Ardmore Dentistry Blog

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January 27, 2015

Losing a tooth doesn't just leave a gap in your smile. It can also cause a number of issues that impact your oral health. If you're considering tooth replacement, dental implants are the most complete option available at our Havertown dentistry office.

Dentures and bridges only cover the space above the gums where teeth are missing. Dental implants, on the other hand, replace the missing tooth entirely, including the root structure below the gum tissue.

Implants gradually integrate with the jaw bone, effectively becoming a part of the mouth. This advanced tooth replacement option has a number of...

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January 26, 2015

Dentures offer a time-tested solution to replace missing teeth. Whether you’re missing one or two or require a full row of new teeth, dentures are an affordable, reliable treatment. Far from the false teeth of the past, today’s dentures are modern medical devices built for your busy lifestyle. To learn more about your dentures options, please contact Havertown dentist Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario attoday.

Missing one or more of your natural teeth isn’t just about appearance: Your health can suffer as well. But when you invest in one of today’s excellent dentures options,...

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January 20, 2015

With the New Year comes a fresh start and a new set of resolutions. Many people make resolutions regarding their overall health, but most seem to forget about their oral health. There is a direct correlation between your oral health and the rest of your body, making preventative family dental care for you and your family as important as any other preventative care.

A routine dental check-up can not only help keep your teeth in the best possible shape, but  also help to aid in the prevention of gum...

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December 29, 2014

Looking for a holiday snack that’s not just tasty but healthy as well? Then look no further than this recipe for soft gingerbread cookies. Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario invites you to try it for yourself and enjoy a treat that’s good for your teeth, your health, and the soul!

We found this recipe for gingerbread cookies on weedemandreap.com and think you’ll enjoy making them as much as you’ll enjoy eating them.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2...
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December 22, 2014

As we enter the holidays, many of us are enjoying holiday parties and all of the sugary goodies that come with them. And while enjoying treats is definitely part of the season, it’s important to remember your oral health even at this time of year! Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario offers a full range of general dentistry services to his Philadelphia-area patients. To schedule an appointment for you or for a family member, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario attoday.

Sugary treats are the most obvious oral health roadblocks at the holidays, but in moderation, it’s okay to enjoy these as long as you remember...

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December 15, 2014

Inlays and onlays are alternatives to full dental fillings and crowns that are excellent options for patients with certain kinds of structural damage. Both are made from the same material and the process is similar. The main difference is where they’re placed! To learn more about dental inlays and onlays, please contact Ardmore general dentist Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario attoday to schedule an appointment.

An inlay is a dental restoration method in which a material, usually porcelain or a composite resin, is shaped to fill a tooth cavity outside the mouth and then placed. This is in contrast to a...

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December 07, 2014

If you are unhappy with the way your teeth look, it’s time to learn about porcelain veneers. These revolutionary, wafer-thin covers for your teeth can give you a whole new look in just two office visits, and they can correct virtually all minor cosmetic issues. To learn more about porcelain veneers, please contact Ardmore dentist Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario attoday.

Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin wafers of dental-grade porcelain that Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario bonds to the front surfaces of your teeth. These veneers can cover up a number of cosmetic flaws, including

  • Misshapen teeth
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November 11, 2014

KöR Teeth Whitening is an exciting procedure we're now offering at The Office of Dr. Bellisario. With it, our cosmetic dentists can help Newtown Square-area patients suffering from stubbornly stained teeth, including teeth chemically stained by childhood use of tetracycline.

Of course, teeth whitening has long been a potent weapon in the arsenal of cosmetic dentistry. But traditional teeth whitening treatments, while quite effective at their tasks, often fell short at addressing deep, chemical stains.

KöR fills that niche. The treatment involves...

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November 11, 2014

Most Bryn Mawr-area residents who are looking to eliminate enamel staining are sound candidates for teeth whitening. Like most procedures offered as part of cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening treatments are quite safe, simple and stress-free.

However, at The Office of Dr. Bellisario, we are committed to ensuring that cosmetic dentistry works for you, and that means ensuring that you don't undergo procedures that aren't right for you.

In the case of teeth whitening, you're likely a good candidate if you:

  • Are in sound overall health
  • Do...
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October 28, 2014

We all long to have beautiful, glisteningly white teeth, but sometimes, we look in the mirror and discover that our teeth aren't as white as we were hoping for. Or, possibly, you have bad breath but can't figure out why. Confusion sets in as you realize that you are following a good brushing and flossing routine, use mouthwash, and even visit your dentist twice a year. So, what may be causing the lack of luster?

Here are 6 foods that may be the culprit for your yellow smile and bad breath:

  • Dark liquids - coffee, tea, cola, and red wine can be absorbed by your teeth enamel, causing stains
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