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What You Need to Know About Telemedicine

The health and safety of our patients and team has always been our top priority, and it has been first and foremost on our minds during COVID-19. We are excited to permanently use telemedicine as an integral part of our practice. We offer you this guide, highlighting the important factors and benefits of telemedicine at […]

Update to Our Patients

To Our Valued Patients and PennDIOS Community: As of May 11, 2020, our offices are open full-time. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety. As a reminder, for all patients—surgical and non-surgical—we offer telemedicine/virtual visits accessible from the comfort and safety of your own home. We […]

Important Information Regarding COVID-19

As of today, March 23rd, Pennsylvania has mandated closure of all dental offices. (refer to the attached announcement, below). Our office has protocols for managing true dental emergencies, such as: infections that are not responding to antibiotic therapy facial trauma severe pathology We are able to provide care while following strict guidelines provided by the […]

After Care: Dental Implants

Are you considering dental implants but are worried about the recovery time? Don’t worry, we’re here to give you the facts! The recovery time following dental implant surgery tends to vary but is usually based on the amount of teeth being implanted, whether or not a bone graft was needed and how well the individual […]

History of Wisdom Teeth

Most people need their wisdom teeth removed, so why do we have them in the first place? Here’s a quick history lesson of wisdom teeth and the important role they once played! Wisdom teeth were once an extremely valuable asset to our ancestors. When a typical diet consisted of chewy plants and uncooked meat, third […]

Oral Health: Get Your Oral Cancer Screening

Did you know that mouth cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide? The sad truth is that oral cancers are more than twice as common in men as in women, and the fastest growing group of oral cancer patients are young, healthy, nonsmoking individuals. Now is the time to be proactive and get yourself […]

Wisdom Teeth: Questions Answered

  If you or your child are getting your wisdom teeth removed, you must have questions! We are here to make you feel as comfortable as possible. As always, if you have other questions feel free to contact us. We are more than happy to help you understand more on your upcoming procedure. Read on […]

When Should You Consider Dental Implants?

Dental implants typically consist of three components: the post, the abutment, and the restoration. The post is a screw which is inserted into the bone. The abutment is attached to the post and the restoration is placed on top, giving the finished product a beautiful, realistic look. Dental implants are an effective way to replace […]

3 Tips to Keep Your Gums Healthy and Happy

Keeping your gums healthy is vital to ensuring that your mouth stays clean and your teeth stay intact and in pristine condition. Incorporating a few simple steps into your daily oral hygiene routine will keep your teeth and gums healthy, happy and your smile shining bright for years to come. Floss Like a Boss Flossing […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Good Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene is important. Those who practice good oral habits reap the benefits, while the latter… not so much. Most of us have a great deal of control over whether or not we keep our teeth as we age. Those who don’t follow a proper routine, end up losing their teeth, thus requiring the need […]