Huntington Family Dental Group
534 Shelton Ave, Shelton, CT 06484

General Dentists in Shelton

Achieving a glowing, pain-free smile is possible with regular visits to a general dentist in Shelton. Routine dental exams and cleanings are the best line of defense against serious dental problems.

What Is a General Dentist Today?

General dentists are responsible for providing comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages. These dentists focus on several areas of dentistry instead of specializing in one field. Typically, your family dentist is the dental professional you see most often for your oral care needs. At your general dental office, you can receive a variety of services that help protect your teeth and gums.

What Services Are Offered at a General Dentistry Office?

Family dentists provide routine dental services, including tooth cleanings, treatment for gum disease, and restorations. These general dentistry services are essential when it comes to preserving the health of your teeth. General dentists can also treat common dental health issues like toothaches and cavities. If you’re ready to achieve your healthiest smile, call us today to book an appointment.

General Dental Services

With regular visits to our dentist general practice, you can achieve a healthy smile that’s free of discomfort. Here are the general dentistry services we currently offer to patients.

  • Bad Breath Treatment
  • Customized Sports Mouth Guards
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentures
  • Extractions
  • Family Dental Care
  • Full Mouth Dental Reconstruction
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • TMJ and TMD Treatment
  • Treatment For Gingivitis and Gum Disease

How Often Should I See a Dentist?

Many patients ask us, “How often should I see a general dentist near me?” While the answer will vary depending on the condition of your teeth, most healthy patients will only need to see a general dentist every six months.

How Much Does a Dental Appointment Cost?

Every patient is different, therefore, the charges for a general dentist visit will vary from person to person. Your total charges will depend on the treatments you receive and whether you have insurance coverage.

Why Should I See a Dentist?

Dental health is an important aspect of overall wellness. Not only does taking care of your teeth and gums prevent oral health problems, it also decreases the risk of stroke, diabetes, and other medical conditions that are affected by gum disease. Give us a call today to set up your appointment.

How Long Does a Dental Cleaning Last?

If you practice great oral health habits at home, it’s possible that your dental cleaning will only last for 30 minutes. However, those who require more intensive cleanings may need a longer appointment.

Preparing for Your Next Dental Visit

Being prepared for your appointment can help you feel more relaxed. Bring with you as much information about your health history and insurance as you can, and arrive at our office on time. Give us a call if you have any questions about preparing for your visit.

What Happens When You Don’t Visit the Dentist?

Neglecting your dental health can lead to severe dental issues that are expensive and time-consuming to fix. Regular exams prevent the need for extensive dental work since problems are detected and treated early. With routine exams and cleanings from our general family dentistry office, you can save time and money on long-term dental care.

Bad Breath Treatment

If you’re concerned about bad breath, talk to a dentist at Huntington Family Dental Group about treatment. In some cases, halitosis, the clinical name for bad breath, doesn’t respond to the usual remedies such as antibacterial mouthwashes or special toothpastes. […]

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Customized Sports Mouth Guards

You’ve probably heard the expression, ”Put your money where your mouth is.” Nowhere is this truer than when playing sports. Medical and dental care resulting from a direct hit to the mouth or the loss of a tooth can be […]

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Dentures

There are many factors that can cause missing teeth, including tooth decay, trauma, or the aging process. If missing teeth are having a negative effect on your quality of life, dentures in Shelton are an excellent solution. Read on to […]

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Extractions

Having a tooth pulled may not be pleasant, but it’s often necessary–either to make way for a permanent tooth, or when a tooth becomes infected, decayed, or otherwise jeopardizes your health. Our Huntington Family Dental Group dentists in Shelton provide […]

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Family Dental Care

With regard to child dental care, children have special needs that are best addressed by a qualified dentist. The dentists at Huntington Family Dental Group understand these special needs and work hard to make your child feel comfortable throughout the […]

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Full Mouth Dental Reconstruction

If you have severe dental problems that make you feel uncomfortable about your smile or the way you look, your Huntington Family Dental Group dental professionals can help. Whether your problem is the result of gum disease, TMJ, tooth loss, […]

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Oral Hygiene

Maintaining good dental health is an essential activity for you and every member of your family. Making regular trips to the dentist for cleanings and exams can keep your teeth healthy. Our dental office can provide you with routine and […]

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Root Canal Therapy

In many cases, a root canal, more appropriately called endodontic treatment, is the most effective way to save a tooth that has become decayed, infected, or traumatized in some way. Rather than extract the offending tooth, a root canal treatment […]

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Snore Guards

Snoring not only disrupts the sleep of others in your household, it often keeps the snorer from a restful night’s sleep as well. If you suspect snoring may be causing you to lose sleep at night, ask your Huntington Family […]

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TMJ and TMD Treatment

It’s estimated that ten million Americans suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, a common condition affecting the joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull. TMJ typically causes pain in the jaw, face, and neck area that may radiate […]

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Treatment For Gingivitis and Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, affects more than three-quarters of all Americans over the age of 35. This number includes those exhibiting symptoms of any phase of the disease–from early stage gingivitis and beyond.

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Had a great experience at Huntington Family Dental! They were efficient, professional and very flexible with my busy work schedule. The dentists and hygienists really made an effort to make me feel […]
Maureen K.
My overall experience was nothing but positive. Your staff is kind and caring.
Anonymous
Huntington Dental is professional. clean, and surrounded by caring staff. Dr. Sal, Laura, and all are great.
Massimo A.
Always a great time for me! LOL – I actually look forward to my visits. I try to maintain the same hygienist, as that allows a continuity of care, and I have to say, my hygienist is fantastic!
Michael K.
What a GREAT dentist office. The best staff you could ask for!! They always have the latest and greatest technology!! I have been coming here for about 7 years now – and I love it! It’s pretty […]
Mark T.
Growing up going to the dentist was my least favorite thing. Since i started going to Huntington Family Dental Group i enjoy dental visits now and am much happier with my smile! Thanks to a great […]
Dustin E.
I have been a patient of Dr. Sal for over 35 years! He is terrific, always puts me at ease and works with my other physical issues to make me comfortable. All staff from my hygienist (Alisha), to […]
Debra B.
Always a good experience. Had an unexpected service yesterday and Dr Sal would not let me go until things were perfect.
Peter S.
Very happy with the services and was conciderate of our time since we had a place to be shortly after the appointment.
Anonymous
Very positive experience!! Went in a little nervous for two crowns, and, thanks to Dr. Sal and Laura, came out “a happy camper”!
Faith H.
Everyone at Huntington Family Dental treats you like family. Talk about a place making you feel comfortable and valued!
Kelly R.
I love this place. The Doctor’s and staff are great and very friendly and knowledgeable. I’ve only had great experiences. They are simply AMAZING!
Maria R.
Huntington Dental is exceptional. I have 4 kids and going to the dentist can be challenging with all of them. Huntington Dental staff is knowledgeable, confident, attentive and warm to make our […]
Heather L.
Clean, professional, friendly. Definitely recommend.
Melissa R.
Fabulous! I was so anxious about my oral surgery yesterday and was very impressed with the chairside manner and skills of Dr. Art Adams! He and his team were angels sent from above! He called me last […]
Maryjane P.
I broke a temporary bridge, and called to get it repaired/replaced. Dr Sal made time for me with 2 hours of my call and spent an hour repairing the bridge. Excellent job as always, and excellent […]
Bill K.
The HFDG is one of the best things in Huntington. They are compassionate, professional and always on the leading edge of what’s new and what’s best. Dr. Sal has been my dentist for more years […]
A U.
Greeted by Laura in the waiting room. Had Maria for a thorough cleaning. Exam from Dr. Sal. Insurance and fee discussion with Marie and Francesca. From start to finish, the experience was warm and […]
Paul M.
I always look forward to going to Huntington Family Dental! The expertise, atmosphere, reliability, friendliness, and care make for a comfortable, enjoyable experience which can’t be duplicated […]
Mary D.
Dr. Sal and his team were fantastic dealing with my fear and anxiety. They made my first ( and hopefully only ) root canal as problem free as possible. Being able to watch, and see the TV with […]
Britta C.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sun. – Closed

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Phone: (203) 916-1173
Fax: (203) 929-7619
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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