Dental Care for Cancer Patients: Navigating Treatment Side Effects

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, doctors often want to begin treating the disease as soon as possible. Cancer treatments are a life-saving necessity, but they can also wreak havoc on other healthy functions and structures of the body. We’re here to help demystify some of the common side effects that those undergoing treatment may […]

The Link Between Hormones & Oral Health in Women

Throughout a woman’s life, hormonal fluctuations occur continuously. While hormone fluctuations may be no surprise, did you know the fluctuations can influence oral health in profound ways? Keep reading to learn about the link and ways to maintain optimal oral health through the fluctuations. Puberty & Oral Changes During puberty, surges in hormones like estrogen […]

Dental Injuries in Sports: Prevention, First Aid & Treatment

Participating in sports offers numerous physical and mental health benefits, but it also comes with a risk of injury, including dental injuries. Whether you’re an athlete or a parent of one, understanding how to prevent, provide first aid, and seek treatment for dental injuries is crucial. Preventing Dental Injuries in Sports While no one participating […]

Four Tips to Get Your Clear Aligner Treatment Back on Track

Virtually undetectable, clear aligners have revolutionized orthodontic treatment. Though discreet, it’s essential to not forget about staying consistent with clear aligner treatment as it is crucial for successful results. If you have noticed a halt in clear aligner treatment, this could mean your treatment has veered off the path, but don’t worry, here are four […]

Three Easy Ways to Improve Your Dental Routine

Remaining consistent with good dental practices like brushing your teeth twice a day and seeing our Maryland dentists are vital for a healthy smile and overall well-being. Following a consistent dental routine can prevent dental problems such as cavities, gum disease, and bad breath. And there’s always room to improve! If you’re looking to improve […]

When Would Partial Dentures Be Recommended by a Dentist?

When people think of dentures, many of us picture a full set of artificial teeth that replace either the entire upper row or entire lower row of teeth. But did you know that there’s such a thing as partial dentures? Here are some of the reasons why a dentist would suggest you get partial dentures. […]

Why a Root Canal Recommendation Is Actually Good News

You may think that hearing your dentist say you need a root canal is the worst news ever, but we want to give you another perspective. In fact, there’s a bright side to getting a root canal, and we’re not just saying that because we’re dental professionals and a little bit nerdy about this kind […]

5 Benefits of Clear Aligner Therapy

Want a straighter smile without the look and feel of metal braces? Clear aligner therapy might be the perfect option for you! Discreet and effective, clear aligner therapy is a great choice for teen and adult patients who want a straighter smile without all of the upkeep that metal braces require. Below are five benefits […]

Five Ways to Reduce Plaque

Plaque is the sticky film of bacteria that builds up on your teeth throughout the day. When left untreated, plaque hardens into tartar, which usually takes professional dental tools to properly remove. Over time, plaque can cause decay to your teeth, resulting in damage or even total tooth loss. Below are five ways you can […]

Are Natural Toothpastes Really Better?

In recent years, there’s been an uptick in natural beauty products as consumers seek out so-called “clean beauty” made from a short list of ingredients found in nature rather than manufactured in a lab. We understand this push as people want to make sure that what they’re putting on and in their body is actually […]

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