Dental Emergency


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Toothache Trouble?  Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland A toothache can happen to anyone and unfortunately it has a sudden onset.  A cavity usually does not causes any discomfort until it has reached the pulp or the nerve of the tooth so you can have a cavity without symptoms!  The best […]

Toothache Trouble?


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Cracked Tooth Syndrome  Dentist in Silver Spring MD   Does your tooth hurt when you bite down?  Or does it hurt after you let go of the bite?  This condition could be associated with a tooth that is cracked, a condition also known as Cracked Tooth Syndrome. A crack in a […]

Cracked Tooth Syndrome


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Dental Bondings Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland The term “Dental Bonding” refers to a tooth color composite resin (plastic) material that is used to replace portions of carious (cavity) tooth.  In the past Amalgam or “Silver Fillings” were used to restore (fix) cavities, however there has been a shift in […]

Dental Bonding



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Bad Breath Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland Bad breath or Halitosis can be an embarrassing ordeal and all us have dealt with it at some point. What causes Halitosis?   Poor Oral Hygiene: As food particles collect on & in between our teeth and on the surface of tongue, the […]

Bad Breath



Dental Tourism Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland The rate of patients traveling abroad to receive dental care is on the rise, often referred to as “Dental Tourism”.  According to Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders, “We estimate that in 2012, 400,000 Americans crossed international borders for dental care.” The main reason patients travel […]

Dental Tourism



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Foods that Damage Your Teeth Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland The foods and drinks we consume have a great impact on our teeth.  Its important to identify what is having a negative impact on our teeth and limiting the consumption.  Sugar is the main culprit, the bacteria in our mouth use […]

Foods That Damage Your Teeth


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Tooth Sensitivity Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland Sensitivity associated with cold drinks or foods can be a bothersome ordeal.  The outer layer of the tooth, Enamel, protects the underlying softer layer of Dentin which contains the nerve endings.  Once the outer layer is weakened through aggressive brushing, gum recession, clenching and […]

Tooth Sensitivity


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Dental Emergencies Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland All dental emergencies can be potentially serious and should not be ignored as this neglect may lead to permanent damage such as tooth loss.  The first thing you should do if you are having a dental emergency is to call us and make […]

Dental Emergencies



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Oil Pulling Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland  “Oil Pulling” is swishing or rinsing your mouth with oil, for example coconut oil, with the “hope” of improving your oral health and even general health.  It has been suggested that the practice will improve oral health, whiten teeth, and overall health. Unfortunately there […]

Oil Pulling