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    Which Teeth Whitening Treatment Is Right For You?

    In recent years, teeth whitening has been gaining popularity as a cosmetic dental service, but it’s also been diversifying in the ways it can be administered. Although nearly every teeth whitening method can be effective to some extent, there are certainly some treatments that yield better results than others. Furthermore, existing or potential dental issues, such as tooth decay and gum sensitiv…Read More

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    Should You See A Prosthodontist Or A Dentist?

    If you aim to take good care of your oral health, you likely visit a dentist’s office at least twice per year. But even the most rigorous brushers and flossers out there can run into issues with their teeth, and dental implants are commonly recommended in many of these cases. Whether you’ve endured an unexpected injury or found out that your teeth aren’t quite as resilient as they used to be…Read More

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    What To Expect From Dental Implant Surgery

    Oral surgery is rarely an anxiety-free event, and this stress can often make an appearance for those anticipating dental implant surgery. By conducting a bit of background research in advance, however, it is easy to diminish these feelings of unease about your upcoming dental implant procedure.  In this article, we’ll discuss the three stages of receiving a dental implant, including what happen…Read More

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    Why Adults Avoid Going to the Dentist

    In the eyes of a child, it can seem as though adults aren’t afraid of anything. They’re big, they’re strong, they work hard, and they make life flow in an easy way. But in fact, one of the most common and widespread fears among older demographics is a phobia of the dentist. Why is this, and how can it be corrected? At Federal Hill Smiles, we understand that not every individual is comfortabl…Read More

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    FAQs About Tooth Extraction

    As a child, you likely remember losing your baby teeth. But once your permanent chompers came in, you probably never envisioned losing those. However, tooth extractions are sometimes necessary, even in adulthood, and for good reason. To better understand why having a tooth pulled is common in adulthood, what the process looks like, and why you should not be concerned about the routine procedure, w…Read More

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    Most Common Types of Dental Trauma

    Most people go into the dentist for a routine checkup twice per year, not thinking much of the run-of-the-mill procedure. But when dental trauma (injury to the teeth and/or gums) occurs, the necessity of having a reliable local dentist becomes all too apparent. In this article, we’ll review some of the most common types of dental trauma and what causes them. We’ll also discuss how a dentist or…Read More

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    What is a Root Canal?

    A root canal is very commonly performed, but those who haven’t had the operation may not know about its processes and progression. In this article, we’ll take a look at all the fundamentals you need to know about root canals. If you are seeking a root canal expert or oral surgeon in the Baltimore area, be sure to give Federal Hill Smiles a call today! Root Canal Overview So, what exactly is a …Read More

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    Veneers: What You Need to Know

    There are many reasons why an individual may consider getting dental veneers, whether it’s for functional or aesthetic purposes. Regardless of the exact reason, however, there’s no doubt that there is a lot to know about veneers and much to think about before getting started. In this article, we’ll discuss how porcelain veneers can improve dental health and appearance, as well as what the pr…Read More

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    Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums

    Establishing a routine of quality dental health habits is one of the best things you can do for oral hygiene, now and far into the future. In this article, we’ll review some dentist-approved tips for healthy teeth and gums and inform you on manageable ways to incorporate them into your daily hygiene regimen.  For more immediate information on how best to care for your teeth and gums, get in tou…Read More

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    FAQs About Periodontal Disease

    According to a report by the CDC, more than half of American adults over the age of 30 have a mild or advanced form of periodontal disease. In a developed nation such as the U.S., it can be hard to understand why the prevalence is so high, but with greater education of the public, we can work to reverse this disconcerting trend towards gum disease. In this article, we’ll answer some frequently a…Read More