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Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry provides high-quality dentistry to the men and women of Lansdale and the greater Doylestown area. If you are looking for an expert dentist, we invite you to consider Dr. Kevin Bass and Lawrence Black Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. We have been keeping smiles since 1989. We…

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

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Evolution isn’t always tidy and linear. For example, we have smaller jaws than our ancestors thousands of years ago, but most of our bodies haven’t adapted by generating fewer teeth. Two-thirds of us create the same amount of teeth as early humans. These late-developing extra molars are called wisdom teeth and they pose unique oral…

Does Your Child Have An Overbite?

Malocclusions (bite problems) include overbites, underbites and crossbites. Jaw alignment disorders restrict proper chewing, talking, and swallowing. They can also cause teeth to shift around in the mouth. Lansdale dentistry patients with bite problems are at a greater risk for tooth decay and periodontal disease because bite misalignment often makes it difficult to maintain proper…

Considering Dentures? Read This First.

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Since we perform tooth extractions, we get many questions about tooth replacement options. For centuries, dentures were the only way to replace missing teeth. A denture is preferable to being toothless, but dental implants provide many advantages. Before you get dentures, consider the following. 4 Critical Things To Know About Dentures 1. Dentures are not…

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in first-rate condition. Scientists have found a connection between a bacteria that causes periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often leads to chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas…

Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

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Most Doylestown people know that Vitamin D is essential for healthy teeth and bones. But many of us fail to get sufficient amounts. Today’s post is a friendly reminder to our friends and patients—especially expectant mothers—about the importance of Vitamin D. Here is a sampling of Vitamin D findings: “Several recent reports demonstrate a significant…