Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Use This Toothbrush – Your Dentist in Boiling Springs Explains Why

June 14, 2018

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white and blue electric toothbrushIn your quest for excellent oral health, any time you can find an edge, it’s a definite plus. One of the most logical places to start your journey is with your oral hygiene. As you examine your efforts, you wonder, “Is there a way to get more out of brushing my teeth and to prevent dental problems?” Your dentist in Boiling Springs says there is – by using an electric toothbrush. As you read on, you’ll discover why.

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Why Do I Have to Replace a Back Tooth?

May 18, 2018

Man talking to dentist about tooth replacementMany patients think that missing teeth that aren’t visible when they smile don’t need to be replaced, but tooth replacement is about much more than just the way your smile appears. There are a number of oral health concerns that can arise when patients neglect to replace even a single missing tooth. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the many ways that foregoing tooth replacement can adversely affect your oral health.
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Which Toothaches Can a Dentist in Boiling Springs Help With?

April 16, 2018

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man dental painWhat are some things that can turn a good day upside down? A fender bender is one. Bombing an interview may be another. But nothing tops this one: a constant, pounding toothache that just won’t quit! If you’ve ever had a toothache in the past, you know what we’re talking about.

The good news about toothaches is that you don’t have to conquer them alone—at least not when you have an excellent dentist in Boiling Springs on your team! Learn more about toothaches and how to quickly address them in this week’s blog post.

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Your Dentist in Boiling Springs Says Brushing Twice a Day’s Vital

March 2, 2018

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man smiling while brushing teethOral health is important to you, but you’re not quite sure what you could be doing better to improve yours. After all, you brush your teeth at least once a day. Shouldn’t that be enough? Your dentist in Boiling Springs says, unfortunately, that doesn’t provide enough frequency to rid your mouth of the harmful bacteria that lead to tooth decay and a host of other oral problems. As you continue reading, he’ll go into detail about how often you should be brushing daily and the importance of oral hygiene in your dental health.

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Your Boiling Springs Dentist Explains Differences Between Sexes

February 5, 2018

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man and woman staring face offAlthough each group has the same parts that make up their oral structures, studies show there are glaring differences between the way men and women practice and approach oral care. Your Boiling Springs dentist says the gulf between the two needs to be closed and that both men and women should be aware of the dangers that loom for each of them. As you continue reading, learn how problems can be prevented through greater awareness, improved practices and preventive dentistry.

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Your Dentist in Boiling Springs Explains Process of Deep Cleaning

January 8, 2018

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A girl having her dental exam.Gum disease is easily one of the most common forms of disease in the U.S. and the world. It’s estimated that approximately 80% of American adults are affected by gum disease. It contributes to tooth loss, heart disease, diabetes, and even stroke. So how is your dentist in Boiling Springs fighting back in favor of your oral health?

Through a process known as deep cleaning, you dentist can protect you from disease in ways that no at-home care alone can. That’s why making it to your dentist has become so imperative. With this information, you’ll be going into the dentist office with confidence that you’re in good hands.

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Are There Different Types of Dental Bridges?

December 8, 2017

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An implant supported bridge.A missing or compromised tooth affects the quality of your life. Eating and chewing food becomes difficult, and you may feel embarrassed about talking and smiling. A dental bridge in Carlisle can be a good option for replacing one or more adjacent missing teeth. Here are some of the different types of bridges that may be an excellent solution for your needs.

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Stop Tooth Sensitivity with Your Dentist in Boiling Springs

November 17, 2017

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Woman experiencing tooth sensitivityHave you found yourself avoiding many of your favorite foods, like ice cream and soups, because it causes your teeth to become painful? If temperature changes and inhaling air causes you pain, you may be suffering from tooth sensitivity. This is a relatively common problem that develops as the enamel becomes thinner, causing the dentin to become exposed. If home remedies have failed to give you relief, your dentist in Boiling Springs can help with a fluoride treatment.
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What You Need to Know About Loose Dental Implants

October 9, 2017

Dentist showing female patient dental implant postIf you’ve invested in dental implant retained restorations, your new smile should stay whole, healthy, and properly functioning for two or more decades. Unfortunately, some patients are not so lucky. When the dental implant tooth replacement process is completed correctly or implants aren’t cared for properly, the result can be a loosened or failing implant. Keep reading to learn more about the causes of loosening dental implant posts and how to talk to your dentistry team about dental implants.
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Did You Know That Your Oral Health Can Affect Your Overall Health?

September 16, 2017

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A woman having a dental examination.Just as they say your eyes are the windows to your soul, your teeth can often be the view into other aspects of your overall health. Did you know that your dentist in Boiling Springs may be able to identify other health concerns occurring in your body just by examining your teeth? Here are some of the conditions he may be able to help diagnose.

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We offer a number of dental care services, including periodontal therapy, restorative dentistry, and dental implants. Starting with general dentistry for maximum health, we can help you achieve a smile that will last for years to come. Your entire family is welcome at our Carlisle, PA dental office, and we look forward to helping you attain optimum oral form and

Dr. Thomas P. Neslund

Dr. Thomas Neslund graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1986 with a BS in Natural Sciences and a minor in Economics. While attending IUP, Dr. Neslund played soccer 4 years for the Crimson Hawks. Receiving his DMD degree from the University Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1990, Dr. Neslund took an interesting path to start his career. That year, he was commissioned in the US Public Service, Indian Health Service.

Meet Dr. Neslund

If you are in Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Boiling Springs, Shippensburg or surrounding Pennsylvania communities, contact Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for an appointment today. Let Dr. Neslund show you what he can do for your smile.