559 West Main Street Saxonburg, PA 16056

Blog

Read. Share. Repeat

Welcome to your resource for all things dental health-related! We try to keep things interesting and fun – our blog is a great way for us to update our patients about changes around the office or interesting dental news. We may even throw in a video here and there! Feel free to suggest blog topics if you have a question you’d like us to address. Email us at saxonburgdental@aol.com.

Make sure to like us on your social media pages, and keep your eyes peeled for announcements and updates!

Want to learn

even more about your teeth? Get in touch today!

REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT
Posted October 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Sepich

Is Thumb Sucking Dangerous?

Thumb sucking is normal behavior for babies and young children. But just how normal? More than 75% of little ones suck their thumbs, fingers, hands, pacifiers, or other items such as the corner of a blanket during these early years. Most kids stop this behavior on their own between the ages of three and six. […]

Continue Reading »
Posted September 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Sepich

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or regret over a habit you have trouble keeping? Did you get excited about recent headlines saying flossing isn’t necessary? We’re sorry to break the news, but as your oral […]

Continue Reading »
Posted September 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Sepich

Smile: It’s Good for You!

Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around you are influenced by your smile. The findings may surprise you. Or, if you’re someone […]

Continue Reading »
Posted August 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Sepich

Bonding: A Perfect Smile is Always in Style

Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. Bonding has the capability to fill gaps, correct damage, and refurbish the overall structure and look of your teeth. Saxonburg […]

Continue Reading »
Posted August 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Sepich

Filling in the Gaps: Restoring Your Smile & Quality of Life

Life is full of unexpected surprises, and while we’d love for all of them to be smile-inducing, that’s not entirely realistic—and there may be many reasons you hide your smile. If you’re hiding your smile because of one or more missing teeth, we want you to know you’re not alone. In fact, 120 million people […]

Continue Reading »
Posted July 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Sepich

Xylitol: Is it Safe for Kids?

What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally-occurring substance found in the birch tree and in many fruits and vegetables. Its chemical structure resembles a cross between sugar and alcohol—but it is neither. Xylitol is used as an FDA-approved artificial sweetener that can also assist in the prevention of tooth decay, so Dr. Roger Sepich and […]

Continue Reading »
Posted July 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Sepich

Dental Bridges 101

A hole in your smile is never a positive thing. It negatively affects physical appearance, eating, speaking, and your overall sense of confidence and well-being. Let Saxonberg Dental Care bridge the gap between where you are with your smile and where you want to be! A missing tooth or teeth can also cause jaw pain […]

Continue Reading »
Posted June 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental News
Dr. Sepich

Fun Dental Facts – Did You Know?

Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too—not to mention fascinating. For starters, have you ever seen the full sets of baby teeth and adult teeth present in a child’s head x-ray? Go ahead, look it up. There are tons of interesting dental facts […]

Continue Reading »
Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Tooth Sensitivity
Dr. Sepich

Crack Down on Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root. If you have a […]

Continue Reading »
Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care, Sedation
Dr. Sepich

Forget Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dentist! Saxonburg Dental Care knows that some folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as many as 8% of Americans are too afraid to go to dentists and 20% are too anxious to visit a […]

Continue Reading »
Saxonburg Dental Care Directions

Saxonburg Dental Care

Monday 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Thursday 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Call Us
(724) 352-4440
Review Us
How are we doing?
Powered by ForeverSites™