What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?

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In today’s post, we discuss fillings. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are fabricated with a mixture of glass or quartz and resin which results in a natural tooth-colored material. They are quite strong when bonded to the tooth with adhesive. What is an amalgam filling? Amalgam fillings are also called “silver fillings” though…

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…

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…

3 Cavity Fighters For Lansdale Kids

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Most parents know children’s oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children. Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Resin dental sealants are applied by your dentist. The…

Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Patients Have A Choice In Dental Fillings

Doylestown Dental Patients Want A Choice In Dental Fillings

With all the talk in Doylestown of multi-procedure smile makeovers involving porcelain veneers, porcelain crowns, bridges, teeth whitening, dental implants, and invisible braces, sometimes the traditional dental filling is overlooked. If a cavity progresses no further than a filling, Pennsylvania cosmetic dental patients can avoid more extensive and invasive treatments. Today, let’s talk about dental…

Attention Lansdale Teens: Both Smoking And Vaping Put Your Smile At Risk

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    A recent study on the influences of e-cigarettes on oral health has more dismal information for people who believe vaping is less harmful than smoking traditional cigarettes. In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, analysts determined that e-cigarettes may cause chronic inflammation and irreversible cellular damage. These conditions, in turn, can result in…