Oral Cancer Awareness

Facts April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and our office needs to help end oral cancer growth! As per the Oral Cancer Foundation, mouth diseases are detected in around 145 new people every day in the US alone, and an individual dies from oral cancer growth every day. These numbers are disastrous. The majority of oral cancer patients are those who are youthful, healthy, nonsmoking people. As per the World Health Organization, the overall weight of oral disease is an expected 657,000 new cases every year. That leads to an excess of 330,000 passings. Oral cancer doesn’t stop and we … Read more…

Symptoms of Gum Disease

What is gum disease? The clinical term  is “periodontitis.” Bacteria grows in your mouth and causes a break down of your teeth and gums. There could be a loss of bone supporting your teeth caused by an immune response to the bacteria below the gum line. Gum disease is common but also preventable for the most part. There are many symptoms of gum disease, but the most common symptom of gum disease is poor oral hygiene. Below is a list of 5 signs that point to gum disease. Not visiting the dentist This takes the cake for number one! The … Read more…

6 Bad Foods for Your Teeth

Everybody knows somewhat how certain food and beverages can influence our teeth. Be that as it may, most  individuals aren’t oral health care experts.  Have no fear; Philly Dentistry is here with the real factors! We have incorporated a list of 6 awful foods for your teeth. Liquor Liquor is an enjoyment to drink every now and then. In any case, mixed beverages will in general decline salivation creation in our mouths. This advances an issue as the salivation assumes a key part in shielding your teeth from acidic substance. Likewise, salivation is utilized to wash away food particles subsequent … Read more…

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

A huge number of individuals experience the ill effects of terrible breath. Most of the time, this issue comes from the tongue and gums. Terrible breath can make you feel humiliated, however, it is a more normal issue than you might suspect. We are here to give you a few hints about how to forestall terrible breath. We need you to feel confident! 1. Make sure you are brushing. Make sure you are brushing your teeth! You should brush in the first part of the day when you wake up, and in the evening before you hit the hay. By … Read more…

Tips for Smokers

It’s time to break into the new year with a new attitude. Do you want to quit your bad smoking habit? If this sounds like you, then keep reading. In this article, we will be talking about dental hygiene tips for smokers that can help you turn your smoker’s teeth into healthy teeth! Quit smoking In order to get the best results for your teeth, quitting the habit would be the best solution. Smoking causes health problems, but a lot of time the effects it can have on your mouth are forgotten about. Smokers are twice as more likely to … Read more…

Our Favorites

2020 is finally coming to an end. It was a crazy year, but all in all 2020 gave us the privilege of getting Philadelphia healthy. In addition to getting our city healthy, we enjoyed educating patients about dentistry. Let’s go through some of our favorite articles published this year, as they are timeless and always a good read! Debunking Myths There are a number of dental facts that the general public doesn’t know the truth about. For example, people tend to think if their teeth don’t hurt, they must be healthy. This common misconception leads patients to suffer sometimes in … Read more…

Time for a Toothbrush Replacement?

Do you ever think about when it’s the right time for a toothbrush replacement? We use them multiple times a day to clean our mouths, so it makes sense that they need to be replaced at some point in their life span. So, when is that? The American Dental Association says we need to replace our toothbrushes every 3-4 months. However, if you don’t have a reminder set, this can be hard to remember. Let’s talk about some key signs that will tell you it’s time to replace your toothbrush. Bristles Take a look at your toothbrush’s bristles. Are they … Read more…

Debunking Myths

There are a number of dental facts that the general public doesn’t know the truth about. For example, people tend to think if their teeth don’t hurt, they must be healthy. This common misconception leads patients to suffer sometimes in the future. In an effort to set the record straight, let’s dive into some myths. “I brush my teeth fast and hard so the plaque is removed faster and better.” Brushing your teeth harder or faster can sometimes be bad for your teeth. The notion of “brushing your teeth” is often mistaken for “scrubbing your teeth.” Scrubbing is not the … Read more…

What’s Happening in the Office

COVID-19 has changed many things in our lives. Throughout the changes, an important factor stays – health and safety. The health and safety of our patients have always been the main concern at Philadelphia Dentistry. We have implemented new procedures to ensure the best environment. All in all, these changes align with our consistent priority of health and safety, which is something our patients are already used to! What to Expect: Before Your Appointment When calling for your appointment, you will be asked some questions. These questions are asked to ensure no one who has been exposed to the virus … Read more…

Truth About Gum Disease

Gum disease is also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease and is very common with adults. You may be wondering now what is it? How do I get it? And is it preventable? Gum disease is formed when plaque isn’t removed from brushing, flossing or seeing your dentist for your regular cleanings and check-ups. Bacteria in plaque produce toxins that can infect gum tissue which causes redness, irritation and bleeding. As gum disease worsens your gums will pull away from your teeth which creates pockets. Over time, these pockets can become deeper and when they become deeper, they fill with … Read more…