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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Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Christie Brinkley's All-American Smile
... Brinkley attributes her famous smile to a combination of good genetics (she inherited her mother's “beautiful straight teeth”), combined with the intelligence to practice good oral hygiene and have regular dental appointments...

Limit Sugar in Your Diet for Better Oral and General Health
Even after decades emphasizing oral hygiene and supplemental fluoride to fight dental disease, we’re now seeing an increase in tooth decay, especially among children...

Effective Oral Hygiene is Key to Disease Prevention While Wearing Braces
... Difficult as it may be for those wearing braces, the best way to avoid gingivitis is through more thorough oral hygiene practices...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Habit with These Tips
... If you would like more information on brushing, flossing and other aspects of oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

The Perils of a Loose Permanent Tooth - and What to do About it
...Bacterial plaque built up on teeth from poor oral hygiene causes a chronic infection that eventually weakens gum attachment to the teeth...

Kids, Cats and Canines: Dental Development Through the Ages
...So be sure proper attention is paid to your child’s oral hygiene: That means avoiding sugar, and remembering to brush and floss every day...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Quitting Smoking Decreases Your Risk of Implant Failure
...It’s also critical that you practice good oral hygiene — both brushing and flossing — to minimize the occurrence of dental disease and see us for regular checkups and maintenance appointments...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Invisalign: The Discreet Way To Straighten Your Teeth
... Invisalign Offers Convenience and Better Control Over Oral Hygiene Dr...

If You're Considering Braces, Here's How They Work
...These risks can be reduced by closely monitoring dental health during the entire treatment process and through stepped up efforts in daily oral hygiene...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

What Are Dental Implants?
...Studies published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry show that with good oral hygiene at home and at the dental office, the implant will last for decades--even a lifetime! The dental implant process Key to dental implant success is sufficient bone density...

Lasers Poised to Transform Current Treatment for Gum Disease
... Gum disease is a bacterial infection triggered by plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles caused by inadequate oral hygiene...

FAQ: Dental Care During Pregnancy
... A: It’s not uncommon, but it does indicate that you need to pay careful attention to your oral hygiene at this time...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

4 Things You Should be Doing Now for Your Baby's Long-Term Dental Health
...Start oral hygiene now...

Recreational Marijuana Could Increase Your Risk of Gum Disease
...To be sure, there are several risk factors for gum disease like genetics, oral hygiene (or lack thereof), structural problems like poor tooth position or even systemic conditions elsewhere in the body...

Straighten Your Smile Discreetly
...That's shorter than traditional orthodontics, and to your advantage, oral hygiene and eating meals and snacks is easy because you simply remove your appliances to eat or brush and floss...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
... On your supermarket or pharmacy oral hygiene aisle you’ll find dozens of products promising to restore that lost luster, including toothpastes, whitening kits or even chewing gum...

Close the Gaps In Your Smile
...If you commit yourself to maintaining excellent oral hygiene, your implant could last a lifetime...

Lasers Could be the Future for Gum Disease Treatment
...Gum disease is a bacterial infection mostly caused by dental plaque, a thin film of food particles that build up on teeth in the absence of effective oral hygiene...

4 Things to Avoid if You Want to Support Your Child's Dental Development
...Neglect daily oral hygiene...

Smoking Could Shorten Your Implants' Longevity
...Stopping smoking and practicing effective oral hygiene could make a big difference in the success or failure of your implant...

Oral Hygiene Might Be on the Decline With the Newest Adult Generation
... If a recent survey is correct, that may be a result of poor oral hygiene practices...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

A Partnership With the Dentist Will Help Your Child's Teeth Develop Normally
... For you that means first and foremost keeping up your child’s regular oral hygiene practice...

Smoking Could Increase Your Gum Disease Risk
...The main cause for gum disease is dental plaque, a bacterial biofilm that accumulates on teeth due to ineffective oral hygiene...

Dental Implants Restore Your Smile
...However, longevity depends on good oral hygiene habits, a tobacco-free lifestyle, and gentle treatment (no teeth clenching or grinding)...

Could Invisalign Help My Smile?
... You should: Be in good oral health Have a mild to moderate orthodontic problem such as malocclusion, gaps, crowding, or tooth-tipping Be committed to conscientious oral hygiene at home (remove your aligners to eat, brush, and floss) Be old enough to have finished your jaw development (teens and up) Stay committed to your treatment plan Why not learn more...

What Tara Lipinski Does to Protect One of Her Most Valuable Assets - Her Smile
...Protect this invaluable asset with daily oral hygiene, regular dental visits and prompt treatment for disease or trauma...

That Odd 'Lacy' Mouth Sore is No Cause for Alarm
...You can also minimize a future outbreak by practicing effective daily oral hygiene to reduce the bacterial populations that may contribute to the condition...

Whatever Your Vacation Plans This Year, Don't Forget Teeth and Gum Care
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Daily Oral Hygiene” and “The Bitter Truth About Sugar...

What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops
...If you would like more information on tips for better oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule a consultation...

3 Ways to Protect Your Dental Work From an Early Demise
...Daily oral hygiene...