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Gum Disease Prevention Guide

October 21st, 2015
Gum Disease

Nearly 40 percent of Americans 30 years or older suffer from gum disease. Don’t be a statistic! Call your Catonsville Dental Care Dentist.

In 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that nearly 64.7 million Americans over the age of 30 have periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. That is nearly 40 percent of the population that currently has some type of gum disease. But do you know what periodontal (gum) disease is or how it is treated? Let’s go over this serious disease. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of Teeth Cleaning

October 15th, 2015
Professional Teeth Cleaning

Having your teeth professionally cleaned can help prevent diseases and other physical problems. Let’s us help you get those teeth cleaned!

It has been drilled into us to brush, floss, and rinse your teeth and mouth twice a day, every day. But there is another step you need to keep your mouth and body healthy. Having your teeth cleaned is one of the best ways to prevent physical and mental health problems.  But what are some other benefits to getting our teeth professionally cleaned? Let’s check it out! Read the rest of this entry »

A New Smile, a New You: Dentures

October 7th, 2015
Dentures in Catonsville, MD

There are two different kinds of dentures to help replace your missing teeth. For more information visit your Catonsville Dental Care Dentist!

Dentures can give you a new lease on life, improving not only your quality of life but how you feel about your smile. But what are dentures exactly and how can they help you? Let’s take a look! Read the rest of this entry »

What are Fluoride Treatments?

September 30th, 2015
You need fluoride

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is essential for your healthy smile!

You see the term “fluoride” on every tube of toothpaste, dental commercial, and mouthwash bottle. But what exactly is fluoride and what does it do for your mouth? Well, let’s explore fluoride as well as how you can get more of it! Read the rest of this entry »

Halitosis: Causes and Treatment

September 24th, 2015
Bad breath cause and treatment

Having bad breath can be embarrassing. Don’t let yours take over your life. Just change your routine!

If you suffer from chronic bad breath, also known as halitosis, you are not alone. Millions of people suffer from halitosis in the United States. But what is causing your bad breath and how can it be helped? Well, let’s talk about it! Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of Invisalign Braces

September 16th, 2015
Invisalign braces keep you smiling

Invisalign braces can help get you the smile you want while saving you from the embarrassment metal braces can cause!

Braces are a scary word no one wants to hear when visiting the dentist. From wires and rubber bands to getting them tightened every four to six weeks, traditional braces are an uncomfortable experience. They can be embarrassing and keep you from living your life, but there is one solution for both your lifestyle and your smile: Invisalign. What are Invisalign and how do they work? Let’s take a look! Read the rest of this entry »

Dental Crowns: Function and Materials

September 11th, 2015
Dental Crowns

Your dental crown is not only for cosmetic appeal, but to help strengthen your tooth!

A dental crown is a cap that is placed over the tooth to help protect it. It is shaped like your regular teeth and is used to not only improve your mouth’s appearance but to save the remaining part of your natural tooth. Your new crown will be cemented into place to fully encase the visible portion of your tooth that is above the gum line. Read the rest of this entry »

Sensitive Teeth: Causes and Treatments

September 4th, 2015
Sensitive teeth

You don’t have to suffer from sensitive teeth. Follow these tips to help enjoy your life again!

Things that you used to eat and drink every day can suddenly bring you to the edge of tears as your teeth become increasingly sensitive. It is estimated that one in eight people suffer from sensitive teeth. Why should you have to suffer from eating and drinking the things you love? There are ways to treat your tooth troubles! Read the rest of this entry »

Teeth Whitening: Professional versus Over the Counter Kits

August 28th, 2015
Teeth whitening

For the best results, going to a cosmetic dentist to have your teeth whitened is your best option!

With all the ads bombarding everyone on television, it may seem like a cost-effective measure to buy over the counter (OTC) teeth whitening treatments. Everyone wants to know if they are better off with OTC solutions or if cosmetic dentistry is the way to go. Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of each method. Read the rest of this entry »

Root Canals Aren’t That Bad

August 20th, 2015
Root canal is needed now

Waiting to have a root canal done on your infected teeth can not only prolong the pain, but it can also worsen it over time.

When you tell someone you are getting a root canal, people either look at you with pity or shrug it off and tell you it isn’t that bad. But the truth is, you are probably in a lot more pain right now than the pain a root canal will cause you. So what is this terrible thing? Well, let’s talk about the procedure and why you need one! Read the rest of this entry »