If you’re like millions of Americans, then you might admit to avoiding the dentist because of paralyzing fear and anxiety. This apprehension and mistrust of going to the dentist’s office can be caused by negative childhood experiences, unfortunate past ordeals and phobias of needles and dental drills. Remember, your oral health affects your overall health, […]

Having a bad bite might make you self-conscious, but it can also lead to painful problems and expensive treatments. Signs of a bad bite, which is also known as malocclusion, are fractured teeth, sensitivity, tooth loss, headaches, jaw pain and discomfort. Malocclusion is essentially when the top and bottom teeth don’t come together correctly. This […]

Dr. Richard N. Bash, DDS, voted as the top dentist in Bucks County, PA  in The Intelligencer Best of Bucks Mont Readers Poll, believes in giving back to the community. That is why we are kicking off the season of giving early by holding the Bash Dental Thanksgiving Community Food Drive. This event takes place […]

After more than four months of waiting, the winners of The Intelligencer’s Best of Bucks Mont Readers Poll have been announced. Dr. Richard N. Bash, DDS, a highly-regarded family dentist in the Southampton, PA region, won the 2016 Best of Bucks Mont for Dentist (Individual) Award. Here is what you need to know about the […]

A Contribution from Dr. Karen Guo While the New York Times and Associated Press articles on flossing do raise some interesting perspectives on the lack of reliable research, they overstep their boundaries to report that flossing is unnecessary.  The articles fail to back up their dramatic titles properly and misguide readers in the following ways: […]

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Over the past few years, vaping has become increasingly popular. You may have seen various videos of vape tricks or have been intrigued by its multitude of different flavor choices. Vaping has been said to be safer because e-cigarettes use a lower concentration of nicotine than normal cigarettes. Vaping is also being marketed as being […]

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  You are about to undergo your first serious dental procedure. Frightened, you sit down from checking into the dental office. Picking up a magazine off the coffee table, you try to take your mind off why you are waiting by reading an article, “10 Ways to Get Your House Ready for Summer.”   After […]

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Over the past few years, you’ve probably realized that several industries have found themselves saturated with people and organizations doing the same things as each other. Companies such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime have driven companies like Blockbuster out of business. We endured the vampire trend that swept cinemas with the seemingly never-ending Twilight […]

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Many people find that going, and even scheduling an appointment with their dentist to be a nerve-racking experience. After all, if your teeth are white, you floss and swish ten ml. of Listerine in your mouth (every once in a while), why should your dentist be telling you that you have five small cavities in […]

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Your oral health is more important than you might realize. In fact, problems in your mouth could very well reveal problems affecting your entire body. Therefore, don’t fear the dentist. He or she does more than keep your smile looking great! Not only do dentists remove stains, plaque and tartar with their dual-ended picks, but […]