Main Line Dental Group Blog

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 […]

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 […]

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.

No Teeth? No Problem!

Are missing teeth causing you difficulty, discomfort or embarrassment? Don’t worry – we have all the facts about tooth replacement treatments and the effectiveness of dental implants as a long-term solution for missing teeth. What are dental implants?  Dental implants are replacement teeth made of titanium. They are composed of an artificial crown attached to […]

Tooth Sensitivity: What It Means and What You Can Do?

You’re eating a scoop of ice cream or sipping hot chocolate, and suddenly your tooth hurts. Or maybe brushing your teeth makes you wince. These are common symptoms of tooth sensitivity, one of the most common complaints among dental patients. In fact over 40 million adults suffer from sensitive teeth at some point. This blog […]

Lasers for Healthy Gums

The first laser was developed in 1960, based on concepts developed by Albert Einstein many decades before. Shortly after the arrival of the first laser, dental researchers began to investigate how lasers may be used to aid dentists in their work.

Yes, You Still Have to Floss.

The AP recently released an article making the claim that “there’s little proof that flossing works”. Their review cited a series of studies that found flossing does little or nothing to improve oral health.