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Benefits of Tongue Scraping

March 14th, 2019

Benefits of Tongue Scraping

 

Tongue scraping is beneficial because it removes particles from the tongue, such as those that cause bad breath.

Tongue scraping is beneficial because it removes particles from the tongue, such as those that cause bad breath. You can use a small, rounded metal or plastic tool to scrape particles. While choosing the correct toothbrush is a crucial factor in dental care, this quick, simple task has its benefits. There are myths and common misconceptions about tongue scraping but keep reading to learn about how tongue scraping can improve your oral health.

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3 Tips for a Healthy Mouth

March 8th, 2019

Did you know that gum disease is very prevalent in the United States? This revelation may be shocking, but there is a lot that can be done to combat this.

Did you know that gum disease is very prevalent in the United States? This revelation may be shocking, but there is a lot that can be done to combat this.  Follow these tips, and then you will be one step closer to a healthier mouth. Keep reading for the top three suggestions.

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5 Steps to Prevent Cavities

February 28th, 2019

Common knowledge tells you to brush and floss to prevent cavities. There are also other tips that can prevent cavities.

Oral health is very important. Nothing is more enjoyable than being able to eat the food you enjoy without worry. Common knowledge tells you to brush and floss to prevent cavities. There are also other tips that can prevent cavities. Keep reading for more tips that can help aid in cavity prevention.

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The Dental Benefits of Botox

February 21st, 2019

The use of Botox for dental needs is gaining traction across the dental industry because it offers a variety of benefits that can help many people. While you might think that only plastic surgeons should be using botox, when it comes to the muscles of the face, dentists are very knowledgeable.

While the cosmetic benefits of Botox are well known, many people are unfamiliar with the use of Botox for dental help. The use of Botox for dental needs is gaining traction across the dental industry because it offers a variety of benefits that can help many people. While you might think that only plastic surgeons should be using botox, when it comes to the muscles of the face, dentists are very knowledgeable.

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Benefits of Invisalign

February 14th, 2019

So, how can you straighten your teeth without as much pain? The answer is Invisalign.

It’s normal to want straight, healthy teeth. Traditionally, braces provide a method in which teeth can properly be aligned. However, braces can also provide extreme discomfort. So, how can you straighten your teeth without as much pain? The answer is Invisalign. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of Invisalign. You deserve the smile that you’ve always wanted.

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How Cold and Flu Remedies Can Impact Your Oral Health

February 8th, 2019
Don't let cold and flu season damage the health of your teeth.

Don’t let cold and flu season damage the health of your teeth.

There are so many symptoms of the winter cold and flu season that leave us miserable: runny noses, persistent coughs, and the occasional stomach bug.  Thankfully, there are many different medicines that we can take to keep our symptoms at bay long enough to power through the day. Unfortunately, many cough medicines can damage our teeth and oral health! There are plenty of ways to find cold relief and protect your pearly whites this winter. Read on to learn more!  Read the rest of this entry »

Why Does My Child Have Bad Breath?

February 1st, 2019
Bad breath could be a sign of something more serious.

Bad breath could be a sign of something more serious.

As a parent, you are likely putting in significant effort to teach your children good dental hygiene habits. Brushing teeth twice a day, using mouthwash, and flossing regularly all lead to a healthy mouth. But sometimes even with all of these habits in place, your child can have bad breath. If you find that your child has a breath problem there are many factors you will want to consider, today we’ll walk you through five of the most common.   Read the rest of this entry »

How to Maintain the Health of Your Gums

January 25th, 2019
Schedule your next cleaning at Catonsville Dental Care today!

Schedule your next cleaning at Catonsville Dental Care today!

It is officially the new year and we have one more resolution to add to your list. It is so important to take care of your gums, not only to prevent gum disease but to ensure the health of your mouth altogether. Even if you are cavity-free, you are not necessarily immune to gum disease. Gum disease can start to develop when plaque builds up under and along the gumline. This can cause infections that can further lead to tooth decay. Plaque can also lead to gingivitis, which can make your gums inflamed, tender, red, swollen, and prone to bleeding. These things are totally preventable, however, so with a few tips and tricks, you can make sure your gums are as healthy as ever. Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Ways to Prevent Tooth Discoloration

January 18th, 2019
Flossing is just one way that you can maintain a beautiful smile!

Flossing is just one way that you can maintain a beautiful smile!

With the chill of winter, many of us are turning to hot beverages to help beat the cold. Hot drinks like coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are all perfect ways to warm up through the season, but they can also cause your teeth to become stained. Never fear, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your hot drinks without detracting from your smile! Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

January 11th, 2019
Winter Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

When this tooth encounters hot or cold liquids or food, it hurts!

If you have temperature sensitivity in your teeth, you probably know it. It happens when the enamel wears down or the gums recede, leaving part of the tooth exposed that is more sensitive. When this tooth encounters hot or cold liquids or food, it hurts! And unfortunately, it’s not just about food, especially this time of year. Winter weather can impact sensitive teeth too. Read the rest of this entry »