Adopt These 5 Essential Habits for a Great Oral Health

It’s well known that you should visit a dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings to keep your teeth and gums in optimal shape. That said, any dentist will tell you that good oral hygiene starts at home. The importance of keeping your mouth healthy is hard to overstate. Conditions such as gum disease and tooth decay are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to problems from neglecting your teeth and gums. It has been known for some [...]


5 Benefits of Using PerioProtect to Treat Gum Disease

5 Benefits of Using PerioProtect to Treat Gum Disease Many of us are so busy that we can occasionally neglect our dental hygiene, and this can create serious oral health problems. Gum disease is an epidemic among Americans with tens of millions suffering from this preventable and treatable problem. This is a type of disease where infections negatively impact the connective tissue between your gums and teeth as well as the bones under your teeth that keep them firmly in [...]


Back To School Dental Tips

Your family’s summer events were probably filled with cookouts and camping trips, but you may have left out visiting a family dentist. Now that it’s time to return to school, you’re probably focusing on booster shots, sports physicals, buying backpacks, new shoes, and school uniforms. It’s also important to schedule your child’s dental cleaning. Our family dentist in Bucks County will help you set the appointments that you need to ensure a great start to the school year. Back-to-School Dental [...]

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How Bad Is Chocolate For Your Teeth?

Easter is just around the corner! It’s time for children and adults to unleash the sweet tooth they have been holding back since the Holidays. With Easter on its way, many will finally give in to urges and sweet indulgences. After all, candy manufacturers produce special products to mark this annual holiday. Having all that candy in reach, you have to wonder how it can affect your teeth. One common ingredient in chocolate is milk, so is it good for your [...]

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Oral Health Has Direct Affect on Overall Systemic Health

Dentists tell people oral health is important. They have a vested professional interest in telling people this. If they could not create a need for improved oral health, they would not remain in business for long. However, dentists are not the only health professionals who stress the importance of taking care of the teeth and gums. Medical doctors know the importance of maintaining the teeth and the gums. It is important to keep the area as clean as possible [...]

DIY Teeth Straightening

DIY Teeth Straightening is a Bad Idea

When it comes to appearances, most people strive to look their best at all times, but this desire is more evident in teens and young adults than anyone else. In a dangerous trend that has been sweeping the nation, young people have been trying to use at-home teeth straightening techniques instead of Invisalign or traditional braces. To get the perfect smile, they often use rubber bands, paperclips or other tools to correct problems with their teeth without going to [...]

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Tips for Maintaining White Teeth for the Holiday Season.

The whirlwind of the holiday season is swiftly approaching! This is a great time for family, friends and colleagues to get together and make lasting impressions. How can you make a truly lasting impression? Through your smile – which is why at Bucks County Smiles we feel that the holiday season is the perfect time to whiten your teeth! At the office of Drs. Hopenwasser, Faust, Scholl and Dehbozorgi, we offer three unique styles of teeth whitening. Zoom! In-Office Teeth Whitening A [...]


Invisalign vs Braces: Which is the Better Choice?

Crooked teeth can detract from your appearance and negatively affect your bite. If you are considering orthodontic treatment to straighten your teeth, you probably have questions about the possible options. While traditional braces may work best for some individuals, clear Invisalign trays may be the right treatment for others. With the assistance of the best cosmetic dentist Philadelphia, you can compare the pros and cons of the two treatment options. The doctor can answer any questions that you may have [...]

Acidic Beverages Affect Your Smile

How Acidic Drinks Affect Your Smile

While it’s no secret that certain drinks are healthier than others, did you know that even something as seemingly healthy as citrus fruit juice can actually be bad for your teeth? As it turns out, foods and beverages with a high acidic content can damage and erode your teeth in a variety of ways. While there are certain steps that can be taken to protect your oral health from exposure to acidic drinks, it’s still important that you educate yourself on [...]

Signs to See a Dentist

Five Signs You Need to See a Dentist!

Regular dental appointments are crucial for both physical dental health as well as emotional happiness–after all, everybody wants to love their smile! At Buck’s County Smiles, a Yardley dentist practice that specializes in family dentistry, we believe that whether you need teeth whitening, treatment for cavities or any other service, you should call right away to schedule an appointment. However, many patients aren’t exactly sure when they need to see a dentist, and when to make an appointment. Whether [...]