172017Nov
The Gift of Good Oral Health

The Gift of Good Oral Health

People tend to consume sugary treats and enjoy alcoholic beverages more than usual during the holidays. During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, many forget to perform the most basic of oral hygiene tasks that help counteract the effects of indulging in sweets. However, it’s quite important to maintain good oral hygiene during the…

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22017Nov
Conquering Dental Fear & Anxiety

Conquering Dental Fear & Anxiety

Did you know that almost 75% of the population feels some level of fear when facing dental care? Between 5-8% of Americans totally avoid dentists out of fear and anxiety altogether. While dental fear may stem from legitimate causes, it doesn’t need to define your future dental experiences. At Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill,…

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182017Oct
Halloween Tricks and Treats on Your Teeth

Halloween Tricks and Treats on Your Teeth

Halloween is around the corner. For weeks (okay, months), store shelves have been showcasing Halloween candy. Between the candy purchased to give away, and the candy brought home from trick or treating, the temptation to go on a sugar overload this month is hard to ignore. However, keep in mind that those sugary goodies can…

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52017Oct
Affordable Dental Care for Seniors in Oxon Hill

Affordable Dental Care for Seniors in Oxon Hill

Thanks to advances in medicine and nutrition, people are living longer, healthier lives. But that doesn’t mean senior health threats have gone away. On the contrary: It’s more important than ever to keep your overall body in good shape. For example, advancing age can often put seniors at risk for a number of oral health…

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202017Sep
Affordable Dental Implant Solution to Dentures

Affordable Dental Implant Solution to Dentures

Dentures can be an important solution to tooth loss. However, one of the frequent issues for someone with dentures is the retention, or stability, of the denture in their mouth. This is especially true with lower dentures, because unlike upper dentures, they lack the ability to have a suction-type of fit to the tissue. Secure…

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82017Sep
Are You Sitting on Your 2017 Dental Benefits?

Are You Sitting on Your 2017 Dental Benefits?

If you have not used your 2017 dental benefits, now is the time to call Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill and take advantage of them. Many dental insurance plans are based on the calendar year. As a result, you can potentially save hundreds of dollars by using your benefits now, before 2017 comes to…

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252017Aug
Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants in Oxon Hill

Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants in Oxon Hill

If you’ve quit smiling – or cover your mouth when you laugh – because you are missing teeth, you should consider a dental implant. If you’ve lost one or more teeth, dental implants may be a perfect solution for your smile. Dr. Peter Merai in Oxon Hill would love to show you what dental implants…

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282017Jul
Mouthguards: Protecting Your Smile and Your Brain

Mouthguards: Protecting Your Smile and Your Brain

Summer is flying by and fall sports are around the corner. Tryouts and pre-season camps will be in high gear soon, if they are not already. We love when our patients are being active, but unfortunately, sports-related dental injuries happen all the time. According to the American Dental Association, athletes are 60 times more likely…

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122017Jul
Why Bother With Straight Teeth?

Why Bother With Straight Teeth?

Millions of people – adults, teens and children – have improved their lives and their health by getting their teeth and their bites corrected. A nice smile with straight teeth can make a big impact on your life and with how others perceive you. Four Good Reasons YOU SHOULD WANT Straight Teeth Quite simply, straight…

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292017Jun
Oh No – I Need a Root Canal!

Oh No – I Need a Root Canal!

Your dentist just told you that you needed a root canal. You are now in panic mode because you’ve heard bad things about them. We here at Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill would like to take the time to set the record straight about root canals. With today’s dental technology it is much easier…

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