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    What Does A Dentist Do?

    When it comes to dental health, there are more than a few different areas of specialty. From dental hygienists to orthodontists to implant surgeons, it can get a bit confusing when you walk in the door of your local dentist’s office.  In this article, we’ll briefly discuss what precisely a dentist does — and does not — do, so you can be crystal clear about the services you can expect the …Read More

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    Which Dental Implant Is Right For You?

    Dental implants have been used for decades for age-related tooth loss, but nowadays, more and more people are relying on these prosthetics for cosmetic purposes. A dental implant is a permanent solution for missing or misshapen teeth that functions by artificially replacing roots or serving as an anchor for crowns, bridges, or dentures.  Whether you’re seeking a dental implant for medical reaso…Read More

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    A Bite-Sized History of Dentistry

    Most people think that modern dentistry began relatively recently, but in fact, the roots of dental history extend much further back than the deep roots found in a set of molars. Indeed, most historians and archaeologists agree that dentistry and remedies for toothaches can be traced back to societies that flourished more than 9,000 years ago! In this article, we’ll take a brief, bite-sized look…Read More

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    How to Relieve Dental Anxiety

    How to Relieve Dental Anxiety Dental anxiety is one of the most common phobias among adults and children in the United States. Given the needles, syringes, and drills so common in dentists’ offices, it’s easy to understand why the equipment and setting might trigger panic in certain individuals. Fortunately, there are many healthy and effective ways to mitigate a sense of anxiety at the dentis…Read More

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    FAQs About Cosmetic Dentistry

    When most people think of going to the dentist, they think of root canals, cavity fillings, and wisdom teeth removal. Aside from these often necessary procedures, however, there are a number of additional reasons you might visit the dentist. In this article, we'll answer some common questions about cosmetic dentistry and discuss how it might enhance your dental care routine. What is cosmetic denti…Read More

  6. Real Reviews From Real Patients

    It’s 2019, ladies and gentlemen. That means quite a few different things, depending on who you ask. For consumers looking to find a reputable business to get their change their oil, mow their lawn, or get their teeth cleaned, it’s good news. Why? With review platforms like Google, Yelp, Facebook, and Urbanspoon, you can find what you are looking for in a hurry!  Need to find the top-rated den…Read More

  7. Why You Should Choose Our Baltimore Dentistry

    Choosing a new dentist can seem like an impossible task. Whether you need a new dentist because you are new to the Baltimore area or haven’t had an appointment in a while, we understand that there are a lot of factors to consider. You need to choose a dentist that accepts your insurance and fits your financial situation and is in a convenient location. These are important logistical factors to c…Read More

  8. Who We Are: Federal Hill Smiles – General Dentistry in Baltimore

    Welcome, to the Federal Hill Smiles blog! If you are new here, Federal Hill Smiles provides exceptional general dentistry services and more in the Baltimore area. We value comfort and convenience for our patients, while also providing top of the line dental services. If you are in need of dental services and located in the Baltimore area, we would like to give you some additional information so th…Read More