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Silver Spring MD Dentist Blog

Jun
03

What Causes Tooth Loss?

If you have lost one or more teeth, you may notice a major impact on your smile. You can feel self-conscious about gaps between remaining teeth and struggle with performing your usual oral functions. You can also suffer from further…

May
06

Can Snoring Impact My Oral Health?

Your partner may find your snoring habits annoying, but snoring could impact the quality of your sleep too. If you snore at night, you could be putting pressure on your heart, brain, and respiratory system, increasing your risk of medical…

Apr
14

Get Prompt Treatment for a Broken Crown

Your dentist may give you a dental crown to restore and preserve a vulnerable tooth. This ceramic cap covers the affected tooth and shields it from external threats while enhancing its appearance, among other benefits. Though these restorative dental tools…

Mar
21

Porcelain Veneers: Our Process

If you are looking for a long-term dental solution that will give you the whiter, straighter smile of your dreams, your dentist will likely recommend porcelain veneers. These cap-like shells adhere to your teeth and make them appear brighter and…

Feb
11

Why Do I Need Tooth Replacement Treatment?

Whether you have lost a tooth due to impact trauma, gum disease, or other dental concerns, you may have noticed that missing teeth can negatively affect several aspects of your smile. Your oral functions, as well as your smile’s appearance,…

Jan
12

How to Keep Clear Aligners Clean

Patients with crooked teeth may worry that they cannot enhance their smiles without the hassle of traditional metal braces. Clear braces and aligners have revolutionized cosmetic dentistry by offering a subtle way to straighten teeth. Throughout this 12 to 18…

Dec
07

Can I Get a Cavity Underneath a Filling?

A majority of Americans experience at least one cavity in their lives. Dentists can treat this issue in one appointment with a dental filling. However, it is possible to develop a cavity under this filling if a patient is not…

Nov
18

Is Tooth Sensitivity a Dental Emergency?

If you eat ice cream and experience a jolt of pain when the frozen dessert hits your tooth, then you know the discomfort of tooth sensitivity. This unpleasant sensation can be excruciating, but does it qualify as a dental emergency?…

Oct
25

4 Ways to Enhance Your Smile

Your smile plays a crucial role in first impressions and your sense of self. If you are not happy with the way your teeth look, your self-esteem could suffer. You can restore your confidence with cosmetic treatment from your dentist.…

Sep
28

Protect Periodontal Health with Prompt Care

Pandemic stress has led many dental patients to neglect their usual oral health regimens. This could have detrimental effects not only on your teeth and gums but to your overall wellbeing. A recent study suggests that individuals with periodontal disease…