How to Prevent Gag Reflex in the Dentist’s Chair
Posted by Ron Briglia on August 7, 2017 in Helpful Tips, Sedation Dentistry

While many people are apprehensive about getting into the dentist’s chair, the thought of doing so can be even more daunting for patients with a strong gag reflex. Avoiding going to the dentist, however, is no solution; delayed dental care due to fear of gagging can increase your risk for serious oral health concerns. Whether […]

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Dentist Approved Foods to Eat When You Get Braces
Posted by Ron Briglia on February 14, 2017 in Helpful Tips, Oral Hygiene

If you have braces, we know you have your share of days where your favorite foods are the same foods that cause you pain and discomfort. Whether you’re an adult or a teenager facing brand new or recently tightened braces, it can be difficult to find foods that are gentle on your braces and your […]

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The State of Corporate Dental Practices
Posted by Ron Briglia on January 11, 2016 in Helpful Tips, News

The trend of dental practices going corporate has taken an unexpected turn. In recent years, it has become increasingly common for customers to find dental clinics in big-box stores such as Wal-Mart. Much like the vision centers that are now a mainstay in many stores across the country, this newest twist in delivering medical care […]

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Eliminate Cleaning Worries about Dental Implants
Posted by Ron Briglia on June 1, 2015 in Blog, Helpful Tips

Even though the stories of wooden teeth are, for the most part, fictional, particularly when they apply to George Washington, the truth is that the father of our country did have continuing problems with his teeth. Those problems began when he was young, and his journals make reference to the pain and angst he suffered […]

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What You Need to Know About Natural and Gluten Free Toothpaste
Posted by Ron Briglia on February 12, 2015 in Helpful Tips, Oral Hygiene

Is gluten an issue with a member of your household? Celiac disease affects one in every 133 Americans, or about one percent of the population, according to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Celiac disease is not the only medical condition linked to celiac sensitivity, either. Some people have an unexplained sensitivity to the protein […]

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Holiday Tips For Your Teeth
Posted by Ron Briglia on December 10, 2014 in Helpful Tips, Oral Hygiene

    While the rest of the world is worrying about their waist lines this holiday season, hopefully a few will be paying special attention to their teeth and dental health, as well. That’s right, give the gift of a bright, shining smile this season by providing your teeth with the attention they need amid […]

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How Do You Know if You’re Going to a Corporate Dental Practice?
Posted by Ron Briglia on October 15, 2014 in Helpful Tips

What is a corporate dental practice? A corporate dental practice is a franchise of dental offices that mainly focuses on profit. Its operation is based on a manager telling its dental offices how much they should be billing out per day. To draw in customers, corporate practices offer lower fees and quicker appointments, which makes […]

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Your Toothbrush Needs Love Too!
Posted by Ron Briglia on July 28, 2014 in Helpful Tips, Oral Hygiene

At Briglia Dental Group, we believe that we have the best Dental Office Chester County, PA has to offer. Our success is due, in large part, because of our commitment to educating our patients about the importance of oral health care between appointments. One of the most basic things we emphasize is the importance of […]

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A Patient’s Tip to Quit Smoking
Posted by Ron Briglia on July 9, 2013 in Helpful Tips, Oral Cancer Prevention

I recently had a new emergency patient who was having toothache symptoms. During our review of his health history, I asked him if he had ever smoked. He said he quit two years ago at age 34. He had smoked from 21 to 34 years old. I then asked him what made him quit after […]

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