Has Your Child Visited A Dentist?

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Hello! Today’s Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS blog is for new parents. We know that your child’s health and safety is your top priority. That’s why you baby-proof your home, serve healthy foods, and buckle them tightly in their car seat before you pull out of your driveway. We want to remind Monkton…

The Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

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Hearing that you have gingivitis (gum disease) can be upsetting. Here at Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS in Monkton, Maryland, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help. Symptoms of Gum Disease Bleeding gums Swollen,…

Questions To Ask Your Urgent Care Dentist

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Sometimes Monkton residents research their mechanic or hairdresser more thoroughly than their dental professional. Shouldn’t your oral health be far more critical? At Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS, we love to answer questions about all facets of dentistry. What Training and Experience Do You Have? You may have questions about a dentist’s training and…

Advanced Dental Technology At Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS

  Today’s article describes how behind-the-scenes dental technology helps us serve our patients. CAD/CAM CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) are used for many restorative treatments. These include same-day inlays/onlays and crowns. Dentists who offer dental implants can use CAD/CAM technology in every phase of the dental implant procedure. CAD/CAM is also used in…

Tell Your Dentist Which Prescription Meds You Are Taking

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It’s standard practice for healthcare providers to find out which medications their patients are taking. Our patients sometimes wonder why we ask them about prescription medications before their dental treatment.   Here’s why: Some medications—prescription or over-the-counter—can influence oral health or dental treatment.   Bleeding Issues   Heparin/warfarin and other anticoagulants can bring about abnormal…