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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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    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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    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