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Dental Fun Facts

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Blog Posts, homepage | Comments Off on Dental Fun Facts

Facts about Teeth and Dentistry The average American spends 38.5 total days brushing their teeth over a lifetime. People who drink 3 or more glasses of soda each day have 62% more tooth decay, fillings and tooth loss than others. Put down the pop and sports drinks and pick up some nice fresh water instead. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. If you don’t floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. Make sure you brush and floss twice a day! If you’re right handed, you will chew your food on...

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Bottled Water – Bad for Your teeth???

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in Blog Posts, homepage | 2 comments

Is it true bottled water can wear away the enamel off your teeth? It’s common knowledge that acidic foods and drinks are not good for our teeth. Without diving too far into a chemistry lesson on acids and bases, a simple explanation is an acid has a pH level below 7. Tooth enamel dissolves at a pH of 5.5. Many sports drinks, sodas or citrus juices have a pH level of around 3.5. Is bottled water the safest beverage of choice? The answer may be no! Many bottled waters are labeled as spring water, when it fact they come from aquifers. Their...

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Summer 2015

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Blog Posts | Comments Off on Summer 2015

Delmarva Dental Services Greetings! Did you know that watermelon is summer’s favorite vegetable? Yes, vegetable and not a fruit! It is part of the cucumber, pumpkin, and squash family. Who knew?!  Fruit or veggie, watermelon is 92 percent water and the average American eats 15 pounds of watermelon a year. Just don’t tell the kids it’s a veggie. It will ruin it for them. Decisions,...

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Same Day Appointments? We have time for you!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Blog Posts, homepage | 11 comments

People assume that a dentist can’t accommodate urgencies and emergencies.   Many probably can’t.  But at Delmarva Dental Services our business is built upon patient convenience, that’s why we started doing evening and Saturday appointments years ago.  And with multiple dentists on staff (including our newest dentist, Dr. Leigh Auchey) chances are when you call us this morning we can get you in right away.   So if you are in pain, call us first.  If you are a new patient, save time by filling out...

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January 2015

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Blog Posts | Comments Off on January 2015

January 2015 Good Things Happen Here!                It seems that everything has an opposite. Day-night, sweet-sour, hot-cold… could go on and on. Another opposite-beginning and end. Think about that one. ...

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Delmarva Dental Services Welcomes Dr. Leigh Auchey!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in Blog Posts, homepage | 0 comments

  New dentist brings renewed enthusiasm to local dental practice.       Delmarva Dental Services in Salisbury, Maryland, a local practice consisting of Dr. Robert Esham, Dr. Joseph Harmon, Dr. Raymond Makowske and Dr. Janet Cypher, offering general and cosmetic dentistry services, announces a new addition to their team, their 5th dentist, Dr. Leigh Auchey.       Dr. Auchey moves back to this area from York, Pennsylvania where she had been part of a private practice the past 6 years....

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Fall 2014

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

   Delmarva Dental Services Good Things Happen Here! Autumn 2014 Say what?   90% of systemic diseases have oral manifestations.   What does this mean?  It means that many diseases can start or be made worse by problems in your mouth. This is why it...

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Pro’s and Con’s of Pacifiers & Sippy Cups

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Blog Posts | 1 comment

Research by Dr. Robert Esham, DDS     Pacifiers, advantages: Soothing, comfort and anxiety control A key method of pain relief for undergoing minor painful procedures (according to American Academy pf Pediatrics) Use shortened hospital stays, caused earlier transition to bottle feeding and improved bottle feeding (according to Cochrane Review) Keeps infants from getting in habit of sucking thumb or fingers Pacifiers, disadvantages: No long term negative effects if child stops use by 2 to 3 years....

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Botox Party May 30 – You’re Invited!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

Delmarva Dental Services invites you and your friends to a Botox Party on May 30, 2014 from 4 to 7pm.   A beautiful smile is the first step to looking younger.  The next is Botox, and for your convenience Delmarva Dental Services offers this service at our dental offices on 1310 Belmont Avenue in Salisbury, Suite 301.   Refreshments, door prizes and discounts are offered.   Call us for more details and to RSVP – 410-742-3000.  Hope to see you...

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Winter 2013

Posted by on Dec 15, 2013 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

A Message from Delmarva Dental Services Happy Holidays!               December 2013 Greetings! Another year is quickly coming to a close. As we travel through the few remaining days left in 2013, take time to celebrate. Celebrate all the joys, triumphs, smiles and good times. Celebrate too, the trials and challenges you may have endured. How have they shaped us? What have we learned? How has all that we have faced in our lives during 2013 made...

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