Category: Dental Emergency

Dental Implants

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD Implants are Titanium Fixture (like the root of a tooth) that are implanted into the bone where there is a missing tooth. The implant is then used to mount a crown onto it and thus replaces the missing tooth. This is often the most “conservative approach” in …

Toothache Trouble?

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD 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 thing to …

Cracked Tooth Syndrome

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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 tooth can be …

Dental Bonding

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD 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 treatment and …

Bad Breath

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Bad Breath Dentist in Silver Spring MD 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 natural …

Dental Tourism

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Dental Tourism Dentist in Silver Spring MD 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 …

Foods That Damage Your Teeth

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD 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 it as energy and …

Tooth Sensitivity

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD 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 grinding …

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