Merion Village Dental Blog

Articles from: January 2014

Dentist by day, duck devotee by night.

January 20, 2014

Merion Village

Categories: Around the Office

More than five years ago, Dr. Vesha’s obsession with ducks began. It has since morphed into a hobby that brings entertainment to Merion Village Dental friends, family and patients alike. In January of 2009, a flock of ahas platyrhynchos (commonly known as the mallard or wild duck, and notorious for migrating during the winter months)…
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Before Baby: Simple Steps for a Healthy Mouth

January 15, 2014

Merion Village

Categories: Dentistry FAQs, Just For Fun

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Does the calcium that my baby needs come from my teeth?

January 15, 2014

Merion Village

Categories: Dental Myths, Dentistry FAQs

No! That claim is nothing more than lingering folklore with no science to substantiate it. The calcium your baby needs is provided by your diet, not your teeth. You should not ‘lose a tooth for every baby.’

Is it safe to whiten my teeth while I’m pregnant?

January 09, 2014

Merion Village

Categories: Dental Myths, Dentistry FAQs

To be on the safe-side, you may want to add sparkling white teeth to the list of things to do after giving birth. Although there is no overwhelming evidence to prove that teeth whitening is dangerous while you’re pregnant, we don’t have definitive proof that it’s safe either. You may not want to risk it.

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