• Antibiotic Prophylaxis or Pre-Medication
    At Pappas Family Dentistry, we know the human mouth contains a lot of bacteria. A bacterium can travel through your body with routine activities that are a normal part of Read more
  • When Do Teeth Need To Be Extracted?
    In some cases, extracting (removing) a tooth is the best option for your oral health. Your Enfield, CT, dentist, Dr. Theodore Pappas of Pappas Family Dentistry, might recommend tooth extractions Read more
  • What Is Laser Dentistry?
    If going to the dentist is a fear of yours because you’re worried about any pain, then worry no more! Pain-free dentistry is achievable with the use of laser dentistry. Read more
  • What's on your fall reading list?
    How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? the doctor and our team at Pappas Read more
  • The Effects of Sleep Apnea on Dental Health
    Sleep apnea is an increasingly common medical condition, and one that can have a truly devastating effect on the waking life of the sufferer. Those who suffer from the disorder Read more
  • What to Know if You Think You Have a Cracked Tooth
    You use your mouthguard for sports, wear a nightguard if you grind your teeth, and never bite down on solid objects. But even with all the care in the world, Read more
  • Top Five Best Foods for Oral Health
    Some foods are just terrible for your teeth — think cookies and candy bars — but there are certain foods that are beneficial to your oral health. Below, the doctor Read more
  • Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!
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  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • Dental Comfort With Nitrous Oxide
    Many people feel nervous or uncomfortable at the thought of needing to go to the dentist, especially if they are undergoing anything other than routine dental procedures. However, this should Read more
  • The Evolution of the Toothbrush
    Oral hygiene has always been an important part of maintaining overall health. For thousands of years, humans have found ways to keep their teeth and mouths clean. According to the Read more
  • Thumb Sucking
    Learning to suck their thumbs is one of the first physical skills babies acquire. In fact, ultrasound images have revealed babies sucking their thumbs in the womb! Babies have a Read more
  • Does chronic stress impact periodontal health?
    Many studies over the past several years have focused on this question. Since we will all face stressful situations during our life, it is a good question to ask. This Read more
  • Hot Day? Three Drinks to Leave Home When You’re Packing the Cooler
    Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes Read more
  • How can parents help prevent tooth decay?
    Children are born with a set of primary teeth – 20 to be exact – that help them learn to chew and speak, and develop enough space in the jaw Read more
  • Keeping Your Teeth Strong and Healthy
    What is the strongest part of our bodies? Do you think it might be our bones, which help us move and protect our brains, hearts and other organs? Or could Read more

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Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

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Sunday:

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