Is Your Prescription Medication a Threat to Your Oral Health?

August 15, 2017

The medication that you take to keep your body healthy can be disastrous for your mouth. The oral environment can be adversely affected by side effects like reduced blood clotting or dry mouth in Catonsville, MD. If you suspect that your smile is suffering because of prescription drugs, consider scheduling an appointment with your dentist […]

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3 Ways Laser Dentistry Benefits You

July 23, 2017

You may be one of many people who underestimate the importance of dental health. The health of your mouth is linked closely to the health of the rest of your body. However, you may avoid making an appointment with a dentist because you are worried about the discomfort you may experience. This is where laser […]

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Combating Gum Recession With the Pinhole Surgical Technique

June 10, 2017

Receding gums can be caused by a variety of dental problems, and they can lead to low self-esteem and self-image issues. Despite the emotional difficulties caused by receding gums, there is a way to restore your smile to its original glory. Pinhole surgical technique is a new treatment that effectively treats gum recession. It is […]

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Key Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants

June 5, 2017

Are you thinking about getting dentures to replace your natural teeth? Have you considered all your options? Dental technology has expanded your choices for replacement teeth, and it is important that you understand the benefits of each. The Shenandoah Valley Implant Institute provides a range of dental services with the expertise of Dr. Steven Saunders, […]

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What to Expect When Recovering From a Root Canal

May 15, 2017

The best way to prepare for a root canal is by educating yourself about the process. While it is important to know what to do before the procedure, you should also be aware of what will happen after the dentist finishes the procedure. Here is what to expect from your root canal recovery. Directly After […]

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Why Your Summer Homework Should Be to Schedule Your Child’s Wisdom Tooth Extraction

May 6, 2017

The possibility of a wisdom tooth extraction is such a common occurrence for teens and young adults that it has become a regular rite of passage. For many young patients, this may be the first time experiencing a surgical procedure. The surgery, which is typically an out-patient procedure, is minor, but the recovery may take […]

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Pregnancy and Dental Health: Why You Should Be Proactive About Oral Care When You’re Expecting

May 5, 2017

During pregnancy, changes occur within the mouth that can make you more vulnerable to gum disease (also known as periodontal disease). If the disease develops and is not treated, it can pose a serious health risk to both you and your baby. To keep this from happening, we recommend being even more scrupulous about your […]

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What Every Expecting Mother Should Know About Oral Health

May 2, 2017

When you’re expecting a child, it is easy to become so caught up in preparing your home for your new arrival that you neglect your own oral health. However, pregnancy causes changes in the body that make you more susceptible to gum disease and other oral problems. For this reason, it is even more important […]

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Three Ways the Scaling and Root Planing Procedure Fights Gum Disease

April 10, 2017

One of the most common dental issues among adults is periodontal gum disease caused from a variety of potential issues including inadequate oral hygiene, genetic factors, and poor nutrition. Mild gum disease is known as gingivitis and the most common symptom is swollen tender gums. If left untreated, this type of infection can lead to […]

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Understanding the Importance of Detecting and Treating Oral Cancer Early

April 8, 2017

As part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the experts of Nova Perio Specialists are here to tell you more about why detection and treatment of oral cancer are essential. You might be part of an at-risk group, and you should also know how to look for signs of oral cancer at home between appointments. Groups […]

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