Find a local Dentist

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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. Scott Shalit

    Garnet Valley, PA 19060
    (610) 459-5859

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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

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. 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. Lance Panarello

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

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    Dr. Lon Kessler

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

Slideshows

Smile Enhancement Strategies
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Top Smile Enhancement Strategies

Not happy with your smile? You're not alone. Nearly 1/3 of Americans feel the same. Check out 6 of the top cosmetic dentistry treatments for enhancing your smile.



Teeth Grinding Facts

Consequences of Teeth Grinding

There are a number of things that can cause unnatural grinding or clenching of the teeth. Here are seven common consequences of teeth grinding.



Sleep Apnea Facts

Let's Talk Sleep Apnea - 6 Facts

Sleep apnea is a common breathing disorder. This is a serious problem that can, in extreme cases, be fatal. Here are 6 sleep apnea facts.

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Treatment Comparisons

Implants Bridges

Implants vs Bridges

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, you've got some options. The question is which option is right for you?



Whitening Veneers

Teeth Whitening vs Dental Veneers

Whitening and veneers are two popular smile makeover treatment options. Weigh their pros and cons with your needs.



whitening

In-office vs At-home Teeth Whitening

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


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Slideshows

Sleep Apnea Facts
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Let's Talk Sleep Apnea - 6 Facts

Sleep apnea is a common breathing disorder. This is a serious problem that can, in extreme cases, be fatal. Here are 6 sleep apnea facts.



Prevent Dentistry

Preventive Dentistry Strategies - 9 Things

In the world of dental health, the best form of treatment is prevention. Here are nine strategies to help jumpstart your preventive dentistry lifestyle.



TMJ Causes

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.

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    Kenneth A Ingber, DMD

    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 331-7474

  • P


    Dr. Ivory Hancock

    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 737-7025

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    Dr. Scott Shalit

    Garnet Valley, PA 19060
    (610) 459-5859

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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