Halloween Candy and Dental Woes

Halloween Brings Dental Woes for Many

Halloween and all its candy have come and gone. Do you know where your toothbrush is? An article written by TheGuardian discusses Halloween candy, preventative oral care, dental insurance, and more. We hope you haven’t eaten ALL your candy and a simple brush (and floss) is all you need. However, that is not the case…

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TIS THE SEASON FOR CANDY!

Trick or Treat! It’s October, which means it’s that time of year for you and your family to stock up on candy! Each year Americans purchase about 600 million pounds of candy for the winter holidays. All of that sugar can put a serious hurting on your teeth. As a child, your mother likely told…

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Stress Linked to Cavities

Child cavities have been linked to the exposure of chronic maternal stress. Chronic maternal stress as a potential risk factor is something now being considered in addition to the wider implications of maternal well-being, social and psychological environment on dental health. Studies have shown that dental cavities are more common among kids whose mothers had…

Dangers of Using Chewing Tobacco Dentistry Landsdale PA

The Dangers of Using Chewing Tobacco

Baseball is America’s oldest pastime. Baseball also has a long standing history of players using chewing tobacco. In today’s game while many players have switched from chewing tobacco to sunflower seeds or chewing gun, some very prominent players are still choosing chewing tobacco. Chewing tobacco, contrary to popular belief, is not safer than cigarettes. There…

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The Benefits of Smiling

Smiling is a natural and automatic response when we feel happy. How often do you smile? Smiling triggers different activities in your brain aand can improve your health! We’ve got a list of different health and beauty benefits you can have just by smiling. Lower Heart Rate Smiling relaxes your body which in turn lowers…

Pregnancy and Dental Health Dentistry Fort Washington PA

Dental Health and Pregnancy

  Visiting the dentist during a pregnancy should be high on your to-do list before baby comes! Getting a checkup is not only safe, but very important for your dental health. Your dentist can take care of a cleanings and other procedures, like filling a cavity, as well as help with any pregnancy-related dental symptoms.…

Bad Habits Maple Glen Dentists PA

Problem Causing Bad Habits

Are you damaging your teeth without even knowing you’re doing anything wrong? There are seemingly innocent everyday habits that may be wreaking havoc on your mouth. The following are four of the worst offenders and how to avoid them. Using teeth as a tool: How often have you opened a package or ripped tags off…

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Oral Health and Heart Disease

Did you know that a clean mouth can help prevent heart disease? Studies have shown dental upkeep can decrease the risk of coronary heart disease, congenital heart disease, heart attack, and congestive heart failure. Recent studies explain that people with moderate or advanced gum (periodontal) disease are more likely to have heart disease than those…

Sensitive Teeth Ambler PA

Sensitive Teeth

Does that bite of ice cream make you wince? Hot coffee or tea have you jumping in pain? Perhaps brushing and flossing are occasionally painful. All these experiences could mean you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities) Fractured teeth Worn fillings Gum disease Worn tooth enamel Exposed tooth root There is…