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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 »
You might have it in your mind that dental care and discomfort simply go hand in hand. You may think this in terms of the care you provide yourself at home. You may expect it from professional visits. However, when it comes down to the truth behind this idea, caring for your smile should never […]Continue Reading »
If you have sensitive teeth, then any time you need something like a dental filling, you may find yourself feeling quite hesitant about your dental care. You know that following through on essential treatments is something that’s good for you and you’re happy to come in! However, you’re just worried about the outcome because you […]Continue Reading »
You brush your teeth. You even do it twice a day. However, you still end up with tooth decay. How is this possible, you wonder? Doesn’t brushing twice a day keep cavities away? Well, you’re partially right with that idea. Today, our Saxonburg, PA team wants you to consider the fact that there are many […]Continue Reading »
There are certain things you just can’t do anything about. You cannot do anything about the way your gums are going to react to a little bit of tartar that shows up between your visits with us. You cannot predict whether you will suddenly bite into a piece of “seedless” fruit, only to realize there […]Continue Reading »
You know that you can keep your smile safe. Our Saxonburg, PA team references this quite frequently and, when you consider the fact that your friends and family members are not constantly heading in to see their dentists for smile complaints, there must be something to this. However, what’s the trick, you think to yourself? […]Continue Reading »
When you lose a tooth or two teeth or three teeth, you find yourself in a situation in which you seem to have two options. You can do something, which would include replacing the tooth (or teeth). Or, you could do nothing, which means simply deciding to accept the fact that you have an open […]Continue Reading »
If you’ve been told that you need root canal treatment, then it’s natural to worry a little bit about it. Just how seriously infected is your tooth? How uncomfortable or extensive will treating it be? Fortunately, at our Saxonburg dental office, you can worry less about your treatment thanks to our highly personalized and minimally […]Continue Reading »
Besides preventive dental checkups and cleanings, which everyone needs routinely, tooth fillings are among the most frequently performed dental treatments. That’s because cavities (an effect of tooth decay) affect more than 90 percent of adults at some point in their lives, and tooth fillings offer a highly versatile and effective way of treating them. For […]Continue Reading »
If you find one day that you have tooth decay, there is something you really need to know: It’s going to grow! Every second that you wait to come see our friendly Saxonburg, PA team for your dental filling or other restorative treatment to handle that decay is a second that you put your oral […]Continue Reading »