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6 Signs that you need a Dental Crown

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Dental crowns serve a key purpose to repair damaged teeth and prevent tooth loss. Crowns are permanent prosthetics or caps if you prefer, which usually are made of porcelain that is designed to look like a real tooth. Repairing a damaged tooth is essential to preserve your smile and your oral health. General dentists in …

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What High Blood Pressure has to do with your Teeth

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA When you arrive for a dental visit, you are asked to complete a health history form, which asks various questions about your overall health. You might wonder why your dentist needs to know about your health and certain medications you are taking. After all, they are treating your mouth, not your body. But, your oral …

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3 Tips to keep your Gums Healthy during COVID-19

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Your overall oral health is not simply based on the appearance of your teeth. The condition of your gums is also critical. During the COVID-19 pandemic, regular dental cleanings and checkups are being put on hold for a few weeks. But, that doesn’t mean that you can become lax about your oral hygiene routine. Therefore, …

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Can I get a Cavity Filled during the Coronavirus

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Right now, everyone across the United States is taking steps to contain the spread of COVID-19. Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 (also known as coronavirus) a global pandemic, vacations have been canceled, schools are closed, and people across the country are practicing social distancing. Many dental practices are offering only emergency dental care …

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your Dental Care

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA The headlines in the news all over the world are focused on the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. People are concerned about how the virus will affect their everyday activities, including the ability to receive dental care. Hamilton Dental Care is sharing some information about the coronavirus and how it will impact our Bloomsburg dental practice. …

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The Importance of Dental Care during Pregnancy

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Ever heard the saying, “gain a child, lose a tooth?” It’s based on an old wives’ tale that every time a woman gives birth, she’s going to lose a tooth—on the premise that pregnancy impedes calcium absorption and bone density. Combined with the hormonal changes that occur while pregnant, it could impact your oral health. …

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Questions to ask before having a Smile Makeover in Bloomsburg

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA A smile makeover is an individualized treatment plan that combines multiple cosmetic dental procedures to meet your own unique aesthetic goals. If there are aspects about your smile that you wish to change, top-rated cosmetic dentists in Bloomsburg at Hamilton Dental Care can help. But, narrowing your search for the right dentist may seem challenging. …

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No matter what your Sport, Mouth Protection is a Must

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Sports-related injuries can end games, seasons, and careers for athletes. Torn ligaments, blown muscles, and concussions are the injuries most people think of when we talk about athletic injuries. Hamilton Dental Care wants to talk about the most preventable, and often under-discussed, type of sports injuries—dental injuries. Dental Injuries in Athletics Orofacial injuries affect the …

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Why Dental Implants are worth it, even if they’re not Covered by your Insurance

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Dental insurance can be great to have when it allows you to get the care you need, but your dental coverage can feel like a burden when you’re stuck shelling out hard-earned cash on top of making your premium payments. One treatment option that many insurance plans won’t cover is a dental implant, even though …

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3 Things to consider when choosing a Cosmetic Dentist in Bloomsburg

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Finding the right healthcare professionals to serve you and your family is a big decision. This holds true even for services that are considered elective, such as cosmetic dentistry. A cosmetic dentist specializes in improving the appearance of your teeth and smile, all the while using state-of-the-art techniques, tools, and materials to do the job. …

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Banish Bad Breath with these 7 Tips

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Everyone gets bad breath occasionally, especially after eating pungent foods like onion or garlic. But, what happens when your bad breath keeps coming back? Bad breath can really hurt your chances at having an intimate life, and even cause your co-workers to cut those water cooler conversations short. Find out from Bloomsburg dentists, Drs. Joel …

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Why Technology matters when receiving Dental Care

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA We live in an exciting time with technology evolving at a rapid rate. These technological breakthroughs have affected every aspect of our society; technology has changed how we travel, communicate, shop, and so much more. The field of dentistry is no different. At Hamilton Dental Care, we pride ourselves on using some of the latest …

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Ways to be Thankful for your Smile this Thanksgiving

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA What are you thankful for this year? If you were to sit down and write a list, it likely would include family members, friends, your job, your pets, and the like, but what about your smile? Your teeth work hard all year long, so why not show them some appreciation as well? The holiday season …

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Cosmetic Bonding or Veneers, which one is right for me?

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA When you look at your teeth in the mirror, what do you see? Many of us dislike some aspect of our smile. Cosmetic dentistry makes it possible to transform your smile’s appearance; a well-trained cosmetic dentist in Bloomsburg uses cutting-edge tools and techniques to resolve aesthetic issues with your teeth and produce dazzling results. Two …

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, What it is and how to Prevent It

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA When you think about getting cavities or tooth decay, you probably don’t associate this common oral disease with babies. But, baby bottle tooth decay can affect babies as their primary teeth erupt, and if the parent or caregiver isn’t taking care of the baby’s teeth and gums. Family dentists in Bloomsburg, Drs. David and Joel …

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Why Sugar-Free Sodas aren’t as Healthy as you Think

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Sugar-free sodas are nothing new. For decades, manufacturers of these products have staked the claim that sugar-free sodas are healthier, and won’t cause weight gain like the notorious sugar-filled sodas. But, is this claim actually true? Dr. Joel Hamilton and Dr. Leigh Jacopetti, family dentists in Bloomsburg, are here to share reasons why sugar-free sodas …

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Learn about the Health Threats associated with Gum Disease

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Is good dental hygiene a part of your daily routine? If not, it should be. Being diligent about your dental hygiene keeps your teeth clean and looking good, but the benefits go beyond that. Good dental care also is key to lowering your risk of gum disease, a chronic and potentially serious ailment that can …

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Embarrassed by your Smile? Get Veneers!

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Most people do not have naturally perfect teeth. Even if you take good care of your teeth by brushing and flossing regularly, normal wear and tear, chewing, and aging will eventually take a toll on your teeth. Crooked teeth, or teeth with gaps, stains, or that are uneven in size can cause embarrassment. If this …

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6 Teeth Whitening Myths – Busted!

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Have you ever considered getting professional teeth whitening but weren’t quite sure what to expect, or if it would be worth your time and money? Plenty of myths are circulating about teeth whitening, which is why cosmetic dentists in Bloomberg Drs. David and Joel Hamilton, want to put these myths to rest. After learning the …

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3 Dental Appointments you shouldn’t Skip

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Lots of Americans tend to avoid going to the dentist out of fear, finances or other personal reasons. The ironic factor is that people who neglect to go to the dentist for their twice-yearly checkups are more likely in need of dental care, yet still may skip out on visiting their dentist even when they …