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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122016Apr
April is Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month. If you are behind on your regular dental check-up and cleaning, now is the time to come for your exam. Dr. Peter Merai offers oral cancer screenings during your routine exam at Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill. Nearly 50,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancers…

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242016Mar
The Benefits of Dental Implants

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental Implants for Tooth Replacement Your teeth are designed to last a lifetime, but sometimes, for one reason or another, they don’t! Replacing a missing tooth or missing teeth is important to your other teeth as well as your overall health. Missing teeth can cause other teeth to be tipped or crowded, lost and create…

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92016Mar
Oxon Hill Dentist Lists Top Reasons to Whiten Your Teeth

Oxon Hill Dentist Lists Top Reasons to Whiten Your Teeth

A bright smile is perceived as a healthy smile. And it gives the impression of youth, vitality, radiant health, happiness, and warmth. Teeth whitening remains one of the most economical ways to enhance your smile. Have you ever thought about whitening your teeth? Maybe you want a beautiful white smile for an upcoming special occasion….

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192016Feb
Get That Picture Perfect Smile with ClearCorrect

Get That Picture Perfect Smile with ClearCorrect

Are you on a timeline for a wedding, reunion, prom or other big event? Or are you just unhappy with your smile and finally want to do something about it? You don’t have to live with crooked and crowded teeth for one more day! ClearCorrect can quickly and comfortably straighten your teeth (without turning you…

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12016Feb
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and Dr. Peter Merai, the staff at Comprehensive Dental Care of Oxon Hill and the American Dental Association encourage all kids to join the Sugar Wars Team and fight for good dental health throughout the galaxy! 80% of tooth decay in the United States is suffered by 25%…

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182016Jan
Straight Teeth in Less Time. Clear Braces for Adults.

Straight Teeth in Less Time. Clear Braces for Adults.

Do you cover your mouths when you laugh, smile or talk? Have you thought about adult braces but are concerned that straightening procedures could be too invasive or too expensive If you are one of the millions of adults in need of braces who are unhappy, self-conscious… or maybe even embarrassed of your smile, Six…

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