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October 12, 2023

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Embarrassed About Getting Dental Implants

Close up of a man with a missing lower toothIf you’ve lost a tooth, some of your confidence was probably lost along with it. A missing tooth can affect your self-esteem, oral health, and quality of life. While you have more options than ever before to fill the gap, there are certain social stigmas surrounding dental prosthetics. You don’t have to be embarrassed if you choose a dental implant to replace your tooth. Here’s why you should be excited to invest in the most reliable solution for tooth loss.


August 5, 2023

Causes of Gray Teeth, and What to Do About Them

Grayscale picture of a smile

A people get older and start to develop a little bit of a coffee habit, its normal to start to see their teeth yellow a little bit. However, some people’s discoloration goes beyond yellowing—in certain cases, you may start to develop gray teeth.

There are a few reasons that could be the case, and there are several things that you can do about them. If you’re dealing with this problem, here’s what you should know.


June 20, 2023

Flash the Perfect Summer Smile

smiling woman pulling the brim of her orange and white striped sun hat

You have been working hard all year to ensure you look and feel your best for those exciting summer vacation plans, but did you consider your smile? Many people find themselves with a tight-lipped smile for the summer, or avoid taking pictures with family and friends if they feel self-conscious about imperfect teeth. If you feel like you cannot fully embrace your time with loved ones or make lifelong memories because of your smile, then cosmetic dentistry can help.


May 7, 2023

What Can You Expect if You Delay Root Canal Therapy?

a digital image of a tooth that needs root canal therapy

It’s not uncommon for people to avoid going to the dentist. It’s been estimated that roughly one-third of Americans steer clear of their dental office. It can be even more tempting to not give your smile the professional care it needs if your dentist has told you that you need a dental procedure like root canal therapy. However, there are some negative repercussions if you keep delaying this necessary treatment. Read on to learn three reasons why you shouldn’t avoid getting a root canal.


April 7, 2023

Is it True that Root Canals Cause Cancer?

patient getting a root canal

Root canals are one of the most commonly maligned dental procedures, which is a real shame. Root canals can save teeth that may be beyond help by any other means, painlessly and with virtually no risk of complications.

One of the most prominent myths has to do with a supposed connection between root canals and cancer. There’s no truth to this, but the myth has regained prominence in recent years. Here’s why there isn’t anything to be worried about.


January 5, 2023

5 Myths About Root Canals, Debunked!

patient learning about root canal myths from dentist

Root canal therapy is a treatment used to repair severely infected teeth. Though this procedure is incredibly common and has a 95% success rate, an abundance of misinformation about it has spread over the years, causing patients to be afraid of this treatment. Fortunately, most if not all of the bad things you know about root canals aren’t true. Continue reading as we debunk five common myths about root canals.


December 16, 2022

Stocking Stuffers for Healthy Smiles!

a stocking surrounded by gifts

It’s that magical time of the year! Part of the excitement is giving your little one presents they will truly use and love. As you make your list of gifts to buy, you can include some that are also good for their oral health! Read on for three stocking stuffer gifts that are sure to bring a healthy and happy smile for the year to come.


November 4, 2022

Tips to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving for Your Teeth

people drinking red wine during holidays

Getting together with your family and friends for a vast array of delicious foods, what could be better? Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of many, but to your teeth, it is a journey with concerning, yet avoidable, threats. With some sound decision-making, you can ensure a healthy Thanksgiving for your teeth. Keep reading to get tips from your dentist in Allentown.


October 28, 2022

5 Tips to Extend the Lifespan of Your Veneers

person with porcelain veneers smiling

If your smile is discolored, gapped,  misaligned, chipped, or cracked, porcelain veneers might be the right treatment for you. This cosmetic treatment is incredibly common for the wide range of issues it can correct, and the veneers process only takes about two appointments to complete. If you’re thinking about undergoing this treatment, make sure you have all the information you need before proceeding. Read on to learn more about how to extend the lifespan of your porcelain veneers.


September 29, 2022

4 Common Myths About Dentures – Busted!

Woman at dentist for denture consultationDentures have been used for generations to treat significant tooth loss. Although they are a tried-and-proven solution, they haven’t had the best reputation over the years. Much of what you might have heard is not true, thanks to continual improvements in dentistry. Don’t let rumors stand in your way of completing your smile. Here are the facts you need behind 4 common myths about dentures. 


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