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Improve Your Overall Health with Regular Cleanings

It’s common knowledge that you should get your teeth cleaned every six months. But do you know why that timing is crucial? Studies have shown that your oral health connects Read More

Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Millions of people, around Waterbury, 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

March is National Nutrition Month!

While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into Read More

Should I have TMD treated? Why?

TMD occurs when your bite is not properly aligned. It can cause the jaw to experience unnatural stresses and prevent it from resting properly when your mouth is closed. If Read More

How can parents help prevent tooth decay?

Children are born with a set of primary teeth – 20 to be exact – that help them learn to chew and speak, and develop enough space in the jaw Read More

Team Dark Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is the holiday to celebrate all the treasured relationships in your life. It’s a time to honor love in all shapes and forms with cards, social gatherings, and Read More

Fluorosis: What is it?

Many people think dental fluorosis is a disease, but it’s not; it’s a condition that affects the appearance of your tooth’s enamel, not the function or health of the teeth. Read More

Periodontal Health during Pregnancy

Congratulations! Your pregnancy is a time of joy and excitement—and a time to take special care of yourself. You’ve discovered that pregnancy brings many physical changes, but it may still Read More

Care for Your Dentures

Just like natural teeth, the doctor will tell you that dentures have a tendency to get coated with plaque, which is a sticky, transparent film that attracts food and bacteria. Read More

Why Do Molars Seem to Get More Cavities?

Probably because, for many kids, molars do get more cavities. So let’s answer two better questions: Why do molars get more cavities? And, how can we help prevent them? It’s the Read More

How do I know if I’m at risk for oral cancer?

Every year, over 50,000 North Americans are diagnosed with oral or throat cancer, which has a higher death rate than many other common cancers, including cervical cancer, testicular cancer, Hodgkin’s Read More

Going Green for the New Year

Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read More

Smile, the New Year is Almost Here!

We’ve been celebrating the new year for a really, really long time. It goes way back, but it started formally in 1582, when Pope George XIII made January 1st the Read More

Creating a Dental Home

As a parent, you know how important a happy, relaxed atmosphere is when it comes to making your child feel at home. We would like to make our Waterbury, Connecticut Read More

Periodontics and Braces Treatment

Most people think braces are all about their teeth. While it is true orthodontics is meant to move your teeth into proper position, there's more to it than that. To Read More

My mouth is dry. What can I do?

Nobody likes a dry mouth. It is an uncomfortable and sometimes oddly unexplainable sensation that most people like to avoid. It is not a condition that automatically sends you into Read More

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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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