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Your Coplay Dentist’s Brushing & Flossing Guidelines

January 10, 2016

mother and daughter learning to floss using tips from their whitehall dentistDr. S. John Salivonchik and his Coplay, PA dental team love every opportunity to see your smile, but for most people, that just means twice a year dental checkups. The other 363 days a year, your smile is in your capable hands. No matter how well you care for your oral health, it never hurts to get back to basics. We’re happy to help during your regular office visits, and invite you to read on for some brushing and flossing tips and tricks to assist you in reaching your healthiest smile.

Why Your Allentown Dentist Recommends You Get Dental Checkup Every Six Months?

September 24, 2015

Man smiles with beautiful teeth thanks to his allentown dentistThe American Dental Association recommends that everyone have a dental cleaning and exam every six months. Dr. S. John Salivonchik, the Allentown dentist, agrees. So, would you like to know why regularly scheduled dental checkups are important? Well, here’s a list of the top 7 reasons for seeing Dr. Salivonchik twice each year.

Your Allentown Dentist

July 7, 2015

ThinkstockPhotos-177720514It’s never easy to decide on a new medical or dental practice. Whether you’re new in town, are looking for a new practice because your dentist retired, or you’re unhappy with your current practice for any reason, Consider visiting Dr. John Salivonchik’s convenient Allentown, PA practice today. Dr. Salivonchik offers a full range of dental health care, but his goal is to help people maintain their natural smile for life. Meeting his goal starts with preventive dentistry checkups that go beyond just the surface level examinations and cleanings. Call to schedule your checkup today.

Dr. Salivonchik Puts Patient Safety First with Radiation Education

June 14, 2011

As part of his continuing efforts to maintain exceptional patient care, Dr. Salivonchik took a course in radiation safety. Many patients are concerned with the level of radiation exposure in dental X-rays, and Dr. Salivonchik wanted to provide them with up-to-date information.

How Radiation is Measured

Units of radiation are measured as rem, but the dosages for medical X-rays are so miniscule, they’re measured as millirem or mrem. An mrem is one thousandth of a rem. The Health Physics Society states that diagnostic X-ray exposures “are usually comparable to those that we receive routinely from natural radiation all around us.” (more…)

Dr. Salivonchik Keeps Allentown’s Dental Health, and Overall Health, a Top Priority

April 12, 2011

Digital X-Rays and Radiation Safety from Dr. Salivonchik

Dr. Salivonchik believes in using modern technology to provide safe, quality service to the residents of Allentown, and surrounding communities. And so, to help us meet our goal, we’re going back to school!

That’s right, this May, we’ll grow our knowledge through a continuing education course on the most recent developments in radiation safety. We believe there’s no better way to maintain a consistent level of exceptional service than by continuing to learn. Our office uses digital radiography, which uses less radiation than traditional X-rays, and we want to do everything we can to stay educated so that we can provide you with the safest options in preventive care.