April—it’s a month when we get more blooming flowers, warmer weather, and a fresh start with renewed hope. But did you know that April is also Oral Cancer Awareness Month? This condition may not be as common or as widely discussed as breast or prostate cancer, but it is still deadly. In fact, oral cancer claims one life every hour of every day in the United States. Take an opportunity this month to learn more about this disease and why you need to get oral cancer screenings on a regular basis.(more…)
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April 10, 2019
February 14, 2019
February may be the month of pink hearts and cheesy Valentines, but your dentist knows it’s also a time for something else — raising gum disease awareness. This month is dedicated to it, in fact, and we are doing our part to spread the word about the condition which affects nearly half of adults over the age of 35. Keep reading to learn more, just in time for gum disease awareness month in Lititz!(more…)
January 14, 2019
A beautiful smile requires at least two things: healthy gums and clean, beautiful teeth. People tend to forget about the importance of their periodontal (gum) health, but it’s integral to a lasting and attractive smile. On that note, gum recession is a common condition — keep reading to learn why it happens, how it’s treated, and how you can prevent gum recession in Lititz.(more…)
December 2, 2018
Staying healthy can seem like a challenge in the season when sweet treats and holiday parties feel like a daily occurrence — especially when it comes to your smile. You don’t want to start 2019 off with a toothache or cavity, so keep some tips in mind to ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy throughout the merriest (and sugariest) time of year. We’ve got the top 5 oral health tips for Lititz below!(more…)
November 16, 2018
If you have dental insurance through your employer, you are likely paying a portion of your coverage each monthly. Did you know that chances are high your unused benefits are on the chopping block at the end of this year? Many dental insurance plans are set on a calendar year — and if yours is, too, you may be at risk of losing big bucks on dental care. Fortunately, there’s still time to rescue those benefits from dental insurance in Lancaster County for the sake of your smile AND your wallet.(more…)
October 29, 2018
Every year, whether you realize it or not, October is set aside as a time to recognize the importance of dental hygiene in Lititz and around the country. It’s a moment to celebrate clean, healthy mouths, and the dental hygienists who help us keep them that way! In 2018, the focus is on proper hygiene routines — or how you keep your smile looking and feeling its best. Keep reading to learn more about how you and your family can celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month with better brushing and flossing!
September 30, 2018
Dentures have long been a trusted solution for people missing several teeth. There are a few options when it comes to dentures, and the one that’s right for you will depend on several factors — like how many teeth you are missing, how healthy your jaw bone is, and more. Below, we dive into the 3 main choices for dentures in Lititz, and how to know which one is right for you.
August 12, 2018
When bedtime rolls around, there’s just about nothing worse than sleeping next to someone who snores. And if you are the snorer, it can be just as stressful knowing you are keeping your partner (and anyone else who may be nearby) awake all night. Are you dealing with a snoring problem? It may be time for sleep apnea treatment in Lititz.
July 24, 2018
A question, and be honest, please — are you visiting the dentist as often as you know you should? There are three primary reasons people skip out on routine preventive care: time, pain, and money. But the unfortunate irony is that by not visiting the dentist every six months, you are actually increasing the risk that you will experience all three to an even greater extent. That is especially true when it comes to the financial aspect. Keep reading to learn more about why visiting the dentist in Lancaster is VIP — especially for your budget.
Many adults will experience bleeding gums at some point in their lives. But if you frequently see red when you brush and floss your teeth or if it happens over a long period of time, you should know it could be a sign of a problem which requires professional intervention. Your dentist in Lancaster covers the most common causes of bleeding gums in this week’s blog post — keep reading to find out what may be causing this unpleasant occurrence in your smile.