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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 …

Invisalign

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Cosmetic Dentist in Silver Spring MD Clear Aligners with Invisalign are the modern approach in straightening your teeth and giving you the confidence to SMILE WITHOUT HESITATION.Its like Clear Braces!! Best of all, there are no embarrassing metal brackets or wires. Treatment can range from 6 to 12 months depending …

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 …

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