Preventing Cavities Is So Easy With This Simple Treatment

One of the first questions we are typically asked following the completion of a hygiene examination and cleaning is about cavities. Every patient wants to know if additional treatment is needed to remove cavities and tooth decay. Cavities form when areas of the outer covering of the tooth, the dental enamel, become damaged from decay. This can be caused by poor eating habits, lack of an oral hygiene routine and even family history. If you are looking for extra protection to help ward off cavities, we have the treatment for you. Continue reading to learn more.

Celebrate With Us!

February is a month when love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is a few short days away, and we know many of our patients are planning special outings or dinners with their loved ones and those that are single may be spending quality time with friends. Our office has another special day in February that we can’t wait to celebrate — our 30th Anniversary on February 17th! We are proud to announce that we have been serving the Bowie community since February 17, 1992! Continue reading to learn more about how excited we are to celebrate this anniversary with our wonderful patients.

What is that Smell? Is Your Bad Breath Telling You Something?

Do you find yourself always reaching for mints or gum to mask your breath? Or are you self-conscious when speaking closely with people over fear of the smell of your breath? We all experience bad breath from time to time. Coffee breath is very real, and leaving a feast with garlic and onions involved always has us reaching for a mint or some mouthwash. However, those problems are soon remedied with a thorough brushing and the use of dental floss. If you find that you are noticing frequent bad breath, it is time to visit our office. Your breath is sending a warning.

This Year, I’m Getting The Smile I Deserve

Happy 2022! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends, traveling, or doing what makes you happy. Speaking of happiness, are you happy with your oral health? The start of a new year is the perfect time to consider making the necessary changes to your smile that will improve your quality of life. If you have been delaying a treatment, now is the perfect time to schedule your appointment. Or if you need a tooth replacement, there is no better time to start the process. There is one option that you should consider due to the many benefits it offers patients. Read on to learn more about this permanent tooth replacement option.

Brighten Your Smile This Holiday Season

Have you been self-conscious about your smile and would love to make a change? Teeth whitening is the perfect cosmetic dental treatment to add an extra sparkle to your smile. With the holiday season upon us, there is no better time to schedule this treatment. You can put your bright smile on display at all of your holiday parties, get-togethers, and family photos. Teeth whitening is the easiest and fastest way to bring big changes to your smile.

Top Reasons Not To Delay Dental Treatments

Did we recommend a dental treatment the last time you visited our office? We know that life can be busy, especially around this time of year; however, it is important to make your oral health a priority. Delaying or avoiding necessary treatments can greatly impact both your oral and overall health. It also increases the odds for needing additional treatments, which means added discomfort and greater out of pocket costs. Continue reading to learn more about the harm in delaying dental treatments.

How to Deal With A Dental Emergency

November has arrived, which means that the next few months are going to be busy with all of the holiday festivities you have planned with your family and friends. We know that many of our patients have parties, family get-togethers, and even vacations planned. It is important to remember that a dental emergency or accident can happen at any time, especially when you least expect it. We want our patients to be prepared for any emergency that may come your way.

Another November Holiday You Need To Know About

On November 25th, many American families are going to be celebrating Thanksgiving. The day will be spent with family and friends enjoying many delicious foods, such as turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. We are more excited about a little known holiday that is taking place the following day. No, we aren’t referring to Black Friday, the biggest retail shopping day of the year. Continue reading to learn about the special day that will take place on November 26th.

Can Stress Cause Damage To Your Teeth?

Have you recently been feeling overwhelmed or anxious? If you answered yes, you are not alone. With all of the responsibilities of daily life, plus the events over the past year have led to an increase in stress in many adults. The signs of stress can be seen in the body with issues such as an increase in blood pressure, upset stomach, racing heart, and trouble sleeping. Dentists across the country are reporting that more patients than ever before are experiencing dental emergencies with the cause likely being stress related issues.

Good Oral Health Is More Important Than You May Realize

When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, we encourage you to call our office today and schedule an appointment. We know that between work, school activities, sports, family time, and other commitments time can easily get away from you. We want to encourage all of our patients to make their oral health a priority. Delaying, postponing, and avoiding cleanings and needed treatments can cause issues and concerns that will affect not only your oral health, but potentially your overall health as well. Read on to learn about the importance of visiting our office.