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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…

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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…

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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…

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How to Floss Regularly

Do you floss regularly? Would you like to be able to floss on a daily basis? If you find that you’re too tired at night to remember to floss, we’ve got some tips for you! You want to maintain healthy teeth and gums and flossing is one of the best ways to do so. If…

Curbing Tobacco Use Maple Glen Dentists

Curbing Tobacco Use

As a medical professional, it is our job to ensure the safety of our patients, including curbing tobacco use. A recent study was conducted regarding how much dentists know about their patients’ tobacco use. The results of the study showed that 90% of dental providers asked patients about tobacco use on a regular basis, but…