Tooth Whitening: What The ADA Has To Say

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When a cosmetic dentistry procedure becomes popular, it’s natural to want to experience the dramatic results for yourself. However, responsible dental patients should know what the American Dental Association has to say regarding common cosmetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening. The ADA advises patients to speak with their dentist before starting any bleaching regimen.…

Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Monkton dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they select composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched precisely to your natural tooth color. Some people are sensitive to the metals used in traditional fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is Toxic…

The 411 on TMJ

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Do you have unexplained pain or clicking sounds in your jaw? They can be the result of a serious jaw condition. Some conditions with the jaw and the muscles that control it are known as temporomandibular disorders (TMD). But it’s also also called TMJ, because that’s the acronym for the name of the joint. Technically,…

Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS Is Here For You

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Hello, I’m Craig Longenecker of Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS, an esteemed dental practice in Monkton, Maryland. The understanding team at Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS would love to help you with any of your dental needs: Immediate remedies for any pressing dental dilemmas A gentle, friendly dentist Experienced care for…

Are All Clear Aligners Alike?

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If you are researching orthodontics, you have probably heard about clear aligners. They offer several advantages over traditional metal braces. The most popular advantage is the fact that they are nearly invisible. Millions of people have aligned their teeth with aligners in the past twenty years since they were invented. We’re here to help with…

A Noteworthy Dental Experience

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When Dr. Craig Longenecker walks into the room, you typically feel the atmosphere kick up a notch. Here at Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS we see patients for anything from fillings to whole health dentistry to cleaning requests. Having your teeth cleaned can be just as important as addressing cavities and taking care…

Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry

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Will your Maryland dental insurance cover cosmetic dental procedures? Many individuals assume their dental insurance won’t cover any procedures obtained solely for cosmetic purposes. This is probably true for tooth bleaching or dental bonding. However, many Maryland dental insurance plans and supplemental plans cover orthodontia and any treatment necessary to repair damage from an injury. Medical…