PA Department of Health Ruling Regarding Dental Appointments

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Women’s Dental Health

Oral hygiene should change based on each stage of a woman's life, i.e. puberty, menstruation, pregnancy and menopause. In each of these unique stages, hormones make a woman’s gums more sensitive to plaque.

Are Dentures Right for Me?

Teeth and dental care is very personal, so when you suffer from tooth loss it can be difficult to figure out what to do. Dentures are a solution for tooth loss that has been around since the early 7th Century and thankfully dental technology has improved tremendously since then.

Your Teeth’s Partner: Your Gums

We all know brushing and flossing are imperative for healthy teeth, but what about your gums? Gums, or Gingiva, are soft tissue that surround and seal your teeth, and their health is as important as your teeth’s health. Learn simple tips to keep your gums healthy!

Holiday Comfort Foods and Your Smile

As the holiday season is upon us and the weather gets chillier, we all start craving warm comfort foods and sweet desserts; hot cocoa, cider, cookies, bundt cakes, the list of wonderful winter foods goes on. However, the holiday season is a time when we have to be especially aware of what we are eating in regards to our teeth.

Three Rivers Dental Explores New Oral Health App

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could measure the amount of bacteria and hydration levels in our mouths to prevent bad breath and unnecessary trips to the dentist? Well, there’s about to be an app for that.

Men’s Dental Health

The AGD cited several studies that suggest men are more inclined to visit a dentist only when a problem arises. But since preventative care is crucial, they put together a list of some tips that men can take to make sure they have a healthy set of teeth for many Father’s Days to come.

How to Floss Safely and Pain-Free

Flossing is one of the best things you can do to keep your teeth healthy, but only if you floss correctly. Here’s the American Dental Association’s guide on how to floss your teeth to gain the benefits of flossing without the pain.

What are My Teeth Made of?

Teeth are the hardest substance in the human body. Are they bone or something more? Many layers, substances, and different kinds of connective tissues keep the teeth strong and in place.

Sedation Dentistry: What to Expect

Sedation dentistry, otherwise known as “sleep dentistry,” uses medication to help patients relax when they visit the dentist. At Three Rivers Dental, our extensive experience in sedation dentistry helps you relax before, during, and after your procedure.

Brushing Up On Brushing Teeth

Follow these eight tips to safe, healthy tooth brushing for sparkling white teeth! Learn the essentials of brushing and maintaining a healthy smile.

Gingivitis 101

Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease involving inflammation of the gums caused by not brushing and flossing the teeth enough. When plaque is not removed by brushing and flossing, it produces toxins that can irritate gum tissue, causing Gingivitis.

5 Tips to Holiday Dental Safety

Keeping your smile healthy during the holiday season doesn’t necessarily mean avoiding sugar entirely--it means making good choices around which sweet foods to eat. Learn how to keep your teeth safe during the holidays.

Daily Flossing Can Save Your Life!

Keeping your smile healthy during the holiday season doesn’t necessarily mean avoiding sugar entirely--it means making good choices around which sweet foods to eat. Flossing makes your teeth look cleaner, whiter, and smoother, and it improves your breath.

Overcoming Fear

Overcoming fear of the dentist can be the greatest roadblock to lasting dental health. At Three Rivers Dental, we offer a variety of relaxation options to make your visit pleasant and stress-free.

Location, Location, Location

Our Greentree, Cranberry, Greensburg, and Jennerstown offices are open and conveniently serve the Western Pennsylvania area. Each location offers plenty of free parking. The first exam and x-rays are free, so book an appointment, select an office and come on in. Your smile will say it all.