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How Long Do CEREC Crowns Last?

How Long Do CEREC Crowns Last?

If you’re interested in same-day CEREC crowns, you’re probably wondering how long your new smile will last you. Are these crowns just as durable as other types of dental crowns?

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Same-Day Crowns Versus Traditional Crowns: What Is Best For You?

Same-Day Crowns Versus Traditional Crowns: What Is Best For You?

Find out everything you need to know about traditional and same-day dental crowns in this short article!

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How Often Do Dental Implants Need to be Replaced?

How Often Do Dental Implants Need to be Replaced?

Because of its structure, a dental implant will look, feel, and function just like a natural tooth. Moreover, with the right care, you can enjoy your new smile for decades, even as long as 20 years or more!

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4 Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Bonding

4 Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Bonding

If this is the first time you heard about dental bonding, here's what you need to know about it. 

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Everything You Need to Know About a CEREC Same-Day Crown

Everything You Need to Know About a CEREC Same-Day Crown

Dental crowns are caps placed on teeth that suffer from decay or are chipped or cracked. Crowns can prevent the loss of the entire tooth and offer protection. Learn more here!

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Signs of Dental Implant Failure

Signs of Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants are generally safe and the entire operation tends to go smoothly from beginning to end. That's not to say that complications can't arise. While problems with dental implants are quite rare, they could happen.

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Dental Implant Timeline: What to Expect

Dental Implant Timeline: What to Expect

Dental implants are a great solution when teeth are missing or removed. A tooth implant is an artificial tooth anchored to the jawbone. But, while most people might know how an implant works, a lot of them don't know what to expect from the process of getting one.

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The Benefits of Dental Implants - Which One Is Right for You?

The Benefits of Dental Implants - Which One Is Right for You?

If you have missing teeth, the good news is that there are many benefits to dental implants!

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Is Food Stuck In Your Dental Implants? Here's How To Keep Them Clean!

Is Food Stuck In Your Dental Implants? Here's How To Keep Them Clean!

After dental implants are installed, it’s easy to have food get stuck to them. However, it’s important to keep your dental implants as clean as possible. Not only will this make your mouth look messy, but it can also cause a lot of discomforts. Here is what Dr. Mestichelli and Dr. Barnes from Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates recommend.

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Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help My Smile & My Health? Yes – And Here’s How!

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help My Smile & My Health? Yes – And Here’s How!

Interested in restoring your smile in Philadelphia? Dr. Bill Mestichelli and Dr. Michael Barnes are here to help. As experts in cosmetic dentistry, they can work with you to develop a treatment plan that restores your smile, your confidence, and your oral health.

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Am I Too Old For Dental Implants? No, And Here’s Why!

Am I Too Old For Dental Implants? No, And Here’s Why!

If you’ve lost a few teeth and are an older adult, you may be wondering if you are a good candidate for dental implants. There’s a misconception that dental implants are only right for younger patients, but that’s not the case!

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The Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures: Explained

The Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures: Explained

Thinking about improving your smile in Philadelphia? Investing in cosmetic dentistry from Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates is a great idea. But with so many different procedures available, how can you know what’s right for you? To help you out, we’ve put together some basic information about the most popular cosmetic procedures at our office. Read on to learn more.

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Dental Cleanings Are Essential – Here's What You Need To Know

Dental Cleanings Are Essential – Here's What You Need To Know

As any dentist will tell you, six-month dental cleanings are essential for your oral health. Wondering why? In this blog from Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates, we’ll discuss a few answers to common questions about dental cleanings, and help you understand why teeth cleanings in Philadelphia are so important.

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Types of Dentures & What May Be Best For You

Types of Dentures & What May Be Best For You

Dentures have been used to replace missing teeth for centuries. And though today’s dentures are much more advanced than false teeth made of wood, ivory, or other materials, they’re still used for the same thing. Dentures are a great way to restore your smile, your bite, and your self-confidence.

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What To Look For In A Dentist In Philadelphia

What To Look For In A Dentist In Philadelphia

Whether you’re new to the Philadelphia area or you’re switching dentists, you may be wondering what to look for when choosing a new dentist in Philadelphia. In this blog, Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates will take a look at a few key things to think about when you’re looking for an expert dentist in Philadelphia.

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How To Maintain Your Dental Implants – What You Need To Do

How To Maintain Your Dental Implants – What You Need To Do

If you’ve recently had dental implants placed at Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates, or you’ve gotten dental implants anywhere else in Philadelphia, you may be wondering what to do to keep your implants healthy. How can you care for them and maintain them? Read on and get a few top tips from our team.

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Why Do I Need To Do Dental Cleanings?

Why Do I Need To Do Dental Cleanings?

If you’re not a fan of seeing the dentist for six-month dental cleanings and oral exams, you’re not alone. But seeing Dr. Mestichelli or Dr. Barnes twice a year for a dental cleaning is essential for your oral health, and in this blog, we’ll explain why. 

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Why You Shouldn’t Wear Your Dentures To Bed

Why You Shouldn’t Wear Your Dentures To Bed

Dentures are a great way to quickly restore your missing teeth. But whether you wear full dentures to replace all of your teeth or partial dentures to replace just a few missing teeth, you should never wear them to bed. You need to take them out, place them in water or a denture-cleaning solution, and put them back in your mouth when you wake up in the morning. Why? Find out!

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What NOT To Do When You Have A Dental Emergency

What NOT To Do When You Have A Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies can happen to anyone. From a painful toothache that’s getting worse to a pulled-out filling or a tooth that’s loose, broken, or knocked out due to dental trauma, you need to know what to do when you’ve got a serious emergency.

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Why Is Invisalign Great For Adults?

Why Is Invisalign Great For Adults?

If you’re an adult and you’re considering orthodontic correction, Invisalign is a great option for you. There are a few reasons why Invisalign is such a great option for adult patients who want a straighter smile.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to Our New Website!

Our goal at Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates is to ensure that every patient has a superior dental experience, and we know that for many people, our website is your first impression of our practice. That’s why we took the time to spruce things up around our site!

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