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See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation!

April 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 9:45 pm
Woman smiling on beach

Summer vacation will be here in the blink of an eye. Because of your excitement to plan your trip, do some outside activities, or just get some well-deserved rest, it may not be at the top of your list to make it to the dental office. However, there are several reasons why you may want to do so before your summer takes off. Continue reading to learn why now is the perfect time to head to the dentist for your next visit.

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Why Dental Implants Offer a Better Long-Term Investment

March 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 5:21 pm
Male dentist showing his female patient a dental implant in clinic

In life, there is rarely a one-size-fits-all solution that truly “fits all.” It’s definitely not the case in dentistry, when each patient has unique needs and preferences that will help to determine which treatment method is right for them. 

If you are in need of tooth replacement, you probably already know that there are several options available to you, like dental implants or a crown and bridge. There are benefits to each depending on your budget and timeline – but you really can’t go wrong with dental implants. While they may be pricier upfront than other options, the true dental implant cost usually ends up being less over time. Keep reading to find out why. 

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Why Should You Turn to a Dentist for TMJ Treatment?

February 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 12:46 pm
Portrait of mature man with jaw pain at home

If you had muscle pain or a pinched nerve, who would you turn to? Most people would likely schedule a visit to their doctor’s office. However, if you are suffering from neck or shoulder pain or persistent headaches, you may actually want to call your dentist instead. Chances are, your discomfort may be connected to your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Keep reading to discover why you should turn to a dentist for TMJ pain in Pittsburgh.  

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Why It Matters for You to Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year

January 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 1:27 am
Patient at dental checkup

As 2022 looms on the horizon, you are probably thinking more often about what the next year has in store for you. New Year’s resolutions can be great for self-improvement, but don’t get so bogged down thinking about them that you forget to schedule a dental checkup.

On that note, your dentist in Pittsburgh wants to discuss some reasons why getting that cleaning and exam done early in the year can pay dividends.

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Do You Have Dental Implants? Here Are 5 Bad Habits to Avoid

December 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 7:26 pm
Dentist pointing to model of dental implant

Dental implants are a state-of-the-art approach to tooth loss. Not only are they extremely versatile and incredibly lifelike, but they are built to last for decades. In fact, many patients enjoy their new and improved smile and bite for 20+ years! The best way to prolong their lifespan is to avoid bad habits that can cause them to “fail.” Keep reading to learn five of the most common ones.

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What Holiday Foods Could Hurt My Teeth?

November 4, 2021

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girl with candy canes

The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to catch up with family members and make memories, but the delicious food is also a major factor in the fun toward the end of the year. Some foods can make like tough on your teeth, and it’s important to be aware of them so you can act accordingly. Keep reading to learn from your dentist in Pittsburgh about some tasty holiday foods that require caution and pack your toothbrush for safety.

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What Do Your Dental Insurance Benefits Cover?

September 17, 2021

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Dental insurance form

Dental insurance is a valuable thing to have, and millions of Americans benefit from it each year. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, 77% of Americans have dental benefits and for the majority, it is private coverage from an employer or group program. However, it can be a confusing topic for many. What exactly does your plan cover? Continue reading to learn more about different types of insurance plans and how they work.

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Does Dental Implant Surgery Hurt?

August 3, 2021

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dentist showing a patient a model of how dental implant surgery works

If you’re missing teeth, chances are you’ve heard about dental implants. After all, they can complete your smile with a lifelike solution no matter how many teeth you’ve lost. Plus, they can last for decades if you take good care of them. There’s just one problem – you’re worried about whether getting dental implants in Pittsburgh will be a painful experience. According to an implant dentist, dental implant surgery is actually more comfortable than most patients expect. Keep reading to learn why!

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5 Types of Tooth Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

May 3, 2021

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Model showing a person with tooth painNothing is worse than a throbbing toothache. Research shows at least 55.1% of adults have had a toothache within the last 6 months. Although you might believe an occasional ache is normal, it’s never a good sign. In fact, it often indicates there’s a problem brewing in your mouth. Different types of tooth pain can shed light on the source of your discomfort. Here are the most common types of dental pain you shouldn’t ignore.

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How a Dentist is Uniquely Trained to Handle TMJ Disorder

April 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 7:51 pm
Dentist examining X-ray for TMJ therapy in Pittsburgh

If you’ve been dealing with jaw pain for weeks, months, or even years with seemingly no end in sight to the chronic discomfort, you may not know where to turn or who to see. However, did you ever stop to think about seeing a dentist for TMJ pain? You may only associate dentists with teeth and cavities, but the reality is dentists are actually in a unique position to both confirm the presence of TMJ problems and provide TMJ therapy in Pittsburgh. Learn how from a dentist who provides it to patients every year!

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