Is Sedation Dentistry Safe For Monkton Smiles?

Categories: Oral Health
Affordable Monkton Dentistry Sedation

When I discuss sedation dentistry with new Parkton cosmetic dentistry patients, I encounter many misconceptions. The purpose of today’s Hereford Dental Health blog is to de-bunk some of the most common myths about dental sedation. Myth #1: With Sedation Dentistry, You Are Completely Unconscious Some nervous Monkton dental patients are not only afraid of receiving…

3 Problems Which May Require A Root Canal

Categories: Oral Health
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Hello Maryland, let’s talk about the root canal procedure (“endodontic therapy” in dentist – speak). The root canal may be the most cringe-worthy dental treatment commonly done today, but it is important that dental patients in the Sparks, Hereford, and White Hall areas know what is happening during this anxiety – inducing, though routine, procedure.…

Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad…Dentist?

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People that are plagued with dental phobia (Dentophobia) may take comfort in the fact that it is a fairly common diagnosable mental condition. At least they know they are not alone and that the medical community takes it seriously. Phobias like Pteromerhanophobia: (the fear of flying) and Acrophobibia (the fear of heights) can be challenging,…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

Categories: Dental Health
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Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are important because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Craig Longenecker encourages patients to practice preventative dentistry by: Brushing Flossing…

Two Hints For When You’re Too Tired To Brush

Categories: Dental Health
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Too tired to touch a toothbrush. We’ve all been there. Hereford Dental Health in Monkton and Dr. Craig Longenecker are committed to helping patients throughout the White Hall, Sparks, and Hereford neighborhoods to maintain balanced hygiene and to correct imperfections that can lead to inhibited confidence and self-assurance. On our blog today we are offering…

When Style And Oral Health Collide

Categories: Dental Health
When Style And Oral Health Collide in Monkton

Oral piercing is a popular form of body-art in Monkton, but just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s safe. I’m Dr. Craig Longenecker, a dentist serving the Sparks, Hereford, and White Hall areas. When my patients ask me about the safety of oral piercings, I make sure they look at the possible dangerous consequences. First,…

What’s New In Dentistry?

Categories: Dental Health
Advanced Dentistry in Monkton

The world of dentistry continues to advance at a rapid pace. If you have visited your Monkton dentist lately, you have probably noticed some things that make your visit more comfortable, such as the ability to watch TV or listen to music while receiving treatment. Many Parkton dentistry patients welcome oral conscious sedation to reduce…

You May Have Gingivitis

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Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are enthusiastic about oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t impact your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause troubles. The first sign of gingivitis is swollen,…

A Fresh Start After Losing A Tooth

Categories: Dental Implants
Monkton Permanent Tooth Replacement

Are you one of the many Monkton men and women who has had a tooth extracted? If the tooth had been bothering you, it may have been a relief. Unless, of course, the tooth was in the front of your mouth and now the gaping hole shows every time you smile. Ignoring it is impossible…