Online Dental Education Library For Our Rockville, MD Patients

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Air Abrasion Offers a More Pleasant Dental Office Experience than Drills
For years preparing teeth for fillings or other restorations has required the use of a drill...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...In time, teeth can become chipped, worn down — even loose! Any dental work on those teeth, such as fillings, bonded areas and crowns, may also be damaged, start to crumble or fall out...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A New Approach to Preventing and Treating Decay
...This resulted in larger fillings, although they've become smaller as dental techniques have advanced...

A Root Canal Can Stop Tooth Decay and Save Your Tooth
...These fillings and sealants prevent bacteria from reentering the tooth...

Here are the Facts on the Impact of Metal Allergies on Dental Work
... Amalgam fillings account for most dental work reactions...

FAQ: Dental Care During Pregnancy
...A study recently published in the Journal of the American Dental Association found it was safe for pregnant women to have routine procedures like fillings, root canals, and extractions, even if they require local anesthesia...

Dental Services
...Our procedures include: Dental Implants Cosmetic Dentistry Crowns & Bridges Dental Fillings Root Canal Therapy (endodontics) Full and partial dentures Teeth Whitening Invisalign® clear orthodontics Smile makeovers Porcelain Veneers Periodontal Treatments Treatment for TMJ disorder Dr...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...And don't forget to give them a good example to follow! Get Regular Dental Checkups—This applies to both kids and adults, but it's especially important during the years when they are rapidly growing! Timely treatment with sealants, topical fluoride applications or fillings can often help keep a small problem from turning into a major headache...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...Tooth-colored fillings: If you have silver-colored fillings on teeth that show when you smile, consider replacing them with unnoticeable tooth-colored fillings...

Don't Worry About Dental Amalgam: It's Safe for Treating Cavities
Dental amalgam—also known as “silver fillings”—has been used for nearly a hundred years to treat cavities...

Give Yourself a Smile You Love
...The bonding material used for the procedure is usually the same material used for tooth-colored fillings...

Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments to Improve Your Smile
...These procedures include in-office bleaching or teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, tooth-colored fillings and restorations, dental implants, tooth bonding, inlays and onlays, and more...

3 Ways to Protect Your Dental Work From an Early Demise
...Although the bacteria in dental plaque doesn't affect non-living dental materials, it can infect and weaken living tissues around fillings, crowns or implants...