15 Cornerstone Ct #3A, Plantsville, CT 06479
Southington Dentistry | Clenching and Grinding, Dental Crowns and Sedation Dentistry
(860) 263-0401
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Discover How Your Grin Can Indicate Good Health

March 25, 2024

A hearty smile can reveal more than just happiness - it can also give insight into your overall well-being! At the office of Southington Dentistry, our dedicated staff takes pride in providing exceptional care that supports not only your oral health, but also your general health and wellness.

Why Your Mouth Matters for Your Whole Body

Your teeth and gums aren't just important for biting and chewing; they can also serve as a window to your overall health. Over 90% of systemic conditions display signs or symptoms within the oral cavity, making dental checkups and routine care crucial in detecting potential issues affecting your well-being.

Diseases with Oral Manifestations

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Blood disorders
  • Endocrine problems
  • Neoplastic processes (cancers)
  • Gastrointestinal reflux
  • Eating disorders
  • Nutritional deficiencies

From changes to the appearance of soft tissues in and around the mouth, ulcerations or swelling, to bone loss or asymmetry, many conditions can present with oral symptoms. As part of every checkup exam, our team will carefully review your medical and dental histories and discuss any symptoms that may have developed. We'll also conduct a thorough clinical exam to evaluate your oral health and function, looking for signs of systemic disease.

Taking Care of Your Health - Inside and Out

It's essential to keep up with good oral hygiene practices and visit our office regularly for professional cleanings and checkups. Doing so not only helps maintain a healthy, beautiful smile, but it also supports overall health. Studies have shown that conditions affecting the teeth and gums can lead to complications in other areas of your body, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, respiratory issues, and adverse pregnancy outcomes.

Comprehensive Care at Our Practice

At the office of Southington Dentistry, we emphasize the importance of dental prevention to help patients of all ages enjoy optimal oral health and wellness. We encourage you to schedule regular checkups and cleanings, and reach out to us if any signs or symptoms of a potential problem develop. Remember, maintaining good oral health can contribute significantly to your overall health and well-being!

Your Invitation to Better Health

When you visit our office, we'll strive to make every appointment as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We'll take the time to listen carefully to your concerns, explain our findings and discuss treatment options, and address any questions or fears you may have. Our goal is for you to feel confident in the care you receive, knowing that you're taking an active role in supporting your health inside and out.

Don't wait to take control of your oral and overall well-being - contact us today to schedule a visit!

Dental Emergencies Welcome

Same day dental emergency appointments available.

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Convenient Location

Southington Dentistry

15 Cornerstone Ct #3A
Plantsville, CT 06479
New Patients: (860) 263-0401

Office Hours

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