William T. McMaugh, DDS
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“I love my job most when I help patients realize that they can receive the treatment they need without fear or discomfort.” - Dr. McMaugh


Why Your Child’s Oral Health Habits are Important

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If you’re a parent, we don’t have to tell you that raising kids is a lot of work! There are many responsibilities, but if oral health isn’t a priority for your child, it should be.

Have you ever had a mild toothache that left you feeling irritable and out of sorts? But, as an adult, you know that all you have to do is call your dentist who will address the problem and provide the relief you need.

But imagine you’re a little child with the same uncomfortable toothache. If they are too young to understand what pain is, they not only hurt, but they may be confused and not understand ...

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3 Cosmetic Dental Services We Offer at Our Practice

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Whether you're dealing with missing teeth, or just the normal wear and tear that happens over the years, these issues can diminish the appearance of your smile. The good news is that modern dentistry offers solutions and numerous options for restoring your smile, or creating the smile of your dreams.

Here are some of the services you'll find when you visit your cosmetic dentist in Harleysville, PA.

Porcelain Crowns and Bridges

Today's dental crowns are typically made of porcelain, which is not only durable, but also highly aesthetic and natural looking. Crowns are designed to restore teeth that have been fractured or damaged by deep decay. They can be customized to match ...

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Improve the Appearance of Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

Woman Smiling with Dental Bridge

Life with a failing tooth is unpredictable. Eating and chewing may difficult and painful. Smiling may feel embarrassing due to the appearance of your tooth. If your tooth is already missing, the situation could even be worse.

The good news is that there are excellent solutions for restoring your smile, and a bridge may be the right one for your needs. Here is everything you should know about dental bridges in Souderton, PA.

What is a Dental Bridge?

A bridge is an appliance that is fixed into your mouth, which means that it can't be removed. It has a crown on either side that anchor to your healthy teeth. In between the ...

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Correcting Oral Surgery Myths

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Learning that you need oral surgery may feel scary and even overwhelming. This is because there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding oral surgery and what it entails. Here are a few of the common myths we hear and the truths to go with them!

Myth #1: Oral Surgery is Painful

Truth: Thanks to modern dentistry and excellent anesthetics most patients don't feel a thing during their procedure. It is common to feel some soreness for the first few days after your surgery, but this can be successfully managed with prescription or over-the-counter pain medication as needed. Most patients are pleasantly surprised at how little pain they actually felt throughout the ...

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Pain, Swelling, and Other Symptoms? You Might Have a Dental Emergency

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It started off with sensitivity to hot coffee. While it made your mornings more challenging, you didn't worry too much because it dissipated quickly. The next thing you knew, your tooth woke you up during the night, with pain and swelling and this time it wasn't going away. It's time to contact your dentist because you may be experiencing an emergency.

What is Causing My Pain?

Your pain is likely indicating a dental infection. This is typically caused by decay that has progressed into the nerve of your tooth, and it's important to note that a dental infection needs to be treated right away to prevent it from spreading to other ...

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Don't Conceal Bad Breath – Get Rid of It!

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Bad breath is embarrassing for everyone!

If you're the one that has it, people may shy away from you. It's also uncomfortable to tell someone they have bad breath, or halitosis.

In many cases, mouthwash isn't enough to eliminate your bad breath. The good news is that your dentist in Harleysville has some additional solutions for you.

Brush Your Tongue

Take a minute to brush your tongue whenever you brush your teeth. Bacteria can often hide in your tongue, and a quick brush can eliminate the bad breath they can cause. It doesn't add extra time to your routine, and it could be the cure for your halitosis.

Drink More Water

Many of the caffeinated ...

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It's Back to School Time! Schedule Your Exams!

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It’s that time of year when parents everywhere are busy getting their kids ready for the first day of school. You have all the necessary school supplies, your child has picked out their outfit, and you have a cupboard full of healthy snacks for lunches.

But your child isn’t 100% ready for school unless they have had a thorough dental exam. Children with a healthy smile are a lot happier and more productive in school than those with poor oral health.

How Oral Health Impacts Your Child

Dental caries (cavities) are the most common chronic childhood illness. An estimate provided by the National Institutes of Health indicates that 23% of children between ...

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Dear Friends, Due to Covid-19, we have made a lot of changes to the office. We have put in new negative pressure rooms with HEPA filters to keep us all safer as well as many other protocols. We are also slowly catching up on our hygiene appointments. Having just opened up for hygiene the beginning of July, and new protocols, it will take us a while, though. Thank you for your patience during these trying times.
Please stay safe and call us if you have any dental issues or questions.  Take care.

William T McMaugh DDS and staff.