Posts Tagged ‘ Dental Care ’

Are You In Need Of A Night Guard?

Friday, July 27th, 2018
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Discover the benefits of investing in a night guard.

Does your jaw hurt when you wake up in the morning?  If you experience jaw problems after you wake up, it is likely that you grind and clench your teeth in your sleep, which is known as bruxism.  One of the most effective treatments for bruxism is wearing a night guard while you sleep at night.  If you are looking to invest in a night guard, you should inform yourself on a few of the benefits. (more…)

3 Ways To Treat Cavities

Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Learn a few of the ways to treat cavities.

Are you taking care of your dental health properly?  If you are slacking on brushing and eating poorly, you might develop a cavity which occurs when plaque sticks to a tooth and eats through the enamel.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 24 percent of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have untreated cavities.  If you think you have a cavity, you need to visit your dentist to seek treatment. (more…)

3 Tips To Relieving Tooth Sensitivity

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Don't ignore these oral health signs!

Learn how to prevent and treat teeth sensitivity.

You are enjoying a delicious ice cream cone, then all of a sudden you get a shock of pain around your tooth that deters you from your sweet treat.  It is common for people to experience tooth sensitivity whenever they eat hot or cold foods.  However, the specific food is not the main cause of tooth sensitivity; there is usually an underlying issue that needs to be treated.  According to the American Dental Association, tooth sensitivity is caused by exposed nerve ending, enamel erosion, and gum disease.  Luckily, there are a few simple ways to relieve tooth sensitivity so that you can enjoy that ice cream cone again! (more…)

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…)

3 Dental Care Tips For Children

Friday, October 27th, 2017
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It is critical that your children know proper dental care starting at an early age!

It is critical that you put in the effort to take proper care of your teeth and gums regardless of your age.  Once your child’s’ teeth start forming, which is usually around six months, you should go through the proper steps to clean their teeth.  The earlier you start teaching your children how to achieve exceptional oral health, the more likely they will be to prevent dental problems such as gum disease and cavities.  There are a few simple dental care tips you can exhibiting on your children when they are as a young as an infant! (more…)

3 Halloween Dental Tips

Friday, October 6th, 2017

keep your teeth cavity free this halloween season.

October is an exciting month because everyone is preparing for the spookiest night of the year, Halloween.  Although, there is one thing that scarier than any costume or mask you could wear and that is cavities.  The candy is one of the best parts of Halloween, but you need to be cautious when consuming it especially in large quantities.  Before going out trick-or-treating with your children, you need to have a plan to ensure they will continue to have healthy mouths long after Halloween is over.   (more…)

Whitening at Home Versus Professional Whitening

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Have you teeth professionally whitened!

One of the first things people notice about you are your teeth, and there are many times when we all wish for a bigger and brighter smile. Whether you have an interview coming up, an event where your picture will be taken, or you just want whiter teeth, it can be tough to decide whether to try doing them at home or getting them professionally whitened. Let’s explore both of the options available to you! (more…)

Eating Healthy is Good for Your Teeth, Too!

Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Remember to eat your leafy greens!

October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month as sponsored by the national Health and Wellness Association. Family meals provide the ideal opportunity for socializing and exchanging ideas with other people. As technology grows, it’s easy to distance ourselves from one another by taking our dinners to the T.V. room or allowing phones at the table. In October, we celebrate the old-fashioned ideals of eating healthy meals at the table together. This not only promotes family time, but oral health as well. (more…)

Dental Tips for the Halloween Season

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Protect your child’s teeth from sugary sweets.

Halloween is just around the corner, which means that your children will be celebrating the spooky holiday at school and at their friend’s house. You may even have started early and snuck a few pumpkin shaped cookies into their lunch as a ghostly surprise. This is a fun time for you and your little one, and it’s important to ensure that they’re maintaining proper dental hygiene during the entirety of the season. (more…)

What is Periodontal Disease and How can you Prevent it?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
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Schedule a cleaning with Catonsville Dental Care. Prevent periodontal disease now!

“Peri” means around and “odontal” means referring to the tooth. Periodontal disease refers to an infection of the structures surrounding your teeth. These include gums, the cementum that covers the root, the periodontal ligament, and the alveolar bone. In the early stages of periodontal disease, the gums are affected first. They may become puffy, sore, and bleed when brushing teeth. In more severe forms of periodontal disease, all other surrounding structures become infected as well. It is very important to understand the causes of periodontal disease, the early signs and symptoms, and how to prevent the disease from occurring in the first place.

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