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How Successful Is Implant Dentistry?

Before undergoing any type of surgery, one of the most important questions to ask is the procedure’s effectiveness. If you’re considering tooth replacement, Dr. Lindsey Marshall can discuss the success rate of implant dentistry when you visit our Philadelphia area office. Dental implants have an exceptionally high success rate – approximately 95% to 98%. Advances… [Read more]


Is Tooth Whitening Effective on Dental Work?

The bleaching agents used by dentists are designed to penetrate tooth enamel to break up stains and return whiteness to your smile. Enamel is very different from ceramic and other materials used to repair teeth. If you live in or around Philadelphia, Dr. Lindsey Marshall can discuss the benefits and limitations of tooth whitening. No… [Read more]


How Long Does Dental Implant Recovery Take?

Once an implant is surgically placed beneath the gum line, work on your dental restoration has to stop until integration is complete. Full, healthy recovery is crucial to success with dental implants, and Dr. Lindsey Marshall helps patients throughout the Main Line navigate the entire procedure. Gum tissue typically requires 10 to 14 days to… [Read more]


Halloween Candy to Avoid With Dental Crowns

Children and adults alike find it difficult to resist the treats that are the cornerstone of every Halloween. However, if you have dental crowns (possibly due to overindulgence on past Halloweens), some sweets can pose a threat to both your restorations and natural teeth. Main Line dentist Dr. Lindsey Marshall understands that candy is a… [Read more]


5 Essential Tools for Great Dental Hygiene

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. A healthy mouth requires diligent, everyday care, which is why Dr. Lindsey Marshall urges all of her Main Line patients to embrace her preventative dentistry philosophy. Preventative dentistry is dedicated to active prevention of tooth decay, gum disease, and other health issues before treatment becomes necessary. Preventing problems instead… [Read more]


Is OTC Teeth Whitening Cheaper Than Professional Treatment?

Like any investment, people considering cosmetic dentistry want to get the biggest benefit for their smile at a price that is well within their budget. When patients visit Dr. Lindsey Marshall at her Ardmore office, many of them find that the dramatic advantages of professional tooth whitening far exceed any extra cost. Over the counter… [Read more]


General Dentistry Services for Healthy Aging

Dr. Lindsey Marshall doesn’t just believe that a beautiful smile is a focal point – it’s an expression of your personality and vitality. September is Healthy Aging Month, and Dr. Marshall would like to remind her patients in Philadelphia and throughout the Main Line how dental treatment can benefit your smile at any time of… [Read more]


Hookah Bad for Oral Health and Beauty

A report earlier this year by a local CBS affiliate found that the popularity of smoking hookah is on the rise in Philadelphia. Though a water pipe might seem safer than a cigarette, the use of any tobacco product comes with severe health risks. Before undergoing cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Lindsey Marshall will evaluate your candidacy… [Read more]


Happy National Smile Week!

The second week of August every year is National Smile Week, a time to be happy and celebrate the facial expression everyone loves. If your smile isn’t looking its best, Philadelphia cosmetic dentist Dr. Lindsey Marshall can discuss potential treatment options. Ultimately, every positive action we take for our teeth – brushing, flossing, eating right,… [Read more]


Are Orthodontics the Only Option for Straighter Teeth?

Wire braces used to be so common that they were practically a rite of passage in childhood. But not everyone is able to wear braces, and if you suffer from crooked teeth, you may wonder if you have any other options. Fortunately, Philadelphia cosmetic dentist Dr. Lindsey Marshall can recommend a variety of ways to… [Read more]


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