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Dental Tips for National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This is a wonderful opportunity for us at Boulevard Dental to share with you some tips for caring for your children’s teeth! Children should visit a dentist by age one or when their first tooth appears. We can help you prevent dental problems, since children can get cavities […]

8 Bad Brushing Habits

You may think you have everything under control as it relates to your brushing habits. But what if you are wrong? It could have serious consequences to your dental health. The American Dental Association (ADA), in their online Mouth Healthy article, “8 Bad Brushing Habits,” lays out 8 common, bad brushing habits and their solutions. […]

You Want to Pierce WHAT???

My grandmother took me to get my ears pierced when I was seventeen. (I had finally convinced my dad that God would still love me if I had holes in my ears)! We went to Pomeroys in the Berkshire Mall, where I believe they had a nurse come once a month to do ear piercing. […]

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 […]