Snap-On Smile FAQs

Snap on Smile is a brand-new product that we are offering at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts. Here are some frequently asked questions about the product and the process of applying it to your current teeth. About The Product Does the Snap-On Smile procedure hurt? The...

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Dental Implant FAQs

Losing a tooth due to an accident, disease, or just missing one since birth can be a frustrating experience.  However, dental implants are the next best thing to natural teeth.  They look and feel like your natural teeth, can help prevent bone loss, and protect...

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Lending Club

If you would like to have a dental procedure performed but are wondering about how to pay for the added expense in your budget, then don’t worry! When it comes to getting the right dental treatment for yourself, wondering how you will cover the cost might be the...

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Social Media and The Dentist Office

Social media plays a large role in many of our lives. Sometimes even more than we think. For some people, it has even become a primary source of news which can often lead to a spread of false information and articles that are plainly not accurate.  You may think that...

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What Makes a Great Dentist?

Trust is the foundation of all good relationships, and choosing a dentist is no different. In most aspects of the health and medical field, you are putting your trust into the hands of a professional to give you the best possible treatment. A patient needs to trust...

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Implant Process

The loss of a tooth, whether it is from an accident or dental disease, can make anyone self-conscious. Luckily, there are many options to help restore your smile including the most popular one - dental implants. These are posts that are surgically placed in the upper...

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Care Credit

Are you in need of dental treatment but aren’t sure how you will be able to afford it? Care Credit is here to help you. The goal of this service is to make it easier to help you manage your family’s out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, including your dental work. Your...

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Fluoride in Water is Safe and It Works

When it comes to fluoride in water, there are many misconceptions and myths out there.  Fluoride exists naturally in virtually all water supplies and has been recognized as an important nutrient for healthy teeth.  Fluoride is a mineral and, in the correct amounts,...

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Dr. Makrauer – The Educator

Not only is Dr. Zola Makrauer a dentist here in Huntingdon Valley, he is also a member of the ITI (The International Team for Implantology).  The ITI’s mission is to contribute to the dental profession by accommodating a growing global network for learning about...

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The Advantages of Using a Waterpik Water Flosser

At Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts, we can’t stress enough the importance of flossing.  Brushing alone only cleans about 60% of your teeth’s surface area, while flossing will effectively clean that remaining 40% that your brush’s bristles cannot reach on their own.  The...

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How Sugary Drinks Affect Your Smile

Sometimes we all crave that one guilty pleasure of a sugary drink.  For others, it may go beyond a craving where it becomes a daily habit, but even just the occasional indulgence can have negative impacts on the health of your teeth. So how much damage will sugary...

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Preventative Care

Preventative care is THE best way to keep your teeth and gums HEALTHY!!  Do your best to utilize the numerous products that have been developed with your dental health in mind.   Preventive dentistry begins with YOU.  Seeing your dentist and your hygienist regularly...

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Losing A Tooth? Here Are Your Options

In a perfect world, we would all have our teeth and everyone would brush and floss and all of our dental checkups would be amazing!!   Sometimes, though, we run into situations that are beyond our control.  All the brushing and flossing in the world won’t matter if...

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Foods That Can Eat Away Enamel

Most of us do not think about the damage caused by certain foods to the enamel of our teeth.  Substances that we consume on a daily basis can deteriorate the enamel coating of our teeth and can lead to permanent damage.  Enamel is the hardest and most mineralized...

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Braces VS Invisalign

Many options are available to straighten teeth, and both conventional braces and Invisalign are excellent choices. Each has unique advantages that are worth an in-depth consideration before making a decision. Let's look at the merits of each of these teeth...

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Why Choose Professional Whitening

Teeth whitening has reached a mainstream tipping point. Though it is tempting to try teeth whitening at home, there is an in office option as well. In office teeth whitening guarantees a perfect application that requires minimal maintenance. There are many, many...

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Choosing The Right Toothbrush

There is so much to consider when selecting the perfect toothbrush. Some prefer traditional toothbrushes while others are partial to electric toothbrushes. Certain individuals swear by toothbrushes with soft bristles. Others favor hard bristles. Let's delve into the...

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Utilizing Pro Arch or All-on-4 to Treat Tooth Loss

For anyone facing the loss of many teeth, an exciting option is available to you. If you’re facing periodontitis (a serious gum infection that damages gums and can destroy the jawbone), an injury, or any other medical condition that results in tooth loss, then you...

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Immediate Implant Load

The immediate implant placement procedure is a very common way to replace a lost tooth. This process is performed when a tooth is lost due to disease, cavity, injury, or other ailments. In this procedure, replacement teeth are firmly and comfortably supported on an...

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Finding a Dentist in Bucks County

In a search for a good dentist in Bucks County you are faced with many choices. However, there are some easy ways to find the best dentist near you. At the top of your list to consider should be strong reviews, experience, and recognitions.     Reviews...

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Why You Should Consider Dental Implants

While the loss of a tooth can be upsetting and frustrating, advancements in the dental industry - specifically dental implants - mean that it doesn’t have to be that way! Dental implants are one of the most popular means of replacing a lost tooth and the benefits...

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Benefits of Dentures Supported on Implants

For those in need of dentures - you have come to the right place. The staff at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts is a team of experienced professionals well versed in both “traditional” dentures as well as secured dentures supported on implants. Dr. Zola Makrauer and his...

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Meet Our Dental Assistant

Here at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts, we want to make our patients feel at home and not stress out over going to the dentist.  In order to do this, our goal is employ not only the most qualified candidate, but the friendliest as well.  Our dental assistant, Betsy, is...

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Meet Our Office Coordinator

Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts’ sole purpose is to provide you with a quality dental service, as well as to make you feel comfortable during the process.  We make sure we employ not only the most professional, but also the most people-friendly and positive staff...

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