The ADA: Promoting Dental Health Since 1859

Categories: Dental Health
American Dental Association Monkton

Hello, thank you for visiting the Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS blog. I’m Dr. Craig Longenecker. Along with my fantastic team, I have been providing premium general and cosmetic dentistry since 1998. Today’s article is about the American Dental Association. You have probably seen the ADA symbol on toothpaste and floss—but what else…

Affordable Dentistry

Categories: General Dentistry

A perceived lack of affordable dentistry is one of the major reasons many people in our community avoid going to the dentist. However, the truth is that cost-effective dentistry is available in Monkton at Hereford Dental Health – Craig Longenecker DDS. We provide top-quality services at competitive prices. Whether you need restorative dentistry, porcelain veneers,…

3 Behind-The-Scenes Dental Advances For Maryland

Categories: General Dentistry
Crown lengthening White Hall

Sparks MD dental patients who have undergone a smile redesign are probably aware of the latest cosmetic dentistry procedures popular in the Parkton area. These include metal-free fillings, porcelain veneers, invisible braces, implant-anchored dentures, and inlays/onlays. Today’s White Hall dental post focuses on some nifty dentistry advances that are used behind-the-scenes to benefit White Hall…

Get Those Teeth In Shape!

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Monktonaffordable cosmetic dentistry

Dental bonding is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures used in the Parkton area, and it’s not difficult to see why. There are many common dental problems that dentists in the Sparks, Hereford, and Monkton areas can treat with bonding. Bonding uses a very sturdy resin material that is tooth-colored. The material is…

More Valuable Than A Diamond

Categories: Dental Implants
Monkton cosmetic dentistry

“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. We are fortunate to live here in Monkton at a time where there is a permanent technologically-advanced replacement…

“Hereford Dental Health Treats Cankers Sores, Lesions, and Fever Blisters”

Categories: Dental Health
Hereford Dental Health Treats Cankers Sores Lesions and Fever Blisters

Though not contagious, the most common complaint is canker sores, which affect an estimated eighty percent of the Sparks population. Canker sores can be attributed to stress, tissue irritation, or acidic foods. Dr. Craig Longenecker can prescribe a topical dental paste to relieve pain and guard against infection. Recurring canker sores can sometimes be a symptom of a larger health problem.

Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

Believe it or not plaque can rear its ugly head in any Monkton mouth – even yours – no matter how meticulous you try to be. If you have deep grooves, watch out. If you have a receding gum line, watch out. If you are a candy-loving Monkton resident with the proverbial sweet tooth, watch out.

What Can Veneers Do For Parkton Smiles?

porcelain veneers cost Parkton

Today we are taking the time to answer a common question that many dental patients in the Parkton area have. The question is, “What exactly are veneers and how are they used in cosmetic dentistry?”