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Tooth Sensitivity: There Just Might Be a Solution

If you have ever experienced those “zingers,” possibly from something you have eaten, from a dental procedure, or even while simply trying to clean your teeth, you know how painful they can be. You may even be among those whose tooth sensitivity has impacted your quality of life. But does it have to? We at […]

Silver Diamine Fluoride: A Painless and Effective Cavity Treatment

Chances are, you may have never heard of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF), and if you have, you may not know a whole lot about it. We at Boulevard Dental think it is important that you become educated on what exactly SDF is, its effectiveness to treat cavities in both children and adults, and any adverse […]

Boulevard Dental Provides Free Mouthguards to Mifflin Football

  There’s a nip in the air…a sign that football season is upon us. And this football season is just one of several now in which Boulevard Dental has offered free-of-charge, custom-made, professional quality mouthguards to the entire Governor Mifflin Senior High football team. We love this partnership that we have formed with GM football. […]

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, […]