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Should Silver Fillings Be Replaced?

This is a great question that comes around all of the time still, even though I haven’t placed a mercury filling in almost 25 years. It’s a tricky question that needs to be looked at from a few different perspectives. We can start by looking at the differences between the options of dental amalgam and [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:17-06:00April 17th, 2018|News|

I forget… Can healthy teeth prevent memory loss?

We all have been hearing about how you’re your oral health can affect your systemic health for decades now. Periodontal disease has been shown to affect your cardiovascular health and cause up to 5 time’s great chance of strokes. We all know someone who has developed dementia and we are all too familiar with how [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:17-06:00April 10th, 2018|News|

Lucky You!!! Painless Dentistry

First and foremost let me put it out there that the practice of dentistry is a painless venture 99% of the time in our office these days. It’s so much easier being a painless dentist nowadays, I feel like a spoiled brat dentist compared to what my father had at his disposal when he started [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:17-06:00April 2nd, 2018|News|

Can tooth loss cause memory loss?

Unfortunately, many of us know of someone or have a family member who suffers from dementia. Scientists are not sure exactly what causes dementia. Research shows,  so far,  that they do confirm it develops from multiple interlinked causes. So, could dental health have anything to do with the onset of this horrible disease? One study [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:17-06:00March 6th, 2018|News|

Nine Vices That You Love That Are Bad For Your Teeth!

Trying to stay healthy in your food and drink choices can be confusing. January is the month more people eat healthier so your friendly Bryn Mawr Dentist has a little food for thought. To add to the confusion, some things that are good for other parts of your body can be bad for your teeth [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:18-06:00January 24th, 2018|News|

New Year, New Habits!

The Business Insider published a list of “18 Quick and Easy Daily Habits That Can Significantly Improve Your Life!” There were some good ideas on there, but these are a few of our favorite life hacks.   • Write down the day’s most important task. Doing the most important (or most dreaded) task first thing [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:18-06:00January 16th, 2018|News|

Same Old New Thing; But a Different Same Thing

Every year I write that New Year’s is my favorite Holiday, not just because it’s OK to start the day with a little drink, but rather because it is the embodiment of the idea that you can always tear off a new sheet of paper and work on making your life more of how you’d [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:18-06:00January 3rd, 2018|News|

Post Turkey Trivia

With the recent holiday season beginning, we would like to present to you the new Dillon Family Dentistry Trivia Game!!! How you know that you ate too much over Thanksgiving: a. You set off 3 earthquake seismographs on your morning run on Friday. b. You are responsible for a slight, but measurable shift in the [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:18-06:00November 28th, 2017|News|

The dirty thing we don’t talk about

It doesn’t come as a surprise that many of us don’t like to discuss individual body issues, but that doesn’t mean we don’t worry about them on a day to day basis. Let’s face it, each one of us, at one point in time has typed into Google looking for some sort of answer to [...]

2019-08-20T18:26:18-06:00November 9th, 2017|News|