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 […]

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 […]

September Is Self-Improvement Month: 5 Tips for Better Oral Health

It’s never too late to improve your health. That goes for oral hygiene, too. With proper oral care, you can reverse the signs of tooth decay, whiten teeth, and preserve your teeth for a lifetime. Here are 5 tips for better oral health. 1. Cut Out Bad Habits If you smoke or use tobacco products, […]

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Gum Disease?

Gum disease affects 65 million Americans, but the truth is, it is an easily preventable and treatable issue. Here are the signs and symptoms you should look out for so you can protect your oral health. What Is Gum Disease? Gum disease is a three-stage disorder caused by the abundance of dental plaque, the sticky […]

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