Philadelphia Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Blog

What is Laser Dentistry?

Laser dentistry utilizes a high-energy beam to complete both hard tissue and soft tissue dental treatments. This revolutionary technique is fast, less invasive that previous techniques, and allows Philadelphia cosmetic dentist, Dr. Lindsey Marshall more precision and accuracy. Because it doesn’t require stitches or anesthesia, Philadelphia laser dentistry is less painful and has a faster… [Read more]


What is Painless Dentistry?

At the office of Philadelphia cosmetic dentist Lindsey Marshall, we offer the latest in dental technology to help ensure comfortable, safe procedures for all of our patients. Pain is one of the most common concerns surrounding any dental visit. By utilizing state-of-the-art cosmetic dental techniques, Dr. Marshall is able to offer painless procedures with stunning… [Read more]


Types of Dental Implants

Dental implants offer the only permanent solution for missing teeth. Unlike dentures and dental bridges, dental implants are secured into your jawbone to act as artificial tooth roots. Due to this, dental implants provide enhanced function and structural support for surrounding teeth, tissue, and bones. Once available only to those who had sufficient bone density,… [Read more]


Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Nearly everyone who is missing one or more teeth is a candidate for dental implants. Dental implants are surgically placed into the bone of your jaw allowing your body to accept them as a natural tooth root. Once accepted, dental implants offer the only permanent solution for restoring missing teeth. As an added benefit, dental… [Read more]


Porcelain Crowns

If your teeth have been damaged because of decay or trauma, a dental crown is often used to repair and protect your natural tooth. Because of the potential threat to your general health posed by metals, Philadelphia cosmetic dentist, Dr. Lindsey Marshall only offers all-porcelain crowns to her Philadelphia cosmetic dentistry patients. All porcelain crowns… [Read more]


What are Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns, also known as tooth crowns, are caps that can be placed over teeth to serve a variety of restorative and cosmetic functions. Teeth that have been severely weakened by decay or have required a large filling can be further protected with the use of a dental crown, as can teeth that are broken,… [Read more]


The Controversy Regarding Mercury Amalgam

Mercury amalgam has been used for over 150 years to repair teeth damaged by decay. In recent years, however, mercury amalgam has come under fire from several groups who feel that the leeching of mercury vapor from fillings can cause extensive, long-term health issues. Although scientific studies have yet to confirm this belief, Dr. Lindsey… [Read more]


What is Invisalign?

Orthodontic treatment is often thought of as an adolescent rite of passage. In truth, while many pre-teens and teenagers do find themselves sporting traditional braces, more and more adults are also choosing to have orthodontic work. For many of these people, Invisalign provides orthodontic correction without the discomfort and distracting appearance of traditional metal braces.… [Read more]


Bad Breath: Causes and Solutions

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is an embarrassing but all-too-common problem. Sometimes bad breath can be alleviated by avoiding certain foods, but in other cases bad breath is directly related to poor oral hygiene or specific, sometimes serious, problems with the teeth or mouth. Ardmore, Pennsylvania area dentist Lindsey Marshall, DMD, can help you… [Read more]


General Oral Hygiene

One of the most important and effective ways to keep your teeth and mouth healthy is general, everyday oral hygiene. Without constant care, your teeth are more likely to develop decay, and you are more likely to develop gum disease. In addition, visiting your dentist twice a year helps ensure that any developing problems are… [Read more]


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