Archive for June, 2019

Gentle Dentistry in Baltimore

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Catonsville Dental Care specializes in gentle dentistry in the Baltimore area.

Catonsville Dental Care specializes in gentle dentistry in the Baltimore area. Fourth of July is coming up, meaning that you may travel to the downtown area to see fireworks or participate in Catonsville’s Independence Day Parade & Fireworks. You may also enjoy a trip to Ocean City or a simple cookout or BBQ with family or friends. Regardless of how you celebrate, you’ll most likely be indulging in treats which could potentially damage your enamel, meaning that you’ll need to see a dentist that will take care of your teeth. If you’re a Baltimore resident and have reservations about going to the dentist or a phobia, then Catonsville Dental Care’s professionals are here to help.

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What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Many people often ignore their wisdom teeth growing in if they aren’t experiencing any pain, but this can have damaging effects such as causing tooth decay.

Wisdom teeth grow behind your molars and can cause extreme pain if not assessed as they form. Wisdom teeth often grow in misaligned, which explains why they cause such discomfort. They also push on other teeth, making them crowded and misaligned as well. Many people often ignore their wisdom teeth growing in if they aren’t experiencing any pain, but this can have damaging effects such as causing tooth decay. It’s vital to see a dentist so that they can take an x-ray of your teeth to see how your wisdom teeth are affecting your dental health. Keep reading to discover what you should know about wisdom teeth.

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Tips for Controlling Tartar Buildup

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Flossing helps to prevent tartar buildup. 

Consistently brushing your teeth, flossing your teeth, and using antiseptic mouthwash is the key to proper dental care. This information is common knowledge but do you know about tartar? Even when you have an excellent dental care routine in place, tartar can buildup on your teeth. That’s why you need to see a dental hygienist to clean your teeth.Plaque is the result of bacteria and food residue combining. When plaque hardens, it becomes tartar or calculus. It sits above the gum line and can lead to receding gums and gum disease, which are significant health problems. Keep reading to learn more about what tartar is and tips that can help control tartar buildup.

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How Swimming Affects Your Teeth

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Whether it’s a pool, lake, or ocean, spending too much time swimming actually can affect your dental health.

Some summer activities have a poor reputation with dentists–many of our favorite summer treats and contact sports can hurt dental health. However, you may not think of swimming, many peoples’ favorite summer past-time, as having any effect on your teeth. But whether it’s a pool, lake, or ocean, spending too much time swimming actually can affect your dental health. Here are some ways swimming can affect your teeth.

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