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Find A Few Minutes To Floss

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One common reason people say they don’t floss is that the practice is difficult to fit into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, and feel like you are too busy to floss, here are some suggestions from the dentist at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD for fitting this vital dental…

Teen Teeth: Adolescent Oral Health

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If you are a teenager or the parent of a teenager, this post from St. Mary’s Dental Care in Mechanicsville MD is for you. At St. Mary’s Dental, we see cavities and gum disease in teenagers far too often. Possible causes and complicating factors include insufficient dental hygiene, unhealthy diet, malocclusion (misaligned bite), smoking, hormonal…

Sleep Apnea Is A Serious Health Threat

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At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD, we often see patients who have been struggling with deficient sleep for months, or even years. Some of these people end up being diagnosed with sleep apnea or related conditions. You Can’t Just “Tough It Out” The reluctance to request treatment is lamentable, because it negatively impacts on…

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

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At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD, our patients often ask if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular exams at the dentist office. Before answering that question, a few words about xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first discovered in birch tree bark but is also found in…

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Gina McCray, DDS Family & cosmetic dentist in Mechanicsville, MD (301) 884-3248 (301) 884-7461 stmarysdental@rcn.com