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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 …

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Do Enamel-Repairing Toothpastes and Rinses actually work?

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA If you watch TV or have read a magazine lately, chances are that you have seen or heard advertisements promising “enamel restore” or “enamel repair” by using a said type of toothpaste or mouth rinse. While these claims may seem relatively new, they actually aren’t. Dental hygiene products containing fluoride have been “repairing enamel” for …

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4 Things your Family Dentist wishes you Knew

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA At Hamilton Dental Care, our dentists believe that oral care is an essential part of maintaining good oral health, as well as overall health, which is why we strive to provide elite dental care to our patients. Part of what we do, along with providing patients with necessary dental treatments, is helping educate patients on …

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Tips for Teaching your Child how to Brush

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA As parents, we teach our kids how to feed themselves, how to walk, talk, and so much more. Dental care should be on the list of priorities as well. Did you know that tooth decay is the number one chronic disease among children? This amounts to many hours lost from school, and from work if …

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Do Dental Implant Crowns ever need Replacing?

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Dental implants are often praised for their longevity. They typically outlast any other type of dental restoration by a long shot, like 25+ years or longer, so long as you take care of it by brushing and flossing daily, and get dental cleanings and checkups twice a year. That being said, it is the implant …

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When Cosmetic flaws point to something Serious

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Many Americans dislike something about the appearance of their smile, yet often put off doing anything about it. While it may be something you can live with, you might want to rethink that philosophy. Honestly, when it comes to your smile, beauty and health are linked. Generally speaking, a more attractive smile means a healthier …

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5 Reasons to get a Smile Makeover

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Smiles are the first thing that people notice about others. It’s true that first impressions are made within the first three seconds of meeting someone, which is why a nice smile is so important. What does your smile say about you? What type of first impression are you leaving when you meet people? Cosmetic dentists …

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Why you should not Cancel your Dental Appointment

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA We’ve all thought about canceling a dentist appointment at one time or another. They are not always a priority for everyone, and a dental appointment can cause anxiety for some patients. Many individuals also struggle with payment and dental insurance problems that make them want to avoid a trip to the dentist. It can be …

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Your Toothbrush may not be to Blame for your Sensitive Teeth

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Tooth sensitivity is nothing new, and it affects lots of people. Some people may notice tooth sensitivity when brushing or flossing their teeth, which means that brushing too hard or using a hard-bristled toothbrush certainly could be to blame. However, this isn’t always the case. If you experience occasional tooth sensitivity, it is best to …

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Why are my Child’s Teeth Crooked

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA When your child smiles, what do you see? Are his or her teeth crooked? It’s true that many children and adolescents in the United States end up needing orthodontic treatment to straighten their teeth. While this may be inevitable for your child’s future, sometimes, having slightly crooked teeth is just a stage of normal growth …

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Brighten your Smile with Veneers

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Are you dissatisfied with the way your smile appears? Whitening your teeth a couple of shades can make a dramatic difference in the appearance of your smile—taking your teeth from humdrum to dazzling. For this reason, it should come as no surprise that teeth whitening treatments are the most popular procedure performed by cosmetic dentists …

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What to Expect when going to the Dentist

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Has it been a while since your last trip to the dentist? If so, you’re in for a real treat. Modern technology allows us to provide better care, in less time, and with greater comfort than ever before. Take a look at what Hamilton Dental Care, a modern dental practice in Bloomsburg, offers that will …

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How Wisdom Teeth could change your Smile

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA As parents, you probably want your children to be set up for a healthy and happy life by the time they reach adulthood. That includes their dental health, which is why many teens undergo orthodontic treatment to straighten their teeth. From well-established methods of treatment such as braces to innovations such as the ClearCorrect system …

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What to Consider when Choosing a Dentist

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Finding the right dentist to care for you and your family is an important decision. Not all dentists, for example, are qualified to practice in advanced specializations such as cosmetic dentistry. If you find yourself looking for a dentist in Bloomsburg, Hamilton Dental Care is here to provide some advice in making your choice. What …

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Oral Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Heart disease, stroke, and diabetes cause the deaths of millions of Americans every year. You can prevent these chronic diseases by maintaining a healthy lifestyle that includes proper diet and regular exercise, but did you know that having straighter teeth also could lower your risk of these diseases? When you are living with misaligned teeth, …

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Don’t Forget to Brush your Teeth before Bed

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA We’ve all been there on occasion when we forget to brush our teeth before bed, or maybe stayed up too late binging on Netflix and suddenly too tired to muster the energy to brush our teeth before hitting the sack. But,for some people, brushing their teeth before bed does not rank high on their priority …

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Give yourself the Gift of a New Smile this Christmas

Bloomsburg, Danville, and Lewisburg, PA Christmas is a time for giving, usually to those that are special to us. Most of us don’t really think about buying a gift for ourselves, but maybe this Christmas it’s time for you to give yourself the gift of a new smile – that smile you have always wanted. Bloomsburg cosmetic dentists at Hamilton …