Oral Cancer

Oral and oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat) collectively kill nearly one person every hour of every day of the year. Of the people newly diagnosed with these cancers, 40 percent will not survive longer than five years. Moreover, many who do survive suffer long-term problems, such as severe facial disfigurement or Read More …

Dental Assistant Appreciation Week

The week of March 5th is Dental Assistants Recognition Week! We would like to thank Sally Hutzler (28 years of service) and Debbie Miles (3 years of service) for their extra efforts in providing patient comfort and support; a clean and sterile environment in the clinical areas; assisting the doctors chairside and with clinical administration; Read More …

Annual Food Drive

Perkins Dental Associates is proud to support our local community once again with our 5th annual fall food drive! We will be collecting non-perishable food at our office from October 26 – November 22. Cash donations will also be accepted and Perkins will match all monetary donations. All proceeds benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Read More …

Are You Seeing Spots?

Are you seeing spots? We now offer Opalustre lesion treatment – a minimally-invasive, in office treatment that removes superficial white or brown discoloration stains through gentle, mechanical abrasion.  Opalustre is a specialized treatment outside of regular whitening that specifically addresses unsightly spots on the teeth.  See results in just one visit!  Call us today to Read More …

Dental Prosthetic Basics

Restoring your smile involves treating tooth decay, infection, occlusal wear, broken or lost teeth, and making sure your function is balanced. The goal is that all teeth, muscles, and joints working in unison. The final result is a healthy smile that looks and feels better. If you’re missing one or more teeth, a BRIDGE may Read More …

Dental Anxiety? We Can Help!

There are lots of reasons people fear going to the dentist. Dr. Gretchen and Dr. Tom encourage open discussions about any anxiety that is preventing you from coming in for routine care or needed treatment. Knowing your fears allows us to work with you to determine the best ways to make you less anxious and Read More …

We Welcome New Patients

Are you looking for a thorough yet caring dentist?  Someone who is concerned about the look and health of your smile?  Then Perkins Dental might be the place for you!  Dr. Gretchen Perkins and Dr. Tom Perkins are committed to helping you keep your natural teeth for a lifetime and to help you feel better Read More …