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BROWNIE VISIT

On January 24th the local Brownie Scouts earned their Health Habits “Try-It” Badge. Brownie Troop 37233  and their parents visited Dr. Kristy Gretzula at Hawley Lane Dental in Stratford, CT. The Girl Scout leaders and parents target activities for the Brownies that promote interest in pursuing a career in Math and Science. To earn the badge, […]

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DENTAL ANXIETY: WHAT IS IT AND HOW TO COPE?

We hear on a daily basis, “I hate going to the dentist”. Many patients do not enjoy their visit to the dentist for various reasons. In order to overcome dental fear there are several steps you can take to ensure that your visit to the dentist is as comfortable as possible.   Identifying Your Fears […]

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ORAL CANCER ISN’T JUST FOR SMOKERS

One person dies every hour from oral cancer in the U.S. alone. The five year survival rate is only 50% due to lack of early detection. About 37,000 people in the U.S. were newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2010. Oral cancer has increased in its rate of occurrence for the fifth straight year. Non-smokers […]

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