Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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January 06, 2022

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With the New Year upon us, now is a great time to evaluate the care you take of your teeth and gums – and to commit to improving that care to help your smile stay strong and beautiful for life. Even if you have a fairly solid at-home routine, most of us have room for improvement.

Below are two very simple steps you can take today to improve your oral health. For personalized recommendations, use the contact form on this...

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December 08, 2021

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A new study suggests that people who suffer from vivid nightmares – particularly those involving breathing difficulties – may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, a condition affecting around 22 million Americans. According to researchers, dreams involving things like drowning, being lost in space, and choking may be subconscious responses to breath cessation during sleep.

Obstructive sleep...

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November 03, 2021

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Stains and discoloration are among the most common cosmetic dental concerns. Fortunately, they are often among the easiest to address as well. Use the contact form on this page or give us a call today to schedule a consultation and learn more.

In-Office and Take-Home Teeth Whitening Options

At the office of Doctor Bellisario, we are pleased to offer both in-office and take-home teeth...

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October 06, 2021

Halloween Candy

Halloween is right around the corner and even the most health-conscious among us may find themselves dipping into the candy jar. If you have restorations, however, it is important to know which of these may be best to avoid.

Restorations such as dental crowns, porcelain veneers, and dental bridges can, by and large, be treated just like natural...

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September 09, 2021

Do Sleep Apnea Symptoms Get Worse in the Winter?

As we approach fall and the colder months ahead, people who suffer from sleep apnea may be in for a worsening of symptoms. Studies have found that sleep apnea symptoms, such as breath cessation and snoring, tend to get worse as the weather gets colder – posing even greater risks to those who struggle with the condition.

Untreated, sleep apnea may result in an increased risk...

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August 09, 2021

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are surgically placed into the jaw. After the healing process, which includes the implant being accepted into the jaw as a new tooth root, they provide a solid anchor for restorations such as dental crowns or implant-supported dentures. Replacing a missing tooth’s root is a unique feature of implant dentistry – and one that allows...

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July 08, 2021

A portrait of a young man and woman dressed nicely and smiling at the camera happily against a gray backgroundDr. Jeffrey Bellisario is an experienced dentist who is personally committed to helping each of our patients achieve optimal oral health and a confident smile. After examining the dental problem you are experiencing, he will describe any and all treatment options. If a dental crown is recommended, he will let you know...

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May 25, 2021

A portrait of a middle-aged woman smiling.For those who have mild imperfections or tooth damage, dental bonding could be a good choice. However, dental bonding is not the best solution for everyone. To better understand whether dental bonding is right for you, we will go over some of the pros and cons of the treatment. Depending on your specific circumstances, can solve several cosmetic issues.

Pros

Dental bonding is the number one...

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March 11, 2021

A man against a grey background smiling with his arms crossed.With good oral hygiene practices, dental crowns can last between 10 and 30 years. However, this depends on the health of the underlying tooth and the stress you put it under. Dr. Jeff Bellisario can craft a custom dental crown that matches your other teeth and provide you with care instructions to make your results last as long as possible.

To maximize the lifespan of your dental crown...

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January 22, 2021

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If you want a more confident, attractive smile heading into 2021, you should consider getting porcelain veneers. Also known as dental veneers, these...

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