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We HEART Dark Chocolate for Heart Health

In honor of American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, we're taking this opportunity to remind you of the heart health benefits of dark chocolate. Yes, your dentist is advocating candy! A growing number of studies show that dark chocolate is one candy choice that may just be good for you! One source, Authority Nutrition, nicely [...]

February 3rd, 2017|Community Outreach|Comments Off on We HEART Dark Chocolate for Heart Health

Diabetes And Gum Disease

We all need to maintain a healthy oral health routine to prevent plaque from forming on our teeth, but research suggests that those with diabetes are especially vulnerable to gum disease (periodontitis). In a study published in The Journal of Clinical Periodontology,  researchers found, “Poor periodontal health is associated with worsening of glycemic control and [...]

January 12th, 2017|Gum Disease, Oral Health, Periodontal Disease, Prevention|Comments Off on Diabetes And Gum Disease

#Thankful #Gratitude #GiveThanks

THANKSGIVING is just around the corner! Not only is it a time to share good company and good food, it's a time to #GiveThanks! Thanksgiving isn’t just about the food, it’s about expressing gratitude. We’re so grateful for each of you—our valued patients and friends. Because of you, we’re excited to come into work each [...]

November 15th, 2016|Keystone Office|Comments Off on #Thankful #Gratitude #GiveThanks

National Dental Hygiene Month & The Daily 4

October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Our hygienists want to know if you are you doing "The Daily 4." We are celebrating the wonderful work our dental hygienists do every day and helping them share the importance of practicing good oral health by doing The Daily 4. The Daily 4 represent the foundation for [...]

October 26th, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on National Dental Hygiene Month & The Daily 4

Sensitive Tooth or Tooth Pain | Why Early Intervention Matters

A sensitive tooth is an indication of irritation of nerves in the tooth. Since the sensitivity may come and go with hot or cold exposure, eating acidic foods, brushing and flossing or with bite, patients tend to delay diagnosis until they are in constant pain and require emergency treatment.  A sensitive tooth or tooth ache [...]

September 19th, 2016|Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on Sensitive Tooth or Tooth Pain | Why Early Intervention Matters

Kids Dental Check-Up | Back To School

As with immunizations and physical exams, kids dental check-ups should be part of the back to school routine. Your child's periodic exam includes a cleaning, preventative fluoride treatment and an evaluation that can detect any brewing oral health problems. According to the American Dental Association, one-half of all children ages 5 to 9 have at least [...]

August 18th, 2016|Keystone Kids Club, Oral Health|Comments Off on Kids Dental Check-Up | Back To School

It’s Half Past Your Dental Benefits Plan Year!

Let Us Help You Maximize Your Dental Benefits For This Year! Insurance Benefits Typically Don’t Roll Over To Next Year. Use Them Before You Lose Them! Before year’s end, our staff at Keystone Dental Arts wants to remind you to take a look at maximizing your dental insurance benefits! Each year, your dental insurance company usually gives [...]

July 12th, 2016|Dental Insurance|Comments Off on It’s Half Past Your Dental Benefits Plan Year!

Dental Implants | Top 5 Benefits

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED TOOTH LOSS, you are not alone. In fact, more than 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth, while 178 million are missing at least one tooth. Here’s the good news: Dr. Christian of Keystone Dental Arts specializes in restorative dentistry and we have solutions for you. Dental Implants Function Much [...]

June 16th, 2016|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Oral Health|Comments Off on Dental Implants | Top 5 Benefits

Are Sports Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

Drinking energy and sports drinks on a regular basis is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. But did you know that these drinks can be extremely damaging to your teeth? Sports and Energy Drinks Are Highly Acidic It’s important to remember the purposes of each of these drinks so as not to consume them [...]

May 20th, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on Are Sports Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month | 5 Oral Cancer Stats You Need To Know

This April, the nation observes the 17th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Keystone Dental Arts joins the nation's top dental associations and health organizations in this campaign to raise awareness of oral cancer screenings and the importance of early detection. According to a survey just released by Vigilant Biosciences, Inc, a leading innovator and [...]

April 14th, 2016|Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month | 5 Oral Cancer Stats You Need To Know