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2306, 2017

5 Secrets Your Tongue Reveals About Your Health

June 23rd, 2017|Oral Health|

Grab a mirror, open up, and say “ah” because we’re talking tongues today. Did you know the color and even the shape of your tongue can say a lot about what could be going on health-wise in the rest of your body? Our dental office in Timonium (and your primary care doctor too) are always […]

1206, 2017

A Few Facts About Your Bottled Water

June 12th, 2017|Oral Health|

By now you probably know that the human body is made up of mostly water, and we need to drink plenty of it each day just to keep our organs and other important parts functioning properly. At my dental office in Timonium, we understand how important it is to stay hydrated at home, at work, […]

1605, 2017

The Oral Health Hazards of Nail Biting

May 16th, 2017|Oral Health, Prevention|

Nail biting is a habit that can affect not only the appearance of your nails, it can also cause damage to your oral health. As with any habit, nail biting can be difficult to break, but at our dental office in Timonium, we’re hoping that by providing our patients some information about the dangers of […]

805, 2017

What is Gum Charting?

May 8th, 2017|Periodontal Disease, Prevention|

Gum, or periodontal, charting is when your Timonium dentist measures the pockets around each tooth to help evaluate oral health. It’s an important step in diagnosing gum disease and determining how advanced it may be. Periodontal charting can also assist your dental team in recommending an appropriate treatment plan.
How is Periodontal Charting Done?
The process […]

2104, 2017

Smokeless Tobacco & Your Oral Health

April 21st, 2017|Prevention|

Using tobacco products of any kind can not only have a detrimental effect on your overall health, there are multiple oral health diseases and problems that can also occur from the habit. Smokeless tobacco, also referred to as, dip, chew, spit, or snuff, is no exception. During this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at […]

604, 2017

What’s a Frenectomy and Do You Need One?

April 6th, 2017|Dental Procedures|

There are times when the team at our dental office in Timonium may recommend a frenectomy for a patient. But we understand that many patients aren’t exactly sure what a frenectomy is and why one may be needed. So we’d like to cover the basics to help all of our patients stay properly informed.
A […]

1503, 2017

A Word to the Wise: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble

March 15th, 2017|Dental Procedures|

Wisdom teeth usually begin to develop and show on x-rays in our early teens. And that’s the best time to start monitoring their growth to see if your wisdom teeth can stay, or if it’s better to get them removed. While all wisdom teeth don’t necessarily have to be extracted, all of us at our […]

603, 2017

“Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?”

March 6th, 2017|Prevention|

Do you experience shooting pain through your teeth when you drink something hot or bite into something cold? If so, you may be suffering from sensitive teeth. It’s a common problem for many people, but our dental office in Timonium wants to help explain some possible reasons behind your sensitivity and how we can fix […]

2202, 2017

Are Lip & Cheek Biting Actually Bad for You?

February 22nd, 2017|Prevention|

You know the feeling. You’re happily chewing away on your lunch, talking with a coworker when all of a sudden, you hear a crunch. You feel the pain. You realize you’ve just bit your cheek (or lip, or tongue — doesn’t really matter, it all hurts!). This painful accident can be an ongoing problem for […]

1002, 2017

Simple Ways to Limit Your Exposure to Sugar

February 10th, 2017|Prevention|

There’s nothing wrong with a little sugar indulgence every now and then. We get it, sometimes you just need a little fix with a sweet treat. But as most people know, sugar is something every dentist really doesn’t like. And with good reason (more on that in a bit). At our dental office in Timonium, […]