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Consumer Guide to Dentistry


Welcome to Consumer Guide to Dentistry! This comprehensive educational resource was created to help you better understand and navigate the many treatments and procedures available in dentistry to manage oral health, and restore and enhance your smile.

Consumer Guide to Dentistry includes up-to-date, dentist-reviewed information about treatment candidacy, cost and recovery, helping to provide visitors with appropriate expectations, and a greater understanding of what's involved in each dentistry procedure.

Dental health information is supplemented by an expansive dentist directory designed to help educated dental consumers find a local dentist.

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    Teeth Whitening

    Learn how whitening works, evaluate your bleaching options and determine what it's going to cost you.

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    Wisdom Teeth Removal

    Check out our guide to wisdom tooth extraction, discover what's involved and weigh the pros and cons.

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    Dr. Ivory Hancock

    Presidential Dental Group
    1026 16th Street NW, Suite 105
    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 737-7025

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    Kenneth A Ingber, DMD

    K.A. Ingber, D.M.D. and Associates
    2021 K Street NW
    Suite 720
    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 331-7474

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    Dr. Scott Shalit

    Simply Beautiful Smiles
    1376 Naaman’s Creek Rd
    Garnet Valley, PA 19060
    (610) 459-5859

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    Veneers Price Guide

    The cost of dental veneers depends on many factors. Discover what they are and see if the price is right for you.

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    Implant Candidacy

    Implants might be stronger and more durable than alternative restorations. But are you an implant candidate?

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    Toothaches

    Is your toothache indicative of a more serious problem? Evaluate toothache types and their respective impact on health.

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    Dr. Dan David

    Dental Wellness - Phoenixville
    700 Nutt Rd, Suite 760,
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (610) 935-1015

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    Dr. Lon Kessler

    Kessler Dental Associates
    1150 Valley Forge Rd.
    Suite 101
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (610) 933-3342

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7 Helpful Teething Tips for New Parents

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5 Essential Benefits of Saliva

Did you know that saliva plays an integral role in oral and general health? Here are five essential benefits of saliva.



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8 Oral Cancer Signs to Watch For

Oral cancer is a life-threatening disease that is often diagnosed too late to be treatable. Check out these 8 warning signs of oral cancer.

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Treatment Comparisons

Braces

Braces vs Invisalign

In this feature, we look at traditional wire and bracket dental braces vs Invisalign clear aligners.



Bonding

Bonding vs Crowns

There are a variety of restorative options to consider. We evaluate dental bonding versus dental crowns.



whitening

In-office vs At-home Teeth Whitening

Compare professional teeth bleaching with do-it-yourself at home alternatives.


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Slideshows

Teething Tips
New

7 Helpful Teething Tips for New Parents

Are you a first time parent wondering what to expect once your child begins teething? Here are seven helpful teething tips to simplify things.



benefits of saliva

5 Essential Benefits of Saliva

Did you know that saliva plays an integral role in oral and general health? Here are five essential benefits of saliva.



oral cancer signs

8 Oral Cancer Signs to Watch For

Oral cancer is a life-threatening disease that is often diagnosed too late to be treatable. Check out these 8 warning signs of oral cancer.

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