Getting a crown is one of the most common restorative dental procedures. In fact, according to the American College of Prosthodontics, approximately 2.3 million implant-retained crowns alone were placed in a year. They’re versatile and can be used to restore as well as aesthetically improve your smile. Another plus is that it’s a virtually painless procedure, so you won’t have to worry about significant discomfort afterward. If you have a severe toothache or other symptoms, you may need the procedure. Read on to learn 3 ways your tooth could be causing you discomfort and how a dental crown could help. (more…)
June 25, 2019
May 3, 2019
When it comes to replacing missing teeth, there’s no better solution than dental implants. Patients who choose this tooth replacement option receive greater stability and function, while also having increased confidence in knowing their smile will last for decades or a lifetime with proper care and maintenance. If you recently replaced your missing teeth, here are 5 ways you can care for your implants and extend the life of your smile.
April 9, 2019
You’re finally doing it! You’re going to straighten your teeth, and what’s more, you’ve chosen to do it with Invisalign—a proven, discreet, and efficient solution. During this treatment, you’ll get to continue eating your favorite foods, easily maintain your oral care, and achieve the final results much faster than with traditional braces. Invisalign seems like the perfect answer, but before you start, you should be aware that you could experience some discomfort, especially at first. After all, your teeth and gums aren’t used to having aligners on them, and these trays do apply force, albeit gentle, to your teeth to guide them into a new position. Here are five tips to help you alleviate your discomfort and stay on track for your straightening treatment. (more…)
March 6, 2019
You can’t stop. You are loving your new smile, and it shows because of how much your cheeks hurt from continually smiling. If you just received porcelain veneers to cover any imperfections on your teeth, you want to do everything possible to keep them looking their very best, right? Do they stain? Do I need special materials to keep them clean? Will they ever fall off or become damaged? Find out how you can extend the life of your veneers by following the guidelines mentioned in this article.
February 9, 2019
You obviously care about your oral health or you wouldn’t have spent the money to get dental implants. But, do you really care about making them last? You should, which is why lighting up that cigarette isn’t such a good idea. You may not think your bad habit could possibly do any damage to your new dental implant, but you’re wrong. It can, in fact, make it fail! Find out why it’s important to kick the habit in order to maintain a healthy, beautiful smile.
January 18, 2019
When you were a child, you looked forward to the time when you could pull out a loose tooth. It meant that the Tooth Fairy was going to come and that your permanent teeth could come in. Now, when you lose an adult tooth or two, it’s much less charming. The holes in your smile don’t look as cute as when you were a kid. But did you know that even missing a single tooth can have a significant impact on you besides your looks? It’s important to seriously consider tooth replacement to ensure that your oral and overall health can stay strong. (more…)
December 10, 2018
Are you missing teeth? Dental implants have become one of the most popular replacement solutions because of its longevity and natural look and feel. Many people now know that they are a great option, but few know what the procedure is actually like. Read on to learn about the process of getting dental implants in Philadelphia so you know what to expect when receiving this amazing replacement.
November 4, 2018
When you’re choosing a new dentist, especially in the Philadelphia area, it can be very difficult to find the one that meets your family’s needs. This can particularly be an issue if you’re new to the area and don’t have any family members to refer to when choosing a new dental care provider. Luckily, it’s not as difficult as you’d think to determine if they’re right for you. Once you know what steps to take, you’ll know if you’ve found the one or if it’s time to keep looking.
Here are five steps to help you get started when choosing a new family dentist in Philadelphia.
October 4, 2018
Gum (periodontal) disease is a growing condition that already affects 85% of the adult population in the United States. For the best opportunity for recovery, early detection is the key. Then, with gum disease therapy in Philadelphia, you can be fully restored. Read on to learn about the innovative method available to reverse gum disease and rejuvenate your soft tissue!
August 2, 2018
For patients living without their teeth, the most secure form of replacement are dental implants in Philadelphia. What’s better, though: to have a full set of teeth replaced at once, or to receive single replacements over time? To arrive at the right answer, let’s first take a look at how the dental implant procedure works.