From Author: PA Dental

From Author: PA Dental

Oct
26

Is thinking about Halloween candy and its effect on your children’s teeth enough to give you the chills? Don’t despair — you can be mindful of your child’s health and still let them enjoy the special occasion, dentists say. The decay process in teeth works like this: The majority — about 90 percent — of …

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Oct
06

What Can You Do? Gum disease is preventable. Here are a few ways you can help keep your gums healthy. 1. Floss. Floss at least once a day. This helps remove the plaque and food that is beyond your toothbrush’s reach, according to the ADA. It doesn’t matter when you floss: Do it at night, do …

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Sep
27

How To Find Free or Low Cost Dental Clinics Maybe you’ve been holding off on getting dental care due to budget issues, hoping the cash would be available when the problem became too painful to ignore. Or maybe you’re dealing with a dental emergency, and don’t have dental insurance or funds immediately available to pay for treatment. …

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Sep
14

The process of filling cavities is a fairly simple and straightforward one that can be done right at your dentist’s office. Filling Cavities: What To Expect You should expect to be at your dentist’s office for around an hour. This gives him or her enough time to take x-rays if needed, talk to you about …

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Aug
29
Dental Insurance

Costs are Increasing The cost of dental care is of increasing concern for families, and a quick internet search will yield dozens of companies vying to sell you dental insurance at too-good-to-be-true prices. It’s important to understand these types of policies and especially their limitations. Whether you are thinking of purchasing insurance through your employer …

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Aug
17

Backpack? Check. Booster shots? Check. Teeth cleaning? Check! Regular dental visits are important year-round, but a back-to-school checkup is key in fighting the most common chronic disease found in school-age children: cavities. In fact, dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. Prevention and early detection can help avoid pain, trouble eating, …

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