Energy Drink Warning For Monkton

Categories: Dental Health
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We’re committed to providing oral health and wellness tips. Hereford Dental Health serving Parkton, Monkton and Sparks advises our patients  about healthy habits during every dental visit. We are seeing more and more adults and teens with tooth enamel erosion caused by repeated consumption of sports drinks. Most of our patients take good care of their…

Gritting Your Teeth: Stress And Your Smile

Categories: Dental Health
Monkton how stress hurts your teeth

At Hereford Dental Health serving Parkton, Monkton and Sparks, our team cares about your smile. Did you know that stress can also impact your oral health?  Here are some dental problems linked to stress. Canker and Cold Sores Cold sores are a symptom of the herpes simplex virus. Scientists don’t know exactly what causes canker sores but suspect…

Help! My Crown Came Off!

Categories: Dental Crowns
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You are chewing an apple and hear an odd sound, then something in your mouth feels wrong. One of your crowns has popped free. Chances are, the crown (which cost you hundreds of dollars) can be re-cemented. Call us at Hereford Dental Health serving Parkton, Monkton and Sparks. WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOUR DENTAL CROWN…

How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

Categories: Dental Health
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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums. At Hereford Dental Health serving Parkton, Monkton and Sparks, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ gums. Which of the items below are risk factors for gum disease (periodontitis)? a. Pregnancy b. Overbite c. Diabetes d. Heredity All of the above. Pregnancy, menopause, or any…

Should Teens Whiten Their Teeth

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Getting a smile just like their favorite singer or movie star might be high on your teen’s priority list. However, you may want to talk with your dentist before buying an at-home tooth whitening product. At Hereford Dental Health serving Parkton, Monkton and Sparks, we would like to discuss teens and teeth whitening with you. As…

Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

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Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around Parkton. At Hereford Dental Health serving Parkton, Monkton and Sparks, we encourage our patients to enhance their smiles in the healthiest way. Today’s post is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Unfortunately, these piercings and the jewelry they use can lead to serious…

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

Categories: Dental Health
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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums, as well as a strong jawbone. Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. At Hereford Dental Health serving Parkton, Monkton and Sparks, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ jaw health. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient…

How Dental Implants Are Changing Dentures

How Dental Implants are Changing Dentures in Monkton

If you are one of the many Monkton denture wearers, you know that they are not the ideal solution for missing teeth. At Hereford Dental Health, we can help if you’re having issues with your dentures. The problems with dentures include slipping, gum irritation, trouble eating and talking, bone loss, and inability to taste food due to…

Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

Categories: Toothache
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At Hereford Dental Health in Monkton, we discuss cavities a lot. We feel that having a better understanding of exactly what a cavity is will help you take better care of your pearly whites. Cavities can also be called caries or tooth decay. When a tooth is permanently damaged in the hard surface, tiny openings…

Boost Your Self-Confidence With Cosmetic Dentistry

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Monkton Smile Makeovers at Hereford Dental Health - Craig Longenecker DDS

Many dental patients have experienced a boost in self-confidence by undergoing restorative or cosmetic dentistry at Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS in Monkton.  Nothing gives our team more satisfaction than helping people dramatically improve their smile. We help improve their overall self-esteem with the latest tooth restoration procedures to correct dental problems and…