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What You Should Know About Extractions

Sometimes, having a tooth pulled in adulthood is necessary, especially if you have a tooth damaged beyond repair, your mouth is overcrowded, you have an infection or risk of infection, or you have gum disease. You should be aware of what to expect from your dentist with a tooth extraction. Your dentist, or a recommended…

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How Well Do You Know Your Toothbrush?

When you get a new toothbrush, how much thought do you put into the one you’re buying? An effective toothbrush is essential for proper cleaning that not only whitens your teeth but also prevents bacterial growth and inflammation. Bacteria and inflammation can be linked to heart disease, dementia, and everything in between. So what features…

Bright Smile | Aesthetic Dentistry Maple Glen, PA

New Solution to Tooth Sensitivity?

A new biomaterial is in the midst of being developed that can potentially rebuild worn enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity for a long period of time. The description of the material, tested on dogs, can be found in the journal ACS Nano. Tooth sensitivity is a common complaint among dental patients everywhere. In fact, 1…

Dr Blasek Aesthetic Dentistry

Have You Met Dr. Blasek?

Dr. Michael Blasek has been offering exceptional dental care to the families of Maple Glen for more than twenty years. In order to meet the demands of our growing practice, Dr. Blasek moved Aesthetic Dentistry to our current location in 2001, quadrupling the size of our facility to better accommodate our patients and incorporate the…

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New year, New you: Smile Healthy  

The New Year is officially in full swing! Have you made a New Year’s resolution? Regardless of if you have or not, give some thought to a dental resolution. Many people will set new goals about having a healthier lifestyle in the new year; dental health can add to that. Help yourself get a brighter,…

Teeth Whitening Maple Glen Dentists

Zoom Whitening!

Keeping our teeth their whitest is a lot harder than it sounds. With all the coffee, wine, smoking and other foods that have the ability to stain our teeth on a daily basis, even proper maintenance sometimes leaves them a little lackluster. Teeth whitening is an excellent way to restore the natural color of your…

Anxiety and dentistry Maple Glen Dentists PA

Laugh More, Live Anxiety Free

Dental anxiety, we’ve come across this topic more than once which means it must have a serious impact on people. For many, going to the dentist is terrifying but it really should not have to be! Swedish scientists have discovered that humor and optimism can be very effective for those suffering from anxiety. If you…

Chipped Tooth Dentists of Maple Glen

Chipped Your Tooth? We Can Help!

Have you ever been in the middle of eating something when you realize something is not quite right, and then find it’s a piece of your broken tooth? Don’t worry, broken teeth are some of the more common damages dentists see; however if you do find that your tooth is broken you should seek dental…

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Is Bad Breath Affecting Your Everyday Life?

Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath, is a common yet embarrassing condition that many people suffer from. Several factors cause bad breath, many of which are easily treatable. However, there are certain medical conditions that cause chronic halitosis (bad breath that never goes away) in people including gum disease, dry mouth, etc. Bad breath…

Saliva and Cavities Maple Glen Dentists

Saliva Protects Against Cavities

Recent research shows that saliva protects teeth against cavities more than we thought. Saliva is mostly water with .5% of it being mucus. Mucus contains salivary mucins, which are compounds that actively protect teeth from damage by cavity causing bacterium. It was previously thought that salivary mucins did little more than keep mucus in saliva…