Gentle Dental of Blue Bell
790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Suite 103, Blue Bell, PA 19422

3 Dental Care Tips that Feed Your Need for a Healthy Smile

While some foods are bad for your teeth, did you know that others are good for them? Learn which foods are best to maintain a healthy smile.

Milk Calcium for All it’s Worth

In addition to building strong teeth and bones, calcium can also prevent many dental diseases. According to family dentistry specialists, eating a diet high in calcium may fight the development of tooth decay. As further evidence of calcium’s benefits, research shows that a diet low in calcium makes your body seek it from teeth and bones, which greatly weakens both. Basically, a lack of calcium can lead to more visits to an affordable dentist. To save your smile from tooth decay, your dentist would like you to consume more of these calcium-filled foods:

  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Kale
  • Broccoli
  • Sardines with bones
  • Salmon

See What Vitamin C can Do for Your Teeth

Studies show that not getting enough vitamin C makes you more likely to get gum disease. See, vitamin C helps your body repair tissue and fight infection. When tooth decay threatens your gums, you need this dental defense or else you’ll be in need of extensive treatment from an affordable dentist. To protect yourself from gum disease and other health problems, dental care specialists recommend eating foods that are high in vitamin C, such as all types of citrus.

Why Fruits and Vegetables Make Your Dentist Smile

According to family dentistry experts, crunching on fruits and vegetables is a powerful dental defense. This is because they require lots of crunching, which wipes bacteria off of teeth. Also, this chewing increases your amount of saliva, which rinses away bacteria. This means that an apple a day also can keep the dentist away.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Blue Bell, call Gentle Dental of Blue Bell today at (267) 439-4912 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Blue Bell. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Blue Bell, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Blue Bell.

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Yvonne was friendly and thorough
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I’ve been coming to Gentle Dental for 7 years and love it. The hygienist and dentist are very skilled and very friendly and kind. I couldn’t be more happy and pleased with my dental care. […]
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Fern is always so friendly & easy to talk to – even in the middle of a teeth cleaning. The dentist gives great advice & is extremely polite. I’ll pay for the more expensive dental plan […]
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I was kept informed every step of the way with my surgery. Dentist constantly checked on me to see if I was ok. He did a wonderful job on my surgery and explained all post-op instructions. Made me […]
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My dental hygienist is personable and knows her craft. Dr. Amrute is a genuine and honest man. He makes you feel like you’re a valued patient.
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Judy L.
The visit was very positive. I have a fear of dentists, and everyone from the staff to the dentist made me feel at ease.
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I’ve been going there for many years. They always fit me right in. They take good care of me. Everyone is friendly. Including my Dentist.
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As a new patient, I was treated as though I’d been there for years. Very personable staff.
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Really nice practice!
April M.
The staff at this office is friendly and professional. I have been going here for 3 years or so and I have only had good experiences.
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Best cleaning experience I ever had
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I am a patient of Dr. Amrute and Fern is my Dental Hygienist. Dr. Amrute is knowledgeable, patient and kind. Fern makes me feel like going to the dentist is a treat. She is personable and caring. […]
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (267) 439-4912
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