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You Can Now Get Botox at the Dentist!

December 22, 2017

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BotoxBotox. It’s likely a word that you have heard before, mostly in the context of celebrities using it to eliminate small wrinkles on their face and neck. While Botox has been used successfully in a cosmetic context for many years, did you know that your dentist can actually utilize it to treat chronic jaw pain and teeth grinding as well? Today, we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about Botox and how it can do more than simply help you look younger. (more…)

Dentist Reveals the Keys to Better Brushing

November 27, 2017

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mother and daughter brushingIt probably feels like you’ve been brushing your teeth your entire life. Most people can’t actually remember when they learned to brush, and parents are always more than happy to share stories about chasing you around the house with a toothbrush in hand. Despite being so familiar, most Americans actually brush their teeth incorrectly, leaving them vulnerable to numerous dental problems despite practicing consistent oral hygiene. Fortunately, just keeping a few small details in mind when you brush can help you get the most out of your daily routine, and today, a dentist is going to share a few of them with you. (more…)

4 Teeth Damaging Habits Your Dentist Says to Avoid

October 3, 2017

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sugary drinkEveryone has a few bad habits, and that’s perfectly OK because we’re all human! However, some tend to be worse than others, especially those that can do daily damage to your teeth. Many people do things that negatively impact their oral health every day and don’t even notice. What are they? Today, your dentist reveals 4 common habits you should avoid in order to keep your smile looking and feeling its best. (more…)

Why Going to the Dentist Is Also Good for Your Heart

September 21, 2017

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happy heartBefore you could even remember, you’ve known that going to the dentist is essential to keeping your teeth healthy, but did you know it’s also an important part of keeping the rest of your body healthy as well? More and more research is showing that the health of the mouth is a huge influence on a person’s overall health, and today, we’re going to discuss why seeing your dentist is important for more than just your smile. (more…)

Need a Confidence Boost? A Cosmetic Dentist Can Help!

August 15, 2017

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confident womanA beautiful smile is all about being confident, right? Unfortunately, it’s nearly impossible to feel confident if you have stained, chipped, cracked, or gapped teeth. In a world built on first impressions, the appearance of your smile is more important than ever, and not just for your dental health. If you feel like your teeth are a liability, a cosmetic dentist may be exactly who you need. With their unique expertise and a few easy treatments, they can give you the kind of smile you’re always ready to show the world. (more…)

Do You Have a Dental Emergency?

July 24, 2017

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emergency signDental emergency. These are two words you (hopefully) don’t hear together very often, but it’s a situation that many people experience every day around the country. If you sustain a dental injury, it’s important to know if it requires immediate attention or not so you can take care of your teeth and avoid unnecessary trips to the dentist. Today, we’re going to discuss which oral injuries require emergency treatment and what you should do if you experience one. (more…)

Struggle with Teeth Grinding? Your Dentist Can Help!

June 17, 2017

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Your dentist in Westport can help stop your unconscious teeth grinding with a simple mouthpiece. Have you been feeling a little more stressed lately? Are work and family constantly giving you new things to worry about? While you might think that you’re putting on a good face for the world, there is one thing that may definitely be showing your stress: your smile. According to the American Sleep Association, as much as 10% of the population suffers from bruxism, which is a condition where a person unconsciously clenches their jaw and grinds their teeth. It can be brought on by a litany of factors, but the most common one, by far, is stress. Over time, this can cause severe damage to the teeth, even causing them to break and fracture. How can you know if this is affecting you? What causes this condition? More importantly, what can you do to stop it? Fortunately, Dr. Masha Kogan, can answer all of these questions and more. (more…)

Bring the Whole Family to Your Dentist in Westport

May 25, 2017

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Dr. Masha Kogan is a Westport dentist who has the skills and experience necessary to take care of your family’s smiles. For more than 20 years, Dr. Kogan and her team have been taking care of smiles in and around Westport. Her reputation is impeccable, and the word has spread. Recently, Dr. Kogan was featured in Faces of Westport  section of May 2017 issue of Westport Magazine (© 2017 Moffly Media). Dr. Kogan offers a comprehensive menu of dental services so she can care for smiles at all ages of development.

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Come See Your Dentist in Westport for a Beautiful Smile

April 11, 2017

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Your dentist in Westport talks about the benefits of having a beautiful smile. First impressions are important these days, and nothing works better than a beautiful, healthy smile. People just tend to gravitate towards those with perfect teeth—it’s just a natural part about being human. At The Dental Center of Westport, we understand the importance of a healthy smile, which is why we work to help our patients achieve one every day. However, a truly stunning smile can mean so much more to a person beyond their oral health. Today, Dr. Masha Kogan, your dentist in Westport, is going to discuss what a beautiful smile can do for you and how she can help you get one. (more…)

Your Dentist in Westport Can Replace Your Old Amalgam Fillings

March 20, 2017

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Why would my dentist in Westport want to remove my metal fillings?

If a person has silver or amalgam fillings, you know it, because as soon as they laugh or talk, you can easily see the dark gray streaks running along their teeth. Of course, if you have some, you probably think about them whenever you meet someone new as well. They might have been able to repair your teeth, but dentistry has basically made them obsolete now. Here are 3 reasons why it’s important for you to replace your old metal fillings from Dr. Masha Kogan, your dentist in Westport.
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