302017Jan
National Children’s Dental Health Month 2017

National Children’s Dental Health Month 2017

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. During this month, Dr. Peter Merai, the staff at Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill and the American Dental Association want to remind parents that their children can avoid cavities! Following a balanced diet, limiting snacks, brushing and flossing twice each day- and regular dental check-ups are the…

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132017Jan
Is Your Smile Supported by Healthy Gums?

Is Your Smile Supported by Healthy Gums?

The next time you look in the mirror, ask yourself this question: “Is my smile supported by strong, healthy gums?” With studies showing that gum disease is now linked to larger health issues like diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis and dementia, keeping your gums in excellent condition is critical for your overall well-being. For healthy…

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302016Dec
New Year = New Dental Benefits for Many

New Year = New Dental Benefits for Many

The beginning of a new year can be a fresh, new start for a lot of people. It often arrives with healthy resolutions for 2017. For many of our dental patients, a new year also means new dental insurance benefits. Your oral health is an important part of your overall health and wellness. The beginning…

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162016Dec
Dental New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthier Mouth

Dental New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthier Mouth

With 2016 coming to a close, it is time once again for new year’s resolutions. While many of us will make resolutions for the new year, fewer will keep them. But make them we do, and try to keep them we will. And when it comes to making resolutions that benefit your health, make sure…

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22016Dec
Transform Your Teeth With a Smile Makeover

Transform Your Teeth With a Smile Makeover

A smile makeover is the best way to achieve the smile you’ve always dreamed of. However, it may take a some planning to make sure your treatments are done efficiently and effectively. If you live or work in the Oxon Hill, Maryland area and think a smile makeover is definitely in your future, schedule a…

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172016Nov
Don’t Avoid Your Dental Appointments

Don’t Avoid Your Dental Appointments

Visiting the dentist office might not be high on your list of things you want to do. After all, who wants to hear their dental hygienist or dentist point out what’s wrong with their mouth!? Especially when you point out, “But I brush two times a day and floss once a week!” The bright overhead…

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42016Nov
Healthy Thanksgiving Advice for Your Oral Health

Healthy Thanksgiving Advice for Your Oral Health

For many, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to enjoy time with family and friends. It’s really not a time when there is much thought or concern about one’s diet or oral health. But with a little effort, you can enjoy the holiday and stay true to your dental health concerns. Did you know that bacteria…

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192016Oct
Could Cosmetic Dentistry Be Life Changing?

Could Cosmetic Dentistry Be Life Changing?

Your eyes may be the window to your soul but what does your smile say about you? Whether through a smile or flashed in a laugh, your teeth allow you to express your emotions. They’re an important aspect of your appearance and of your self-image. But if you are covering your mouth when you laugh,…

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222016Sep
Why You Should Use Your Dental Insurance Before the End of the Year

Why You Should Use Your Dental Insurance Before the End of the Year

This is the time of the year when you should be thinking about your dental insurance benefits. Many plans are based on the calendar year. As a result, you can potentially save hundreds of dollars by using your benefits before the 2016 ends. Here are the top reasons why making a dentist appointment now can…

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82016Sep
A Clean Mouth Leads to a Healthy Mouth

A Clean Mouth Leads to a Healthy Mouth

The human mouth is one of the smallest parts of the body, but it can often times be one of the dirtiest. Germs and bacteria can grow and multiply into millions in the blink of an eye. It doesn’t take long for your saliva to taste and smell like you have morning breath all over…

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