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12 Signs You Need to See a Dentist

You Have Pain – Pain or swelling in and around your face, mouth, or neck could mean a host of issues. Your Gums are Acting Up – Do you have puffy gums, bleeding gums after brushing or flossing, or a family history of gum disease? Time to make a dental appointment. Trying to Hide Your…

6 Bad Tooth Habits to Break

6 Bad Tooth Habits to Break

Are you participating in bad habits harming your teeth? Take a look at the six worst habits and how you can attempt to break them! Nail Biting – This poor habit can chip your teeth and impact your jaw. To break it, try bitter-tasting nail polishes, stress reduction, and setting small, realistic goals. Brushing too…

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The Cavity After Christmas

Delta Dental wrote a great poem about Santa and cavities! We’ve shared it with you below: ‘Twas the day after Christmas, elves and reindeer relaxed; They worked hard this 25th, and the days before that. While the North Pole snoozed, Santa sat wide-awake; But why wasn’t St. Nick taking his much-needed break? Mrs. Claus was…

Sugar Free Drinks and Tooth Decay | Maple Glen Dentist

Certain Sugar-Free Drinks can Damage Teeth

While you certainly do not want to over-indulge on drinks with a high sugar content, drinks with a sugar-free label aren’t necessarily tooth-friendly. Researchers in Australia tested several types of sugar-free drinks and found those that contained acidic additives and had low pH levels were VERY bad for your teeth and could cause considerable damage,…

How long to brush your teeth Maple Glen PA

Dental Milestones

How many dental milestones have you hit? By the time you hit thirty, you and your teeth will have been through a lot together. You’ve brushed and flossed those pearly whites countless times, but let’s take a look at some of the bigger milestones! Braces – Between 50-70% of American kids between ages 10 and…

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…

Tis the season for candy Dentistry Maple Glen PA

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…