Every Dental Checkup Includes an Oral Cancer Screening

Every dental checkup performed by your dentist, Dr. , is intended to address the multiple aspects that go into maintaining a long-term, good oral health. While this starts with a dental cleaning and exam, it also includes a basic oral cancer screening. The American Dental Association reports that each year one in 92 adults are… Read more »

A Tooth with a Missing Filling Might Need to Be Totally Restored With a Crown

Modest-sized cavities are often repaired by an ordinary dental filling made from gold, amalgam, porcelain or composite resin. As time passes, the natural bacteria in your mouth can slowly compromise the cement that is anchoring the filling in place. In general, large and old fillings are more likely to fall out. If a large filling… Read more »

Scare Cavities Away with These Tips and Tricks

There is no need to fear cavities this time of year, thanks to our awesome dental staff here at in , . That is because our team has provided great tips and advice to helping you keep your family safe from oral disasters like cavities and gum disease. Here are some tips and tricks for… Read more »

What You Should Know About Teeth Clenching

Have you ever heard of bruxism? This issue—which is more commonly known as teeth grinding—is probably more common than you would expect. You see, many people have bruxism without realizing the problem, partially because many individuals clench their teeth unconsciously. As you may have guessed, this can cause quite a few problems since you might… Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Is a Good Way To Help Maintain Your White Smile

The tooth polishing in your regular dental checkup or the dental tooth bleaching treatment administered by Dr. will whiten your teeth for a time. If you enjoy dark foods such as berries, and beverages such as coffee or wine on a regular basis, or if you use tobacco, you will need to find a way… Read more »

Dental Veneers: Helpful Information

What Are Dental Veneers? Veneers are custom-made shells of tooth-colored material that are used to cover the front side of the teeth. Dr. may recommend veneers if you have smile flaws that you would like to correct. Improving the appearance of your smile can increase your confidence and self-esteem. Do Dental Veneers Require Special Care?… Read more »

Why You Don’t Want to Miss Your Six Month Cleaning

Summer is the perfect time for a dental cleaning to boost your oral health and your smile confidence. At Always Dental Care, Dr. Truong Nguyen and our team in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, we are excited to help you get your smile ready for summer! The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) reports that patients who have routine… Read more »

Dental Sealants Will Help Prevent Cavities

By early to mid-adolescence, your child’s baby teeth will have been replaced by their permanent set of adult teeth. These 32 permanent teeth will have to serve them for the rest of their lives, so it’s important to make sure they are properly taken care of. While instilling a good habit of oral hygiene is… Read more »

Oral Health and Exercise

Are you concerned with the health of your teeth? Do you brush for two minutes at a time twice a day? Do you make a point of flossing daily and visit a dentist at least twice a year for a routine cleaning? If so, good for you—but we have something else you can try. In… Read more »

Initial Symptoms of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer to Watch Out For

It’s estimated by the American Dental Association 1 in 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer in their lifetime. On the average, men are twice as likely to develop oral cancer than women. While the average age of detection is 62 years old, increased risk factors such as a family history… Read more »