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General Dental

5 Reasons To See St. Mary’s Dental

In this message from St. Mary’s Dental Care in Mechanicsville MD we look at the big picture. Developing a relationship with an experienced dentist is vital for maintaining healthy smiles for every member of the family. Here are five reasons to make us your partner in dental health. Visit Us For the Truth. Healthy habits

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Treatment For Sensitive Teeth

There are lots of people out there who feel pain when they sip coffee or eat ice cream, or take a bite out of something hard. If sensitive teeth are a problem for you, talk to us about it at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville. In many cases, sensitive teeth respond to something as simple

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Smart Brushing Beats Aggressive Brushing

Most people brush their teeth every day (at least we hope so). However, there are many who brush incorrectly, not realizing it may be contributing to oral problems. Here are some smart brushing tips from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville: One of the most important things to remember is to use a gentle touch when

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For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

There are simple things you can do every day to keep your teeth as healthy as possible. The team at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville has compiled the following list of things not to do. Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or broken bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum

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Dental Sealants – Another Tool For Cavity Prevention

Regular brushing and flossing is essential for good dental health. But a  toothbrush can’t reach into every small groove and depression in your teeth, especially the really bumpy back teeth. That’s where sealants from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville can be invaluable. Dental sealants are a protective coating applied to the biting surfaces of the

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Root Canal vs Dental Implant

In this post from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is the

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Bad Breath Q & A

In this blog post from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we have some answers to frequent questions about bad breath. Q. My wife says my breath is repulsive, but I brush twice a day. Shouldn’t that be enough? A. Bacteria can propagate and stink in hidden crevices that can only be reached with floss. Time

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Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

In this post from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville we discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be caused by cold sores, gum disease, teeth

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Oral Appliance Therapy For Sleep Apnea

Do you think you might have obstructive sleep apnea? If you do, it’s crucial to see a doctor soon. Left untreated, it can become life-threatening. Treatment for sleep apnea is available at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville. Here are some signs that you may have sleep apnea: Loud snoring Abrupt awakenings Difficulty staying asleep Frequently

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Creating Beautiful Smiles At St. Mary’s Dental

St. Mary’s Dental is a full-service dental practice in Mechanicsville MD. As a general dentistry practice, we view ourselves as your first line of defense when it comes to your dental health: the place you turn to to maintain healthy teeth and gums. We recommend seeing us every six months for a cleaning and checkup.

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