Stress

How Stress Hurts Your Teeth

Stress seems like an inevitable part of everyday life. While daily, small stressors may not have too much of an impact, constant or severe stress can do damage to your smile. Below is a list of oral ailments that may occur from an excess of stress, along with tips on how to fight back against…

Smoker's Mouth | Aesthetic Dentistry

A Smoker’s Mouth

If you smoke, chances are your dental needs are considerably greater than someone who does not smoke. An alarming statistic shows that smoking cigarettes is the number one cause of tooth decay and tooth loss. Smoking cigarettes also increases a person’s chances of getting periodontal disease, bone decay, and oral cancer. Studies show that smokers…

Root Canal: Myth v. Fact

The words “root canal” can be terrifying to people, especially those who have never undergone one themselves.  However, thanks to technology root canal procedures have changed considerably, and today we are here to dispel some of the top root canal myths! The number one myth is that root canal treatments are extremely painful. FALSE –…

Clean Your Tongue | Aesthetic Dentistry

Cleaning Your Teeth

Everyone knows the importance of brushing their teeth twice and day and floss. However, did you know that your tongue is a big time target for bacteria? Although your tongue won’t get damaged directly, like your teeth do in the form of cavities, not cleaning your tongue can lead to some pretty negative results. Almost…

Dental Myths

There are a lot of myths about dental hygiene and dentists which are just not true. Misunderstandings about tooth care can lead to poor oral health or a fear of going to the dentist. Some of the most repeated and believed myths are: The more you bush, the better. Over brushing will wear down your…

wisdom teeth | maple glen dentistry

Your Wisdom Teeth and You

Pain in the back of your mouth? Sore Jaw? Have you had your wisdom teeth removed? Your wisdom teeth are the third molars in the back of your mouth, and the last teeth to develop in your jaw between the time you’re 17 to about 21. However, due their delayed development, they usually don’t have…

The Truth About Sugary Drinks

We all know that candy, cakes, and sodas aren’t the best things in the world to eat, but sometimes you can’t help it – they just taste so good! With the healthy-lifestyle trend that our society has been gravitating towards, sugary items such as sugar-saturated drinks have been gaining a lot of attention. Governments are…

Sensitive Teeth Ambler PA

Caring for Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity can occur after dental work but long lasting or recurring tooth sensitivity is caused by eroding enamel that exposes the nerves in teeth. Visiting your dentist is the best way to diagnose the reason for sensitive teeth but there are many ways to alleviate the pain and prevent it from getting worse. Preventive…