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Signs You May Need Urgent Dental Care

When you think you’re experiencing a dental emergency, it’s hard to maintain your composure and stay rational in the moment. Read on to learn more about what constitutes a dental emergency and how you can handle one if the time comes. Symptoms to Look Out For 1. Injury to Your Tongue, Jaw, or Mouth It’s […]

Foods & Drinks That Cause Tooth Discoloration

Considering the increasing popularity of tooth whitening, it’s obvious that many patients are concerned about tooth discoloration, which is often caused by the foods and beverages we consume. Teeth are susceptible to staining because enamel contains microscopic pits and ridges that can absorb the pigment of certain food and drink. The good news is that […]

Earth-Friendly Dental Tips

Earth Day is April 22, and in honor of this increasingly popular holiday, we decided to curate a list of ways in which you can stay eco-friendly while still taking care of your teeth. Believe it or not, there are some simple tweaks that can truly make a difference! Conserve the resources on Earth while […]

Sleep Apnea Signs & Symptoms

The dictionary defines “apnea” as “the cessation of respiration”. Therefore, “sleep apnea” means to stop breathing while sleeping. No wonder it’s considered a serious health condition! There are many symptoms of sleep apnea, snoring being the most common. By conservative estimate, approximately 100 million Americans snore. Are you one of them? If so, you might […]

The Different Types of Human Teeth & Their Functions

Most of our patients understand the benefits of a good at-home oral hygiene routine as well as the importance of a healthy diet low in sugar and high in nutritious foods. While our patients know how to care for their oral health, not everyone knows the different kinds of teeth and the individual functions they […]

How Do Dentists Fix an Overbite/Underbite?

It’s quite common to have misaligned teeth and a bite that doesn’t line up. Sometimes your mouth can be too small for your teeth and they become overly crowded. In several cases, a person’s upper and lower jaw bones aren’t the same size or are misaligned. Whatever the underlying reason, misalignments like an overbite or […]

How to Get Relief From Bad Breath

In this article, we give a brief summary of what causes bad breath, and explain what can be done about it. Types of Bad Breath Temporary bad breath is primarily caused when you eat something with a strong odor, such as garlic, curry, or onions. There is no other underlying condition present, and it can […]

Do Clear Aligners Work Better Than Traditional Braces?

When it comes to straightening teeth, there are two main choices out there: clear aligner therapy and braces. Each has their own unique list of pros and cons, from how they look to how much they cost, but you may be wondering if one is more effective than the other. The answer? It depends. Both […]

Tips to Avoid Dental Anxiety

If you get nervous when you visit the dentist, you’re not alone. Read on to learn a few simple tips that can help reduce your dental anxiety. Join Our Dental Family at Three Creek Dentistry! Choosing a friendly office that delivers high-quality care for your biannual dental checkups will help take the anxiety out of […]

Emergency Dental Care for Oral Pain Relief in Derwood, MD

If you have a dental emergency, don’t panic! At Three Creek Dentistry, we are dedicated to being there for all of your dental health needs, and that includes routine dental care AND emergency dental care so you can be taken care of as soon as a dental emergency occurs. Urgent Dental Care at Three Creek […]

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