Who knew gum disease could cause so many other health issues? Studies have linked gum disease to heart disease. It’s hard to believe because it seems so unrelated, doesn’t it? When you have bacteria in the mouth it can enter the bloodstream through bleeding gums and travel to your heart. Your gums are full of … Continue reading The Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease
You decide this year that you are going to buy your family season passes to your favorite amusement park. The tickets are good until the end of the year. The year comes and goes before you know it and you didn’t make it to the park at all. Just like that the season passes are … Continue reading Use it or Lose it!
It’s that time of year again! Cooler weather, fall festivities, football and of course, Halloween! I think it’s safe to say that most people associate Halloween with lots of candy. Whether you are going trick-or-treating or your kids are going, chances are there will be some leftovers somewhere for you to pick through. I’m sure … Continue reading Halloween Means Lots of Candy!
If you’ve ever had a question for us chances are you weren’t the only one with the same question. So, we thought we’d make it easier for you and answer all of your questions in one place! Some of our most frequently asked questions are: What Insurances do you take? : We take all insurances! … Continue reading FAQ
We are so excited to have been voted Lancaster County’s favorite dentist for the 11th year! We wanted to give a special thanks to everyone who voted and to ALL of our patients. We could not do what we do without our patients and we take great pride in being your dental provider!
Are you a mouth breather? A lot of people breathe through their mouth and don’t realize it. It is most commonly done at night but can happen throughout the day as well. Of course there are times that breathing through your mouth is acceptable. For example, it is hard to avoid breathing through your mouth … Continue reading Effects of Mouth Breathing
In our last post we talked about our “No Cavity Club” for kids. I know what the adults are probably thinking: “What about us?” No worries, we have something for everyone! We keep track of all our patients’ referrals. So, if you refer a patient to our office your name gets put in a drawing … Continue reading Your Chance to Win a Sonicare Toothbrush!
Do you have a hard time trying to get your kids to brush their teeth? Sometimes kids just need a little motivation. We get asked all the time what the stuffed animals at our front desk are for. We’re glad you asked! At Bender Dental Group all kids have the opportunity to be a part … Continue reading No Cavity Club!
In life every scenario has more than one option, right? Well, the same goes for dentistry. If you’re missing a tooth you don’t have to be stuck with a hole in your smile. There is another option! A dental implant is an effective way for fixing a missing tooth. A recent study has shown that … Continue reading There is Always Another Option
Are you always covering your mouth when you talk? Or constantly reaching for a piece of gum? Well, you’re not alone. Having bad breath is common; but the causes are usually easy to fix. Some of the causes of bad breath include: • Bacteria • Food • Tobacco use • Poor oral hygiene • Periodontal … Continue reading Are you self-conscious about having bad breath?