How Apples are Good for Your Teeth

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about the dentist? We have a bit of good news there: apples are tooth-nourishing foods! Read on to find out how apples may help defend your teeth and why they’re one of only a few sugary foods we tend to endorse. And if the idea… Read more »

The Benefits of Laser Dentistry

What is laser dentistry? The idea of going to the dentist for a cavity or root canal is unpleasantly associated with anxiety and tension. Gratefully, with new technology comes new ways of doing things. No one should fear dental care again. With laser dentistry, there are no shots or drills needed! There is less discomfort… Read more »

Take Care of Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are ready to take your smile to the next level, look no further than cosmetic dentistry for all your oral health care restoration and replacement needs. These completely effective cosmetic dentistry treatments exist to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of. Dental crowns are cosmetic treatments used to enhance your smile by… Read more »

Repel Dental Problems With Fluoride Treatment

If you are looking to lower your risk of dental issues and increase the quality of your dental health in the long run, our team at Alpha Dental Excellence is happy to help! We encourage you to ensure you are receiving regular exposure to fluoride in order to strengthen your teeth against harmful substances. Fluoride… Read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Dental Floss

How would you rank your oral health care in regard to flossing? Are you using the proper utensils to adequately clean between each and every tooth? Are you practicing proper techniques and methods to ensure your smile can eliminate any bacteria that can hide in the crevices between your teeth? In order to ensure dental… Read more »

Your Dentist Might Use a Simple Dental Filling to Repair a Small Cavity

Poor oral hygiene practices can allow the natural bacteria in your mouth to thrive. This can contribute to the development of gum disease, chronic bad breath, and eventually cause cavities to develop on one or more of your teeth. Early signs of tooth decay might include a noticeable change in the texture of a tooth’s… Read more »

Plaque and Your Teeth

If you want to learn about plaque, Alpha Dental Excellence in Langhorne, Pennsylvania is happy to help. Here are some FAQs about plaque and their answers: What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky, colorless substance which continuously builds up on your teeth. It contains bacteria, sugar and acid. Bacteria that reside in your mouth use… Read more »

A Porcelain Dental Crown Might Be Necessary to Treat a Fractured Front Tooth

Bad habits like nervously nibbling on pens, and pencils, or using your teeth to open packaging can put you at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture on a front tooth. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in a contact sport without using the necessary mouth protection. Sometimes Dr. Arpan Patel… Read more »

Providing Your Child with a Floss Stick Can Help Instill Good Oral Hygiene Habits

As a parent, your child’s health and well-being are obviously very important. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums in their childhood, and instilling good oral hygiene habits decreases their chances of having oral health problems in adulthood. Encouraging a child to brush their teeth is often as easy as providing them with a themed toothbrush and… Read more »

Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape This Winter by Doing These Things

Our dentist, Dr. Arpan Patel, and dental team understand that winter still seems so far away. We have the rest of summer and all of the fall to get ready for winter. Well, that’s exactly what we want to help you do. Before winter arrives, we want to teach you how to protect your smile… Read more »