Category Archives: General Dentistry

Portrait of a beautiful woman holding a glass of water

Common causes of bad breath and how to fix them

Having fresh breath is important, especially when it comes to business and personal relationships. Bad breath can have an impact on how successful your blind date is or how your business clients might view you. Some patients have specific incidents of bad breath, while others might deal with it daily. Bad breath, known medically as […]


Oral healthcare recommendations for each life stage

Regardless of your age, it is important that you take good care of your smile. However, there are certain stages in a patient’s life during which certain steps should be taken to ensure proper oral health and wellness. Below is a quick guide to the care needed during different times in one’s life as recommended […]


What can vaping do to my smile?

We’ve known for years that smoking and chewing tobacco is bad for overall health and wellness. However, the introduction of e-cigarettes and vaping products has hit the market and made vaping a popular habit. However, many patients believe that vaping is much better for you than smoking cigarettes—but is it really? Drs. Gary McDowell and […]


When is the removal of wisdom teeth necessary?

Whether you are having problems with your wisdom teeth or find that they are not causing any problems, it is important to work with your dentist to determine if you may need wisdom tooth removal down the road. Some patients are able to keep their wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, without any problems, […]


What causes permanent teeth to become loose?

As a child, you may recall the excitement of losing your baby tooth and leaving it under the pillow for the Tooth Fairy. Unfortunately, the next set of teeth are not replaced by another set, making it important that these permanent teeth are NOT lost! That is why dental provides such as the team at […]



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 […]


Dentures Abington PA | Teeth Whitening Jenkintown PA

Why Comfortable Dentures Matter

Dentures used to get a bad rap, but with so many adjustments and changes in how they are made, they are no longer the joke they used to be. Nowadays, dentures can fit your mouth comfortably while giving you a more natural-looking smile that will make your friends ask you if you have dentures at […]


Request A Consultation

sign-edit

Office Hours

  • Mon:8:00AM-7:00PM
  • Tues:7:00AM-4:00PM
  • Wed:7:00AM-2:00PM
  • Thur:8:00AM-7:00PM
  • Fri:    7:30AM-3:00PM
  • * All indicated fields must be completed.
    Please include non-medical questions and correspondence only.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.