Shippensburg PA Dentist Blog

Get to Know Your Teeth

Do you really know your teeth or are they just “casual acquaintances”? We use them every day but do you know the difference between the different roles they play? Many people don’t know which tooth is a bicuspid and which…

4 Things You Should Know About Dental Implants

Thanks to modern dental technology, there are several options available for people who have lost permanent teeth. Bridges and removable dentures used to be the only way to restore your smile to its natural appearance, but they require maintenance and…

Do I Have TMJ?

If you’re suffering from constant headaches and pain in the jaw, you might have a problem in your temporomandibular joints, referred to as TMJ. These muscles are positioned on either side of your skull and make it possible to open…

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Dental injuries are more common than you think and can happen to anyone. A damaging blow to the face or teeth can occur during auto accidents, falls, or sports injuries, but teeth can also chip, break, or come loose during…

Root Canals 101

Root canal: Merely the name of the produces dread in people. “I’m having a root canal done.” Someone bemoans and you answer: “Oh. I’m sorry.” However, if you were to ask people what exactly a root canal is or why…

Smile On With Dental Implants

Are missing teeth making you self-conscious about your smile? Dental implants could help you to feel comfortable with smiling as much as you want again. Smile Design By Sisler in Shippensburg PA offers this restorative treatment to its’ patients. Learn…

How to Floss

Even if you’re already flossing twice daily as recommended by Dr. Zachary Sisler of Smile Design By Sisler in Shippensburg PA, you may not be doing enough to stave off tooth decay and gingivitis (gum disease). While the importance of…

Invisible Braces: The Solution for You?

There is a wide range of cosmetic and restorative concerns that can be addressed with invisible braces, from minor tooth crowding to spacing issues and mild to moderate malocclusion. Dr. Sisler is a Shippensburg area Invisalign® provider and a highly…

What Is A Dental Crown?

The dental crown can serve many purposes and is one of the most widely used dental restorations for restoring and enhancing teeth. A leading local dentist for restorative dentistry and an AACD dentist, Dr. Sisler places high-quality porcelain dental crowns…

Gum Health: Why It Matters

Did you know that your gums play a role in supporting the teeth and provide a barrier between the harmful bacteria that can be found in the mouth and your bloodstream? Healthy gums are key to both dental health and…