For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

Categories: General Dentistry
Lansdale friendly family dentist

Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or damaged dental bridges may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol. Drinking soda and energy drinks. These sugary, acidic beverages are unusually efficient at eroding enamel. Chewing ice or hard candy. Your enamel is quite strong. But so are ice and hard candy,…

Mouthwash Facts In Lansdale

Categories: Oral Health
Mouthwash Facts In Lansdale

Hi, We are Dr. Kevin Bass and Dr. Lawrence Black.  Thanks for visiting our Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry blog. In today’s post we would like to discuss mouthwash. Many North Penn residents use mouthwash to freshen their breath and help retard tooth decay. Mouthwash should never be used exclusively though, good oral…

Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

Categories: Oral Health
health risks of oral piercings Lansdale

Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around Doylestown. Today’s post is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Since this is a dental blog, I am sure you expect us to raise all sorts of alarms warning of the dangers of piercings. You are right. Unfortunately, these…

Have A Large Cavity In Your Tooth?

Categories: General Dentistry
Lansdale Cosmetic Dentistry

When Dr. Kevin Bass and Lawrence Black of Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Lansdale repairs a tooth that has decay or damage, the procedure chosen often depends on the location of the problem. (We’re talking tooth-specific locale here; it doesn’t matter whether you live in Quakertown, Harleysville, or North Penn.) If there…

Beware Of An Acidic Diet In Doylestown

Categories: Oral Health
Doylestown tooth strengthening

Most Doylestown residents don’t often think of a tooth as a body part that fluctuates in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. However, teeth are dynamic organisms with chemical processes that occur continually. The protective enamel that covers the softer interior is made of…