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Signs & Symptoms of TMJ Dysfunction

When you think about issues your dentist could help treat, you’re probably just thinking about issues that involve your teeth and gums. But your jaws are quite literally the foundation of your oral health — they do much of the heavy lifting when it comes to chewing your food, talking, and smiling. If you have […]

What Are Dental Bridges & How Do They Work?

Missing multiple teeth can derail your confidence and ability to eat and talk. The good news is, there are many restorative options to help improve your smile. Among those options are dental bridges, which are ideal for those who are missing multiple teeth in a row. We’ll explain our dental bridge process at Three Creek […]

Will Teeth Whitening Hurt My Teeth?

Unfortunately, some of the foods and drinks you consume, along with certain habits, may affect the whiteness of your teeth. You may want to reverse the staining for a brighter, more youthful smile. Therefore, you may desire a professional teeth whitening. If you’re questioning the safety of the process, Three Creek Dentistry, serving Derwood, MD […]

4 Teeth Whitening Fads to Avoid

Want a whiter smile? At Three Creek Dentistry in Derwood, MD, we are proud to offer our patients with teeth whitening options so they can get the smile of their dreams. However, some people may be swayed by whitening remedies they see online. It’s important to stay away from these treatments and only seek advice […]

Emergency Dentist During COVID-19

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, our Derwood, MD dental office is operating under limited hours for emergencies only. The safety and health of our patients, our employees, and our community are our top priorities. We will let you know when we are once again able to provide our patients with the quality care and […]

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

Are you afraid of going to the dentist? At Three Creek Dentistry in Derwood, MD, we are dedicated to providing our patients with a comfortable, safe environment and provide sedation dentistry to help you relax in the dental chair. Here, we’ll explain what sedation dentistry is, what kind of sedation we use, and explain why […]

February Is National Gum Disease Awareness Month

February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month and is meant to raise awareness of gum disease and encourage people to practice better oral health to prevent, diagnose, and treat the disease. At Three Creek Dentistry in Derwood, we’re dedicated to helping you prevent gum disease with regular checkups and cleanings and by educating you about […]

How to Straighten Teeth Without Braces

For many, wearing metal braces was a rite of passage. For straight teeth, you needed to go through a few years of discomfort and a shiny metal smile. Now, orthodontics has changed. There are more comfortable options than traditional wires and brackets. Here’s how to straighten teeth without braces at Three Creek Dentistry: Invisalign Invisalign […]

Tooth-Friendly Holiday Treats

The holidays are full of delicious foods that are often bad for your oral health. But never fear! Here, we’ll give some great ideas for teeth-friendly holiday treats. Gingerbread Cookies It might be surprising to find cookies on this list, but gingerbread cookies are a healthier option for your oral health because they do not […]

Can Dental Implants Break?

Those who have received dental implants know that they are strong, durable, and a great replacement for lost or damaged teeth. Although they are firmly rooted and built to last many years with proper care, dental implants can break. It’s important to know the details for how this can happen to help prevent it. If […]

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