Energy Drink Warning For Monkton

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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

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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…

How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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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…

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?

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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…

Chipped Tooth? No Need To Panic

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If your tooth chips or breaks,  call Hereford Dental Health as soon as possible. Otherwise, your risk further damage or possible infection. Early treatment can help save your smile. Treatment for a chipped tooth depends on how severely it is damaged. Only your dentist can determine the needed treatment, so call as soon as you can.…

Why Visit The Dentist?

Why Visit The Dentist?

At Hereford Dental Health in Monkton, we want to see each one of our patients for a cleaning and checkup twice a year. Most of the time we try to get you to schedule your next appointment even as you leave the office from your latest one. There are some very good reasons for seeing…

Think You May Have A Cavity?

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Teeth need a lot of tender, loving care. Even when we do our best to maintain dental health, bacteria can still sneak in and cause tooth decay – the common cold of oral health. At Hereford Dental Health in Monkton, we have been filling cavities for years and would be happy to take care of…

Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

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Now, denture wearers have an amazing new tooth replacement option: Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures. Both provide numerous advantages over traditional dentures and our team at Hereford Dental Health can educate you on your many general and cosmetic dentistry options in the Monkton, MD area. We also practice restorative dentistry with pride! Some of the benefits of fixed or…

The Dangers Of Oral Infections

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“It’s just a small sore, it will go away.” “I’m too busy right now, I’ll go to a dentist later.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” Sound familiar? Many Monkton, MD residents may have experienced those feelings or thoughts at least once in their life. Your teeth become sensitive to cold drinks. A tooth…