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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Removing Teeth Could Improve an Orthodontic Outcome
...It may be necessary in these cases to maintain the space at the missing tooth site for a future restoration once the orthodontics is completed...

Porcelain Veneers
... An Introduction to Porcelain Veneers Veneers are an excellent way to achieve an overall aesthetic enhancement without undergoing more involved treatments such as orthodontics...

Effective Invisalign Treatment
... The Many Advantages of Invisalign® Clear Orthodontics Invisalign® can effectively treat overbites, underbites, crossbites, gapped teeth, protruding teeth, and severe crowding...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery Can Restore Health as Well as Appearance to Gums
... In conjunction with plaque removal to stop gum disease and possibly other treatments like orthodontics to correct misaligned teeth, cosmetic gum surgery is used to rejuvenate lost gum tissues around teeth through tissue grafting...

Effective Oral Hygiene is Key to Disease Prevention While Wearing Braces
...In extreme cases, the braces may need to be removed to adequately treat the gums and allow them time to heal before proceeding with orthodontics...

Removing Wisdom Teeth now may Prevent Dental Problems Later
...If after careful analysis an extraction appears to be the best course, we must then consider other factors like planned orthodontics to determine the best time for the procedure...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

Kids, Cats and Canines: Dental Development Through the Ages
...This condition, called malocclusion (bad bite), can usually be corrected by orthodontics...

If You're Considering Braces, Here's How They Work
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Moving Teeth with Orthodontics...

FAQs About Children's Dental Development
...We can discuss interceptive orthodontics more fully with you at your child’s next appointment...

Correct a Cross-Bite by Widening the Upper Jaw with an Expander
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

Straighten Your Smile Discreetly
...Ghassan Jacklis use Invisalign to help older teens and adults have great smiles, but without the obvious appearance and lifestyle changes typical of conventional orthodontics...

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...

Correcting a Poor Bite Improves Dental Health as Well as Smile Appearance
...This art of correction—moving teeth back to the positions where they belong—is the focus of a dental specialty called orthodontics...

3 Questions You Should Ask Before Undergoing Adult Orthodontics
... But although orthodontics can be performed at any age, it's not a minor undertaking...

3 Ways Orthodontic Techniques Could Prevent a Poor Bite
...Thanks to interceptive orthodontics, we may be able to intervene much earlier and eliminate or reduce the degree of difficulty with treatment...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"
...Yet orthodontics isn't just for children—adults can wear braces too! As long as teeth and gums are healthy, there's no upper age limit on orthodontic treatment...

Your Teenager's Teeth May Not Be Mature Enough for Veneers
Teenagers and adults alike can improve their smile appearance with dental solutions like teeth whitening or orthodontics...

Early Orthodontic Techniques Could Stop Growing Bite Problems
...Interceptive orthodontics attempts to do this with treatments that influence how the jaws and other mouth structures develop during childhood...

5 Ways to a Beautiful Wedding Day Smile
...Orthodontics...

3 Reasons Why Correcting a Poor Bite Is Worthwhile at Any Age
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Moving Teeth With Orthodontics” and “Orthodontics for the Older Adult...

Could Invisalign Help My Smile?
...Made from thin, clear SmartTrack acrylic, these removable appliances do almost everything metal braces can, without the obvious appearance and discomforts of conventional orthodontics...

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Lingual Braces” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

You Can Have a Straighter Smile - Just Like the Queen of England
...If you are among those who benefit from orthodontics, you'll have something in common with the Sovereign of the British Isles: a healthy, attractive and straighter smile...

Targeted Tooth Removal Could Aid Treatment for Certain Bite Problems
...Alleviating further crowding by removing teeth in little noticed areas could help with subsequent orthodontics...