5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

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Dental Checkups Are Not Just About Cavities At Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry we encourage people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you abstain from semiannual dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any tooth decay, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more persuasive reason…

What’s New In Dentistry?

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The world of dentistry continues to advance at a rapid pace. If you have visited your Lansdale dentist lately, you have probably noticed some things that make your visit more comfortable, such as the ability to watch TV or listen to music while receiving treatment. Many Doylestown dentistry patients welcome oral conscious sedation to reduce…

Saliva And Dental Health

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Today we examine the importance of your saliva. Though most people may think it’s gross, saliva is vital for dental health as well as digestion. Saliva is mostly water, but a small portion of it is made up of enzymes, antibacterial substances, mucus, and minerals. The proper pH balance of the mouth is maintained by…

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…