Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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

July 17, 2013

Cosmetic dentistry from Ardmore dentist Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario encompasses a wide range of treatments. Cosmetic dentistry is tremendously flexible and can address a number of your aesthetic concerns.

Dr. Bellisario will examine you closely to determine which cosmetic dentistry treatment is appropriate for your specific needs. This will entail figuring out the cause of the condition to be treated and deciding upon the appropriate course of treatment.

Some common cosmetic dentistry procedures and the...

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June 18, 2013

Teeth whitening can help our Ardmore-area patients recover the bright, white, photogenic smile they once had. If you feel like your teeth are stained and attractive, if you’re just a little shy about showing them off in photos or other settings, Dr. Bellisario can help you with his advanced teeth whitening process.

Your teeth become stained and yellowed for a number of reasons, but it usually has to do with the enamel of your teeth becoming eroded.

There are a few causes of this erosion and staining. They include:

  • Smoking
  • Eating dark, acidic foods
  • Coffee, tea and...
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June 07, 2013

Ardmore-area patients who are have lost a tooth often wonder about their replacement options. Dental implants are excellent choices for most patients, though Dr. Bellisario will evaluate you to ensure that you a good candidate for the procedure.

If you’re researching teeth replacement options, you’ve probably read a fair bit about dental bridges as well. And you might be wondering whether dental implants or bridges are right for you.

Every patient is unique, and dental bridges are sound options for many people. However, dental implants offer a number of significant...

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May 27, 2013

Dental implants work by anchoring an artificial tooth (a custom-crafted dental crown) into your jaw with an artificial root. Unlike dental bridges and dentures, which are stabilized using other methods, dental implants also replace the root portion of your tooth to provide the strongest possible foundation for your dental crown.

In order to accomplish this, the root – which is made of a biocompatible titanium – must first be placed into your jaw, and allowed to fuse with the bone. This fusion process is called osseointegration, and it can take several...

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May 20, 2013

Porcelain veneers can address a wide variety of common cosmetic dental problems, including cracked, chipped, stained, and misshapen teeth. Many people use porcelain veneers to close the gaps between their teeth, creating a straight, beautiful smile line without the need for braces. Because veneers can so quickly correct these problems, they are sometimes referred to as “instant orthodontics.”

However, the advantages of porcelain veneers go beyond aesthetics. Veneers also have several practical benefits that help them improve the function and form of your smile. For example, veneers can:

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April 09, 2013

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March 09, 2013

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