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When should you consider dental implants?

If you are located in Abington, PA and are missing teeth, dental implants may be the right solution for you. Dental implants are a tooth replacement option that is growing in popularity because they offer many benefits over other options like dentures or dental bridges. If you are considering dental implants, it is important to […]


When should you consider dental implants?

If you are located in Abington, PA and are missing teeth, dental implants may be the right solution for you. Dental implants are a tooth replacement option that is growing in popularity because they offer many benefits over other options like dentures or dental bridges. If you are considering dental implants, it is important to […]


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How dental bridges can put a smile on your face!

Dental bridges are one of many solutions available for patients who are faced with tooth loss. Drs. Gary McDowell and Ashley McDowell have committed themselves to helping patients find out if they are viable candidate for dental bridges. Patients choose bridges over alternative options such as partial dentures and dental implants for a variety of […]


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Signs you clench and grind your teeth, and what to do about it

If you clench and grind your teeth, it may be more than just stress. It could be a chronic condition known as bruxism. Bruxism is the medical term used for patients who clench and grind their teeth. More than just an inconvenience, this condition can also result in significant damage to the smile. At McDowell […]


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What can be done about a gap between the front teeth?

Nothing is more noticeable in the smile than a gap between the two front teeth. This condition can occur for a variety of reasons. It might be genetic, or it can occur due to missing teeth that cause the front teeth to shift out of place. Patients might avoid bringing up this imperfection for fear […]


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How a cracked tooth can cause a toothache

If your dentist has evaluated your smile and determined that you have a cracked tooth, it is essential that you speak to him or her about the options available to treat it. A cracked tooth may or may not be fixed, depending on the situation. During an evaluation with the team at McDowell Dental Group […]


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What is the process of placing a dental filling?

Sometimes you know you have a cavity. You feel sensations when enjoying hot or cold beverages, or have a tinge of discomfort when enjoying a sugary piece of candy. Other times, you may not even know one exists. Because of this, it is vital that patients visit their dentist every six months as directed by […]


Am I a candidate for a dental crown?

Whether you call them caps or covers, dental crowns are a common restorative procedure used in dentistry today. These restorations are custom-made for patients and are often recommended in situations where there are weakened or broken teeth. Drs. Gary McDowell and Ashley McDowell of Abington, PA are here to help with this or other restorative […]


How to make time for your dental appointments

If your family’s schedule is as busy as most, you know how difficult it can be to work in a routine dental visit. Between extra-curricular activities, school, work, and other household responsibilities, fitting in an hour for a cleaning seems almost impossible. Unfortunately, your oral health needs should take precedent. Our dentists at McDowell Dental […]


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Do I need dental implants?

If you are considering your options for tooth replacement to restore the function and aesthetics of your smile, you may be told by your dentist that you may want to think about the placement of dental implants. Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement solution that is often considered by patients who are seeking a […]


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