The Different Benefits of Amalgam and Composite Dental Fillings

While dental fillings are one of the most common and well-known restorative dental treatments, there may be a lot you don’t know about their uses and benefits. At Cloverleaf Dental Center, we are pleased to provide amalgam and composite dental fillings to repair cavities and other tooth damage, with the different benefits depending on the type of filling we place... read more »

Bridging the Gap with a Dental Bridge

There are many benefits to dental bridges beyond simply restoring your smile. They replace missing teeth, restore proper chewing and bite, shore up the shape of your face, and prevent drift of remaining teeth. A dental bridge does exactly what its name suggests. It literally spans the gap between missing teeth using two anchoring teeth as support for the false... read more »

Oral Cancer: Your Questions Answered

What is oral cancer? Oral cancer, or cancer of the lips, tongue, cheeks, sinuses, hard and soft palate, throat, and floor of the mouth, should be detected and treated early on. When you come into our office for a dental cleaning, Drs. Poetti, Bidra, and Tariq will screen for oral cancer in Meriden, Connecticut. What are the signs of oral... read more »