Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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

March 11, 2016

St. Paddy's Day is filled with green beer, great cheer... and missing teeth? Dental implants rise day after St. Patrick's. Our Philadelphia Dentist can helpSt. Patrick's Day is the holiday that gives adults the much-needed excuse to drink green beer and Jameson. Parades pop up across the country and green-beaded necklaces featuring shamrocks are thrown from paper-máche floats featuring Celtic dancers. The day after is often filled with headaches, regrets...

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March 07, 2016

Over-the-counter teeth whitening products can be dangerous | Ardmore, PA dentistsThe demand for advanced teeth whitening remains high, both for in-office procedures and over-the-counter teeth whitening products. Consumers want affordability, simplicity, safety and effectiveness. But with so many teeth whitening options available, it can be tough to know which is best for you.

Ardmore teeth whitening is available at The...

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February 24, 2016

All-on-Four Dental Implants | Ardmore, Havertown, Bryn Mawr

Losing your teeth impacts every aspect of your life. You become self-conscious when you have to speak, and refrain from smiling or laughing. Your diet has to change to avoid tough and crunchy foods. Luckily for our Newtown Square and Ardmore patients, advancing technology in dental implants allows the opportunity to have a mouth full of functional teeth...

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February 22, 2016

Porcelain veneers are a very popular cosmetic dentistry option because they can correct the appearance of multiple dental flaws in just two office visits. If you are a good candidate, Ardmore porcelain veneers can give you the beautiful smile you have always wanted. If not, Dr. Jeffrey A. Bellisario of Ardmore Dentistry can recommend the best alternatives for you.

Basic Requirements for Porcelain Veneers

In order to be able to successfully receive Ardmore porcelain veneers, the following must apply to you:

  • You are in good dental health
  • You have sufficient...
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December 21, 2015

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may think that something such as a dental implant or bridge are the only route, leaving you without a tooth over the course of treatment. What many patients don't realize is that it is now possible to get teeth the same day.

This implant-supported replacement option is an effective and efficient restoration without a drawn out process. If you are in need of a tooth replacement and would like to learn about teeth in the same day, contact Ardmore cosmetic dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario, by calling to schedule your consultation.

Treatment with...

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December 09, 2015

Porcelain veneers can reinvent  your smile, giving you a new found confidence that you may not have had before. Often used for aesthetic purposes to help patients achieve the smile of their dreams, veneers may also be used to fix a number of smile imperfections as well. If you are interested in learning more about our Ardmore veneers and whether they would be a good fit for you, contact The Office of Dr. Bellisario at 610-642-7024 to schedule your consultation.

As with many cosmetic procedures, there seem to be a few misconceptions floating around...

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November 20, 2015

Toothbrushes: They’re so ubiquitous that you might not even stop to think about them. But the truth is, your choice of toothbrush can have a major impact on your oral health. If you’ve always blindly reached for the cheapest or most colorful toothbrush on the shelf, it’s time to learn how a more informed selection can improve your teeth and gums.

Newtown Square general dentist Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario recommends that patients select a soft-bristled brush. Why? Because hard-bristled brushes can actually damage your mouth!

Hard-bristled brushes are more abrasive...

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November 16, 2015

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic service we offer in our Ardmore office. Everyone wants a bright, beautiful white smile, and today’s teeth whitening products and services are more effective and affordable than ever before. We offer both take-home and in-office whitening services, and we’re confident that one of them will suit your needs. To learn more, please contact The Office of Dr. Bellisario today at 610-642-7024 to schedule a teeth whitening consultation.

Our teeth naturally lose their luster as we age, and thanks to genetics, some of us experience this more rapidly than...

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November 11, 2015

Bad breath, or halitosis, is an embarrassing problem for millions of Americans. Finding the cause and eliminating the problem can be a challenge, though. Our Newtown Square family dentist knows that most causes do start in the mouth and can be treated.

Causes of Bad Breath

Here are some of the common causes of bad breath:

  • Food:  as food breaks down in your mouth, particles can increase bacteria and cause an odor. Some foods have an odor all their own that can offend, including onions and garlic.
  • Tobacco:  Both smoking and using...
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September 22, 2015

Porcelain veneers and porcelain crowns are made from the same durable, dental-grade porcelain; however their use is determined by that kind of treatment and protection that your tooth needs. Many times porcelain veneers are used for aesthetic purposes, common imperfections that are corrected with veneers include:

  • Chipped teeth
  • Cracked teeth
  • Discolored teeth
  • Slightly crooked teeth
  • Slightly misshaped teeth
  • Slightly spaced or gapped teeth

Porcelain veneers are custom made to blend in with your natural teeth and provide you with a functional bite...

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