Tips on flossing collegeville dentist

Facts and Myths About Flossing

You are encouraged to floss each day for a clean and healthy mouth. Do you follow that recommendation? Take a look at some facts about flossing and the truth behind some of the more common myths. Myth: I only need to floss when I have food caught in my teeth. It’s important and an effective…

Prevent Dry Mouth While Sleeping

Millions of people experience dry mouth at some point in their lives. If you are one of those millions, you know night time is generally the worst, waking up parched. Without relief it can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Dry mouth is annoying and can be painful. If left untreated, chronic dry mouth can lead to…

Pediatric Dentistry | Advanced Dentisty of Collegeville

Help! My Child’s Teeth Are Rotting

As soon as teeth erupt in a child’s mouth, bacteria become normal inhabitants. Bacteria feed on the substrate in the form of milk or a regular diet and produce acid that degenerate the tooth and form cavities. At this point, simply the tooth is then said to be rotting. What should you do if you…

Children's Sealants | Advanced Dentistry of Collegevile

Does My Child Need Sealants?

Dental sealants are a coating put on the grooves of your child’s back teeth in order to protect them. The first adult molars in a child’s mouth come out around 6 years of age and come with very deep grooves built-in. Food often gets trapped in those grooves and a toothbrush’s bristles are unable to…

Overall Health Concerns

The Need for Dental Crowns

Your tooth has sustained damage or is decaying beyond the capabilities of a dental filling, and your dentist has recommended a crown. A dental crown a tooth-shaped “cap” which is used to cover the damaged tooth to restore its size and shape, strength, and appearance. When placed properly, a crown fully encases the visible portion…