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How To Maintain your Dental Health Over The Holidays

Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Make sure to maintain your oral health over the holidays!

It is officially December meaning it is time celebrate the holidays whether it is Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza.  Spending time with family and loved ones is a special experience for everyone involved, although it can lead to some bad habits.  Holiday meals sometimes consist of foods that are detrimental to your oral health, and your dental care habits may decrease.  Luckily, there a few simple ways to maintain your dental health this holiday season. (more…)

How To Combat Your Tooth Sensitivity

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Don’t let a tooth sensitivity stop you from enjoying your favorite treats.

As the temperature continues to rise the cravings for cold, tasty treats start settling in. If you have a tooth sensitivity, however, the thought of biting into a raspberry popsicle can send shivers down your spine. Here’s everything you need to know about your tooth sensitivity, and ways you can prevent it. (more…)

When Will My Baby Start Teething?

Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Your baby’s teeth are en route.

If you’ve recently had your first child, it’s more than likely that you’ve received your fair share of advice from friends and family. You read all of the books during pregnancy and you watched a Lifetime movie that summed parenting up in a two-hour dramatic monologue. Despite all of this welcome, and maybe unwelcome advice, there are certain aspects of parenthood you just have to find out for yourself. When it comes to your baby’s mouth, keep in mind that every infant develops teeth at their own rate. Here’s a bit of teething advice for when they do. (more…)

Four Foods That May Dim Your Smile

Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Some of your favorite foods may affect your smile.

Your grandmother’s pasta recipe from the Old Country may be delicious, but it could also be causing some serious damage to your pearly whites. This week, we’ll explore a few foods that may be staining your teeth– and ways to keep your smile bright. (more…)

4 Ways To Maintain Your Oral Health When You Have The Flu

Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Get through cold & flu season with these tips!

There’s something you should know about cold and flu season… it isn’t over yet. The Walgreens Flu Index has ranked Maryland #14 for the United Status flu count this past week. As you run out to stock up on Vitamin C and tissues, consider taking a few steps to safeguard your dental health. (more…)

3 Ways Your Tongue Piercing Affects Your Oral Health

Friday, March 17th, 2017
tongue piercing

Are you maintaining your tongue piercing?

Whether your teenager is looking to get a tongue piercing or you already have one, it’s important to realize that everything in your mouth affects your dental health. Before you decide to get a tongue piercing, learn about the many ways that your tongue piercing will affect your dental health. (more…)

Wax Floss vs. Unwaxed Floss

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Cleaning teeth with dental floss

Cleaning teeth with dental floss

When the floss supply from the dentist’s office runs low, it’s time to head to your local convenience store for a new pack. You may have noticed that each container of floss is labeled differently. There’s flavored floss, non-flavored floss, thin floss, and thick floss to name a few. If you’ve ever wondered the difference between waxed floss and unwaxed floss, here’s your answer. 

How to Choose the Best Toothpaste for Your Child

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Learn about the best children’s toothpaste

While our celebration of National Children’s Dental Month is slowly winding to a close at Catonsville Dental, we are wrapping it up with a bang and another useful children’s oral care tip! Here are some simple and helpful tips for choosing the right toothpaste for your child. (more…)

6 Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Less Sugar

Friday, February 17th, 2017
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That tasty treat could be harming your pearly whites.

Whether you watch the news, read magazines, or just pay attention to what is lining store shelves, you’re probably aware that sugar isn’t the healthiest thing to put into your body. Recent research has continued to unearth less-than-attractive information about the effects of sugar consumption on physical health and oral health. Here are seven of our top reasons why you should cut back on sugar for your oral health and overall health. (more…)

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Month

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Celebrate National Children’s Dental Month

While we celebrate pediatric oral care every day of the year at Catonsville Dental Care, we pay special attention to pediatric dental health during the month of February. Celebrate National Children’s Dental Month with us with these fun facts about your child’s dental health. (more…)