June 29, 2020
Our team has always taken great pride in providing excellent
care for our patients. We appreciate how the leadership of our dentists makes
it possible for us to do so, and we are eager to see how the new dentist in our
practice, Dr. Virginia Miller Graicerstein, will help us to keep moving
forward. Would you like to learn more about Dr. Graicerstein? She would be
delighted to meet you in person, but before that happens, you can read this
blog post to get to know some key facts about her.
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May 20, 2020
Before the outbreak of COVID-19, your local dental team had a fairly simple protocol for preparing to see you. They would thoroughly wash their hands, put on fresh gloves and a new mask, and ensure that they were using sterile equipment. Now, though, times have changed. A heightened level of caution is necessary. In this article, we discuss a few steps that your dental team is taking to keep you safe and healthy during this time of COVID-19.
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May 3, 2020
Certain groups of people, such as older individuals and
those with pre-existing health conditions, are at a heightened risk of
suffering life-threatening symptoms if they contract COVID-19. If you belong to
one of those groups, it is important that you take measures to protect
yourself. But what if you need to go out to receive dental care? A dentist in
Torrington is here to discuss five concerns that you may have.
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December 6, 2019
When missing teeth become a reality, you are likely to
wonder which option for tooth replacement is right for you. Dental implants and
dentures are two of the most popular treatments available, both with advantages
and disadvantages. Depending on your individual needs, priorities, and
preferences, one solution may be a more beneficial and suitable method for
restoring your missing teeth. As you read the following blog post, allow us to
help you better understand the difference between dental implants vs.
dentures so that you can make a more confident decision about your dental
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November 5, 2019
You may have heard a lot about dental implants and their
benefits. Still, if you have suffered the loss of multiple teeth — or if you
have lost all of your teeth — you might hesitate to talk to your dentist about dental
implants. Perhaps you think that the implant placement surgery would be too
extensive and painful, or maybe you are concerned that you might not be a
candidate for dental implants at all. In this blog post, we will discuss those
issues, and then you will have a good idea of how to answer the question, “Can
you get a full mouth of dental implants?”
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August 20, 2019
implants provide sturdy, reliable tooth replacement — but that does not
mean they are risk-free. There is always a small chance that an implant will
become loose. In rare cases, a dental implant might fail altogether. Why do
dental implants become loose? What steps should you take if you believe there
is a problem with one of your implants? This blog post discusses those
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July 15, 2019
At Torrington Dental Care, our team is proud to serve as your dentist in Torrington. We offer a broad range of services, from basic preventive care to advanced procedures — and we do it all in a welcoming, relaxed environment. We invite you to keep reading this blog post to learn more about our doctor, our services, and our financial policy.
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Torrington Dental Care is a 42 North Dental Care, PLLC practice and is owned and operated by dentists Dr. Samuel Shames, DDM. and Dr. Ronald Weissman, DDM. Gentle Dental is supported by 42 North Dental, LLC, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical administrative and business support services to the practice. 42 North Dental, LLC does not own or operate the dental practice or employ dentists to provide dental services. Find more information about 42NorthDental, LLC and the dental practices it supports at 42northdental.com.