Can Your Teeth Take the Pressure?

Can Your Teeth Take the Pressure? You may not know it, but your teeth are like a ruler that can be bent back and forth until it breaks. Constant pressure on your teeth can cause them to crack, splinter, and break. This condition is called “abfraction.” An abfraction looks like a notch in the top…

Oral Health and Heart Disease

Oral Health and Heart Disease Everyone knows exercise is good for the heart and mind, but you may not be aware that poor oral hygiene can cause heart disease. If you have poor oral hygiene, you can end up with bleeding gum tissue. Bleeding tissue in the gums provides an entry point 700 for bacteria found in…

Why Do We Go to the Dentist?

Why Do We Go to the Dentist? Of course it’s to keep your teeth clean and healthy. But there’s more to it than that. You want to look your best: clean and healthy teeth and gums make you look great … for yourself, and everyone you meet. But you don’t just want to look better; you want to…

Concerns About Dental X-Rays

Concerns About Dental X-Rays Some of our patients have voiced concerns regarding dental X-rays. Their concerns may involve anything from exposure to cost. Keep in mind that we only make X-rays when they are necessary for proper diagnosis and/or treatment. We take them during your cleaning appointment to diagnose problems early. Early diagnosis enables us to treat…

Dental Monthly Payment Programs – Millersville, MD

Free To Choose … Care Credit and Chase Health These are convenient, monthly payment programs for yourself and your family that are specifically designed to pay for healthcare expenses not covered by insurance, including co-payments, deductibles, and elective treatment and care. With CareCredit or Chase, you can start treatment immediately and pay over time in low…