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Happy Anniversary!

We are 3 years old and counting! Yesterday marked our third year anniversary and we are so proud of the progress we have made. We have grown steadily, provided jobs to new staffs, acquired new technologies, and served the community. We are extremely thankful to our patients who have put their trust in our office. We will continue to work hard to make sure our patients receive the best dental care.

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Want to Significantly Reduce Your Child's Risk of Cavities? Talk to Us about Sealants!

What would you guess is one of the most common chronic diseases among children? Would you say asthma? Hay fever? 

The correct answer is dental caries (cavities), which is five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever. Studies conclude that 42 percent of children between the ages of 2 and 11 have had cavities in their baby teeth.

Dental Sealants to the Rescue!

You can do a lot to help minimize the risk of decay in your child including proper oral hygiene and routine visits to the dentist. But it can be difficult to keep certain teeth as clean as they should be, such as molars and ...

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3 Unexpected Benefits of Modern Dentures

Dentures

Do you find it difficult to engage in life because missing teeth make it embarrassing to smile confidently? Are you wearing older dentures that no longer fit well and cause soreness and irritation?

In either case, you should know that customized dentures in Glenmont don’t just help you chew again; when designed by a skilled dentist, dentures also enhance your appearance and your comfort.

Reasons to Consider Dentures

Natural appearance – Like many people, you may resist the idea of dentures because they’re notorious for looking fake and unnatural. That may have been true decades ago when materials and technology were limited, but today dentists work closely with skilled lab technicians throughout the ...

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Choosing the Right Dentist for Your Family

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Finding the right dentist for your family may seem like an overwhelming task - there are so many qualified professionals available in your area, how can you possibly know which is right for you?

It’s not as difficult as it seems, but you do need to know what to look for and which questions to ask. And remember – if you aren’t satisfied with your choice after becoming a patient, you are not obligated to stay with that office.

Where to Start

One of the best places to start is by asking trusted family and friends for referrals. The best way to gauge a practice is by the recommendations of others. Another great ...

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Why We Recommend Regular X-Rays

Dental X-rays

As we become increasingly aware of the effects our environment has on us, the need for routine dental x-rays has come into question by many patients. If your teeth don't hurt, why expose yourself to unnecessary radiation?

The fact is that routine dental x-rays are an integral part of your oral health history. Even the most comprehensive visual exam can't tell your dentist everything they need to know to provide the treatment you need. That's because a lot of what goes wrong with your teeth starts on the inside, which is impossible to see without an x-ray.

Frequency of Dental X-Rays

How often your x-rays are taken is for your dentist to ...

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Have a Dental Implant? 3 Reasons to Talk to Us about Your Smoking

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If you have selected dental implants to replace lost teeth, you’ve made an excellent choice! Patients and dentists both prefer implants for tooth replacement because they are a healthy, permanent alternative to a dental bridge or dentures.

A dental implant is a tiny titanium post that’s placed in your jaw and allowed to heal. As you heal, the implant integrates with surrounding bone and tissue. Once the process is complete, an implant restoration like a crown, bridge, or denture will be placed on top of the implant to restore function and appearance.

Since the implant integrates with your jaw bone, its long-term success depends heavily ...

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