Why Dental Checkups Matter to Your Oral Health

Of course you are eager to visit a dentist when you have a bad toothache or broke a tooth as a result of a fall or a dental accident. However, instead of only seeking dental care to repair your smile, it’s much more beneficial to receive preventive dental care, even if you don’t think you have an oral issue. We... read more »

Help Your Smile Thrive Even If You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, at Ariel Dental in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, we understand how important it is to provide excellent oral care to ensure a healthy smile. Diabetes affects more than 29.1 million people in the U.S. alone, and keeping your condition managed and building a strong immune system is vital. When you have diabetes, your saliva production is lowered,... read more »

Helpful Information About the Mouth-Body Connection

You have probably heard of the mind-body connection, as this is a popular topic. However, have you heard of the mouth-body connection? Visiting our dental office often isn’t just about cleaning your teeth or getting a dental filling placed; it is about your overall health. This is because the health of your mouth can influence the rest of your body.... read more »

A Smile Can Be Restored with Dental Implants

What are dental implants? For a patient who is missing one or more permanent teeth, Drs. Scrimalli, Ratchford, & Ahmadzadeh may recommend dental implants in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania. A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the missing tooth and its root. A dental implant is made up of a titanium post and a dental restoration. What can dental... read more »

Can Wearing a Mouth guard Save My Smile from Harm?

According to the American Dental Association, more than 200,000 injuries to the mouth are prevented every year because people wore mouth guards to protect their smile. If you engage in contact sports or other athletic activities, you might consider wearing an athletic mouth guard. This simple appliance shields your smile from injury by covering and cushioning the upper teeth and gums,... read more »