Why selling your home yourself is a BAD idea

submitted by Lynne Kelleher, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors – Newtown Office

Probably for the same reason they say that attorneys who represent themselves have fools for clients – and attorneys are educated about the process and presumably, understand the law! Below are some reasons that becoming a “For Sale By Owner” may not be the best idea:

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The importance of periodontal charting

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S., Bucks County Dental Design

If you have ever found yourself in a dental chair, with your mouth open, while the hygienist uses an instrument to measure your gums, tooth by tooth, you are one lucky patient. You are lucky (or maybe just smart) because you have chosen an office that cares about your periodontal health.

The process described above is called periodontal charting. It is usually done by the hygienist while a staff member records the information in your chart. The hygienist will state numbers while going around each side of each tooth. These numbers are creating a “picture” of the health of your gums. Lower numbers are good; the higher numbers indicate potential problems (4 & 5) or existing problems (above 5).

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What is Invisalign?

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S., Bucks County Dental Design

Of the many advances in the field of dentistry in the last 15 years, one of the most exciting has been the introduction of a new orthodontic (teeth straightening) system, commonly referred to by the trade name “Invisalign.” This new system, available through orthodontists and many general dentists, alleviates some of the common problems of the old metal braces. It is a technology that will work for most, but not all, problems that require traditional braces.

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End of year dental health tips

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S., Bucks County Dental Design

As we get into the activities of the holidays, and look towards a new year, it is the time to wrap up a few things up before 2014 fades away. From a dental perspective, here are a few tips.

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Some common seller positions when selling and why you shouldn’t take them

submitted by Lynne Kelleher, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Fox Roach Realtors Newtown Office

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Smoking and dental health

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S., Bucks County Dental Design

While everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health, it is a terribly hard habit to break. This article is an attempt to give smokers a few more reasons to quit, and to give people who love smokers a little more ammunition to use in encouraging a smoking cessation plan.

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No downtime face and body contouring treatments

submitted by Valerie Higgins, LMA, The Spa at Lifestyle

Now that summer is over and we are getting back to reality, maybe you have noticed that you look more tired than you feel or that your jaw line isn’t as tight as it used to be. Don’t worry, there are things you can do! Anti-aging products can help, but if you really want to make a change and can’t afford the downtime from a surgical procedure then it is time to consider a non-invasive treatment, like the Venus Legacy.

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Review your health history with your dentist

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S., Bucks County Dental Design

One of the most important tools that your dentist has is a complete and thorough health history for each patient. Before completing any dental work, your dentist will review your health history and discuss with you aspects of your history that will have an impact on your dental work.

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Tips for preschoolers’ dental care

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S., Bucks County Dental Design

Each fall brings a whole new group of children starting their journey into the formal education process – preschoolers! These three- and four-year-olds, who are becoming students for the first time, should also become dental patients.

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Back to school with healthy skin

submitted by Brittany Bray, BA, LMA, Aesthetic Director at The Spa at Lifestyle

Going back to school is a time for new beginnings! New routines and schedules, new friends, new responsibilities. With all these changes to one’s environments, it’s important to continue to care for your skin. Problematic skin can sometimes be treated with just a few simple changes to your regimen.

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