Category: Local Dentist

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 …

Dental Emergencies

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Emergency Dentist in Silver Spring MD 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 an …

Clenching and Grinding

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD With so much stress in our lives today, we find that many people clench and grind their teeth. Most people are not even aware of the issue until it’s pointed out to them. The habit is more formally known as Bruxism and defined as “a …

Oil Pulling

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Oil Pulling Dentist in Silver Spring MD “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 …

Flossing and your Gums

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD If it feels like every time you see your dentist and the number one recommendation is for you to floss your teeth daily, it’s because YOU REALLY SHOULD!! Brushing alone does not prevent “gum disease”, flossing is a critical step in the process. Signs and …

Teeth Whitening

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD Coservative Whitening – Before Coservative Whitening – After One of the first things you see when you look in the mirror and smile is your teeth and many of my patients are concerned about the how “white” their teeth look. The easiest and fastest way …

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