Per American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) – approximately three out of four Americans suffer from some form of gum disease, be it a mild case of gingivitis, or the more advanced periodontitis, and yet – only about three percent seek treatment for their gum disease. Almost fifty percent of American adults have some form of […]
One option to replace a missing tooth (or teeth) is a dental implant. Instead of reading a long article about them, the visual explanation below will give you an overview of what they are, and the process of getting a dental implant. If you have further questions, please reach out to our office!
If you’re thinking about getting Botox injections, but are unsure, or a little nervous, about what to expect – here is some insight on what happens during a Botox treatment. BOTOX® therapy for wrinkles is an injection treatment designed to reduce facial expression lines. Botox works on dynamic lines and wrinkles by injecting tiny amounts into […]
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder, and we think even the name sounds obstructive, don’t you? So, what is sleep apnea, exactly? The “apnea” refers to a breathing suspension that lasts ten seconds or longer, as breathing gets briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. There are two forms of sleep apnea: obstructive, which is much […]
When it comes to the most advanced, cutting edge dental techniques in dental offices in Lancaster, PA, Smiles By Stevens certainly exemplifies these qualities. Dr. Shea F. Stevens has been named PA’s top 20 dentists for over 4 years in a row – due to his education, expertise, professionalism and sincere care. Dr. Stevens, your […]
Dentists’ areas of care start with oral health of their patients, but also include muscles of the head, neck and jaw, the tongue, salivary glands, the nervous system of the head and neck – which makes them ideal for Botox and Dermal Filler Treatment. Dr. Stevens is part of a progressive group of dentists (approximately […]
Smiles by Stevens is pleased to announce the addition of Botox® for the treatment of TMJ Disorder, Bruxism, and moderate facial wrinkling. While many patients are aware of the benefits of Botox® in the treatment of moderate facial wrinkling, few have heard of the great success Botox® delivers to those suffering with discomfort, soreness, and […]
17 Easy Tips To Help Keep Your Teeth & Mouth Happy & Healthy From Smiles By Stevens! Click the image to download a PDF or click here.
According to statistics from the American Sleep Apnea Association, there are more than 80 million people who remain undiagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, or OSA. Due to more patients demanding treatment, dentists are needed now, more than ever, to offer solutions. Dr. Stevens, a dentist in Lancaster PA, has listened to his patients needs and […]
Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease or periodontitis, is caused by pathogenic bacteria thriving in the mouth. Toxins in plaque, produced by the bacteria, and the body’s enzymes can cause the bone and connective tissue that hold teeth in place to break down. This leads to gum recession, tooth loss, tooth sensitivity and bad […]