Are Plaque and Tartar The Same Thing? 

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There are many misconceptions about oral health. One of the more common misconceptions is that plaque and tartar are the same things and that the terms can be used interchangeably. While this isn’t completely false, it is a bit misleading and something that your dentist in Erdenheim wants to clear up. After all, understanding what’s… Read more →

What To Eat After Having Dental Work Done

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Having dental work isn’t like other procedures where you can eat whatever you want afterward. In fact, it can be difficult to find something you can easily eat after dental treatment. Whether you’re recovering from oral surgery, a dental implant placement, a root canal, or even a filling and are having trouble finding easy-to-eat foods,… Read more →

Diabetes & Your Teeth

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world diabetes day

It may seem strange to hear your dentist in Erdenheim talk about a disease that doesn’t seem to affect your oral health. But the truth is, many diseases, including diabetes, can negatively affect your teeth. In fact, diabetes can increase the likelihood of gum disease, dry mouth, and other oral health problems. For this World… Read more →

Make The Connection to Your Oral and Overall Health

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woman eats breakfast

As research continues and more scientific advancements happen each year, there is mounting evidence that your oral and overall health are connected. Your dentist in Erdenheim is here to tell you this is 100 percent true. This gives a whole new reasoning to why it’s super important to brush, floss, and see your dental hygienist… Read more →

The Truth About Kids and Cavities

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young girl brushing teeth

Cavities are one of the most common dental concerns we hear about at our children’s dental office in Erdenheim. While worries about cavities are valid, since they can lead to pain, sensitivity, and more serious oral health conditions, there are many beliefs about cavities that just aren’t true. Join us as we look at some… Read more →

All About Dental Hygienists

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hygienist with patient

This month we’re taking some time to thank our dental hygienists, and with good reason. Every October is recognized as National Dental Hygiene Month. It’s 31 days dedicated to not only recognizing the important role dental hygienists have at our dental office in Erdenheim, but also to educate patients on just what our hygiene team… Read more →