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The Root of the Matter

A strong, healthy smile is built on a strong, healthy foundation. Let’s take a moment to explore just what creates that foundation—your roots. The Root of the Matter The visible part of Read More

Tooth-Colored Fillings

Once upon a time, silver fillings ruled in dental offices everywhere. For a long time, they were the only option dentists used to close off the spaces on teeth where Read More

Why Is My Child Getting Cavities?

We want our children to have every advantage, including oral health. That’s why you encourage your child to brush twice a day. You keep the sugary treats to a minimum. Read More

Keep Those Teeth Shipshape, Matey!

September 19th is just around the corner, and you know what that means—Aye, matey, it’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day”! Why do we have a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” Read More

Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read More

Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Today, the doctor and our team at Philipsburg Dental Partners thought we would examine the relationship between osteoporosis and oral health, since 40 million Americans have osteoporosis or are at Read More

What did the first dentures look like?

Remember hearing about George Washington and his wooden choppers? Not his tools for cutting down cherry trees, but his false teeth. Actually, George’s teeth were made of ivory but were so Read More

Implants: Why it's important to replace missing teeth

The average adult has 32 teeth, a combination of molars, canines, and incisors. By middle age, however, most adults are missing at least one tooth due to an injury, decay, Read More

The Dog Days of Summer

Here we are in the middle of the hottest time of the year. Yes, it’s the dog days of summer. But, wait—just what are “the dog days of summer,” anyway? The Read More

What is Remineralization?

“What is the strongest substance in the body?” If this question comes up on trivia night, be prepared to impress your team when you confidently answer, “Tooth enamel!” Tooth enamel? The Read More

Treating Gum Disease with Antibiotics

Why does gum disease develop? Our mouths are home to bacteria, which form a film called plaque. Plaque sticks to the surfaces of our teeth, at the gumline, and can Read More

Electric Toothbrushes vs. Regular Toothbrushes

Convertible or sedan? Downtown or suburbs? Electric or manual toothbrush? As life decisions go, it’s certainly not choosing your next car, or deciding where you want to live. But, even Read More

Fun Facts for the Fourth

The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with friends and family members for BBQ, games, fireworks, and other celebrations in honor of our country’s independence. While Read More

Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity

There’s nothing like the simple seasonal pleasures. What’s more enjoyable than a cup of hot apple cider on a blustery winter day, or a tall glass of ice water in Read More

Heart Disease and Oral Health

Is there a link between oral health and heart health? This is a question that has been receiving a lot of attention in recent studies. While as yet there is Read More

I have sensitive teeth. What are my options?

At Philipsburg Dental Partners, we have patients coming in asking us why a taste of ice cream or a sip of coffee becomes a painful experience, or why brushing or Read More

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