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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…)

4 Dental Facts You May Not Have Known

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

How much do you know about your oral health?

You may visit the dental every 6 months for your check-up, but how much do you know about your dental health? (more…)

Is Mouthwash a Part of Your Daily Routine?

Friday, January 27th, 2017
mouthwash oral care

How often do you use mouthwash?

Brushing and flossing may already be a part of your daily routine, but have you considered adding mouthwash into the mix? You may have used mouthwash here and there in the past, but using it daily may benefit your oral health more than you think. (more…)

Do I Need to use Denture Adhesive?

Friday, January 20th, 2017
mold of teeth

Are you new to the denture game?

Denture adhesive can improve the look of full or partial dentures, but it isn’t necessary for everyone. Some people prefer to use denture adhesive as a sense of security, while some people are comfortable with the original fit of their dentures. How can you tell if denture adhesive would benefit you? (more…)

How To Take Care of Your Mouth When You Have a Cold

Friday, January 13th, 2017
woman sneezing

Here’s how to get through cold & flu season!

Cold and Flu season is upon us! Whether you prefer to stock up on drugstore remedies or allow nature to take its course, ensure that you’re taking care of your body. Here are a few steps you can take this season in order to maintain your oral health. (more…)

How To Choose the Right Toothbrush

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Which toothbrush is best for you?

Choosing a toothbrush should be a simple task, but a quick stroll through the dental aisle of the store can lead some consumers scratching their head. Should I pick the old-fashioned manual toothbrush I’ve always used? Or should I opt for an electric toothbrush? While you’re weighing the options of manual and electric, don’t forget to factor in bristle strength as well. The options can be exhausting, but hopefully, we can make the decision easier for you. (more…)

New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthier Mouth

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
woman biting into an apple

What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

The New Year is almost here. Out with the old and in with the new, they say! As you start to write out your list of resolutions for 2017, consider putting your dental health on that list as well. (more…)

How to Stay Cavity Free During the Holiday Season

Friday, December 16th, 2016
woman smiling holding presents

Maintain your oral health this holiday season!

We wish that most children wanted to grow up to be a dentist. But unlike our favorite holiday character, Hermes, most children and adults alike have a difficult time taking care of their teeth during the holiday season. By following these tips, you can maintain your oral health this holiday season, without sacrificing your favorite treats. (more…)

Avoid These 3 Dental Bridge Problems

Friday, December 9th, 2016
women with beautiful teeth

Are you taking care of your dental bridges?

Dental bridges bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. They’re made up of two or more crown for the teeth on either side of the gap. Bridges are used to restore your smile, restore your ability to properly chew and speak, maintain the shape of your face, and to prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position. (more…)

5 Oral Health Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
woman with mouth pain holding ice pack up to her face

Are you experiencing any of these symptoms?

Your 6-month dental check-up is a form of preventative oral health maintenance designed to keep your teeth and gums healthy and happy. While it’s necessary for you to keep up to date with your check-ups, it’s imperative that you keep an eye out for any problems that may occur in between your visits to the dentist.