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…

How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can affect the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid…

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal Disease in Pennsylvania

Though most Pennsylvania residents are fairly health-conscious, periodontal disease is more common than you might think. At Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we see patients with gum disease every day. Some patients don’t even know they have it until Dr. Kevin Bass and Lawrence Black diagnose it. Fortunately, it can be treated with…

Celebrating The Past And Looking To The Future At Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

Celebrating The Past And Looking To The Future At Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

It has now been more than 150 years since the first dental license was issued to Sir John Tomes. Pennsylvania dental patients should be grateful for the advances made in dentistry during the past century and a half. There was a time when blacksmiths and wig makers all across America (including in the Lansdale, Pennsylvania…

Five Reasons To Schedule A Dental Cleaning Today

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Sometimes life gets busy and it gets hard to keep up with all the necessary appointments. Totally understandable, but our team at Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in the Lansdale, Pennsylvania area cannot emphasize enough the importance of making time to get to the dentist. Regular dental check ups are important for so many reason. You should…