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Dental care

What is Patient-Centered Dental Care?

What is your perception of the patient-dentist relationship? Would you call it one-sided, with the dentist choosing any treatment, while the patient is mostly a bystander?At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD, we don’t do things that way. You will notice the difference when you first walk in our doors. You will discover a friendly

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4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal

Here’s a reminder from the team at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD: When you go to the store looking for oral care products, be sure  to check that it has the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. There are four ways the ADA seal can help you make good choices for you and your family,

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3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup

Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you have to do. At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD, we understand that. But we remind you not to let your dental care slide, because you think it’s less important than the other twenty items on your to-do list. Twice-yearly dental exams are

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Protect Teeth From Cracks

Ouch! No one wants the pain and inconvenience of a cracked tooth, so in this blog post from the dentist at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD, we are going to focus on how to avoid this preventable problem. The first thing to remember is that avoiding a cracked tooth is not rocket science. You

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Chipped Tooth? No Need To Panic

There are basically two ways to handle a chipped tooth: 1. Panic. 2. See us at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD right away, and then get on with life. A tooth may become chipped for any number of reasons. It might happen on an athletic field, or it might happen in the kitchen by

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Smile Perfection

At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD, we are passionate about perfection. We strive to create perfect smiles for our cosmetic dentistry patients. Here are some of the cosmetic dental procedures we use in smile makeovers at St. Mary’s Dental. Implant Dentistry Dental implants are the ultimate tooth restoration available in Mechanicsville, or anywhere else.

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Gummy Smile?

Many of our patients at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD undergo crown lengthening to correct a gummy smile. The procedure brings proper balance and symmetry to their smile. Gum tissue and, in some cases, bone is removed to expose more of the visible part of a tooth. It is a safe procedure that does

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Soda Spells Double Trouble

Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it’s been the nemesis of dental care for years. It will probably stay that way. Today, St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville gives you yet another critical reason to avoid this ubiquitous beverage. For dental health, soda inflicts a double punch of damage with two of

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Helping Teeth Survive Adolescence

If you are the parent of a daughter or son, you may already have some concerns about your child’s well-being. As young men and women progress toward complete independence, some make questionable choices when it comes to health and dental care. You may know Mechanicsville teens that skip meals and others that eat ramen noodles

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Overbites And Underbites

When the upper part of the jaw and the lower part of the jaw are not the same size, bite problems can occur. In some cases, bite problems can be corrected with clear braces, available from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville MD. When the lower jaw is smaller than the upper jaw, it is called

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28160 Old Village Rd Mechanicsville, MD 20659
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