222015Dec
Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

Your dentist knows best when it comes to keeping your mouth healthy. Scheduling regular exams and cleanings allows your dentist to monitor your dental health and address any issues before they become larger (and more expensive) problems. Do your teeth and gums a favor in 2016 by practicing excellent dental health habits and smile big…

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32015Dec
Dental Benefits – Don’t Lose Them!

Dental Benefits – Don’t Lose Them!

Don’t lose your dental benefits! The end of the year is fast approaching. And so is the end of your yearly dental insurance benefits. When the clock strikes 12 midnight on December 31st, you will lose any unused dental benefits. We are happy to help you get the full benefits that you are entitled to…

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32015Nov
How to Combat 6 Common Causes of Bad Breath

How to Combat 6 Common Causes of Bad Breath

Questions about bad breath are very common for dentists. Halitosis is a common problem for both men and women of all ages. Some bad breath is normal, but other episodes of bad breath could be a symptom of something greater. It can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other…

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202015Oct
Do You Need to Find Relief from Jaw Pain?

Do You Need to Find Relief from Jaw Pain?

1 in 4 people suffer from some form of Temporal Mandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) and most don’t even know it! When your TMJ joint isn’t working properly, the muscles around it can cause extreme pain when you chew, speak or even yawn. This pain can travel from your jaw to your neck and face causing…

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92015Oct
Don’t Let Gum Disease Rob You of Your Healthy Smile

Don’t Let Gum Disease Rob You of Your Healthy Smile

Have you ever noticed that your gums were sore – or even bleeding – after brushing your teeth? And maybe while you were eating? Some might brush it off as a result from brushing too aggressively, or from getting food stuck between your teeth. It could actually be a sign of periodontal disease. Gum Disease…

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282015Sep
Perfect Your Hollywood Smile with Affordable Lumineers

Perfect Your Hollywood Smile with Affordable Lumineers

When you look in the mirror, do you ever wonder if your smile could be just a little more attractive (or a lot)? Your solution could be Lumineers. Dr. Peter Merai at Comprehensive Dental Care in Oxon Hill specializes in placing Lumineers over your existing teeth to instantly correct multiple problems all at once. You…

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122015Sep
Problems Associated With Tooth Loss

Problems Associated With Tooth Loss

Missing a Tooth? We all know that tooth loss is normal with baby teeth, but adult tooth loss can occur in a number of ways. Permanent teeth might be knocked out because of an accident, a sports injury, tooth decay or certain diseases; including gum disease, can also cause tooth loss. Everybody is at risk…

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312015Aug
Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid for Better Dental Health

Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid for Better Dental Health

By now, we all know how to brush our teeth, and that it’s important to brush and floss twice a day. Unfortunately, there are some times when we may do more harm than good, or we may develop bad habits. Here Are Some Examples: Using An Old Toothbrush. Your toothbrush, or toothbrush head, should be…

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282015Jul
Four Easy Lifestyle Changes You Can Make For Healthier Teeth

Four Easy Lifestyle Changes You Can Make For Healthier Teeth

We love our patients at Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill, but we also know you’d prefer to spend as little time as possible in our office. That’s OK – we get it. Dental work beyond the occasional check-up can sometimes be painful, time consuming and costly. That’s why it’s important to maintain a healthy…

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132015Jul
Six Month Smiles® Available at Oxon Hill, MD Dentist

Six Month Smiles® Available at Oxon Hill, MD Dentist

Are you one of the millions of adults in need of braces who are unhappy, self-conscious – or maybe even embarrassed of your smile? Comprehensive Dental Care’s Dr. Peter Merai is pleased to announce that he is now offering Six Month Smiles® to his patients who are looking for an alternative to metal braces. As…

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