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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 …

Mouthwash

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD Mouthwash (or mouth-rinse) is an essential part of good oral hygiene. We only recommend mouthwashes with the ADA Seal of Approval (ie Listerine, ACT). For a complete list of ADA accepted mouthwashes please go to: http://www.ada.org/en/science-research/ada-seal-of-acceptance/ada-seal-products/product-category?supercategory=Mouthrinses Mouthwashes are not meant to be a replacement to brushing …

Cavity Prone?

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Dentist in Silver Spring MD Do you find yourself brushing and flossing but still getting cavities? It can be frustrating but many people are prone to cavities despite taking good care of their teeth. Genetics There are a number of studies that show that your genetic make up can have …

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 …

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 …

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