Main Line Dental Group Blog

How Stress Affects Your Teeth and Oral Health

Stress negatively impacts our lives in many ways. Some obvious signs of stress include headaches and depression, but stress can also affect your life in ways that are often missed until there is a problem. You may not know that stress can have a negative impact on your teeth and oral health. Learn how stress […]

The Pros and Cons of Getting Invisalign

You’ve decided it’s time to straighten your teeth. Or maybe you’ve received a recommendation from your dentist that your child should get orthodontic treatment for crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. The question you have pertains to which kind of treatment is best. What are the advantages of getting Invisalign versus traditional braces? What are […]

Oral Cancer: The Silent Killer in the Mouth

Oral cancer can be deadly, but if caught early enough, it is highly treatable. Dentists are at the forefront of detecting oral cancer in its early stages. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 54,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in 2022. What is Oral Cancer? Oral cancer refers to any form […]

The Importance of TMJ as the Foundation of a Healthy Mouth

When you think about your mouth’s health, you probably think about your teeth and gums. Those are certainly important to good oral health. Still, you may be forgetting about one of the most essential elements of a healthy mouth – the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Most people do not think about this vital jaw joint until […]

How Your Oral Health Affects Your Mental Health

Until recently, most people did not see the link between physical and mental health until recently. Physicians and mental health professionals now see a crucial link between the two, with one affecting the other. There is also more awareness of the connection between oral health and mental health. The link goes both ways, with individuals […]

The Importance of Proper Bite for Dental Health

Most people think of dental health in terms of whether they have healthy teeth and gums. They assume if they do not have cavities or gum disease, there is no cause for concern. However, the state of their dental bite is often overlooked. Your “bite” is the way your teeth fit together. If your upper […]

Get Checked, April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

Being that we are entering April, now is the time to be proactive and get yourself checked for oral cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, about 48,330 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer, and an estimated 9,570 people will die from oral cancer in 2016. In the spirit of April’s Oral Cancer Awareness, […]

Dental Implant Success

What do you use your teeth for? Eating, drinking, speaking, laughing, the list goes on! How are these affected when you have tooth loss? If you have missing teeth, you could be missing a lot! A very reliable and safe method for replacing teeth is dental implants.