Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania Blog – Dental Hygiene

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Your Dental Hygienist Can Save Your Smile

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Brushing and flossing at home is critical for keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but it’s only one part of a good oral care program. Most family dentists recommend getting a professional teeth cleaning at least twice a year. If you have chronic medical problems like diabetes or cardiovascular disease, you may need more frequent cleanings. During a professional cleaning, […]

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7 Reasons to Schedule Regular Dental Cleanings

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Have you had a teeth cleaning this year? Professional dental cleanings aren’t just for keeping your smile bright; they can have a significant impact on your general health. Insufficient oral hygiene has been linked to several serious illnesses. Associated medical and dental issues include bone loss, cardiovascular disease, strokes, cancers, and many other problems. Brushing and flossing at home are […]

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Brush Up On the Facts About Dental Hygienists

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Dental hygienists are the unsung heroes of dental care. Working with your dentist in Philadelphia, these dental professionals specialize in teeth cleaning, but they really do so much more to protect you from and prevent dental health problems.

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Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease – What’s the Difference?

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Saving your teeth is as easy as choosing an affordable dentist at a family dentistry practice in Philadelphia. Unfortunately, many people simply don’t take time to address their dental care, and their neglect can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and eventual tooth loss. Gum disease is extremely common, and its early symptoms may not be obvious enough to alert […]

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8 Signs Your Child isn’t Brushing Their Teeth

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If there’s one thing that parents often wish for, it’s eyes in the back of their head—at least that’s how the expression goes. As a parent, what you really mean is that you wish you could keep close watch over your children, protecting them at every turn and optimizing their well-being.

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Benefits Of Visiting A Dental Hygienist

Do You Know Why You Need a Dental Hygienist?

Benefits Of Visiting A Dental Hygienist

Going to the dentist involves more than just seeing the dentist. One of the most important parts of a regular dental care visit is a thorough cleaning of your teeth and gums. This cleaning is skillfully provided by a dental hygienist, but this is just one of the many benefits that these dental professionals provide.

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National Dental Hygiene Month Contest

You Could Win a Prize That’ll Make You Smile During National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month Contest

A healthy smile is its own reward, but now you can win a $50 Visa gift card just for taking care of your teeth. In celebration of National Dental Hygiene Month, Philadelphia is encouraging everyone to improve their dental care. Vote for your favorite dental hygienist and you both could win a $50 Visa gift card!

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The Dirty Little Secret About the Cleanliness of Your Toothbrush

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Much attention is focused on the practice of brushing your teeth, but little thought is given to the dental cleaning products used to do it. A toothbrush is a cornerstone of good dental care, but your toothbrush may actually be doing more harm than good. It’s ironic because a toothbrush is responsible for keeping your teeth and gums healthy, yet […]

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Mouthwash adds a hygienic punch after brushing and flossing

Why Mouthwash is a Must

Mouthwash adds a hygienic punch after brushing and flossing

Brushing and flossing have always been the dynamic duo of good dental care, but there’s another component that’s proving to be much more important than ever imagined. This third plaque-fighting factor is mouthwash. A new study published in a journal by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) showed that mouthwash might be more effective at reducing both plaque and gingivitis […]

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Dr. Wendy and her assistant were amazing. I was very nervous about the procedure, and they made me feel comfortable and relaxed.
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My experience was great. Staff was great, no issue or problems. I actually look forward to my dental appointments.
Richard C.
i had been up all night with this bad pain so i got up and went down to GentalDental no appt. I walked in explained my problem and was told i could […]
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nice and gentle
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Excellent care, especially for an emergency visit.
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Thanks for your proffesionalism Dr In and the whole staff.
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I had a question of an item Dr Finkleman had done to my mouth. I returned and he explained again and things are perfect.
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Everything I went there for turned out fine.
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Everything was swift and organized. Was in and out and the staff was great.
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Very friendly and efficient staff.
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excellent service!!!!
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i just recently started going here. its a GREAT place to go!!!!!!! they are all so nice. I recommend this place to friends and family . I Love my […]
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Excellent service on an emergency appt....
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Pleasant and knowledgeable staff. Only thing that is bad is that lot can sometimes be really filled with cars
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The whole staff was very professional and caring.
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Everyone there in the Springfield, PA practice takes the time to explain every procedure, every step, and all are very pleasant and make you feel […]
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I had a great visit. Everyone is so professional and my cleaning was great. I can't wait until my next visit!
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