What Did People Do Before Toothbrushes?

For years, mankind grew and evolved without a toothbrush to be found. So how did early man avoid the dental problems we deal with today? Well, sometimes, he didn’t. But for many years, people managed to take care of their teeth without toothbrushes, dental floss, or mouthwash. In early days,... Read more »

Reaching the Pinnacle of Oral Health Care: Teenage Dentistry

To make sure that your smile has the best chance of functioning properly, always be aware of risks that could befall your smile during your teen years. Several oral health problems can arise when your wisdom teeth erupt. As wisdom teeth are the last of your permanent teeth to erupt... Read more »

An Oral Appliance Can Save Your Smile During Sports

Tooth and jaw damage is sometimes unavoidable and can be common among walking toddlers or active kids. However, it is unnecessarily high among athletes who play high-contact sports due to a lack of proper protective gear. We encourage you to wear one or more of the following three appliances to... Read more »

A Lost or Loose Dental Crown Needs Professional Treatment

A dentist often uses a dental crown to replace a tooth’s enamel layer. They are often used to address a significant dental fracture, large cavity or as the final phase of endodontic therapy. It is cemented to the internal anchoring abutment with a strong dental grade adhesive. Sometimes an oral... Read more »

Oral Health Recap: Aging and Dental Health

You can have problems with your dental health no matter your age. Even though children tend to be extremely susceptible to dental damage, an often-overlooked group of society that can also suffer dental damage at a greater rate is older adults. Taking care of your teeth at an advanced age... Read more »

How Will Dentures Affect My Eating Habits?

In addition to replacing missing teeth, new dentures also call for a few adjustments in your diet and eating habits. Chewing food with artificial teeth may feel strange for a while, and it’s important to practice. We are happy to guide you through how to adapt your eating habits for... Read more »

Oral Health 101: TMJ Disorder

Do you have pain or tenderness in your jaw? Is it difficult or painful to chew? Does your jaw lock, making it difficult to open or close your mouth? Do you have consistent pain around your ears? If you deal with any of these symptoms regularly, you may need to... Read more »

The Uses of a Dental Crown Beyond Cavity Treatment

Dental accidents such as a cracked or chipped tooth can occur suddenly, and dental crowns are often the ideal treatment to repair your smile. If you are unfamiliar with the uses of dental crowns beyond cavity treatment, we can tell you more about how they can benefit your smile. The... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Allegheny Dental Group, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »