Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania Blog – Dental Technology

Dental Crowns

Can Dental Crowns Solve Your Tooth Problems?

Dental Crowns

A dental crown, also called a dental cap, is a type of dental restoration that returns a tooth to its normal size and shape. It covers the entire visible portion of the tooth to strengthen it and improve its appearance. When teeth are broken down, and fillings won’t restore them, dental crowns provide a permanent solution. A dental crown can […]

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants – The Perfect Solution for Lost or Missing Teeth

Dental Implants

Lost or missing teeth can have a serious moment-to-moment impact on your life. Without all your teeth firmly in place, you may have difficulty eating, speaking, and smiling. You are also at an increased risk of bone loss and, if several teeth are missing, your appearance may be altered. These effects can cause damage both mentally and physically, meaning finding […]

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Dental X-Rays

Why Dental X-Rays are Still Extremely Important in Dental Care

Dental X-Rays

One of the primary reasons we go to the dentist is to detect dental problems before they turn into serious concerns. While a physical examination can find noticeable signs of issues, some oral diseases are just not visible to the naked eye. This is why dental X-rays are such an important part of dental care. Dental X-rays can detect even […]

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Nitrous oxide might make you feel a little silly!

The Ins and Outs of Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide might make you feel a little silly!

Despite your best efforts to brush, floss and rinse with mouthwash regularly, you may have to undergo some type of dental procedure at some point or another. Feeling a little nervous about an upcoming appointment? Perhaps your dentist will suggest nitrous oxide, which is more commonly referred to as "laughing gas."

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There are three main types of dentures.

Three Types of Dentures to Consider with Your Dentist

There are three main types of dentures.

Depending on the state of your oral health, you may need to wear dentures to protect your gums, help you eat food and improve your smile. And while you may picture a full set of dentures when you imagine yourself wearing them, the reality is that there are different types. Here are three that your dentist may recommend according to […]

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Do you know what a root canal is?

What is a Root Canal?

Do you know what a root canal is?

While regularly brushing your teeth, flossing and using antiseptic mouthwash is a good way to ensure the health of your teeth, sometimes things happen that may require dental procedures. One such procedure is a root canal, but do you know exactly what's involved?

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Do you know what a dental crown is?

What is a Dental Crown?

Do you know what a dental crown is?

You may have heard the term floating around at your dentist's office, but do you know what a dental crown is? While regular flossing, brushing and rinsing with mouthwash should lessen your chances of needing a crown, it never hurts to gain more information about oral health.

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