has been linked to increased susceptibility to and severity of diseases like COVID-19. If you've been avoiding your appointment for fear of coronavirus, it may be time to give us a call.

Timeline Photos 06/04/2021

What did the dentist see at the North Pole?

A molar bear!

What did the dentist see at the North Pole?

A molar bear!

Key Stats: State of Little Teeth Report | The Big Authority on Little Teeth 06/02/2021

Key Stats: State of Little Teeth Report | The Big Authority on Little Teeth

According to the AAPD tooth decay has become an epidemic among children in the United States. Learn more about the chronic infectious disease from these recent statistics ??

Key Stats: State of Little Teeth Report | The Big Authority on Little Teeth This infographic includes key stats from AAPD’s first-ever State of Little Teeth Report which examines the epidemic of tooth decay among children.

Timeline Photos 05/31/2021

What did the dad say to his child who'd heard scary stories of a monster that lived in tooth roots? ?

Don't worry, it's just pulp fiction ?

What did the dad say to his child who'd heard scary stories of a monster that lived in tooth roots? ?

Don't worry, it's just pulp fiction ?

Align Celebrates 10 Million Invisalign Smiles With 10 Million Thanks 05/27/2021

Align Celebrates 10 Million Invisalign Smiles With 10 Million Thanks

That's a lot of confident smiles! ?

Align Celebrates 10 Million Invisalign Smiles With 10 Million Thanks Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) today announced that over 10 million patients have begun treatment with the Invisalign system - the most advanced clear aligner system in the world – including 2.6 million teenage patients*. This is a significant milestone for the company and the Invisalign-tr...

Timeline Photos 05/25/2021

What issue do dentists most vehemently fight against? ?

Enamel cruelty ??

What issue do dentists most vehemently fight against? ?

Enamel cruelty ??

Do You Know All The Human Teeth Names? 05/21/2021

Do You Know All The Human Teeth Names?

Do you know? ?

Do You Know All The Human Teeth Names? Get a better understanding of the human teeth names, each tooth's location in the mouth and how you use them in daily functions.

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Do you like jokes about dentistry? ?

Do you like jokes about dentistry? ?

How To Survive The 'Losing First Tooth' Milestone Healthily 05/17/2021

How To Survive The 'Losing First Tooth' Milestone Healthily

Losing the first tooth is a big deal for a child, but shouldn't be a scary milestone. In fact, the chance to score big with the Tooth Fairy should leave anyone looking forward to losing their teeth...unless they're your permanent ones!

How To Survive The 'Losing First Tooth' Milestone Healthily After your child loses their first, however, be sure to include these steps in caring for the empty socket prior to the permanent tooth's eruption.

Timeline Photos 05/13/2021

If you were to crack open a tooth, you’d find that it isn’t solid all the way through. Each of your teeth has a jelly-like core called tooth pulp or dental pulp. But, what is #toothpulp?

Tooth pulp is the most vital part of the tooth, originating in the center of the tooth, underneath the enamel layer and the dentin layer. Tooth pulp is soft and consists of living blood vessels, connective tissue, and large nerves.

If you were to crack open a tooth, you’d find that it isn’t solid all the way through. Each of your teeth has a jelly-like core called tooth pulp or dental pulp. But, what is #toothpulp?

Tooth pulp is the most vital part of the tooth, originating in the center of the tooth, underneath the enamel layer and the dentin layer. Tooth pulp is soft and consists of living blood vessels, connective tissue, and large nerves.

11 Best Practices for Healthy Teeth 05/11/2021

11 Best Practices for Healthy Teeth

We all know that we should brush our teeth twice a day, but what else can we do to keep our teeth healthy and strong?

11 Best Practices for Healthy Teeth Achieving healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have nice teeth, it’s crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems.

Timeline Photos 05/07/2021

Did you know the Crocodile Bird is the dentist of the wild?

They fly into the open mouths of crocodiles and clean their teeth!

Did you know the Crocodile Bird is the dentist of the wild?

They fly into the open mouths of crocodiles and clean their teeth!

White Strips For Teeth: Safe For Kids And Teens? 05/05/2021

White Strips For Teeth: Safe For Kids And Teens?

We want our kids to be happy with their smile, so it stands to reason that we want to help them get whiter teeth. If you're considering white strips for kids or teens, learn about the potential risks before you act.

White Strips For Teeth: Safe For Kids And Teens? Understanding the risks and what the experts say might encrouage you to think twice about letting your child use white strips for teeth.

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Oral Hygiene Myths: Firm-bristled toothbrushes are better than soft ones

No bristles are hard enough to remove hard tartar from teeth, but most bristles are effective against the formation of plaque. However, hard bristles do differ in that they can cause more damage to teeth and gums than soft bristles.

Oral Hygiene Myths: Firm-bristled toothbrushes are better than soft ones

No bristles are hard enough to remove hard tartar from teeth, but most bristles are effective against the formation of plaque. However, hard bristles do differ in that they can cause more damage to teeth and gums than soft bristles.

Diets & Teeth: 10 Myths, Facts, Stats - DentaVox Blog | Dental Stats & Paid Surveys Info 04/29/2021

Diets & Teeth: 10 Myths, Facts, Stats - DentaVox Blog | Dental Stats & Paid Surveys Info

Conventional wisdom says that diet affects oral health. But people begin to disagree on the details, and there are many widely held misconceptions. So how does our diet really affect our teeth?

Diets & Teeth: 10 Myths, Facts, Stats - DentaVox Blog | Dental Stats & Paid Surveys Info The Keto diet is indeed a trend. So is intermittent fasting. But how do these and other famous diets influence our teeth? Is it true that veganism is dangerous for oral health? What is so bad about [...]

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What does a dentist give a lion with a sore tooth?

Anything it wants!

What does a dentist give a lion with a sore tooth?

Anything it wants!

Bumps On The Back Of The Tongue: Normal Or Abnormal? 04/23/2021

Bumps On The Back Of The Tongue: Normal Or Abnormal?

The tongue is covered in a multitude of bumps called papillae. While it is normal for these to vary in size, they can become inflamed and enlarged, making them more noticeable. Here are some common causes of this occurrence.

Bumps On The Back Of The Tongue: Normal Or Abnormal? Bumps on the back of the tongue can occur due to sores and infections among other conditions. Consult your dentist if you notice abnormal bumps.

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Although we are in the midst of uncertain times, now is not the time to ignore your oral health.

Continue to brush and floss as you normally would, because even if you're practicing social distancing, bad breath is never good. ?

Although we are in the midst of uncertain times, now is not the time to ignore your oral health.

Continue to brush and floss as you normally would, because even if you're practicing social distancing, bad breath is never good. ?

Can Tooth Enamel Be Restored? 04/19/2021

Can Tooth Enamel Be Restored?

Our enamel is one of the most important parts of our body, and one of the few things that doesn't grow back. That said, weakened enamel can be repaired before it is lost altogether. Here's what you should know.

Can Tooth Enamel Be Restored? Can weakened tooth enamel be repaired? It depends on the state it's in. Keeping tooth enamel healthy is most effective when done through prevention. Here's how.

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The excuses you hear... ? ?

The excuses you hear... ? ?

Understanding Macrodontia: What It Is And How To Treat It 04/13/2021

Understanding Macrodontia: What It Is And How To Treat It

Macrodontia is a condition in which teeth grow to different degrees than normal. Depending on the cause and severity, treatment can range from leaving teeth alone to medical intervention. Learn more, below.

Understanding Macrodontia: What It Is And How To Treat It Macrodontia is a condition where one or more teeth grow at a different rate from the others, and don't stop when they reach average size. Learn more here.

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Do dentists and endodontists both perform root canals?

Dentists are trained to perform simple root canals and may do so when possible. Typically dentists perform about 2 root canals a week. When the treatment is more intensive or complicated, they will refer you to an endodontist, who performs an average of 25 root canals a week and specializes in doing so.

Do dentists and endodontists both perform root canals?

Dentists are trained to perform simple root canals and may do so when possible. Typically dentists perform about 2 root canals a week. When the treatment is more intensive or complicated, they will refer you to an endodontist, who performs an average of 25 root canals a week and specializes in doing so.

Orange Juice And Toothpaste: Why They Don't Mix 04/07/2021

Orange Juice And Toothpaste: Why They Don't Mix

Ever taken a sip of orange juice after brushing only to be hit with an unpleasant taste?

Most of us have, and that reaction is perfectly normal, given the compounds in most toothpaste. Here's what's happening when we experience this.

Orange Juice And Toothpaste: Why They Don't Mix If you've ever taken a sip of OJ after brushing your teeth, you know what a surprise orange juice and toothpaste can be. Learn why, here.

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What's red and bad for your teeth? ?

A brick! ?

What's red and bad for your teeth? ?

A brick! ?

Why Your Dentist Suggests Debridement 04/01/2021

Why Your Dentist Suggests Debridement

If you've gone in for a dental exam and been told you need debridement, odds are your teeth have been neglected. This process is a more intensive cleaning that is sometimes necessary to properly examine teeth and gums that have accumulated excess tartar. Here's what you should know.

Why Your Dentist Suggests Debridement Your dentist may recommend debridement before your routine cleaning. Learn about debridement and the impact periodontal debridement has on oral health.

Timeline Photos 03/31/2021

Plaque and tartar are often confused. Bacteria buildup in your child's mouth creates a soft substance called plaque which can be brushed off easily. If your child doesn't brush off plaque, it can harden into tartar, which must be scraped off.

Plaque and tartar are often confused. Bacteria buildup in your child's mouth creates a soft substance called plaque which can be brushed off easily. If your child doesn't brush off plaque, it can harden into tartar, which must be scraped off.

What Are Tonsil Stones? 03/26/2021

What Are Tonsil Stones?

Tonsil stones are a type of secretion that can form around the tonsils. While they're generally harmless, persisting tonsil stones should be looked at by a dental professional. Learn more, below.

What Are Tonsil Stones? Tonsil stones, clinically called tonsilloliths, are small, white discharges that form in the crevices of the tonsils. They are typically found on the surfaces of the pharyngeal tonsils on either side at the back of the throat. They can be as small as a grain of rice or as large as a pea. They are qu...

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Where do killer whales go to get braces?

The orca-dontist!

Where do killer whales go to get braces?

The orca-dontist!

What Is a Cavity? Causes, Treatment, and Prevention 03/22/2021

What Is a Cavity? Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Most of us know cavities as the primary antagonist of our oral health stories. But what are cavities, really, and what can be done about them? Read on!

What Is a Cavity? Causes, Treatment, and Prevention A cavity is a small hole in your tooth, formed when the tooth enamel is damaged.

Timeline Photos 03/18/2021

What does a dentist do on a roller coaster?

Braces himself!

What does a dentist do on a roller coaster?

Braces himself!

colgate.com 12/25/2020

Do You Have A Cusp Of Carabelli?

A cusp of carabelli is a hereditary dental abnormality. Essentially, the cusp is an extra bump that forms on the inside of the upper molars. It is non-functioning and not harmful but can increase vulnerability to tooth decay. Here's what you should know.

colgate.com The cusp of carabelli is a non-functioning mini cusp that forms on some upper permanent first molars. Learn more about this here.

12/23/2020

What do you call a boomerang made of teeth? ?

I don't remember the punchline and it's probably gonna come back to bite me. ?

12/23/2020

Appointments are still available now through New Years Eve with emergency appointments often seen same day! Click to schedule today. https://www.southernctdental.com/contactus

goodnewsnetwork.org 12/21/2020

Colgate Has Just Finished Designing a First-of-its-Kind Recyclable Toothpaste Tube

The first completely recyclable toothpaste tube sets the bar for the rest of the dentistry world to be more environmentally conscious. Who's next?

goodnewsnetwork.org The oral hygiene company says that its new design will become a leading example of how the industry should be more environmentally conscious.

12/19/2020

Appointments are still available now through New Years Eve with emergency appointments often seen same day! Click to schedule today. https://www.southernctdental.com/contactus

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497 Main St, Ste 2
Ansonia, CT
06401

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Monday 9am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 9am - 5:30pm
Friday 7am - 5:30pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm
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