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Why might I need dental extractions?

Dental extractions are a dreaded procedure for most patients. The idea of having teeth manually removed by the dentist may seem scary. However, there are many situations in which Abington, PA area patients may need to have one or more teeth extracted. At McDowell Dental Group, Drs. Gary and Ashley McDowell work routinely with patients […]


The purpose of root canal therapy

Tooth infections are known to be extremely problematic for patients, often causing extreme pain and discomfort. But instead of extracting the tooth, many patients can save the tooth by undergoing root canal therapy. Root canal therapy, sometimes just referred to by patients as a “root canal.” What happens during endodontic therapy? A root canal is […]


How Botox and fillers work to rejuvenate the smile

Cosmetic dentistry is often focused on the appearance of the teeth and gums. But what about the rest of the face? Patients seeking a more youthful look are encouraged to ask their dentists at the McDowell Dental Group about services beyond the smile, including cosmetic injectables. What are cosmetic injectables? Many patients think of cosmetic […]



Dental Implants Abington & Jenkintown, PA

Understanding the True Cost of Dental Implants—They’re More Affordable Than You Might Think!

Drs. Gary and Ashley McDowell work with patients in the area of Abington, PA to help them in achieving their oral health goals. When problems occur, such as lost or extracted teeth, patients may be overwhelmed at the choices available for tooth replacement. Solutions they may consider include partial dentures, full dentures, dental bridges, and […]


Root Canal Therapy

Why root canal therapy

When Abington, PA patients are told they need root canal therapy, they are often concerned about what to expect. Are root canal treatments painful? Will they help eliminate this toothache? Is there an alternative? Why root canal therapy? There are many reasons why patients may need root canal therapy, and the dentists of McDowell Dental […]


Sensitive Teeth

How to address tooth sensitivity concerns

At McDowell Dental Group, we assist Abington, PA patients with the dental healthcare procedures and treatments they require. We can diagnosis and treat a myriad of conditions including infection, periodontal disease, and tooth decay. Drs. Gary McDowell and Ashley McDowell are committed to offering solutions for other concerns, including sensitive teeth.   What can cause […]


What Can I Expect During a Routine Dental Cleaning?

Every six months, patients of all ages are encouraged to visit their dentist to a dental examination and a dental cleaning. However, some patients wonder how important it is to make these appointments and attend them. Drs. Gary and Ashley McDowell of Abington, PA stress how vital these visits for a proactive stance towards dental […]



Cleanings & Prevention

The ABC’s of Brushing Your teeth

With school back in business, you may have a lot of homework on your mind. Whether you yourself are a student, your kids are students, or your grandkids are students, back to school time can be both fun and exciting. To stay with the spirit of the season, we have created some easy reminders for […]


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