This year, nearly 50,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer, and over 9,000 people will die from this harrowing disease. Perhaps the most unfortunate thing is that many of these cases could have been prevented through regular dental check-ups, cleanings and screenings. Without a doubt, oral cancer is a scary subject to tackle, but the more you know about its risks and symptoms, the more equipped you’ll be to take preventative action. Below are some key facts and ideas that explain exactly what oral cancer is, as well as what you can do to help lower your risk of developing this disease. (more…)
If you’re like most people, the arrival of the spring season signals the beginning of a whole new batch of cleaning projects. While you’re decluttering your garage or trying to make sense of that horrific front closet, be sure not to overlook one of the most important cleaning projects you can undertake: Your teeth! Below are some practical tips to help you ensure that you’re keeping your teeth in tip-top shape for the spring season and beyond. (more…)
Having a missing tooth may limit your desire to smile or laugh freely, however, with modern technology it’s possible to get your confidence back. If you find yourself in a similar predicament, you may want to consider talking to your dentist about dental implants.
When it comes to dental procedures, we’ve found that it isn’t uncommon for our patients to have a number of questions. To help ease your nerves, we’ve answered the five most common questions patients have about dental implants. (more…)
Going into the New Year, it’s only natural for people to seek self-improvement in all aspects of life. Whether it’s gaining a new skill or fixing old problems, 2018 offers you the chance to become a newer, better person. A crucial aspect that shouldn’t be ignored in this regard is physical appearance. Studies show that people who are confident in how they look will invariably do better in life, so don’t be afraid to invest in your appearance in these early months. (more…)
For many of us, life is a whirlwind of daily activity that never seems to slow down. Between juggling work, school, family, and social obligations, it can be difficult to squeeze in any type of extra activities or appointments, even if they’re important in terms of maintaining our health and well-being. Paying a visit to the dentist often falls into this category – while we all know that it’s important, our hectic schedules can sometimes keep us from being able to take time off during the week for a dental appointment.
Fortunately, West Chester Dental Group is also open on the weekend! For your convenience, we take appointments on Saturdays, as well as two Sundays out of each month. Below are just some of the many services that are available to you when you stop by. (more…)
Don’t let your dental insurance go to waste! Whether it’s getting your cavities filled or your teeth whitened, chances are there’s always some room for improvement when it comes to your oral
health. Unlike other parts of the body that are out in the open, the inner mouth is closed off, which is why people often neglect to treat their dental problems until they actively start causing them pain or discomfort. But not letting things go that far is the goal here, so let’s take a closer look at the four main reasons why you should never delay the start of a treatment plan: (more…)
West Chester Dental Group has been scoring touchdowns with patients for years. So, it’s no wonder WCDG is the official dentist of the Cincinnati Bengals. To help celebrate 50 seasons of football this year, the dentistry is offering a special promotion for new patients!
Whether your child is just sprouting his or her baby teeth or you’re in your golden years, going to the dentist remains an essential part of maintaining proper health standards. But perhaps no area of medicine has come such a long way in recent years as dentistry. The sheer number of cutting-edge technologies practitioners have at their disposal nowadays is unbelievable, rendering moot any potential worries about pain or discomfort. (more…)
The fall season is fast approaching, and for many of us, this is the time of year to start gearing up for our favorite sports activities. No matter which sport you play, there is one essential item you should definitely add to your equipment list: a mouth guard. (more…)
Back to school time is here, and for most kids, this time of year brings a combination of excitement and nervousness. If your child just got braces over the summer, they might be feeling particularly uneasy or self-conscious about adjusting to school life. Below are some helpful tips that will help you set your child at ease when going back to school with braces. (more…)
If you’ve been evaluating various tooth replacement options, no doubt you’ve heard about dental implants. So what exactly are they, and will they be the right fit for you? Below are some key things to know about getting dental implants to help you make an informed decision. (more…)