Dr. James Park DMD and the team at Park Dental of Colmar are pleased to provide professional and caring dental services to their patients from Colmar PA and the surrounding communities. Our dental services include: adult, children's, cosmetic, family, general, laser, preventive and restorative dentistry.
In-House Tooth ExtractionsIf a tooth has too much damage or is deeply infected, of if third molars are impacted, extraction may be the best solution to the problem. We perform most extractions in our office, so you don’t have to be inconvenienced with a referral to another office. Our compassionate manner will make you feel comfortable in our care for this treatment.
Below is an excerpt from an article found on Colgate.com that was written by Donna Pleis
You already know the value of regular tooth brushing and flossing to the prevention of tooth decay and gum disease, but what you eat can help too. Here are a few tips for healthy teeth involving simple foods that may be more helpful to your dental health than you thought they were.
An Element of Strength The mineral, fluoride, plays an important role in building strong teeth and bones, and ultimately protecting your teeth against tooth decay. This is why fluoride has been included in toothpastes like Colgate Cavity Protection and many community water supplies. But did you know it's also found naturally in many foods? Any fluoride you ingest is absorbed and distributed throughout the body, according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), though most of it deposited into your bones and teeth.
So, to give you and your family's teeth an extra bit of strength now and then, serve up foods with n…
An Affordable Alternative for Multiple Missing TeethIf you have multiple missing teeth, creating a void in your mouth, a bridge may be the right solution for you. Custom created from the same superior composite materials, a bridge is fastened on both sides of your gap with crowns, restoring the function, comfort, and fullness of your smile to your mouth.
A Crown Restores a Damaged ToothDr. Park can rescue a tooth that has been broken or worn down to a point where a basic filling won’t bring it back to full functionality. By installing a crown, he can save and add substance to your damaged tooth. In addition, the top-of-the-line composite materials he uses to create your crown will appear so natural, you’ll have difficulty distinguishing it from a real tooth.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. This month we are featuring information found on MouthHealthy.org that discuss how diabetes can affect your dental health. Below is one way that diabetes can affect your oral health.
Have you ever noticed a cold sore or a cut in your mouth that doesn’t quite seem to go away? This can be another way that diabetes may affect your mouth. Poor control of blood sugar can keep injuries from healing quickly and properly. If you have something in your mouth that you feel isn’t healing as it should, see your dentist.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. This month we are featuring information found on MouthHealthy.org that discuss how diabetes can affect your dental health. Below are two ways that diabetes can affect your oral health.
Change in Taste
Your favorite flavors might not taste as rich as your remember if you have diabetes. It can be disappointing, but take the opportunity to experiment with different tastes, textures and spices to your favorite foods. Just take care not to add too much sugar to your food in an effort to add flavor. Not only can this affect the quality of your diet, it can also lead to more cavities. If you have a persistent bad taste in your mouth, see your dentist or doctor.
Diabetes affects your immune system, leaving you more vulnerable to infection. One common among people with diabetes is a yeast infection called oral thrush (candidiasis). The yeast thrive on the higher amount of sugar found in your saliva, and it looks like a white layer coating your to…