Oral Health Wonders: Aging and Dental Health

If you’re looking to effectively improve your smile so it can continue to function for you for the rest of your life, you have to start thinking about how various activities and treatments affect you as you age. You may need to alter your lifestyle habits, your diet, and your cleaning routines as you age… Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dental Crowns

Are you familiar with the benefits involved with a dental crown? Dental crowns are highly reliable cosmetic dentistry treatments that apply a complete cap over the top of a tooth. This allows the tooth to be protected on all sides clear down to the gum line. Not only will this allow the dentist to craft… Read more »

Tartar Takes a Toll on Your Teeth

You’ve heard that plaque is public enemy No.1 of your teeth. But the truth is, plaque is a pushover compared to tartar. Why? Because, even though plaque is the instigator of all dental decay, it can be removed pretty easily by regular brushing and flossing, whereas tartar is like cement on your teeth. It can… Read more »

Adult Teeth and Oral Health

As you age, you must continue the tried and true oral health practices that have kept your teeth free from decay as a youth. No matter how much you’ve cut down on candy since you were a kid, that doesn’t mean that you can’t get cavities as an adult. Plaque still builds up on your… Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Sleep Apnea Detection and Treatments

Are you familiar with some common causes, risk factors or treatments involved with sleep apnea? Because sleep apnea is a condition in which you have interrupted sleeping and breathing patterns while you sleep, there are several risks involved that could be responsible. Common questions associated with sleep apnea risks and treatments are as follows: What… Read more »

The Basics of Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you know about the basics of cosmetic dentistry? If not, you have come to the right place! There are multiple ways to improve your smile, which all start under the realm of cosmetic dentistry. To help you learn more about cosmetic dentistry, our dentist, Dr. Brenda E. Howard with Blissful Dental in Lanham, Maryland,… Read more »

Reassess Your Dental Health with Tooth Decay Detection and Treatments

Have you ever taken the time to assess your oral health and look for signs of damage in relation to tooth decay? Because tooth decay often arises due to damage to your tooth enamel, you will need to make sure that all aspects of your oral health are well taken care of to ensure further… Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Treating and Preventing Bad Breath

If you are struggling with bad breath, it could be the result of improper treatments for your oral health care. Not only can oral health hygiene routines help to treat bad breath, but they can also help to prevent it in the first place. The following is a checklist of things you can do to… Read more »

Brush Up on Your Brushing

You have been brushing your teeth for years, and after all this time, you are a seasoned professional, right? You know the drill by this point. You put a glob of toothpaste on the brush, scrub your teeth, maybe a quick rinse with your mouthwash and you’re out the door or off to bed. Actually,… Read more »

Orthodontics for Adults

Once upon a time, orthodontics was a word associated with high school and middle school students. Although braces used to belong to people who weren’t quite old enough to vote, more and more adults have opted to straighten their smiles with the help of orthodontics. Orthodontics will improve your bite and protect your teeth from… Read more »