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February is Heart Month

The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read More

Is there a correlation between my dental and cardiovascular health?

YES!  Studies have shown a correlation between gum disease and heart disease, underscoring the importance of good oral health care. Cardiovascular disease remains American’s leading killer, claiming more lives than Read More

If You Have Dental Anxiety, Let’s Talk About Your Sedation Options

Sometimes people feel a tiny bit nervous when they sit in the dental chair. And sometimes it’s more than a tiny bit. If your anxiety over dental procedures is leading Read More

Restore Your Gums to a Healthier, More Natural State with Osseous Surgery

Gum disease starts quietly and invisibly, but can lead to very serious and noticeable consequences if left untreated. Excess plaque and bacteria around the gum line cause irritation. This irritation Read More

Safety of Dental X-Ray Radiation

We all want to live our healthiest lives. We know that part of keeping ourselves healthy is regular visits to our Ford City, Pennsylvania office for checkups and necessary dental Read More

Resolving to Eat Better in the New Year

It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Read More

What to do about Sensitive Teeth

If you suffer from sensitive teeth, you already know the frustration of having a type of pain that is hard to deal with. Because tooth sensitivity is sometimes unpredictable, you Read More

Treating Gum Disease with Antibiotics

Why does gum disease develop? Our mouths are home to bacteria, which form a film called plaque. Plaque sticks to the surfaces of our teeth, at the gumline, and can Read More

Hypersensitive Teeth

It is common to experience dentine hypersensitivity, with symptoms ranging from moderate to severe. Why does it happen and how do you know if this sensitivity is something to be Read More

Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!

A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too hard! Brushing too hard is probably the most common mistake Read More

Thanksgiving in North America

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read More

Does flossing hurt your gums?

Ideally, it should never hurt when you floss your teeth. But if you haven’t flossed in a long while or don’t do it regularly, you may experience sore or bleeding Read More

Preventing Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is one of the most prevalent health issues in America, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting it affects approximately 65 million people, or roughly 47 percent of Read More

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read More

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read More

Periodontal disease; I have what?!

Our team from Joseph Marchi, DMD understands the diagnosis of periodontal disease can be scary and confusing, but the good news in most cases is that it is treatable and Read More

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