Having an effective and consistent oral care routine is crucial to maintaining a healthy smile. Why is it important to floss, brush, and rinse? Each step of your oral care routine plays a part in keeping your teeth and gums healthy.
Are your teeth sensitive? Whether it’s how you brush, what you eat, or how you sleep, there are a variety of factors that can cause or contribute to tooth sensitivity. You may need to try a few different solutions before you are able to fix the problem. However, figuring out the cause of your tooth pain can help you find the right solution.
You can never start too early when keeping up with your child’s oral hygiene. As teaching a child to do anything, it takes plenty of time and patience. Make it fun! Make it something they enjoy. Go easy on their little gums and even sing a little song. Seeing your kid with a beautiful smile will definitely be worth it in the end, and I’m sure they will thank you when they’re older.
The safety of our patients and staff are of the utmost importance to Bethesda Family Smiles. As we continue to navigate the challenges and effects of COVID-19 we wanted to inform you of the changes we are implementing at our office according to the American Dental Association’s (ADA) and the Maryland State Dental Association’s guidelines.
Dental fillings are typically used to treat cavities. Cavities are small holes in the tooth caused by decay. These holes in the tooth are filled with an amalgam or composite substance. Some people will have tooth pain or sensitivity after getting a new cavity filled, but it should go away within a few days. The …