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Some schools require a back-to-school dental visit, but even if yours doesn’t, right before school starts is a good time to schedule one of your child’s regular checkups. Saxonburg Dental Care can take care of any problems so your child won’t have to miss class after school starts, and if oral hygiene routines got a […]Continue Reading »
If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel. Some people lovingly call this layer of grime “teeth sweaters.” But it has a real name: plaque. Plaque is common but it can cause poor oral health if you ignore it. Read below for more […]Continue Reading »
We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. Dr. Roger Sepich and Dr. Andrew Dunlevy share why nail […]Continue Reading »
Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, about 74 million Americans had no dental insurance coverage at the end of 2016. One possible solution is dental savings plans (also called […]Continue Reading »
Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Saxonburg Dental Care can offer patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. Dr. Roger Sepich and Dr. Andrew Dunlevy would like to educate […]Continue Reading »
Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Saxonburg Dental Care would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. Root Canals Save Teeth […]Continue Reading »
Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands. What is a Dental Emergency? If you are in a lot of […]Continue Reading »
Teeth are typically the first thing that comes to mind for people when they hear the words dentist or dentistry, which makes sense—the root word dent actually means tooth! However, your teeth require healthy gums to hold them in place. Did you know gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss? That’s why […]Continue Reading »
Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of […]Continue Reading »
In a world of same-day shipping and same-day photo prints, your dental restorations can now be same-day services too! This is thanks to CEREC® milling machines and digital imaging technology. CEREC is short for “ceramic reconstruction”. This technology has been around since the early 1980s and it’s only gotten better with time, for both dentists […]Continue Reading »
We know this has been a time of great uncertainty and stress but we hope everyone is staying healthy and adjusting the best way that they know how to. At this moment, we do not have a projected end date to the state’s ban on all elective dental treatment. It is difficult for us not knowing when we will be back and we know it is difficult to our community as well.
We initially had planned on resuming normal appointments on March 31st but this is very unlikely. Fortunately, we are still able to see emergencies but these must be true emergencies.