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Oral Cancer Awareness

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and for this reason, we at Boulevard Dental Associates would like to make you aware of the symptoms and risk factors associated with oral cancer. Did you know that this year, 10,030 may die from oral cancer, says the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Mouth Healthy Article, “Oral Cancer”? The […]

Natural Teeth Whitening Methods

You want whiter teeth—you also want to go natural. Both are good things on the surface, but it is important that you know about the effectiveness and safety of natural teeth whitening methods before you try them. To help you, we have researched several American Dental Association online Mouth Healthy articles to see what they […]

Using Thankfulness to Motivate

This is Ann Medianick—the wife of Dr. Tim Medianick. I work behind the scenes here at Boulevard Dental. One of my jobs is to help write our monthly blog posts. And because the month of February is National Children’s Dental Health month, it makes sense this month to educate and motivate you to encourage optimal […]

Dental Resolutions for 2021

I’m sure we are all looking forward to a new year! Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? Well if you haven’t, it’s not too late to make positive health changes. Consider some new oral health habits to start the year off in a healthy way. Here are some suggestions: Brush 2 times a day […]

A Personal Reflection and Thank-You from Dr. Medianick

When I think about 2020, I think of LOSS. I think of patients and people in this community who have lost their jobs, or who have had to be on unemployment, many wondering how they are going to make it. I think of families jumping through hoops to provide for their kids’ altered education, and […]

It’s Not…“Just a Cleaning Appointment”

Every October we recognize National Dental Hygiene Month. This past month I got to thinking: “Why is my career as a dental hygienist important?” Many people think that as a dental hygienist, I just clean teeth. Did you know that cleaning teeth is the least important thing that I do? I have the privilege of […]

16 Signs You Need to See a Dentist

How can you know when it’s time to visit your dentist? Maybe you experience dental symptoms or have unanswered questions that leave you wondering. We at Boulevard Dental don’t want you to wonder any longer. That is why we have summarized two, online ADA Mouth Healthy articles that list the signs that indicate that it’s […]

Back-To-School Dental Checkups: 8 Secrets for Success

COVID-19 is very much on the minds of parents and kids at the start of this new school year. But did you know that the most common, chronic disease among school-age children is CAVITIES, according to the American Dental Association’s online Mouth Healthy article, “8 Secrets to a Successful Back-to-School Dental Checkup”? In fact, the […]

Vaping: How it Harms You and Your Oral Health

“Vaping” has become a hot topic in our culture as of late, and news coverage of it has particularly spiked recently. It is very important that you know exactly what vaping is and just how harmful it is to one’s body and oral health. Our hope is that you can productively use this information so […]

STRESS and Teeth Grinding

STRESS–There is a lot to be potentially stressed about in our world as of late. And did you know that one of the causes of teeth grinding or “bruxism” is stress and anxiety? You might also be surprised to hear that teeth grinding can impact your oral health more than you may know. We have […]

Boulevard Dental Associates is Open!

The COVID-19 pandemic has perhaps stretched us all to our limits in one way or another. As a dental practice, we were saddened that we were not able to see our patients during much of this time. That said, we are thrilled to announce that on June 3, the PA Department of Health issued the […]

COVID-19 Dental Hygiene Tips from Boulevard Dental Hygienists

We know that you have a lot on your mind right now during this COVID-19 pandemic, and dental hygiene may not be at the forefront of your mind. We understand this, yet we also know that dental hygiene is essential to the health of your mouth, as well as to your overall health. Currently, the […]