Going to the dentist can be a stressful experience, especially if you have not been to the dentist in awhile. It’s kind of a vicious cycle really. Avoiding the dentist out of fear or finances actually increases the likelihood of your next visit being more invasive and expensive. Unfortunately, going to the dentist isn’t always […]
Dentures are a great option if you are looking to replace missing teeth, and they have come a long way from the poorly made dentures that our grandparents wore. While dentures are great for opening up more food options, giving you a more natural smile, and speaking more clearly, the one major downside is that […]
We all know that smoking is bad for us. It’s drilled into our heads in advertisements and commercials constantly, and with good reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control, smoking kills 480,000 adults in the United States alone every year, including those who die due to exposure to secondhand smoke.
Most people associate smoking with […]
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that periodontitis affects 47.2% of adults in the United States. That is 64.7 million adults 30 years or older that are combating a disease that not only can make your breath foul, but can cause you to lose your teeth, and increases your risk for other serious and […]
It is easy to fall into the trap of cheaply made dentures. Not only do they fit poorly, but they can also slip out embarrassingly and their poor fit can lead to excessive pressure on your jawbone that leads to accelerated bone loss. But while they are not ideal, at least there are some standards […]
Everyone wants a fantastic smile. and are two very popular and seemingly similar procedures that can help you achieve a memorable smile, so which one is right for your needs? The treatments are similar, but they are used in different situations.
It is important to understand the difference between these two similar procedures. […]
Probiotic diets have been a popular way to maintain healthy skin and bowels through the reintroduction of “good” bacteria that is naturally found in our bodies. This usually comes in the form of certain foods, such as yogurt, kimchi, and sauerkraut, that are allowed to age before consumption. Recently, there has been some research into […]
If you are looking for one of America’s Best Dentists in Philadelphia, then look no further than at Dental Excellence of Blue Bell. Dr. Siegel has been named a Best Dentist since 2011, and now marks a half decade of recognition for dental excellence with the receipt of the honor for 2016.
This award is […]
Many people use chewing gum while they are on the go to keep their breath fresh, but without realizing it they may actually be saving some money in the long run. A recent study from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry published in the British Dental Journal claims that chewing sugar free gum […]
We all experience some aches and pains from time to time. It’s simply a necessary inconvenience of life. However, when these aches and pains start to become chronic in nature, it’s typically a sign that you may be suffering from an underlying condition which needs treatment.
Unfortunately, it can sometimes be challenging to isolate the cause […]