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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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    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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    Leonard F. Tau, DMD

    Pennsylvania Center for Dental Excellence
    11905 Bustleton Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (215) 395-6486

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    David Faust, DMD
    Howard Hopenwasser, DMD

    Bucks County Smiles
    680 Heacock Rd
    Yardley, PA 19067
    (888) 332-4591

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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. Michael Cortese

    Princeton Prosthodontics
    311 Witherspoon St
    Princeton, NJ 08542
    (609) 683-8282

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    Richard Champagne

    Champagne Smiles
    480 Route 79
    Morganville, NJ 07751
    (732) 972-0918

Slideshows

7 Tips for Beating Bad Breath
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7 Tips for Beating Bad Breath

Bad breath is an extremely common oral health condition that most people deal with in some capacity from time to time. Here are seven tips for combating bad breath.



Overcoming Dental Anxiety and Phobia

Overcoming Dental Anxiety and Phobia

More than 15 percent of adult Americans avoid going to the dentist because of "misconceptions and fears." Here are a few strategies to help combat dental anxiety and phobia.



5 Reasons to Save a Knocked-out Tooth

5 Reasons to Save a Knocked-out Tooth

According to the American Association of Endodontics, more than five million teeth are knocked out every year. Here are five reasons why you should save that tooth.

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Treatment Comparisons

Bonding
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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.



Whitening

Teeth Whitening vs Dental Veneers

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


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Slideshows

7 Tips for Beating Bad Breath
New

7 Tips for Beating Bad Breath

Bad breath is an extremely common oral health condition that most people deal with in some capacity from time to time. Here are seven tips for combating bad breath.



Overcoming Dental Anxiety and Phobia

Overcoming Dental Anxiety and Phobia

More than 15 percent of adult Americans avoid going to the dentist because of "misconceptions and fears." Here are a few strategies to help combat dental anxiety and phobia.



5 Reasons to Save a Knocked-out Tooth

5 Reasons to Save a Knocked-out Tooth

According to the American Association of Endodontics, more than five million teeth are knocked out every year. Here are five reasons why you should save that tooth.

More >>



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