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Reading dentist gives more than smiles to orphans in Ukraine

Besides working on children’s teeth, Dr. Tim Medianick boosted spirits and self-esteem. Written by MIKE URBAN — Reading Eagle As Reading dentist Tim Medianick checked the teeth of children he’d come to care for in a Ukrainian orphanage, he saw so much damage. Many of the children had cavities and decay that were long-neglected, but […]

Mouthguards: The Often-Neglected Piece of Sports Equipment

The fall sports season is fast approaching. Is your child ready? Well as ready as you think they might be, it is very possible that they are missing one important thing…a mouthguard. But did you know that according to an American Dental Association (ADA) online news release, “Play it Safe: Prevent Facial Injuries with Simple […]

Dr. Medianick’s Service in a Ukrainian Orphanage

Nothing could have prepared us for this. Sure, we had heard the stories, but stories are not real life, and real life in a Ukrainian orphanage has no comparison to life as I’ve known it. What are the chances that I, an American, would end up in an environment like this? Very unlikely, except for […]

Clear Aligners: An Option for a Straighter Smile

I wish… I had a straighter smile… my one tooth was more aligned… I wouldn’t have to pay an arm or a leg for a better smile. If you’ve ever thought any of these things–you are not alone! Thanks to modern technology, there is now another option besides traditional metal braces that may be able […]

Oral Cancer: Symptoms and Risk Factors

  Oral cancer is far more common than you may be aware. That is why oral cancer screenings at Boulevard Dental are a part of every check-up you have with us. These oral cancer screenings are essential to the early detection of this form of cancer. That said, we also want you to know the […]

Dental Anxiety: Coping Strategies You Need to Know

Do you suffer from dental anxiety? If so, you are definitely not alone. The good news is, there is something that you can do about it. We have summarized an ADA online article by Anita M. Mark entitled, “Coping skills for facing dental fears.” In this article, Mark discusses multiple coping strategies that you can […]

Alzheimer’s and Gum Disease: A Possible Link

Dementia is the fifth biggest cause of death worldwide, and Alzheimer’s makes up about 70% of these cases, says the online NewScientist article, “We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s–and how to stop it.” In addition, the same article reports that gum disease affects about a third of all people. But who would have thought […]

Dental Emergency—ER vs. Dental Office?

“I can’t believe it—I cracked my tooth!” “I’m going to scream if I have to deal with one more second of this pain!!” Whatever your dental emergency, you know you have to think quick. “Where do I go? And what about the money?? This couldn’t have come at a more inconvenient time!” We know that […]

I’m Dreaming of a … White Smile

Are you among the many who may be dreaming of a whiter smile this holiday season? If you are, we’d like to help you make your dream a reality by educating you on what exactly teeth whitening entails. To do that, we’ve summarized the main points from a recent online American Dental Association (ADA) article, […]