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Silver Spring MD Dentist Blog

Jun
03

Treating Teeth Grinding at Dechter & Moy

At Dechter & Moy Dentistry, we are committed to providing comfortable and comprehensive dental care to our patients. We offer treatment for bruxism, or teeth clenching and grinding. This condition affects millions of Americans and can wear down teeth if…

Apr
22

How To Replace Missing Teeth

Do you cover your smile? Are you embarrassed by a missing tooth or teeth? You have options for replacing teeth comfortably and professionally. But what are the risk factors for missing teeth and why should missing teeth be replaced? Risk…

Mar
24

Transform Your Smile With Clear Correct Aligners

Crooked teeth, overbite, and underbite can be embarrassing in itself. What can be even more embarrassing is the traditional way to correct the above-listed issues. In the past, the way to correct these issues was with traditional metal braces. This…

Feb
26

Do You Know The Amazing Benefits Of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are great for so many different reasons; It can be used to address a severely decayed tooth that has recently been repaired with a root canal, a damaged tooth from some type of accident, or if you have a…

Feb
01

Know The Myths That Are Associated With A Root Canal

What Is A Root Canal? Your teeth are meant to last as long as you live. Traditionally, infected or dead teeth were usually pulled. Thanks to advancements in modern dentistry, a tooth can often be saved through root canal therapy. Root…

Dec
30

Tips To Prevent Gum Disease

How Can I spot Gum Disease? If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please visit Dechter & Moy Dentistry as soon as possible. Gums That Bleed Easily Red, Swollen, or Tender Gums Gums That Have Pulled Away From Your Teeth…

Nov
30

Everything You Need To Know About Tooth Bonding

What Is Tooth Bonding? Tooth bonding is an effective and economical treatment option for repairing minor tooth damage and addressing minor cosmetic concerns. Completed in one visit, tooth bonding can often be the perfect solution for younger patients or adult…

Oct
31

Achieve The Smile Of Your Dreams With Porcelain Veneers

Whether your teeth are damaged due to decay or stained due to coffee, porcelain veneers can provide patients with the smile they have always desired. Porcelain veneers are thin tooth-colored shells that are permanently secured to the front and sides…

Sep
06

How To Straighten Crooked Teeth Without Braces

Is it possible to fix crooked teeth without braces? In some cases, yes. Depending on the severity of your orthodontic issues, Drs. Dechter and Moy can create a treatment plan that can improve the appearance of crooked and misaligned teeth. At Dechter &…

Sep
06

Are You Experiencing A Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies can happen to any patient! Knowing the proper steps to take in the event of a dental emergency can save you time and money in the long run; not to mention, addressing a dental concern in a timely…