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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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    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

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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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    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

  6. 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

  7. 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