$100 Gift Card for New Patients!*
*Conditions may apply. Call for details.
We want to welcome new patients with this amazing limited time offer! Receive a $100 gift certificate towards any dental procedure when you come in for your first visit at Shoreline Dental Care. Some restrictions may apply. Call to schedule your appointment while this promotion lasts!
$99 Cleaning, Exam & X‑Ray*
*New Patients Only.
If we work together, we can make an effective team to provide excellent oral health for you and your family. Your assignment is to practice superior oral hygiene on a daily basis. This simply means brushing, flossing, and rinsing at least twice each day. Our goal is to help you prevent major dental treatments that are painful and expensive. We can accomplish this through consistent cleanings and exams on a semi-annual basis. We believe in this so much that we are happy to provide a Cleaning, Exam and X-Ray for ONLY $99.
$59 Exam & X‑Ray*
*New Patients Only.
Visit Shoreline Dental Care for a complete exam & x-ray for just $59! If you are new to the area or in search of a new dentist for you and your loved ones, call our office today. Don’t let a lack of dental insurance stop you from getting the care you need. If you are facing a dental emergency, we will do whatever is necessary to see you and provide a solution. Take advantage of this great offer and schedule your visit today!
Free Dental Implant Consultation
If you are missing one or several teeth, there is no solution that is as natural looking, durable, and practical as dental implants. You will be able to smile with confidence, you will be able to eat without hesitation, and you will protect your bone structure through the use of dental implants. We are absolutely certain that you will love what dental implants will do for you. Mention this offer and we will set up a FREE Dental Implant Consultation at one of our offices in West Haven, CT, or in Milford, CT, to demonstrate the many benefits of dental implants!
Orthodontics Learning Center
At Shoreline Dental Care we are here to help you choose the best solution for your dental needs. We would like to offer you the opportunity to see what is available to you. We can provide insights and advice to help you choose the most effective treatment for your individual situation. Please call and schedule an appointment for a free consultation at either one of our offices.
Am I a Candidate for Invisalign?
As the most popular selection for teeth straightening, Invisalign provides many clear advantages:
- The trays are comfortable in your mouth
- No wires to poke the inside of your mouth
- Treatment time lasts significantly less time than wire braces
- Typical Invisalign treatment plans last for 9-15 months (versus the 2-3 years typically needed for wire braces)
- The clear, plastic trays are very discreet.
- Remove the smooth trays at each meal time and eat what is enjoyable to you.
- Invisalign allows superior oral hygiene, just remove your Invisalign trays each time that you need to brush or floss your teeth.
Are Braces for Me?
Approximately 75% of all Americans suffer from some sort of “malocclusion” according to the folks at the American Association of Orthodontists. This refers to opposing teeth that are misaligned and have irregular contact. Your dentist can help you determine if you suffer from a malocclusion that is serious enough to require orthodontic treatment.
How Do Braces Help?
A trained orthodontist can bring relief to those who are suffering from misaligned or crooked teeth. Orthodontic treatment can bring a number of benefits:
- Orthodontic treatment can restore a gorgeous smile.
- Orthodontic treatment can help a patient chew his food more thoroughly.
- Orthodontic treatment can protect teeth from cracking or even breaking.
- Orthodontic treatment can help preserve the bone structure of the patient’s mouth.
- Orthodontic treatment can aid a patient in performing more thorough oral hygiene.
Bacteria love to hide in the crevices of crooked teeth. Of course, the bacteria that is hidden will eventually cause tooth decay. Put simply, straight teeth are much easier to keep clean!
Traditional Wire Braces
A common solution is traditional wire braces. This well-known treatment uses metal wires and brackets to slowly bring misaligned teeth into proper alignment.
A newer solution that is gaining popularity is ceramic braces. While they function just like wire braces, they are not made out of metal. One feature that makes ceramic braces desirable is that the color is custom-made to match the color of your teeth. Some even wear ceramic braces that are transparent. In either case, they are virtually invisible to most observers.
A third solution is the use of lingual braces. Again, these function practically like traditional braces, but they are hidden from view on the back of the patient’s teeth. Some patients choose them for aesthetic reasons, but they are also a popular solution for patients who play wind instruments or play a contact sport.
Sleep Apnea Learning Center
Many patients who suffer from sleep apnea are simply not comfortable with the commonly-prescribed CPAP equipment. We are excited to offer oral sleep appliances as an effective and comfortable solution! The premise is simple. Oral appliances open your breathing airways naturally by repositioning your lower jaw. This can eliminate snoring and give you a refreshing night of sleep. Let us help you find a solution to sleep apnea. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.
By participating in a sleep study, a sleep physician can help you determine if your sleeping disorder will be helpfully treated by an oral appliance. We will arrange a sleep study for you at the sleep testing center that is nearby.
A majority of our patients are happy to report a significant improvement in their sleep after only one night with the oral appliance! While you may need to use the appliance for a few days before you are completely comfortable with it, it is nowhere near as invasive or uncomfortable as the typical CPAP machines. These oral devices will simply open your airways in a natural way so that you are experiencing maximum oxygen flow while you sleep. This is the great secret for confronting sleep apnea.
Can Children Be Helped?
The short answer is, yes! While it is not near as common in children, there are some who struggle with chronic snoring and sleep apnea. Healthy Start and DNA oral appliances can help treat anatomical features that produce these disorders. By confronting these issues early, we can help you develop intervention techniques that will produce better breathing and a refreshing night of sleep for your child.
How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?
There are many degrees of sleep apnea. Some patients simply do not breathe as well when they are sleeping and they wake up not feeling fully refreshed. Other patients have full-blown obstructive sleep apnea that is literally dangerous to their health and well-being. There are many levels in between these two ends of the spectrum. Here are a few symptoms of sleep apnea to help you consider whether you should pursue some additional information:
- Are you frequently waking up throughout the night?
- Do you regularly feel fatigued throughout the day?
- Do you consistently experience a chronic sore throat or dry mouth?
- Have you noticed an excessive amount of tooth wear, chipped dental work, or flatness to your teeth?
- Do you experience regular morning headaches?
- Do you ever wake up at night from choking or gasping for air?
- Do you or your family ever notice pauses in your breathing while you are sleeping?
Long-Term Dangers of Sleep Apnea
You do not want to ignore sleep apnea. There can be numerous complications to your overall health, and some can even be deadly. Some of the more serious complications include diabetes, stroke, depression, hypertension, obesity, heart attacks, and cardiovascular disease. In addition to that, chronic snoring can provide serious stress for your loved ones.
A Solid Night of Sleep is Obtainable!
If you have read the symptoms above and suspect that you may be dealing with a sleeping disorder, you can begin the journey towards refreshing sleep by calling SleepDocsCT. Our dentists are highly skilled and extensively trained. The expertise is verified by their memberships in the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Sleep & Breathing Academy, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Recently, Dr. Tartagni was acknowledged as a Board Certified Diplomate by the ASBA. You will find yourself in capable hands as you seek to find a solution to sleep apnea.
There is no longer any need for you to fight the daily fatigue that comes with sleep apnea. Please call either of our offices at West Haven or Milford and set up a Free Consultation. We can help you determine the best course of action to bring you relief. In a matter of days, you can be sleeping soundly and waking up refreshed!