What Should You Expect at Your Dental Visit?

Have you been putting off having a dental visit? If you haven't been seen by a dentist for a while and are considering getting back on track for 2018, we invite you to meet our friendly staff and caring dentist at your earliest convenience. At your first visit, we typically... Read more »

Reasons to Remove Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are kind of a show-and-tell item for many teenagers (and some adults), but eliminating them could be in your health’s interest if you've had them erupt. Here are a few reasons why you should deliberate on having your totally- or partially-erupted wisdom teeth removed at our office: Even... Read more »

Inlay & Onlay Dental Filling Substitution

A normal restoration for a tooth filling may need to be switched to an onlay or inlay. Read today’s blog to see why you may need this type of dental restoration. What is an Onlay? An onlay is the indirect restoration or filling that is made from a strong, sold... Read more »

Are You New to Wearing Dentures?

Donning false teeth can be a big adjustment for multiple people. If you've been fitted for dentures recently, don't worry; the team at Modern Dentistry of New England in Bristol, Connecticut, has assembled this post for you to assist you as you ease into this transition. If you are new... Read more »

The Safest Way for Your Child to Use Sippy Cups

If your toddler is currently using a sippy cup, you will want to make sure they are protected from cavities. You see, more and more children are experiencing dental caries, including toddlers. Extended exposure to sugary drinks seems to be the culprit, particularly through the use of sippy cups. While... Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth Problems Can Contribute to Cavity Developments

Your natural saliva production plays a myriad of roles in your basic oral function. When eating it helps to lubricate your mouth while moving the food material from front to back. This also aids with swallowing. Even when you’re not eating, your saliva still plays an important role in helping... Read more »

How Important Is Your Oral Hygiene Routine?

If you have ever had problems with tooth decay or gum disease, you know how important practicing good oral hygiene is to keep a healthy smile. Bacteria thrive in the mouth, and unless the sticky layer of plaque that houses the bacteria isn't removed daily, it will continue to grow... Read more »

Get Ready For Fall in West Hartford with Dr. Gabr

What could be better than autumn in Connecticut? We can’t think of anything. As the leaves change from green to gold, brown and red, savor the season in West Hartford with a clean and healthy set of teeth. You can make sure that your fall season is free of dental... Read more »

Treating Gum Disease

Many adults in the United States suffer from gum disease. However in some cases, the condition is painless, and you may not know that you have it. Gum disease can be caused by many things, but the primary cause is the buildup of plaque and tartar on your teeth. That... Read more »

Dr. Sherif Gabr, Your Hometown Dentist in Bristol, Connecticut

Dr. Sherif Gabr and his staff at Modern Dentistry of New England are proud to offer a wide range of dental services to the people of Bristol, Connecticut. Dr. Gabr provides routine dental services, such as cleanings and exams, root canals and extractions. However, his office can also meet your... Read more »