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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

Is Charcoal Teeth Whitening Safe?

Health and beauty trends surface on the web every day, and it can be difficult to tell which ones are worth your time, or even safe, for that matter. Perhaps Read More

Could a Night Guard Be the Answer to Your Dreams?

Have you been having trouble getting a good night’s rest? Sometimes the reason for a poor night’s sleep is obvious. A midnight horror movie. A bedtime espresso. That anchovy and pineapple Read More

September is National Gum Care Month!

Can you believe it's already September? At John R. Gagné, D.D.S., we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t recognize Read More

Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read More

Five Clues That It’s Time to Replace Your Toothbrush

Your dashboard lights up when you need an oil change. Your smoke detector beeps when you need to switch out the batteries. But when it’s time to replace your toothbrush, Read More

Is Your Broken Tooth An Emergency?

When you chip a tooth badly, it can be a very nerve-wracking situation. the doctor and our team want to provide you with some information that can help if you Read More

How does a tooth decay?

When acids are allowed to erode tooth enamel long enough to leach calcium and other minerals from your enamel and dentin, a process called demineralization occurs. This rapidly leads to Read More

Amalgam Fillings vs. White Fillings

Many varieties of fillings are available at our Waterbury, Connecticut office. Most people are familiar with traditional amalgam fillings: those big silver spots on top of teeth. Made from a mixture Read More

What is gum disease?

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is an infection of the gum tissues, and is something seen all too often by the doctor. Extending from inflammation of the gums (gingivitis) Read More

Need Another Reason to Stop Biting Your Nails?

Painful nails and cuticles, ruined manicures, reluctance to shake hands—there are so many good reasons to overcome the nail biting habit. But did you know that biting your nails is Read More

Does My Child Have a Cavity?

Learn the telltale signs that might mean that your little one is dealing with dental caries. With the amount of sugar that kids get on a daily basis, it’s no wonder Read More

Why You Need To Keep Your Gums Healthy

You often think about the health of your teeth but what about your gums? Because teeth are often the first thing people notice, we may forget that our gum health is Read More

Do I Need Root Canal Therapy?

Signs and symptoms you may need a root canal You may think you need a root canal if you feel acute pain when you bite down, and you could be right. Read More

Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to the Blog of John R Gagne, DDS Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Waterbury, CT area, we’re excited you are here. With the Read More

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John R. Gagné, D.D.S.

John R. Gagné

Dr. Gagné, a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of Laser Dentistry, is committed to providing his patients with comprehensive dental care.

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