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    Kenneth A Ingber, DMD

    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 331-7474

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    Dr. Ivory Hancock

    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 737-7025

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    Dr. Lance Panarello

    Aston, PA 19014
    (484) 498-2132

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    Dr. Lon Kessler

    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (610) 933-3342

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    Dr. Jerald Matt

    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 525-3933

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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    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. Ivory Hancock

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

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    Dr. Lance Panarello

    Dental Health Care Associates
    5000 Chichester Ave
    Aston, PA 19014
    (484) 498-2132

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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. Lon Kessler

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

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    Dr. Jerald Matt

    Mainline Impressions Dentistry by Dr. Jerald Matt
    776 W. Lancaster Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 525-3933

Slideshows

TMJ Causes
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5 Surprising Causes of TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is a relatively common dental condition that can cause extreme pain. Here are 5 potential causes of TMD you might find surprising



smoking teeth

7 Dental Health Concerns for Smokers

What is your smoking habit doing to your teeth and smile? Here are seven dental concerns smokers should be aware of.



Tips for White Teeth

Top Tips for White Teeth

Check out these seven top tips for avoiding tooth discoloration and maintaining healthy, white teeth courtesy of Consumer Guide to Dentistry.

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Treatment Comparisons

In Office
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In-office vs At-home Teeth Whitening

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



Bonding

Bonding vs Crowns

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



Braces

Braces vs Invisalign

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


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Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments
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6 Health Issues Linked to Gum Disease

Nearly 50 percent of adult Americans have gum disease, putting them at risk of serious health conditions. Here are six conditions tied to gum disease.



Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever. If you're looking for ways to improve your smile, check out these popular cosmetic treatment options.



7 Tooth-attacking Dietary Red Flags

7 Tooth-attacking Dietary Red Flags

Diet and dental health go hand in hand. Here are seven dietary red flags that contribute to poor oral health.

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    Kenneth A Ingber, DMD

    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 331-7474

  • P


    Dr. Ivory Hancock

    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 737-7025

  • P


    Dr. Lance Panarello

    Aston, PA 19014
    (484) 498-2132

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    Dr. Lon Kessler

    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (610) 933-3342

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    Dr. Jerald Matt

    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 525-3933