Archive for October, 2015

The Dangers of Halloween Candy

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

halloween candy, dental issues

Make sure to limit the amount of chewy candy and caramels that child eats. These types of candies can stay in tooth crevices for a long time, which allows bacteria and acid a longer time to rot teeth.

After Halloween, your son or daughter may be in need of a pediatric dentist in Maryland.

While your children should enjoy Halloween and the candy they receive, there also needs to be limits on how much they consume. Eating candy in excess will cause serious oral hygiene problems. Let’s take a look at how to avoid a huge dental bill after Halloween. (more…)

What to Do About A Missing Tooth

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
Tooth Replacement Options

The American Dental Association recommends an implant as the standard of care to replace missing teeth.

Last week, we covered sport-related dental injuries and avulsed teeth. But can you do if swallowed the tooth, or couldn’t find it on the field, or replacing it in its socket didn’t work? Here are two options that will help to save your smile! (more…)

Getting Invisalign in Catonsville, MD

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Many people are curious about how they can close the gaps between their teeth, or straighten them. But many fear that braces are the only way. Luckily, there is comfortable, teeth-straightening technology called Invisalign that doesn’t involve wire braces. It continues to be one of the most popular options for closing teeth gaps and straightening teeth today.invisalign-catonsville-md

If you live in Catonsville, MD and you’re considering Invsalign, continue reading to learn its many benefits.

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The Danger of a Sports-Related Dental Injury

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
Dental injury, lost tooth

Reports revealed that men are twice as likely to suffer a dental injury as women, most commonly due to improper use of protective gear.

More than five million teeth are avulsed or knocked out every year, and more than $500 million are spent in attempts to repair them. Many of these dental injuries are sports-related, caused by accidental impact or improper gear. Learn more about these dental injuries and how to prevent them here. (more…)