Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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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

A young man with glasses smiles broadly while viewing a document in front of his laptop

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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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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