At Mullica Hill Family Dentistry, we’re committed to sharing our dental knowledge so patients have the tools to better understand and take control of their health. Education is the key that leads to making healthy choices!
Twice each month, Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky feature blog articles about a wide range of oral health topics, from sleeping better to the links between gum disease and different health conditions. Sometimes we focus on technology or other trends in dentistry. We hope the blogs we share will spark your curiosity and empower you to ask questions and make better all-around health decisions for you and your family. Feel free to share, comment, and join the conversation!
How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or regret over a habit you have trouble keeping? Did you get excited about recent headlines saying flossing isn’t necessary? We’re sorry to break the news, but as your oral… (Read More)Continue Reading »
When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington had wooden teeth, then you heard wrong. This myth is totally false—and Drs. Bo and… (Read More)Continue Reading »
It’s often said that a true friend will tell you if you have bad breath. Bad breath, formally known as halitosis, is embarrassing and can hold you back from truly enjoying your life and social situations. Like good friends, Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky in Mullica Hill will tell it to you straight. Read more… (Read More)Continue Reading »
You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, we at Mullica Hill Family Dental would like to take this opportunity to let Mullica Hill residents in on… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us in Mullica Hill are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental… (Read More)Continue Reading »
For a long time, we’ve been told to brush our teeth right after we eat, but conventional wisdom might be changing on that. Thanks to your mouth’s powerful and natural ability to clean itself, rinsing with water might actually be the best way to freshen your breath and prevent cavities after you eat. In addition… (Read More)Continue Reading »
What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally-occurring substance found in the birch tree and in many fruits and vegetables. Its chemical structure resembles a cross between a sugar and an alcohol—but it is neither. Xylitol is used as an FDA-approved artificial sweetener that can also assist in the prevention of tooth decay, so Mullica Hill… (Read More)Continue Reading »
We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Mullica Hill and as dental care professionals, we feel it our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At Mullica Hill Family Dental,… (Read More)Continue Reading »
If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function. Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This… (Read More)Continue Reading »