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Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?
We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Saxonburg dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many people have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the only […]Continue Reading »
Replace Missing Teeth – Dentures & Dental Implants
So, you’re missing a tooth—or a few! An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing […]Continue Reading »
Is it Ever Too Late for Dental Work?
Let’s be honest. If you are like most people, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. Research shows one in three Americans avoids going to the dentist regularly. As the time spent away from Dr. […]Continue Reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?
A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]Continue Reading »
The Benefits of Composite Fillings
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 »
What to Do in a Dental Emergency
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 »