282016Aug
Dental Tips for Back to School

Dental Tips for Back to School

The kids are back in school, supplies have been bought, emergency and contact forms are being filled out and turned in – so what’s next on the back to school list? If you weren’t able to bring your children in to the dentist over the summer, it’s time to schedule their trip to see the…

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152016Aug
The Truth About Bleeding Gums

The Truth About Bleeding Gums

Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss your teeth? While is’s not “normal” to have bleeding gums, there are a few different reasons that your gums may bleed while brushing your teeth. There are temporary reasons and some reasons are cause for more concern. What are the possible causes of bleeding gums? A…

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282016Jul
Get a Sensational Smile, Right Around the Corner

Get a Sensational Smile, Right Around the Corner

If your family is looking for a great local family and cosmetic dentist in the Oxon Hill area, look no further. Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill is located right on Oxon Hill Road. You’ll definitely feel right at home in our comfortable, friendly office. And if you’re looking for a sensational smile, we can…

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132016Jul
Straighten Your Teeth for Better Oral Health

Straighten Your Teeth for Better Oral Health

To straighten your teeth was once considered a purely cosmetic dental treatment. However, properly aligned teeth have been shown to alleviate dental issues that can be caused by an improper bite. These include speech or chewing difficulties, jaw problems, and increased wear on the tooth enamel. According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth…

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292016Jun
Don’t Live With Dental Pain

Don’t Live With Dental Pain

Don’t wonder about your oral health. Find out what you can do about it. Have you been putting off dental work? If you’ve been putting off dental care, we can help you regain your confidence in your smile again. Dr. Peter Merai is an expert dentist in the Oxon Hill area. With extensive training, he…

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172016Jun
Schedule a Summer Exam and Cleaning for You and Your Kids

Schedule a Summer Exam and Cleaning for You and Your Kids

School’s out, kids are home from college, and summertime fun is beckoning! Even if your kids seem to be keeping up with their oral hygiene routine while they are out of school for the summer, you should still schedule their dental exam, especially if they are overdue. Brushing, flossing and rinsing at home is just…

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62016Jun
Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

These days cosmetic dentistry isn’t just for celebrities and those with large amounts of disposable income. There are many affordable options and price ranges for those who want; or need, a better smile. Cosmetic dentistry can give you a beautiful smile if your teeth are discolored, stained, chipped or broken, misaligned, misshapen, or simply have…

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182016May
Diabetes and It’s Link to Your Oral Health

Diabetes and It’s Link to Your Oral Health

Over 29.1 million children and adults in the Unites States have diabetes, with over 8.1 million living with the disease undiagnosed. Whether Type 1 or Type 2, if you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, you know that it can cause problems with your eyes, kidneys, nerves and your heart. However, a diabetic may or may not…

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62016May
Are You Avoiding the Dentist Due to Dental Fear or Anxiety?

Are You Avoiding the Dentist Due to Dental Fear or Anxiety?

If you fear going to the dentist, you’re not alone. While some people simply just don’t look forward to their dental appointment, up to 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist altogether because of their dental fear or anxiety. Most dental exams aren’t painful but just being examined can stress some people out. Most…

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252016Apr
Dental Trivia Fun

Dental Trivia Fun

We thought it was time to lighten things up a bit in our blog, so we compiled some fun and interesting dental trivia for this edition. There is an abundance of interesting teeth facts, here is just a sampling – enjoy! There is evidence that dentistry has been practiced since 7000 BC Egyptians used a…

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