Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS
1755 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001

Dental Care Pointers for Moms Everywhere

Dental Health and Basic Dental Care

Even though moms always seem to be able to juggle multiple tasks for their families every day, those hectic demands can cause them to neglect their own dental care. Moms owe it to themselves to remain faithful to a regular schedule of professional dental care and cleanings with an affordable dentist. They would never allow their children to skip their dental appointments, so it only makes sense for moms to diligently practice the dental care they preach. Setting a great example for their children in terms of maintaining good oral health is one of the greatest gifts a mother can give.

It may seem obvious, but it’s worth repeating that moms, just like their kids, need to brush their teeth no less than twice daily. Each brushing session should last for at least two minutes in order to ensure thorough removal of harmful plaque. In addition, care should be taken to avoid brushing the teeth too vigorously, because this can result in damage to the gums. Dental care professionals would emphasize the fact that flossing must also be a priority, as it represents one of the most effective methods of eliminating plaque and preventing cavities from developing.

Busy moms everywhere need to take note of the fact that lifestyle choices can also have a significant impact on oral health. Eating a balanced diet filled with fresh fruit and vegetables is a great way to get essential nutrients while avoiding sweets and processed foods that can contribute to gum disease and tooth decay.

Regular exercise has also been shown to reduce the risk of periodontal disease, a fact that many moms may not even be aware of. Making time for activities that lower stress such as yoga, deep breathing, and quiet meditation can also help decrease the likelihood that problems with TMJ, teeth grinding, and canker sores will emerge.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Abington, call Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS today at (215) 310-5826 or make an appointment.

Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Abington. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I had a pleasant experience! Everyone was so friendly, and the service was so quick.
Khadijah B.
Dr. Finkelman is wonderful; staff is pleasant and efficient. The music in the exam room was too loud for my taste.
Christine C.
Dr. Finkelman was great!
Madalynn S.
No waiting. Dr. Finkelman explained each process as it took place.
Carol M.
Dr. Stephen Finkelman and his staff are wonderful. I know that I am in good hands whenever I go. The office is clean, the staff is friendly and they […]
Dianne G.
Dr. Machlus was wonderful with my daughter. He explained everything that he was going to do and made sure she was comfortable the entire visit.
Elizabeth D.
Very nice staff, was a little nervous and embarrassed about my teeth but they made me feel at ease.
Anonymous
My anxiety was high while waiting to have my small procedure done, however I put right at ease when I sat in the chair. Although timely, I was made […]
Jennifer R.
Dr. Machlus almost makes going to the dentist pleasant, as much possible by being pleasant, that is. He is a caring man, and not only a doctor but a […]
Arthur V.
For a procedure I dread, both dentist and assitant were sensitive and explained what they were doing.
Cathy R.
So painless that I fell asleep during a root canal.
Terrell C.
Exemplary levels of care, intellect, communication, attention to detail, and all-out "Balls To The Wall" application of all of the most advanced […]
Patrick M.
Dr. Machlus and Donna are wonderful!! Very kind and gentle!!
Denise G.
All the dentists I have been to these two know what to do...I used to ask my old dentist what he's doing today with dr machlus I just let him do his […]
Christoph D.
Great service, excellent work, cheerful staff. What more could you want?
Patrick M.
We love Dr. Machlus!!!
Anonymous
The staff was very friendly and I received a very thorough examination.
Cindy S.
As a person that has great anxiety when it comes to dentists, Dr. Machlus was exceptional. The entire staff was warm and welcoming. They were […]
Rebecca D.
Always a great experience. Hardly any pain and very caring. Informs you of every step as he does it.
Anonymous
Dr. Machlus is the most caring and skilled Dentist. His staff are just as warm and professional.
Harra H.
Dr. Machlus and Donna are very patient and caring!!
Denise G.
Fabulous job. I was in and out in a half hour, and the novacaine wore off by the time I got home. The filling looks fantastic, and the tooth issues […]
Patrick M.
Taken right on time. Treated in a professional manner. Almost getting to be fun----
Pat D.
Dr. Machlus and his staff are very thorough, gentle, caring health professionals.
Irving T.
Professional, courtious service
Peter D.
I had a question of an item Dr Finkleman had done to my mouth. I returned and he explained again and things are perfect.
Audrey R.
I always feel confident that my teeth are in the best hands when Dr. Machlus is treating me. Thank you.
Rhea C.
The staff and Doctors are wonderful. I went in thinking I had a cavity. My appointment was at 4:30 pm and the office closed at 5:00pm. It turned out […]
Karen J.
I only see doctor Finkelman so my referances will be for him and his work.
Anonymous
Very caring and professional staff
Harra H.
No complaints at all - Dr. Finkelman was kind and considerate of how I felt.
Anonymous
How can you lose in a caring and professional environment where the staff are just as pleased with their work as you are?
Patrick M.
Everyone was excellent!
Barton A.
Dr. Machlus and his team are very caring and meticulous in their work.
Irving T.
Excellent customer service and expert dental work.
Bobbie B.
Very kind and great service.
Kiri R.
Have been with Dr. Machlus for many, many years. He is always the professional and you leave his office knowing that you were in good hands. He only […]
Daniel B.
excellent visit to the dentist....everyone was friendly and efficient....state of the art office equipment
Cheryl H.
Always a very satisfied patient. Good careful treatment. Appointments are efficient and work is top notch.
Richard H.
Excellent level of care.
Irving T.
I had an excellent experience. I recovered quickly from my root canal.
Nyoka M.
Have been coming to this office for many, many years. I am always treated with respect and professionally.
Pat D.
Professional and Caring.
Deborah D.
personable, professional, proficient
Richard C.
My experience with the doctor I was very pleased! Thank you for making my visited a pleasantly one.
Connie P.
Could not ask for a more a courteous, efficient and professional staff and satisfying outcome.
Richard C.
Over the years I've had many Dentists ranging from one really bad one to the absolute best, Dr. Finkelman. Thank you!
Paul S.
Good experience. Well explained.
Craig N.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (215) 310-5826
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