Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

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Let’s get right to it; while tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are “so in” right now, here’s five reasons to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears: Excessive drooling—YIKES! Chipped teeth Infection (some even in places you wouldn’t think can get infected) Hypersensitivity to metal Nerve damage Drooling Lip and tongue piercings may make you…

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

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I’m Kevin Bass and Lawrence Black DMD, DDS of Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Lansdale. My patients often ask me if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular dental exams. Before I answer that question, let me tell you a little bit about xylitol: Xylitol is a…

Oral Health During Pregnancy

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Today’s post is for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Carrying a precious baby can not only consume your time, but your attention as well. However, don’t forget your needs and your well-being during these critical months. It’s critical to understand that the multitude of changes your body experiences during pregnancy also…

How Do Implant Dentures Work?

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Many people know that a tooth implant is an ideal tooth restoration. Some don’t realize, however, that two or more can support a partial or full denture. This can be a more budget-friendly option than having multiple implants while still providing many advantages as compared to conventional dentures. Today’s post answers the most prevalent questions…

Dental Veneers: 7 Fast Fixes

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Hi! Welcome to the Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry dental blog where we take the time to answer dental questions. Today we are focusing on fabulous veneers, which are used extensively in cosmetic dentistry. Dental veneers (also called laminates) are custom made to permanently cover the front part of one or more teeth.…

Whitening For 3 Types Of Tooth Stains

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Hello Lansdale! If your smile could use some brightening, what are you waiting for? Professional teeth whitening and teeth bleaching are the easiest ways Quakertown residents can dramatically improve their appearance. It is important to realize that not every Doylestown smile responds the same to teeth bleaching. The degree of whiteness attained and the treatment…