April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Spread the word: Prevention is key!

Oral cancer has a nearly 90% survival rate if caught early! Traditionally, oral cancer can be difficult to beat simply because it’s not detected until it has spread to other tissue. Make sure you’ve spoken with your dentist regarding oral cancer screening, and be aware of the causes and symptoms of this disease.

Oral cancer has been linked to:
• Smoking
• Alcohol Consumption
• Excessive exposure to the sun
• The HPV Virus

Symptoms can include:
• Persistent mouth sores
• Constant sore throat
• Difficulty swallowing
• Unexplained swellings and lumps in the mouth

Your dentist will check for these symptoms during your routine cleanings. However, if you have any concerns between visits, don’t be afraid to call and ask questions! As with any type of cancer, awareness and regular testing are essential to prevention and early detection. Oral Cancer Awareness Month is the perfect time to schedule your check up!

For more information, visit:
Center for Disease Control

American Dental Association

The Oral Cancer Foundation

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Root Canal Awareness Week: March 25th- 31st

At Hamburg Cove Endodontics, we’re working to change how you think about root canals. These procedures relieve pain, not cause it. Root canals are something that most patients actively avoid. The practice of endodontics is one of the most feared aspects of dental care.

Root Canal Awareness Week is a nationwide effort to educate patients on the modern techniques of this procedure, allowing them to comfortably call specialists when needed. Our office and team members are specially designed and trained to help you relax from the moment you step in the door.

Based on Swedish dental philosophy, our technique at Hamburg Cove Endodontics focuses on preserving as much of the tooth & tissue as possible, creating a minimally invasive procedure. This allows our patients to have the shortest healing time we can provide for them.

Root Canal Awareness Week is the perfect time to learn more! Please don’t hesitate to call or Email our team with any questions.

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Kind Words from a Patient

Dear Dr. Safaian, Linda and Jackie–

Thank you all for doing such a great job on my recent root canal ! I can’t say enough how well everything went ! Your calm demeanor, great skill and compassion are so rare today and it puts patients at ease. I will sure relate this to Dr. Tortoro at my next appointment in April. It was also nice that you followed up with a telephone call to check on mt status. . Again , Many Thanks ? Hopefully I shouldn’t need root canals again, but , I’ll be happy to visit you , if needed !

— Ned Trombly

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Share Our Excitement With Us

Welcome to the Hamburg Cove Endodontics new website! Here you will find the latest and relevant information that will keep you up-to-date on current industry topics. Our new blog and website are designed to educate patients and dentists about our office, procedures, and treatments. We are looking forward to connecting with you, our patients and colleagues, about events, informational sessions and general content in the dentistry field. Stay tuned for regular updates as we continue to expand!

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Hamburg Cove Endodontics
248 Hamburg Road
(Route 156)
Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-7434

Office Hours

Mon - Fri
9am to 5pm