Pediatric Dental Health Philadelphia, PA

How to Maintain Children’s Oral Health

When you’re a parent, everyone has advice to share, from which diapers to use to how much screen time is appropriate. This often leaves us wondering if we’re doing it “right.” While much in parenting is subjective, your child’s oral health isn’t. Your family’s oral health is important to us, so read on to find answers to some questions parents... read more »

Full Mouth Reconstruction Philadelphia

Am I a Good Candidate for Full Mouth Reconstruction?

We’ve often been told that less is more, but sometimes more is needed. This is often the case when  patients are dealing with multiple or complex dental issues. These cases, whether a result of oral health habits, trauma, genetic conditions, or years of teeth grinding, may require a full-mouth reconstruction. What is full-mouth reconstruction? Full-mouth reconstruction (also known as full-mouth... read more »

Holiday dental care Philadelphia

5 Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth During the Holidays

The holidays are here and with them come all the joys of the season – lights and decorations, time with friends and family, and those special treats we only get this time of year. Unfortunately, the special treats we love so much can lead to damaged teeth and an unwanted trip to the dentist, which will definitely not have you... read more »

Dental Insurance Philadelphia PA

Dental Insurance – What You Need to Know

Unlike homeowner’s or automobile insurance, dental insurance is something you definitely WANT to use. Other insurance plans are often designed to cover a loss. For example, your homeowner’s insurance will reimburse you if you lose your home to a fire or natural disaster and if your car is damaged in an accident, your car insurance pays to have it repaired.... read more »

Tongue Brushing Philadelphia, PA

Tongue Brushing, Really?

You know brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing are staples of good oral hygiene, but is brushing your tongue really necessary? In short, yes. Why is my tongue important? Though the tongue often plays second fiddle to your pearly whites, it’s actually a critical body part. Without a tongue we wouldn’t be able to speak, chew, taste, or... read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Philadelphia PA

Is Cosmetic Dentistry for the Long Haul?

If you or a loved one are considering cosmetic dentistry, you may be wondering what the long-term outlook is on your investment. To help, we’ve broken down four of the most popular types of cosmetic dentistry and included the average lifespan of results, as well as ways they can be maximized. So, what determines if a dental procedure is  “cosmetic”... read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Philadelphia, PA

5 Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

Cosmetic dentistry in Philadelphia, PA is on the rise, as many people are looking for more ways to improve their smile. Your smile is your most important social asset. It is one of your most admirable qualities. Most people believe that a beautiful smile can advance their career. It is no wonder they turn to cosmetic dentistry, trying to figure... read more »

Bone Grafting Philadelphia, PA

Do You Need Bone Grafting for Dental Implants?

The chances are good that you've heard the phrase “dental implants” thrown around a few times, even if you've never had one. However, not many people have heard about bone grafting. Ironically, dental implants and bone grafting often go “hand-in-hand” in the dental industry. What is Bone Grafting? In technical terms, a bone graft is a surgical procedure to repair... read more »

Brushing Teeth Philadelphia, PA

Are You Brushing Your Teeth the Wrong Way?

Did you know there is a right way and a wrong way to brush your teeth? When we ask our patients this question, the typical response is…”No, but is it really that complicated?” Yet, most people are astounded to find that part of the reason for their oral discomfort is often due to incorrectly brushing their teeth. Teeth are one... read more »