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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212017Apr
Is Your Oral Hygiene on Auto-Pilot?

Is Your Oral Hygiene on Auto-Pilot?

The year seems to be flying by and with summer around the corner, oral health may be the last thing on your mind. If you’re oral hygiene has been on auto-pilot, it’s time to pay more attention to your dental care to avoid potential (costly) problems. Here are some everyday habits to avoid that could…

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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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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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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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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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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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