Hyperdontia: How Many Teeth Should I Have?

Do you know someone with too many teeth? While you might think that having more of something is a good thing, this is not one of those circumstances. There is a little-known condition called hyperdontia whereby an individual may have more than the normal amount of teeth. Around 200,000 people in the U.S. suffer from this problematic condition. As a... 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 »

Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Oral Emergency Treatments

When an oral emergency occurs, the first few moments after an accident are extremely important to make sure your recovery has the highest chance of success and lowest recovery time. It is imperative to stay calm and to not merely attempt to brush off the situation, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem. Create an improved oral health... read more »

Your Oral Health and Exercise

How many times have you heard that exercise is important if you’re interested in staying in shape? How often have you heard that you should also exercise if you’re interested in keeping your heart, body, and even your brain healthy? Conversely, have you heard that exercising regularly will also help you keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong? You... read more »

Important Facts About Dentures

If you have or are interested in getting dentures, there are a few instructions that come with them. Because they are not your natural teeth, they may need a little extra care and attention. When you remove them from soaking overnight, never let them dry out or they can chip and crack. Because they are removed, always exercise extreme care... read more »