Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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

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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October 11, 2016

When people think of cosmetic dentistry, they tend to think of, well, cosmetic benefits. And this is understandable- cosmetic dentistry is all about improving the aesthetics of your smile and making Bala Cynwyd-area residents like you more comfortable with the appearance of your teeth.

However, it's important to remember that cosmetic dentistry can have functional benefits as well. Cosmetic dentistry procedures are designed to improve the appearance of your smile by addressing some common problems- chipped or cracked teeth, for example, or teeth affected by bacteria or disease.


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September 22, 2016

For busy families who love the convenience of being able to schedule all of their routine dental care appointments at the same time, Havertown family dentistry is the clear choice. However, the benefits of family dentistry go well beyond convenience. With family dentistry, you can build a relationship with your caring dentist over many years. Your family dentist gets to know your whole family and can take your family medical history into account. As we age—from our very...

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September 07, 2016

Do you have missing teeth? Are you embarrassed by your appearance because of them? If so, you may be a candidate for dental implants. Dental implants are used to replace teeth that are badly damaged, broken or missing. Almost anyone who is unhappy with their smile for these reasons can be a candidate for dental implants.

Still, dental implants are not always the right solution for everyone, and there are some factors to consider when determining if you are a good candidate...

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August 25, 2016

If you're missing a tooth, it's vital that you replace the tooth as soon as possible so you can avoid the serious oral health issues associated with losing teeth. You have a number of options for replacing that missing tooth, and for many Havertown-area residents, a dental bridge can be the right option.

Why choose a dental bridge? Every patient is unique, and at The Office of Doctor Bellisario, we work with each patient to determine the option that is right for you....

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August 09, 2016

With modern cosmetic dentistry, there is a solution for every aesthetic dental problem. The benefits of cosmetic dentistry don’t stop there, though. Creating a beautiful smile and improving the function of your bite go hand in hand. Bryn Mawr cosmetic dentist Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario and his team will develop a customized program to improve both the appearance and the function of your smile.

Cosmetic Dental Options

By developing a customized approach, the...

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