122018Jan
Cosmetic Dentistry Can Be Just as Important as Dental Cleanings

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Be Just as Important as Dental Cleanings

Dr. Peter Merai of Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill cares about the health of your teeth and gums. Dr. Merai also cares about how great your teeth look. After all, he knows that when you look great, you feel great! When you have a confident and great looking smile, it often translates to better…

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292017Dec
2018 Oral Health Resolutions

2018 Oral Health Resolutions

Welcome 2018! Out with the old and in with the new. As we begin a new year, it’s always a great time to resolve to be healthier, wealthier and wiser. Like most dentists across the globe, we also encourage you to include better oral health and hygiene in your resolutions! Whether it’s improving toothbrushing habits…

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152017Dec
The Holidays and Your Oral Health

The Holidays and Your Oral Health

The holidays are in full swing and soon everyone will be making their 2018 resolutions. But before all that, let’s go over some of the pitfalls you can avoid during the holidays! The holidays offer some of the best foods that we eat all year, jam packed into a few weeks. But in terms of…

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22017Dec
Electric Versus Manual Toothbrushes

Electric Versus Manual Toothbrushes

Many of our patients don’t realize how important it is to use the right toothbrush and consider all toothbrushes to be about the same. This prevents many from seeing a reason to invest in an electric toothbrush. Using a manual toothbrush is better than nothing but studies show that there are several advantages to using…

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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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