262018Feb
Getting Back to Basics: The Dos And Don’ts of Toothbrushing

Getting Back to Basics: The Dos And Don’ts of Toothbrushing

Brushing our teeth is something we do everyday, twice a day (right!?). If we’re not careful, it’s easy to fall into a routine of bad habits. Using correct brushing techniques is crucial to the health and appearance of your smile. The Toothbrushing Dos: Technique: Tilt the brush at a 45-degree angle against the gum line…

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202017May
“But It’s Really Not Bothering Me!”

“But It’s Really Not Bothering Me!”

Are You Putting Off Dental Work Because… “It’s Not Really Bothering Me That Much!”? If you have been putting off dental issues because you think the dental pain will eventually go away; or it’s not really bothering you, it’s time to think again. Most dental problems are not symptomatic until there is a serious issue…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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