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Dry Mouth and How to Treat It

In fancy medical terms, dry mouth is known as xerostomia. It’s really just what it sounds like: a condition in which you don’t have enough saliva to keep your mouth Read More

What is biofilm?

Biofilm, the protective housing for bacteria, is a hot topic in the medical and dental fields. Routinely taking an antibiotic for a bacterial infection has become more complicated because of Read More

Does chronic stress impact periodontal health?

Many studies over the past several years have focused on this question. Since we will all face stressful situations during our life, it is a good question to ask. This Read More

The Link Between Dental Hygiene and Your Overall Health

When patients of Joseph Marchi, DMD hear any mention of oral or dental hygiene, they probably think of brushing and flossing their teeth. Although these are extremely important, the term Read More

Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Millions of people, around Ford City, Pennsylvania and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it Read More

Avoid Brushing After Every Single Meal!

Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing after a meal can be incredibly bad for your teeth if you do it Read More

Can Your Dental Health Affect Your Digestive Health?

Eating, talking, smiling—consciously or unconsciously, so much of daily life is influenced by our oral health. And here’s one more thought to chew on: oral health affects digestive health as Read More

Dangers of Alcohol and Oral Health

We often have patients who ask, “Can drinking alcohol affect my oral health?” There are, in fact, a few reasons why that martini may not be good for your pearly Read More

The Transformation of Valentine's Day

Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read More

Dental Emergencies while Traveling

You’ve planned your dream vacation. Your reservations are made. You’re packed and ready. You’ve even scheduled a dental checkup at our Ford City, Pennsylvania office to make sure you catch Read More

Can Your Toothpaste Give You Healthier Gums?

Toothpaste ads are usually all about the teeth. Cavity-fighting benefits. Whiter smiles. Reducing tooth sensitivity. But lately, we’re also hearing a lot about toothpastes which are formulated to clean, renew, Read More

Pregnancy and Oral Care

Pregnancy involves a lot of alterations in your health. Joseph Marchi, DMD is here to help you understand the oral health aspects of your pregnancy. As you may already know, your Read More

How to Prevent Dry Socket

When you have a tooth extracted, your body immediately sets to work to help protect the affected area. The blood that collects at the site of the extraction clots to Read More

Treating Gum Recession with Tissue Grafting

If you have started to notice that your teeth are more sensitive to hot and cold, or if you actually seem to have a longer smile than you used to, Read More

What are dental implants?

Do you have a space where a tooth used to be? Were you born with a missing tooth? Are you getting ready for dentures? You may be a good candidate Read More

It's a Wrap: Ending the year with a smile!

People have been ushering in the New Year for centuries but it became an official holiday in 1582 when Pope George XIII declared January 1st to be the day on Read More

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