Gettysburg Dental Associates Blog

June 6, 2024

An Apple a Day: How Nutrition Affects Your Smile

Consuming a healthy, balanced diet rich in essential vitamins and minerals, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, can promote optimal oral health.

May 2, 2024

Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Don’t let sleep apnea compromise your health and well-being. Your journey to a more restful, rejuvenating night’s sleep and improved overall health begins here.

May 2, 2024

How to Protect Your Teeth from Teeth Grinding

Remember, proactive care and regular dental check-ups are key to preserving your smile and overall well-being. Safeguard your smile from teeth grinding with Gettysburg Dental Associates!

February 21, 2024

What the Tech? How the Latest Dental Technology Benefits You

Digital scanners, 3D printing, intraoral cameras, digital dentures, and teledentistry have transformed the dental experience, making it less invasive, more convenient, and highly effective.

February 21, 2024

Beyond Cosmetics: How Orthodontics Can Correct Dental Challenges

From correcting malocclusions and bite problems to alleviating TMD-related discomfort and improving speech impediments, orthodontists play a critical role in enhancing oral health and overall well-being.

January 10, 2024

Invisalign vs. Braces: Determine the Best Treatment for You

Invisalign offers the advantage of aesthetics, comfort, ease of maintenance, and dietary freedom, making it an appealing option for many patients. On the other hand, traditional braces may be more suitable for complex cases that require precise tooth movement.

December 27, 2023

Q&A with Dr. Eric Seidel

"To me, patient care means giving people more than they expect.”

January 24, 2024

When Should I Start Orthodontic Treatment?

Orthodontic treatment is available at every stage of life – discover the right time for you!

July 12, 2023

Innovative Technology for Same-Day Dentistry

Dr. Eric Seidel speaks about the practice’s use of the In-Office Solution in an article published by Dental Product Shopper.

October 6, 2023

Q & A with Dr. David Fiero

"After working for an insurance company, I realized I wanted to deliver direct patient care"

June 2, 2023

Q & A with Dr. Pavel Ivashchuk

“I wanted to do for others what my dentist did for me.”

June 2, 2023

Q & A with Dr. Stephanie DeFilippo

"Being a pediatric dentist allows me to show children the dentist doesn't have to be a place to fear."

April 3, 2023

Are There Any Differences Between Mouth Washes?

Mouthwash is used to help rinse away bacteria or food particles after you brush and floss each day. Using mouthwash is an additional way to help protect your teeth and gums. Knowing the differences between mouthwashes can help you choose the right one to incorporate into your oral hygiene routine.

April 27, 2023

How Often Should I Whiten My Teeth?

Professional whitening is effective at removing years of stains and discoloration from the teeth. Whether you're looking to boost your confidence or are going to be attending a wedding, reunion or another big event, a bright and white smile is sure to improve your appearance.

April 27, 2023

What Are The Types of Dental Implants?

If you have been recommended for dental implants you may be overwhelmed with all of the implant choices available. Our team can help you choose which implant works best for you and discuss what your options are.

April 27, 2023

How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?

Many people suffer from chronic bad breath or halitosis. Bad breath is something you do not want to be known for, and typically finding the cause is easy. If you suffer from bad breath but also brush, floss, or gargle each day the cause may not be obvious. Taking the time to figure out the underlying problem that may be causing your bad breath is important, and finding a cure can be simple.

April 27, 2023

How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

Crowns are similar to a cap that is placed over a tooth, and are used to save and restore a damaged tooth. Crowns look natural and allow patients to use their tooth again. The color of a crown can also be matched to your natural teeth, and crowns help to make damaged teeth strong again.

April 27, 2023

What Type of Treatments Do General Dentists Provide?

General Dentists provide services to diagnose, treat, and maintain your oral health. Our office specializes in general dentistry, and this includes preventative, corrective, and restorative treatment for patients. Our general dental care services allow us to remove any decay or disease from your teeth and gums. We preserve your natural teeth and keep you looking and feeling great.

April 27, 2023

How Can I Fix a Gummy Smile?

Do you notice when you smile you see gum tissue more than your teeth? This is known as a gummy smile, and many patients are bothered by how their smile looks. There are treatment options to correct a gummy smile, and we are here to help you find a treatment that works best.

May 3, 2023

How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

Taking care of your oral and overall health must be a priority. Knowing when you need to call your dentist is important. Practicing good oral hygiene habits help to prevent tooth decay, cavities, and many other issues. Cavities are one of the most common issues patients face, and about 30 percent of Americans have untreated dental cavities. Leaving a cavity untreated can destroy your teeth leading to tooth loss, infection, and other more serious conditions.

May 3, 2023

Why Does Coffee Stain Our Teeth?

Coffee contains tannins, and this helps give coffee that deep flavor and brown color.

May 3, 2023

How Can Teeth Whitening Help?

Teeth whitening procedures can be done in our office or in the comfort of your own home.

May 3, 2023

How Can Poor Oral Health Affect the Rest of the Body?

Oral health is extremely important for many reasons.