Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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

March 13, 2017

Dental Implant Candidacy - Bryn MawrIf you've been researching tooth replacement options in the Bryn Mawr area, you've almost certainly read a lot about dental implants. They are increasingly popular with patients in need of a high-quality replacement, and for good reason – implants are strong, durable and inconspicuous.

But are you a candidate for dental implants? This is the key question we...

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February 22, 2017

How long dental crowns can last

We know that when you undergo a dental procedure, you want the work you get to last as long as possible. This is certainly true when you're considering dental crowns, and we get a lot of questions about the durability of porcelain crowns.

There are two answers to the question of how long a dental crown can last. The simplest answer is that crowns generally last between five and 15 years – some...

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February 14, 2017

Porcelain veneer results in Bryn Mawr

Porcelain veneers are a long-lasting option to help correct many cosmetic dental problems. The porcelain caps are placed over your teeth, and help cover up imperfections in your smile such as stained teeth, chipped or cracked teeth, and teeth that are small or misshapen. Porcelain veneers are specifically crafted to be the shape, size and color that you desire, and that matches...

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January 19, 2017

Bryn Mawr implant dentistry results

If you've lost a tooth in the Bryn Mawr area, it's important that you get a replacement as soon as possible. A missing tooth poses a clear and present danger to your oral health. If you leave a missing tooth un-replaced, you increase the risk of losing more teeth, not to mention a resorption and shrinkage of bone in the area of tooth loss.

There are a lot of tooth replacement options available to you, but we usually recommend...

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January 11, 2017

Choosing a cosmetic dentist in Bryn MawrAt The Office of Doctor Bellisario, we understand you have a lot of options for cosmetic dentistry in the Bryn Mawr area. There are a lot of cosmetic dentists offering you their services. This is definitely a good thing – choice is always good.

However, there's no doubt this choice can be quite difficult. How can you choose the right cosmetic dentist from among these options? We recommend you consider the following factors when...

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December 14, 2016

Chipped teeth are among the most common cosmetic dentistry issues our dentists see. It's quite easy for our Havertown-area patients to experience the kind of relatively minor physical trauma that can chip a tooth.

And a chipped tooth is a significant cosmetic concern. A chipped tooth can mar an otherwise beautiful smile, especially if the tooth in question is prominent and easily visible. You want to address it as soon as possible.

There are two...

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December 06, 2016

For Havertown-area residents in need of meaningful cosmetic improvement, porcelain veneers represent an excellent option. Veneers are exceptionally popular, and it's easy to see why. They're lovely and inconspicuous, providing you with a natural-looking cosmetic restoration.

Of course, they're popular for another reason: they are exceptionally durable. Made from strong porcelain, veneers will serve you well for at least a decade, provided you maintain them properly.

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November 15, 2016

Let's face this head-on: the root canal does not have a good reputation. Many of our Ardmore-area patients cringe at the thought of undergoing one.

The good news is that you don't need to worry. Modern root canals are not implements of torture. Whe performed by our experienced dentists, a root canal is a safe way of addressing decay and disease. And we can minimize your discomfort throughout.

When is a root canal appropriate? This is a question we get a lot. Tooth decay can...

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November 10, 2016

Arguably the most important goal of family dentistry is acclimating your child to the rhythms of a dentist's office. The good news about sound oral health is that it's essentially a matter of habits – once you get into the habit of brushing your teeth at least twice a day, flossing on a daily basis and visiting the dentist twice a year, you'll be on the path to healthy teeth and gums.

At The Office of Doctor Bellisario, we work with you to place your child on that...

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October 26, 2016

At The Office of Doctor Bellisario, we are committed to ensuring our Newtown Square-area patients undergo only the procedures that are right for them. We want to make sure you undergo the procedure that achieves your goals in as safe and efficient a method as possible.

For many patients, this means dental bonding instead of a more extensive procedure. Dental bonding, while perhaps not as well-known as other cosmetic procedures, is exceptionally effective at addressing a...

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