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    Category: Invisalign

    July 10, 2021
    3 months ago

    We have the world’s best patients. Our office has been open for over 18 years and throughout time, our patients have chosen to come back to us again and again. We take pride in making our patients feel at home in our office. In return, our patients have shared their experiences throughout the years on review sites like Google, Yelp, and Facebook. Our patient’s feedback is very important to us as we are always trying to better ourselves. We appreciate all of the kind words. So much so, that our team starts every morning by reading a new review. Hearing our patient’s feedback gets our team pumped for the next day! In this blog, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite reviews. These reviews, in particular, brought an ear to ear smile to all of our staff’s faces. 

    Brandon S. Review

    “Philadelphia Dentistry reconceptualizes and resets the paradigm for the holistic practice of dentistry. First and foremost, they operate with an unprecedented level of professionalism, subject matter expertise, compassion, and dedication to their clients’ needs. They put the client first and consciously try to seek an understanding of any issues, fears, or concerns their clients have so they can make them feel as comfortable as possible throughout the entirety of their visit. Further, their clarity of explanation provides the client with education concerning proper dental hygiene and a vision for maintaining healthy practices. They have not only built an environment that is friendly, energetic, comfortable, positive, and beautiful, but they celebrate diversity – of staff, clients, and perspective — since they place love central to their core values.

    What I love most about the office (besides their dental expertise and care they provide-) is how they genuinely attempt to create a lasting relationship with the client – they seek understanding of who you are, what you do, and create bonds of friendship that makes you feel like you are an extension of their dental family. Trust me when I say, not only are you going to receive the highest quality of service at this practice, but you are missing out if you don’t make this the home for all your dental needs!” -Brandon S.

    Nikki B. Review

    “I chose this office after my husband had a pleasant experience. I also had a great experience. All of the staff were welcoming and helpful. I enjoyed chatting with my hygienist, Alyssa! What stood out to me in terms of care was: they did an oral cancer exam. I have only had one other doctor in my life do this for me! This was also the most educational office I have ever been to where they show you exactly what is happening to your teeth and why. Then they have individualized recommendations for improving your oral health. I was impressed by the knowledge of Alyssa, she went over everything the doctor covered with me, so I got it twice!” -Nikki B.

    Billy C. Review

    “I’ve been a patient for over 2 years now. Always quick and efficient with their work. I had a filling crack in May and was able to get in the very next business day (a Friday). I had the filling replaced that following Monday by Dr. Ridge and the assistant. After fixing that, I realized I would be away for my cleaning date in August. They bumped me up this week with my go-to hygienist Jen. Jen did my Zoom well over a year ago which whitened my teeth 4 shades and the trays and whitening provided have kept my pearly whites nice and bright with light maintenance. Everyone at the office is friendly, helpful, and informative and they handle COVID-19 procedures with ease and care.” -Billy C.

    June 1, 2021
    4 months ago

    Our biggest sale, EVER! For the entire month of June, we invite you to take advantage of our $1,000 OFF Invisalign sale. This sale is applicable to full Invisalign, regular Invisalign, and Invisalign 10 treatments. We can’t think of a better way to kick off summer than to have the biggest Invisalign sale ever.

    Not your parent’s braces

    Invisalign is a series of custom trays that are laser cut to shape your teeth. Particularly, the trays are fitted to shift your teeth to your desired smile. The benefit of having Invisalign trays is not only for health but also for appearance.  

    Here are some more benefits to Invisalign: 

    • Straight teeth are easier to clean and floss
    • Fewer cavities
    • Healthier gums
    • Comfortable, removable, and invisible
    • Fast results
    • Affordable

    Where to start

    To start with Invisalign, it’s super easy. We take a series of photos, a mold to create your custom trays, and x-rays. Once we have everything, we send your records to the lab. Also, we will take scans of your smile with our iTero scanner. With this advanced technology, we can see your current smile on our screen and see what your smile would look like after Invisalign. Pretty cool right?! After evaluating everything with the technician, our amazing doctors will come up with a treatment plan that works specifically for you. Your entire experience with Invisalign and Philly Dentistry will be completely personalized just for you. It is our mission to create a treatment plan that exceeds your smile goals! 

    Let’s do it

    What are you waiting for? Give us a call at (215) 568-6222 to speak with one of our team members and book your next visit. We are looking forward to seeing you soon! Until then, connect with us on social media. You can find us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!

    May 11, 2021
    5 months ago

    Are you trying to get back into the dating world? Whether you are going out on dates or swiping on dating apps, you are trying to make a good first impression. What is the first physical characteristic men and women are quick to judge one another for? Is it their profession? Could it be their height? People’s smiles are the first thing others notice when meeting for the first time. Therefore, if you are jumping back into the dating world, you want to make sure you have a nice smile!

    Here at Philly Dentistry, we’ve got you covered. We are smile professionals and can make any ‘smile dream’ come true. Stained teeth? Come in for a whitening that can make your smile jump up to 10 shades brighter! If that doesn’t sound good enough, we have another whitening option. We offer an at-home whitening treatment that will give you the same results. What’s the difference? The only difference is that you are in control of the treatment and perform it on yourself at home. Don’t worry though, our team will provide you with step by step directions to make the process super simple for you. (BTW, our at-home whitening trays are on sale this May for $169!)

    Are your teeth misaligned, gapped, or crowded? You might be a good candidate for Invisalign. Invisalign is the new and improved version of braces. When your dating, you don’t want wires and brackets in your mouth. Invisalign throws that old-fashioned concept out the window. Fix your smile with Invisalign’s invisible custom-made aligners. Check out this infographic for more about the treatment.

    Invisalign Infographic

    Lastly, if you don’t have time to whiten or straighten your teeth with traditional methods, porcelain veneers could be the fix you’ve been looking for. Porcelain veneers are an excellent way to quickly and efficiently enhance your smile. In about two visits, our team of rockstar doctors can transform your smile. The best part about veneers is that you get to chose how you want your smile to look. You and the doctor will look through shapes and shades to decide what would look best for your smile.

    So, if you are getting back into the dating scene and really want to WOW your partners with an amazing smile, give us a call. One of our team members will get you set up with a FREE new patient consultation and from there we will come up with a treatment plan together. We can guarantee you will not want to stop smiling after completing a smile makeover with our Philly Dentistry team!

     

     

    April 21, 2021
    5 months ago

    Do you love to laugh? We all know the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Laughing is scientifically proven to benefit our mental health. It feels good to be surrounded by loved ones, hear a funny story, or to laugh all night. Another saying, “Laughter is contagious,” also holds. If you hear people laughing, you will at least smile, too. Our brains naturally respond to the sound of laughter and prepare our muscles to join in on the fun too.

    Laughing can improve your physical wellbeing by boosting your immunity, bringing down pressure hormones, diminishing pain, and loosening up your muscles. Also, laughing improves the function of veins and enhances your bloodstream. So, we can all agree laughter is one of the greatest joys in life? For most, yes. For others, not so much. People who are insecure with their smiles result in feeling self-conscious while laughing. When we laugh, our mouths are exposed. For someone with smile insecurities, this can be a nightmare, as it would affect someone emotionally and take tolls on interpersonal relationships.

    At Philly Dentistry, we don’t want any of our patients living in a nightmare. We want people to feel confident with their smiles and to live a healthy life. We are smile makeover professionals and can take any ‘OK’ smile and transform it into an amazing smile!

    Let the results speak for themselves. Our patients come into our office with all kinds of dental concerns. The great thing about our practice is that every visit is customized to meet the needs of each patient. Our number one priority is to give you your confidence back, so you can live a happy life full of laughter.

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    April 1, 2021
    6 months ago

    Are you tired of having crowded or gapped teeth? We have the ultimate solution for you. During the entire month of April, we are offering an unbelievable Invisalign special! Our special includes $500 off a purchased Invisalign treatment! Now is the perfect time to take advantage of this amazing deal and feel confident with your smile again.

    Invisalign special

    Invisalign fits your life without interrupting it! Living with Invisalign creates barely any changes in your day to day life. For instance, you can continue to enjoy all of your favorite foods, as you don’t have any wires or brackets like traditional braces. In addition, not having wires or brackets will allow you to floss and brush with no changes as well.

    At every stage of Invisalign, you will be able to see your smile progress as it transforms. If you have been unhappy with your smile, Invisalign can give you back your confidence. Please give us a call at (215) 568-6222 to schedule your new patient free consultation. During your free consultation, we will discuss the best treatment plan for YOU. We look forward to seeing you soon and transforming your ‘OK’ smile into a fabulous one!

     

     

     

     

     

     

    February 21, 2021
    7 months ago

    We love our patients! There are hundreds of dental offices in center city Philadelphia, yet our patients continue to show their loyalty to us year after year. We take pride in creating long-lasting relationships with our patients. To spread the word, our patients have left reviews about their experiences with us on sites like Google, Yelp, and Facebook. Our patient’s feedback is very important to us as we are always trying to better ourselves. We appreciate all of the feedback, suggestions, and kind words. Seriously, our team starts every morning by reading a new online review. Hearing our patient’s reviews gets our team pumped for the next day! In this blog, we wanted to highlight some of our favorites. These reviews, in particular, brought big smiles to our team’s faces.

    5 Stars

    “I think I share the same sentiments with most of you…that dental work is one of the highest forms of torture this planet has to offer. The sounds of drilling, hands ceaselessly probing in your mouth, the smell and taste of fluoride, and all the while you’re sitting under the brightest most intrusive fluorescent lights. It’s like the 8th circle of hell.

    However, I must tell you I have never felt more comfortable in my life than I have sitting in this Dentist office. A chipped tooth necessitated a crown and lead me to meet Dr. Ridge, Stephen, Jenaya, and the wonderful ladies at the front desk. They were so pleasant, so concerned about my level of comfortability, and as I’m sure you all want to hear most, were very fast and efficient. The two hours I was there flew right by…Jenaya and Dr. Ridge seriously killed it.

    I NEVER leave reviews, but they gave me such a good feeling I’m not even dreading having to go back to get the actual crown put onto my tooth. This Office is comprised of nothing but dedicated and amazing professionals, who truly go out of their way to make sure you feel taken care of (even if you’re in your own version of hell).”

    -Savannah S. 5 Stars on Google

    “Philly Dentistry has been AMAZING! Their staff has made my visits friendly, comfortable, and worry-free. I have been lucky to get to work with Dr. Ridge, Jenaya, Jessica, and Rach while figuring out a plan to get my teeth looking healthy and great again! They have made the anxieties of dentist visits disappear for an enjoyable experience. While completing the work I have the need they have been great in care and education to help give a better understanding of future care.  In addition, Rich has been a great financial/ insurance resource answering all my questions to make sure money stresses are non-existing! Kiya and Jess at the front desk are always warm, welcoming, and helpful with any scheduling needs, and make sure all my check-in information is where it needs to be! Together this Group makes my Dentistry Dream Team! Can’t wait for my next visit!”

    -Rocio C. 5 Stars on Google

    “Today was my first visit at the office. The ladies at the front desk are very kind and welcoming!  Dr. Ridge was very nice and explained my treatment plan very thoroughly. He also answered all of my questions and made me feel comfortable and excited to move forward with treatment. Stephen Ruiz, the treatment coordinator, is funny and has a great personality! He thoroughly explained my financing options and answered all my questions.

    I love the fact that I don’t have to wait long for appointments. I can be seen within a week or two and those multiple appointments can be set on the day of your visit. Other offices make you wait until you come back to set the next appointment, which results in longer treatment times. I also was seen quickly and wasn’t sitting in the waiting room forever. Great music in the office as well. I’m very happy I found this office!”

    -Tiffany S. 5 Stars on Google

    January 2, 2021
    9 months ago

    January Special GraphicNew year, new you! If you are looking to change your smile, consider our Invisalign special. This January, we are offering a great special. With the purchase of Invisalign, the special includes free air pods and free teeth whitening trays! This deal is too good to pass up, so if you were thinking about adjusting your teeth, now is a perfect time. Let’s ring in the new year with you feeling confident.

    Invisalign is the easiest and quickest way to move teeth, without wires and braces. Why put yourself through the hassle of traditional braces and all the rules and limitations that come with them? With Invisalign, you don’t have to. The innovative technology of the clear removable trays doesn’t force you to alter any of your lifestyle or health habits. With Invisalign, you are in control. The treatment is the most comfortable way to straighten teeth, close gaps between teeth, and to keep your teeth cleaner, healthier, and whiter.

    Give us a call at 215-568-6222 to schedule your free new patient consultation. When you come in, one of our amazing doctors will be able to talk about whether Invisalign is the best option for you. We will come up with a treatment plan together and ensure the best possible care. For more information about Invisalign, check out our Invisalign page. To see some transformations and fun office photos, check us out on social media. We are on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, give us a follow and we will follow back!

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    December 22, 2020
    9 months ago

    This crazy year is finally coming to an end. There were many highs and some lows, but all in all 2020 gave us the privilege of getting our city healthy. In addition to getting our patients healthy, we enjoyed educating patients on good oral health care. Let’s go through some of our favorite blog posts published this year, as they are timeless and always a good read!

    Oral and Mental Health

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    When people think about their health it is normal to categorize it. We categorize our mental health with our feelings, our oral health with our mouth, our physical health with our body, etc. However, it is important to remember that all of these categories make up our overall health. They all work together to keep us healthy. Specifically, let’s dive into the correlation between our oral health and mental health…

    DIY Whitening vs. In-Office Whitening

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    Nowadays, there are so many whitening options whether it’s doing it yourself whitening or in-office whitening. Mostly everyone wants a nice white smile to give them better confidence in their everyday life. In this blog, you’ll learn the difference between DIY whitening and in-office whitening to decide which option is best for you…

    Celebrities with Veneers

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    Not everyone is born with a perfect smile. We see all over the media celebrities who appear flawless. These celebrities seem to have it all, but that is far from the truth. It wasn’t until their dentists came and saved their teeth that they looked picture perfect. So, with the help of the right dentist, this means that you can have the same perfect smile that these celebrities have too. In this article, we will be diving into a list of celebrities who have gotten veneers. Some of these before and after comparisons will shock you…

    Why Get Invisalign?

    Invisalign is the modern way to straighten your teeth over those big metal embarrassing braces we all had as a kid or teenager. Invisalign’s custom-fitted, clear aligner trays are made specifically for you. Every 2-3 weeks you will receive a new set of trays until your treatment is finished and your teeth are perfect. Here are seven advantages for Invisalign over braces…

     Calling All Coffee Lovers

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    It’s no secret that coffee means a lot to people. For some, having a morning coffee is the most important part of the day. The smells, warmth, and tastes that coffee releases are incomparable. I think it’s appropriate to say that most people value coffee as a necessity. Not to be a Debbie Downer, but coffee comes with a price. Teeth stains are the worst. The delicious drink can cause yellowing discolorations, so it is important to know how to prevent that. We are here to tell you that you can still enjoy your favorite drink AND keep your teeth healthy. Here are some ways you can prevent coffee from staining your smile…

     

    November 22, 2020
    10 months ago

    At Philadelphia Dentistry, we offer a plethora of cosmetic dental procedures. Cosmetic dentistry is a type of dentistry that generally is done to enhance the appearance of the teeth. It is not only limited to appearance though, as it also can improve oral health. Let’s talk about the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures we offer at our center city office.

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    1. Whitening

    Professional teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic treatment in dentistry. Haven’t we all looked at our smiles and wished it was brighter? In most whitening cases, patients don’t need any other work and simply just want whiter teeth. This treatment can be done at-home or in-office and is typically a more affordable cosmetic treatment for patients. Store-bought whitening gels or strips don’t always provide the results patients desire. Therefore, going directly for professional whitening will save you time and money.

    1. Dental Bonding

    Dental bonding is a low cost and simple procedure. The procedure is performed to improve the shade of teeth, close gaps, repair chips, and lengthen teeth. First, the dentist will review a shade guide with the patient. You will be able to select the desired color you want for your teeth. After that, the painless procedure takes place and the dentist will mold the dental resin to your teeth. This quick procedure will have you walking out with a brand-new smile in only one visit!

    1. Porcelain Veneers

    Porcelain veneers are simple and strong, while the results are immediate, dramatic, and long-lasting. Even more long-lasting than bleaching or bonding, porcelain veneers have a life expectancy for up to 20 years. They are resistant to stains and chips and won’t discolor over time. Porcelain veneers will give teeth a complete smile makeover in just two visits.

    1. Invisalign

    Say goodbye to traditional braces and consider Invisalign. Invisalign is the invisible version of braces that treats gaps, crowdedness, and crookedness. Compared to traditional braces, Invisalign is quicker and easier. At Philly Dentistry, we are Invisalign specialists, and because of that, we charge about $1,500-$2,000 less than other orthodontist specialists.

    Whether you want brighter, straighter, or made over teeth, Philly Dentistry has got you covered. Give us a call to book your new patient free consultation and we can start talking about a treatment plan that is right for you!

    October 3, 2020
    12 months ago

    Invisalign Teeth

    During the entire month of October, we are having an Invisalign special! The special includes $500 OFF an Invisalign treatment and a FREE teeth whitening kit. Invisalign is the easiest and quickest way to move teeth, without the inconvenience of braces. Why would you want rubber bands and wires in your mouth, when you can have invisible braces? Let’s go through a few reasons why you will love Invisalign.

    1. They are visually appealing.

    No one wants a crooked smile. So, when you have a crooked smile, you think you need braces. You do not need to feel self-conscious about having a metal-mouth. Invisalign braces present themselves to be invisible. These invisible braces are made with clear, snap on – snap off, plastic aligners. No one will even know you are wearing them. You will be getting results while feeling confident about your appearance.

    1. Invisalign is versatile.

    Invisalign can correct a variety of dental issues. If you are dissatisfied with the gaps in your smile, Invisalign can fix that. Embarrassed that your smile is crooked or out of position? Invisalign can fix that too. Your Invisalign trays are designed specifically for you at the beginning of your treatment. They are designed to move certain teeth at certain times during your treatment. This ensures a painless treatment that will have your smile properly aligned over time.

    1. They are timely.

    Invisalign will allow you to spend less time at the dentist’s office and more time enjoying life. At each appointment, you will be given 6 to 8 weeks’ worth of clear aligners. From there, it will be your responsibility to wear them as instructed by your dentist, but you can do this all from home! With traditional metal braces, it is necessary to visit the dentist on a monthly basis. In addition to losing personal time, another inconvenience occurs. Your appointments would involve painful adjustments of brackets and wires. Invisalign is the way to go to avoid pain, discomfort, and loss of time.

    1. Your diet doesn’t have to change.

    Not being able to eat some things may not seem like a big deal. However, until you are the person who can’t enjoy popcorn at the movies, then you will be bothered. When wearing traditional braces, dietary restrictions are put in place. You’re very likely to damage a bracket or wire if you eat foods that are chewy, crunchy, or sticky. Invisalign saves you from all of this. Your clear trays can be removed from your mouth whenever you want to eat all of your favorite foods!

    So, what are you waiting for? Give us a call at (215) 568-6222 and come in for a free new patient consultation. We will get you all taken care of and set you up for your dream smile. To stay connected with us, you can follow us on social media. Follow us on Instagram @phillydentistry, Twitter @DrKenCirkaDMD, and ‘Like’ us on Facebook @PhiladelphiaDentistry.

     

     

     

     

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