Floss Like a Boss!

It may be just a simple piece of string, but dental floss is way more! It’s extremely important to floss to maintain healthy teeth & gums for your entire life. When you don’t floss you miss about 30% of the bacteria on your teeth that are in your gum line that can cause gum disease over time. Do you floss daily? Here are a few tips so you can floss like a boss! According to the ADA only 50.5% of Americans floss daily and 31% report that they floss less than daily and then 18% said they have never floss. … Read more…

5 Signs You Need to Visit Your Dentist

You should be visiting the dentist on a regular basis every 6 months for checkups and cleanings, but if you haven’t been to the dentist in some time, here are 5 signs that you need to visit a dentist as soon as possible. 1. If your teeth are in any pain at all you should never ignore it. Whether it’s a toothache or tooth sensitivity this could be the first signs of a cavity. It is important to get this taken care of right away because it can result in a larger cavity causing more problems to your oral health … Read more…

How Invisalign Works?

If you haven’t heard of the new way of straightening your teeth rather than traditional braces, then you need to hear about Invisalign. Invisalign aligners are designed to straighten your teeth like conventional orthodontics, without the metal brackets and wires. Philadelphia Dentistry develops the aligners from the X-rays, scans, photographs, and an evaluation of your bite. The number of aligners and the length of time are determined by the treatment plan developed specifically for you. In only several months you can have straight, white teeth! Invisalign is the newest and easiest way to straighten your teeth in the shortest amount … Read more…

Philly Dentistry Reviews

Philadelphia Dentistry leads the state of Pennsylvania with the most positive online reviews for any dental office. Currently, we have over 563 reviews and counting on Google. Did you know 87% of consumers trust online reviews as much as they trust a personal recommendation? According to the Search Engine Journal. Also 36% of consumers agree that Google reviews are the most important factors to consider about a business or company. At Philly Dentistry, we strive to make our patients feel the most comfortable from our hygienists and dentists to our front desk staff we make your visit great every time! … Read more…

Common Dental Questions for Adults

  Why do my teeth look darker? This is common questions most adults start to ask as they get older. You’ll notice your teeth are harder to keep clean and white as you age. This happens because the colorless, sticky layer of bacteria also called plaque can build up quickly and in larger amounts as we age. Another reason is that changes in dentin or the bone-like tissue that’s under your enamel will cause your teeth to look a little bit darker. It’s important to maintain your routine check-ups with your dentist so they can monitor your oral hygiene and … Read more…

Surprising Foods That Are Healthy For Teeth

Everyone knows to keep a healthy mouth that you need to brush your teeth regularly, floss on a daily basis, and try not to eat foods with so much sugar. Food is essential for life and although no food will ever replace the need to brush your teeth, here are the top ten foods that are unexpectedly healthy for your teeth. 1. Chewing gum. Now many people may not consider this a food, but if you are chewing sugar free gum it can actually be good for your teeth. By chewing gum, it builds up saliva in your mouth helping … Read more…

5 Signs You Need to Visit Your Dentist

You should be visiting the dentist on a regular basis every 6 months for checkups and cleanings, but if you haven’t been to the dentist in some time, here are 5 signs that you need to visit a dentist as soon as you can. 1. If your teeth are in any pain at all you should never ignore it. Whether it’s a toothache or tooth sensitivity this could be the first signs of a cavity. It is important to get this taken care of right away because it can result in a larger cavity causing more problems to your oral … Read more…

What is Oral Cancer?

What is oral cancer? Am I at risk for it? At Philadelphia Dentistry we do oral cancer screenings with all our patients to make sure you are healthy. Oral cancer can be divided into two categories. One, occurring in your lips, teeth, gums, inside of your lips and cheeks, the front part of your tongue and the bottom and roof of your mouth. Two, it can occur in the middle region of your throat which includes your tonsils and the base of your tongue. This is why it is so important to maintain your routine check-ups with Philly Dentistry because … Read more…

December Charity Event

Giving back to the community is something that our dental practice loves to do each month. December is especially a great time of the year to give back because it’s the most wonderful time of the year! People always need help during the winter months, so Philly Dentistry decided to donate our time to help give the homeless a nice warm meal on December 28th for the event Dinner Service for the Homeless. The event will take place on December 28th from 5pm to 8pm at Chosen 300 Ministries Inc. 1116 Spring Garden St. Philadelphia, PA 19123 and is hosted … Read more…

Helping the Homeless

Recently, Philadelphia Dentistry personally handed out over 100 duffel bags to the homeless. These bags had many items in it that would be able to help the homeless during their difficult time. The duffel bags contained a water bottle, food, shampoo, body wash, towels, blankets, socks, scarfs & of course a toothbrush & toothpaste! Our employees took several bags each to hand out to the homeless whenever they had a chance. Personally, I would use the time during my lunch break to find a homeless person to give a duffel bag to. The look on their face when they see … Read more…