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Have You Felt Hesitant about Seeing a Dentist? You're Not Alone

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Delta Dental is reporting that many Americans want to see their dentist more often. Are you one of them? If so, what is preventing you from getting to the dentist twice each year as you should? If you’re like plenty of people in Allentown, PA, you want to visit the dentist but you are hesitant to do so.Let’s take a look at what stops people from visiting the dentist as often as they should—and what they might be able to do to change the cycle.Reasons People Skip Dental AppointmentsPlenty of people suffer from anxiety over going to see the dentist, and it is often strong enough to keep people ...

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Digital Scanning for Dental Crowns & Bridges

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Digital Impressions: A More Comfortable Experience for Our PatientsWe know most people do not enjoy having an ordinary dental impression. At the very least, impression trays can be bulky to wear and people with a strong gag reflex frequently find them very hard to tolerate. It can be quite difficult to keep your jaws ...

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Time to Schedule Your Kids' Back to School Exams!

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Summer is coming to an end, and parents everywhere are getting their kids ready for the first day of school. It’s a busy time, but while you are making all the arrangements, don’t forget to schedule a back-to-school dental exam.The Most Common Childhood IllnessDental caries (tooth decay) is the number one chronic childhood disease for children between the ages of 6 and 11 years old. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that 23% of children between 2 and 11 have untreated decay.Benefits of Routine Dental VisitsBringing your child to the dentist for a back-to-school exam is a good idea, but maintaining a regular schedule of routine visits has other ...

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3 Questions to Ask Your Allentown Dentist

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Flossing before brushing? Should I use an over the counter teeth whitener? What toothpaste is really recommended by 4 out of 5 dentists? Here are three questions that you should be asking your Allentown Dentist.How does whitening toothpaste work and how effective are they?The common misconception is that whitening toothpaste contains bleach. That’s how they make your t-shirts nice and white that must be how they make your teeth white, right? Well, not necessarily. The common ingredient found in this toothpaste is hydrogen peroxide which is a bleaching substance that helps remove the stains that appear on the surface of your teeth. In general, whitening toothpaste can lighten your teeth ...

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Liquid Sugar: The Problem with Soft Drinks

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Many of us consume more sugar than we realize. Of course, you know that excess sugar in your diet can lead to poor dental health. But it is also important to remember the effect that excess sugar can have on your overall health, causing problems like obesity, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.How Much Sugar?Having a soft drink now and then is not going to hurt you. But knowing exactly how much sugar you are consuming with each drink can help you curb your desire to grab a second!Here are a few of the most popular soft drinks and their sugar content:Red Bull – 6.9 teaspoons of sugarCoca-Cola – 8.25 teaspoons of ...

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Healthier Teeth and More Durable Fillings: What the Future Holds

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A new extract in pine bark has been discovered that might strengthen composite resin fillings to make them last even longer. A study has shown that the extract alters the chemical structure of teeth and makes the fillings bind better.In the future, if you find yourself needing a filling from your Allentown dentist, you might be able to get a filling that lasts longer than ever! Let’s take a look at more details from the study and how this might impact the future of fillings.A Look at Fillings of the PastBefore composite fillings were available, amalgam fillings were used when teeth were decayed. Although these metal-based fillings were effective, ...

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Bridges and Partials and Implants, Oh My!

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Don’t worry, this isn’t a dentist’s version of the “Wizard of Oz”, but deciding what kind of dental work may be the best for you if you have missing teeth can be a bit, well…. daunting?In this article, we’ll give you the basic information you’ll need to have an informed conversation with your dentist about whether a bridge, partial denture or implant is the right treatment for you.Dental BridgesA “traditional” dental bridge has much in common with a simple wooden bridge. Both span a gap. A wooden bridge may span a gap over a river, valley, etc. In the case of a dental bridge, the gap that is spanned is ...

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