General Dentistry

Serving Greater Philadelphia, including Ardmore, Bryn Mawr, & Newtown Square.

Gum Disease Linked to Alzheimer’s

Maintaining great oral health is more important than you might think. Existing research shows a relationship between gum disease and other serious health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. Now, a new study has emerged with additional evidence to support the link between periodontitis and an incurable, progressive disease: Alzheimer’s.

4 Tips for Your Next Dental Cleaning

Havertown family dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario knows how important your lifelong dental care is. Regularly scheduled, frequent trips to our family dentistry are vital, but there are many things you can do at home to keep your teeth sound, healthy, and looking sharp.

Even the most stringent oral care regimen can leave food particles hanging around between your teeth and gums. Flossing is  the best way to remove these tiny particle scraps, but if you are not combining this habit with other basic oral hygiene procedures; it won't work.