An alarming new trend among school-aged children has dentists cringing. Children have started to use fishing wire, rubber bands, and paper clips as materials to straighten their teeth at home. The DIY-trend is extremely dangerous and can cause teeth to fall out. Rubber bands are full of bacteria. Their abrasive quality can cut gums, […]
Here at Dental Excellence of Blue Bell, we dedicate our time to making sure you have a beautiful, healthy smile that you’re eager to show off. But we know that dentistry isn’t just about a pretty face, and smiling is more than a way to showcase your pearly whites. In fact, just the act of […]
We all know that brushing your teeth is imperative to remove plaque and keep your gums healthy. But do you know exactly when you should be doing the brushing? Should you brush before breakfast, or after? When should flossing enter the picture? And what about mouthwash?
If you’re ready to optimize your oral hygiene routine, you’re […]
No one likes having missing teeth. Whether you’ve lost a tooth from decay, disease, or trauma, that gap in your smile presents more than just an aesthetic problem: It can compromise the health of nearby teeth, make oral hygiene more difficult, and even impact your speech and diet. But that’s not all […]
Do you love your teeth? Do you want to keep them? Even if the answer is yes, you’re probably doing some things day-to-day that hurt your chances of keeping all your teeth intact throughout your life. And since teeth don’t grow back once they’re damaged or gone, the question of whether or not you want […]