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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

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Dental Fear and Kids: Getting Past the TV Stereotypes

Children's Dental Anxiety | Harleysville PA

Dentists have certainly had to do a lot of PR to show patients that we’re not just scary people in white coats. Even as patients are seeing for themselves that we really are good guys, the negative stereotype persists.

Pediatric dentistry is an important part of your child’s overall healthcare, and the team at our Harleysville dental office is committed to changing this perception.

Sometimes it’s difficult enough to convince adults that dentistry can actually be a pleasant experience. But kids are like little sponges – they pick up everything they see and hear even though you may not realize it. When they constantly see or hear negative portrayals of dentists, you ...

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The Benefits of Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry | Harleysville PA

Giving your child the gift of optimum oral health is something that will last and benefit them for a lifetime. By teaching them the importance of their oral health, and providing them with positive experiences at the dentist, you're setting them up for lifetime of success in their future dental appointments. Dr. William T. McMaugh understands how critical these initial visits are for your child, and for this reason we focus on offering exceptional pediatric dentistry in Harleysville.

When Should My Child's First Visit Be?

Dr. McMaugh likes to see children for their first dental visits around the age of three years old. Of course, if you have questions or concerns about ...

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Types of Oral Surgery

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Hearing the news that you need oral surgery may seem overwhelming, however it may not be as bad as you think when you're working with a seasoned professional like Dr. William McMaugh. We're proud to offer comprehensive dentistry at our practice, which means that Dr. McMaugh can guide you comfortably through oral surgery in Harleysville. When you understand the procedure you're having done, it doesn't seem as daunting, so here's more information on different types of oral surgery to help ease your mind.

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom teeth are the last of our molars to arrive around the age of 18-25 years old. They erupt in the very back of your mouth ...

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Why Taking Good Care of Your Child's Baby Teeth is Important

Taking Good Care of Your Child's Baby Teeth | William T. McMaugh DDS

Did you know that it's important to start brushing your child's baby teeth as soon as they arrive? Why, you might ask, is it so important to care for these small teeth that will fall out in few years anyway? Great question! Dr. William McMaugh, your premiere kids dentist in Harleysville, has the answers for you.

The Importance of Baby Teeth

Believe it or not, these small teeth have very important work to do. Baby teeth help your child learn how to eat solid foods, and they also help your child learn language and how to speak. One of their biggest responsibilities however, is to hold space for, and guide their permanent ...

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How to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery

Oral Surgery | William T. McMaugh DDS

If you are getting ready to undergo oral surgery, no matter what kind of procedure, there will like be some kind of preparation needed. Here's some tips on how you can best ensure that you are ready: 

  • Consult your dentist: Depending on your unique surgery and dental health needs, your entire process will be different. Your dentist and team will be able to walk you through all the details for what to expect on the day of your surgery, which is vital. Then, they'll review specific ways in which you should prepare. If you are undergoing a more extensive surgery, and will be receiving general anesthesia, you may be required to not ...

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Benefits of porcelain crowns and bridges

Dentist in Lansdale | Dental crowns and bridges

If your tooth is need has been injured or fractured beyond the scope of what a dental filling can repair, or perhaps you struggle with missing one or more of your teeth, you may find yourself in need of a dental crown or bridge. This news may seem distressing at first, however these reliable restorations will add beauty, strength and function to your smile once again. Your cosmetic dentist in Harleysville discusses the benefits of porcelain crowns and bridges.

What is a Dental Crown?

A crown is designed to replace your entire tooth and it fits over your remaining tooth structure like a cap. Made completely of porcelain this restoration is both ...

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Cosmetic Dental Options

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Your smile says a lot about you! It's actually one of the first things people notice when they meet you. Are you satisfied with the appearance of your teeth? Have you ever considered enhancing your smile? Did you know that cosmetic dentistry offers many options for improving your teeth and smile? Here are some of the options you have when you work with your cosmetic dentist in Harleysville.

Cosmetic Bonding and Tooth-Colored Fillings

Composite resin is the material of choice these days for dental fillings because it's not only durable, it's also aesthetically appealing. This material is pliable and easy for your dentist to work with. Because it can be custom blended, ...

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