Eric J. Marsh, DMD & Michele A. Pisano-Marsh, DMD Dentistry Blog
August 16, 2023
Uncover the ideal solution for addressing age-related dental issues and rejuvenating the radiance of your smile through cosmetic dentistry. As teeth naturally experience discoloration, wear and tear, and misalignment over the years, modern cosmetic dentistry provides remarkably effective solutions. Through a range of treatments, it enhances dental aesthetics and bolsters self-confidence. Explore the advantages of cosmetic dentistry, the frequently used procedures, and its approach to managing dental concerns associated with aging.(more…)
June 24, 2023
Swimming is a great way to cool off on a hot day or stay active. Whether you’re an avid swimmer or only take a dip a few times a year, your favorite activity might come back to haunt your smile. Believe it or not, swimming in water with high levels of chlorine can damage your enamel. Once your enamel is gone, it’s gone for good. You don’t have to stay out of the pool to protect your smile. Here’s what you need to know to safeguard your teeth from dental emergencies.
May 4, 2023
Root canals as a procedure have gotten a bad rap. Most people seem to assume that they’re exceedingly painful or cumbersome, but nothing could be further from the truth. Dental anesthetics are now incredibly powerful, which makes modern root canals completely painless.
However, if you’re like lots of people, you may still want to avoid the procedure if possible. If you’ve had a toothache recently but noticed it starting to fade, you may wonder if a root canal is still necessary. Here’s why you still need to keep your appointment.(more…)
April 12, 2023
If you’re trying to clean your teeth after a meal, you may be tempted to reach for a toothpick. They have the benefit of being everywhere, which means that as you leave any restaurant you can probably get the clean you’re looking for.
However, there are some good reasons why you may not really want to use a toothpick—it could be dangerous! If you’re interested, here’s how they could do more harm than good for your smile.(more…)
March 9, 2023
St. Patrick’s Day is about two things: celebrating Irish heritage, and beer. And for some people, the beer might be a little more important. Whether it’s dyed green, dark and frothy, or just whatever your cousin brought to the barbecue, the day doesn’t feel complete if you haven’t had a pint or two.
However, alcohol can have some pretty significant effects on your teeth, especially the beer you’d likely drink on St. Patrick’s Day. If you want to know what those threats are, and how you can deal with them, here’s a guide that may be able to help you.(more…)
February 7, 2023
Valentine’s Day is approaching and it’s time to get ready for that special date. When it comes to dating, many people want to look their best. They buy a stylish outfit, get a new haircut, and maybe even wash the car. However, another important part of the package to remember is your smile! It may surprise you to know that your dating life can be impacted by the state of your oral health. Read on to learn more about the connection between your love life and your pearly whites…as well as tips to make your smile luminous for February 14!(more…)
January 30, 2023
Everybody has something that they don’t love about their smile. Wouldn’t it be nice if a fairy godmother could wave their wand and make your cosmetic issue disappear?
You can’t necessarily count on magic, but you can trust a cosmetic dentist to transform your smile in ways that hardly seem possible. In fact, the only choice you’ll have to make is which cosmetic treatment you want to undergo.
Both dental crowns and veneers can completely transform the shape and color of your teeth. Which one is right for you depends on a few factors—here’s a guide that can help you make that decision.(more…)
December 7, 2022
Are you excited about visiting your family and friends during the holidays? Other than watching Christmas movies and playing fun games, you’re bound to enjoy chowing down on all your favorite festive meals. Although many foods can take a toll on your pearly whites, certain habits can also worsen your oral health in the long run. Read on to learn what they are and tips for protecting your smile during the holidays and beyond!(more…)
November 4, 2022
The meats, the sides, the desserts – what a feast! For many people, Thanksgiving is one of the best eating days of the year. Especially if it’s a large family gathering, there can be an overwhelming number of foods to try. One thing to be aware of is how some Thanksgiving foods and beverages can stain your teeth. Keep reading to learn some foods to watch out for, different ways your teeth can become discolored, and how you can whiten your teeth.(more…)
October 20, 2022
It’s no secret that root canals are one of the most feared dental procedures. But did you know that a study conducted by the American Association of Endodontists found that a whopping 59% of patients are more afraid of this treatment than public speaking? Yikes! If you’re a part of this group, then you’ll be happy to know that root canal therapy is largely preventable. Even better, you can use your dental insurance benefits to help avoid ever needing one! Here’s how.(more…)