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Silver Spring MD Dentist Blog

Mar
26

Stress and Dental Health

The COVID-19 viral outbreak has caused a great deal of anxiety for many people. For many patients, this can include anxiety about their dental health. Unfortunately, stress can contribute to poor dental health. It is important to give your teeth…

Mar
02

What’s the Big Deal About Floss?

Whenever you’ve visited our office for a routine cleaning, you have no doubt heard us mention floss. Is it really so important? Regardless of how well you brush your teeth, floss is nevertheless essential to maintaining healthy teeth. What Can…

Feb
03

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are 98% successful in replacing missing teeth and recommended by many dentists. However, dentures and dental bridges have effectively treated patients for many years. Because of this, many people may wonder why they should use dental implants instead.…

Dec
31

Crowns in a Day

If you have ever had crowns, you are doubtless familiar with messy dental impressions and long process of waiting for the crown to be made and placed. A damaged tooth can really impact your lifestyle, so the long wait is…

Dec
02

Better Ceramic Restorations with CEREC

One of the common dental procedures that people hate most is taking impressions. The trays are uncomfortable, the impression material can be cold and taste bad, and the whole process can be less than pleasant. Unfortunately, impressions are needed whenever…

Oct
31

A Healthy Diet for Healthy Teeth

You probably know that sugar causes cavities. But did you know that the effects of your diet on your teeth go further than that? In fact, you can do your mouth a world of good with a healthy diet. Good…

Oct
01

Choosing the Best Dental Products for You

Standing in your drugstore's dental aisle, it can be easy to be overwhelmed by options. Not only are there a lot of kinds of products these days - every product comes in a handful of variations from each of several…

Aug
31

Precision Treatment with Laser Dentistry

Drs. Alan Dechter and Matthew Moy are proud of the cutting-edge technology at our Silver Spring, MD office. Dental technology is advancing all the time, and one of the most exciting innovations gaining traction is laser dentistry. Laser dentistry allows…

Aug
01

Patients Love Dechter and Moy Dentistry

At Dechter and Moy Dentistry in Silver Spring, MD we are dedicated to building good relationships to put our patients at ease. Our comfortable office is inclusive of all ability levels, and includes a stairlift for easy access. Drs. Alan…

Jun
30

The Easiest Way to Transform Your Smile

Let's face it: everyone wants a bright, beautiful smile to dazzle a room. Unfortunately, many people don't have the time or money to dedicate to braces, and sticking to a perfect diet for beautiful white teeth can be difficult for…