Huntingdon Dentist

Smiles For Life Dentistry is a full-service dental practice that offers amalgam-free dentistry* to every age group and every family member. We believe patient education and prevention are important aspects of dental care, so we work with patients to inform them on the choices available for dental care and repair for optimum oral health. Dr. Hartman and his team of professionals are available to answer questions about dental needs and the services we provide to help patients achieve optimal health.

Welcome to Smiles for Life Dentistry – Huntingdon, PA

 The health of the mouth is a reflection of a person’s total well being. Understanding your life style allows the health-centered practice to assist in guiding you to optimal dental health.

Dr. Hartman is a holistic general dentist who believes patients today increasingly take more responsibility for their own healthcare. He knows they tend to be well read, educated by previous dental experiences, and more discriminating in their choice of treatment methods. He has a desire to help health-minded patients achieve optimum wellness. Dr. Hartman wants to teach these patients that much more is known about the interactions between the teeth and the whole body functions, about the negative effects of many materials and about the alternatives that are more biologically compatible then the traditional methods.

Dr. Hartman has the knowledge and understands the properties and proper placement techniques required for using more advanced materials. The Smiles for Life health-centered office has compiled educational materials, new methods and techniques and alternatives to better serve our patients.

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Restorative

Amalgam (Mercury) Filling Removal

Mercury is toxic. Dr. Hartman specializes in amalgam removal and has many patients who travel great distances to rely on his expertise in this area. Our office is equipped with the best amalgam removal equipment and we use special protocols and detoxifications required to remove mercury fillings safely.

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Invisalign

Invisalign® braces are becoming increasingly popular as more people become awareInvisalign of the advantages they afford over other types of braces: They’re practically invisible! Invisalign translates Dr. Hartman’s instructions into a series of nearly undetectable aligners. You wear each set of aligners for about two weeks, moving your teeth gradually until you have achieved the desired result. Invisilgn is effective in treating both teens and adults. The length of treatment depends on the severity of the case. The average is about 12 months, but Dr. Hartman will determine the length of your treatment during your invisalign consultation.

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Teeth Whitening

 

Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening systems offer patients with stained, discolored or dull teeth an opportunity to have a whiter and brighter smile. Dr. Hartman provides the patient with an at-home whitening system, which is affordable. The patient’s progress is monitored with in-office appointment throughout the process.

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TMJ

Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction Examination

Frequent indicators of TMJ is a popping and/or clicking of the jaw, recurring headaches, limited jaw function, and pain and pressure in the face or ears. We provide therapies that can eliminate this painful problem (NTI Splint).

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