10 Things to Expect From a Virtual Orthodontic Consultation

A virtual orthodontic consultation is something that is worth doing. Especially at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing. Even though our office is slowly but surely opening back up, we understand that things can be a little uncomfortable for those who might not be ready to venture back out into public or...…

Pa. Gov. Wolf Grants Immunity to Health Care Providers and What...

Introduction With COVID-19 still active in Philadelphia, health care providers are dealing with a pandemic that still has many unknowns. One of the key questions: with a virus that doesn’t have clear parameters, how are health care providers expected to handle care? The Pennsylvania Medical Society has asked for protections, and Governor Wolf has granted...…

Coronavirus Cases Decline in Philadelphia As City Prepares for Next Steps

Introduction In the fight against Corona Virus, Philadelphia is continuing to show progress in the reduction of infections. Coronavirus cases in Philadelphia are being reported at lower daily totals, which include decreased numbers coming from prisons and nursing homes. Although this is happening at a slow rate, the city is preparing for its next phase...…

Wearing And Caring For Your Retainer Is Worth It

All orthodontic experts are excited to get their patients to a stage where they can start wearing retainers. Your orthodontic care is a significant leap forward in your self-image and the overall health of your mouth. One of the biggest mistakes people can make after they feel they’ve completed their orthodontics treatment is to stop...…
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Interested in G4 Dental Implants?

First of all, let’s clear this up. What are the Advantages of G-4 Dental Implants? What is all the talk about? A Superior Look, Fit and Feel At the Most Affordable Cost G4 Dental Implants offer an advanced dental procedure to transform your smile. Missing teeth and dentures can be difficult at best. The opportunity…
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Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn...

Just how gross is it really if I forget to brush my teeth before bed every once in a while? Bad news: It’s pretty gross. You probably already know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing those pearly whites twice a day. You also probably know that brushing your teeth is one of the…
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Options for Whitening Your Veneers

Veneers have exploded in popularity over the past two decades as an excellent solution for transforming the look of one’s smile. They are a great option for patients with crooked teeth or gaps in their teeth, as veneers can cover these troublesome spots and create a nearly flawless smile. Perhaps the most common use of…
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What is Gentle Dentistry?

It is estimated that approximately 75% of Americans experience some level of anxiety in anticipation of visiting the dentist.  Of that group, about five to ten percent have a great fear that would categorize them as sufferers of dentophobia, or dental phobia. This fear is characterized by the avoidance of dentists or dental procedures.  Symptoms…
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Certain foods can make your teeth sparkle

White teeth are something most of us lust after. But how can you get that Hollywood smile without shelling out on expensive treatments or using abrasive bleach? Dr. Tejas Patel has tips about how certain foods could help you get there. Anyone with a sweet (not-so-white) tooth – it will be music to your ears…
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Oral Thrush Treatment & Remedies

The initial step in oral thrush treatment is simply to understand what is going on and to learn to recognize the symptoms of oral thrush. When the mucous membranes of the mouth become infected with an overgrowth of the yeast Candida albicans the resulting infection is called thrush. This is the same naturally occurring fungus…