Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is caused by the bacteria in plaque. While good oral hygiene helps prevent gum disease from developing, it is still important to know the four stages of gum disease: gingivitis, mild periodontitis, moderate periodontitis, and severe periodontitis. Patients...

The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

In 2012, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a study that found almost half of American adults aged 30 or older (approximately 64.7 million people) have some form of gum disease. For adults 65 and older, the percentage of adults with gum disease...

The Best Teeth Whitening Options

Everyone wants white teeth. There are thousands of products on the market claiming to produce fabulous results. It’s no surprise that many of them do not live up to their claims. At Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts, we find that KöR Whitening provides our patients with...

Getting Your Child To Brush Their Teeth

Getting your child to brush can be a headache. To them, it can seem like just another chore. One way to fight this is to make brushing fun. We have found a few ways to help make brushing enjoyable. 1. Let Your Child Pick Out Their Toothpaste By giving your child a...

Why Your Gums May Be Bleeding

Patients are often worried about red, swollen, and bleeding gums. While this is understandable, and you should absolutely see a dentist to have it checked out, there are several common causes. The good news is that not all of them are cause for concern. We all know...