Aren’t medications designed to make you feel better?

Well, unfortunately all medicines have side effects. Many medicines can have a negative impact on your dental health. Over the counter and prescription medications are used frequently and in large quantities by many adults. Dry mouth is the most common side effect, easily 400 medications list xerostomia as a side effect. We see this problem [...]

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On January 11th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

Coconut Oil and Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay is a disease that affects everyone.  Reducing the action of bacteria that leads to cavities opens another door to a healthy smile. Keeping your toothbrush, toothpaste and floss part of your daily routine is only part of it.  How can you do it better? Enter the researchers and the enzyme-treated coconut oil.  Thank [...]

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On September 18th, 2012, posted in: Blog by

As the World turns… oh wait that’s been cancelled.

The original draft of this blog was dealing with the uses of social media, and the ways we all connect with each other. I was going to discuss how our Social Media guru and I turned my mild mannered Office Manager into the tweeting Queen. But I have a different focus now. Last week on [...]

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On March 29th, 2012, posted in: Blog by

How do we communicate?

Verbal, non verbal, with words or sounds, sign language… Welcome to the technology age. In our office, no longer do people need to yell down the hall for someone. We utilize an aspect of our office software that allows us to Instant Message (IM), similar to texting between computers. This has advantages and disadvantages. One [...]

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On March 27th, 2012, posted in: Blog by

Children’s Dental Health Month and Nutrition

by our hygienist, Renee Joslyn, R.D.H. At Griswold Dental Associates, our goal is total health. We hope our patients, of all ages, will eat right, exercise and get a good night’s sleep. This is a challenge for most adults and this month we are focusing on our children. We need food to live and the [...]

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On February 23rd, 2012, posted in: Blog by

Is my child ready to brush their teeth without me?

by our hygienist, Jenny Bingell, R.D.H. Are they ready? Did I set a good example? Parents frequently ask questions about their children’s oral health. It is important that parents understand that they hold the potential fate of their children’s teeth in their hands. The idea of how to instruct your children how to care for [...]

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On February 16th, 2012, posted in: Blog by

Children’s Dental Health Month

It’s Children’s Dental Health Month – the perfect time to get more in tuned with your childs’ dental needs and knowledge. Do they know the proper way to brush?  Or, for how long to brush? How about floss? Do they need sealants? A loose tooth – now what?  When will the next tooth get loose? [...]

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On February 1st, 2012, posted in: Blog by

Meet Dr. Jensen

  Meet Dr. Jensen, DMD: Now Accepting Patients Dr. Jensen is a Connecticut native who looks forward to returning after her years of education. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Classical Studies from Brandeis University prior to attending Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry. Learn More About Dr. [...]

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On November 3rd, 2011, posted in: by Dr K by

There is Magic in Your Smile

You are more than a Patient, You are part of the Griswold Dental Family Our mission is to provide exceptional dental care and assistance in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. We constantly strive for a level of excellence that we and our patients expect, one that is reflected not only in our dentistry, but the [...]

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On November 2nd, 2011, posted in: by Dr K by

You Can Help Prevent Forest Fires

At a recent meeting of our Hygiene department we discussed being more proactive in our patient care approach. Perhaps we can help our patients do a better job preventing cavities, and reduce our need for searching for them later. Probably the most important conversation we have in our office with people is about home care. [...]

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On August 5th, 2011, posted in: Blog by

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