Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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November 13, 2020

image of woman wearing protective face maskDelaying dental care can threaten both your oral and general health. Seemingly small problems like a cracked filling or minor toothache can worsen dramatically if left untreated, and even routine cleanings and exams are crucial to your overall wellbeing. Gum disease is linked to diabetes, heart disease, and many more general health risks.

During the ongoing pandemic, it’s important to seek the vital...

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October 21, 2020

image of floss container and flossDaily flossing is an essential component of any oral hygiene routine, and that remains true even if you have a dental bridge. However, this type of restoration may require you to change your flossing approach.

Experienced cosmetic dentist Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario has helped patients achieve strong, healthy, beautiful smiles with dental bridges for decades. Whether you choose a bridge,...

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September 28, 2020

image of smiling woman with bright white teethDental crowns are versatile restorations that can be used to protect weak or damaged teeth, or to serve as a replacement tooth as part of a dental implant or dental bridge. At The Office of Dr. Bellisario, we proudly offer custom-tailored dental crowns made from dental porcelain. Not only are porcelain crowns remarkably durable, they can be matched to the precise color of your...

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July 22, 2020

Young professionals are at a critical juncture in their careers. Making good impressions with more senior level colleagues can significantly impact future opportunities that become available. It can be hard to appear intelligent, poised, friendly and confident – all attributes which will help you make a good impression – when you are self-conscious about your smile.

If you’re hesitant to smile due to crooked teeth, Invisalign may be an excellent option for you. Unlike traditional braces which are unsightly and may come off as adolescent or unprofessional, Invisalign provides a discreet orthodontic...

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June 08, 2020

illustration of a dental implantDental implants are intended to provide a permanent replacement for your missing teeth. However, there are certain instances where your implant may require replacement over time. Fortunately, with proper care, you should expect that your dental implants may last 25 years or longer.

The reason why dental implants provide such long-lasting results is because they are the only solution that replaces the missing root along with your...

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May 20, 2020

smiling woman showing off her new porcelain veneersPorcelain veneers are a versatile cosmetic dentistry restoration that can address a wide range of aesthetic imperfections with your smile. These thin shells of dental porcelain are bonded to the front surface of your teeth to provide a more attractive appearance.

When properly cared for, your porcelain veneers can last a long time and help you maintain a beautiful smile....

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April 10, 2020

If you’re considering dental implants to replace a missing tooth, it’s important to understand that you’re committing to a lengthy process. It can take between six to eight months for the dental implant process to be completed.

While this is a long time to wait for your final restoration, the benefits of dental implants make committing this time worthwhile. It is by far the most effective tooth replacement solution available, replacing both your missing tooth and root. As a result, dental implants provide a permanent replacement that restores the full functionality of your tooth.

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October 31, 2019

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.

What is Periodontal Disease?

Woman with gum disease in Ardmore Periodontal disease is an infection that...

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July 29, 2019

Philadelphia dentist Dr. Robert DollfusDr. Bellisario is proud to announce that Dr. Robert Dollfus has recently joined our team. You may recognize Dr. Dollfus when you see him. He worked with Dr. Bellisario before and during his time in dental school, so he is already familiar with our practice and is a great fit with our philosophy of delivering exceptional patient care.

Dr. Dollfus’ passion for dentistry was fueled by his experience receiving orthodontic treatment when he was a child....

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April 30, 2019

If you’ve been hesitant to undergo orthodontic treatment due to the hassles associated with traditional metal braces, you are not alone. Many people go through life with crooked teeth out of a desire to avoid having painful, unsightly metal brackets and wires on their teeth. Unfortunately, this prevents you from feeling confident about your smile, and it also increases your risk of oral health issues commonly associated with a poorly aligned bite, such as TMJ.

Fortunately, you can achieve a straight, beautiful smile without traditional braces. Dr. Bellisario offers Invisalign for patients who prefer a...

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