Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

Categories: General Dentistry
Lansdale Top Cosmetic dentist

Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. Here in Lansdale, Pennsylvania we have a lot of fun ways to refer to our teeth. And while you can switch up what you call them, you should never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Making time in your busy Quakertown or Harleysville day to brush and floss…

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…

Important Warning Signs Of Gum Disease

Categories: Oral Health

Periodontal or gum disease is an often silent disease that can cause significant damage to the health of your teeth and body. The reason it is so often classified as a silent disease is because it is chronic or longstanding and often without any symptoms or pain that most people associate with a disease until…

Ways You Can Minimize Tooth Sensitivity

Categories: Oral Health

If you have ever suffered from tooth sensitivity, you know all too well how real the pain can be — anything from a slight twinge to pain that can be downright excruciating. Sensitivity may be experienced several times throughout the day or just every once in a while. However, as we say, a little knowledge…

Water Fluoridation In Pennsylvania Prevents Tooth Decay

Categories: Family Dentistry
Water Fluoridation In Pennsylvania Prevents Tooth Decay

I’Hello! Welcome to our Lansdale family dentistry blog. Today’s message from Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry concerns fluoride and Pennsylvania children’s dental health. We are Kevin Bass and Lawrence Black and we have been practicing dentistry in Lansdale since 1989. When we examine a new Lansdale patient for the first time, we can…

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…

Do You Have Sore Gums?

Categories: General Dentistry
Affordable Lansdale Dentistry

Every Doylestown dentistry patient’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are diligent about oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t affect your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause problems. Gingivitis is the term for…