• Symptoms That Could Mean You Need a Root Canal
    Every tooth packs a lot of layers in a very small area. The outer, visible part of our tooth, the crown, is covered in protective enamel, and the lower root Read more
  • Mouthguard Q&A
    Today, the doctor and our team at Merritt Family Dental LLC thought we would talk about mouthguards, what they are, where to get them, and when to use them. Q: What Read more
  • Snowball Effect
    Winter and its snowball fights are behind us, true, but there might be another kind of snowball heading your way—the snowball effect you risk when small dental concerns are ignored Read more
  • Dental Anxiety
    If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to Merritt Family Dental LLC might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but whatever Read more
  • Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!
    A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too hard! Brushing too hard is probably the most common mistake Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around Stamford, Connecticut and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may Read more
  • Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
    At Merritt Family Dental LLC, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. Read more
  • Top Ten Ways to Improve Heart Health
    The human heart truly appreciates it when we eat healthy foods, don’t smoke, and exercise regularly. But there’s something else that can improve your heart’s longevity and you may not Read more
  • Choose Chocolate on Valentine's Day
    From a student handing out sweets for her classmates to an older married couple exchanging boxes of candy, Valentine’s Day is the time of year when people like to show Read more
  • Why You Should Avoid Energy and Sports Drinks
    In a world where everything moves so quickly and teens and young adults find themselves pulling “all-nighters” or working long hours, energy drinks have grabbed the spotlight. You’ll have one Read more
  • Suffer from tooth discoloration? Don’t panic!
    Like many other parts of the human body, teeth age. You may look at old photos and realize your smile was significantly brighter in the past than it is now. Read more
  • Anatomy of a Smile Makeover
    A smile makeover is usually a combination of one or more cosmetic dental procedures. To achieve your desired result, the doctor may perform or suggest a variety of options. The Read more
  • Top Five Dental Myths
    Sometimes the line between fact and fiction is easily blurred. This is certainly the case when it comes to dentistry, where myths and misconceptions abound. In a bid to put Read more
  • Dental Visits Are Not So Bad
    Many people dread going to the dentist. Dental visits have the reputation of being painful and uncomfortable, and it is common for people to compare unfortunate situations such as having Read more
  • Tooth Protection and Winter Sports
    Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read more
  • New Year's Day Around the World
    New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated on January 1st of each year. Customs and celebrations vary Read more

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