Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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

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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