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What to Expect When Expecting Veneers

If you are unhappy with your smile, you might want to consider a smile transformation with porcelain veneers.According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, most people believe that when a person has a beautiful smile they have a social advantage. It stands to reason those people will also have an increase in their self-confidence as well.Get a new smile and improve your life. Talk to your Owings Mills dentist about what you can expect from porcelain veneers.What Are Porcelain Veneers?Dental veneers are personalized ultra-thin shells that fit over your teeth. After a small amount of preparation to the tooth surface, the composite or porcelain shells are glued directly ...

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5 Ways Veneers Can Amplify Your Life

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There is nothing we love more than beautifying the smiles of our patients. Porcelain veneers is one of the most common ways your cosmetic dentist can dramatically change your smile.If you have been considering porcelain veneers in Pikesville, MD to improve the look of your smile, you might be surprised to learn how they can improve your overall life as well.Give us a call today to find out how veneers can amplify your life!1. Veneers Can Improve the Function of Your MouthA straighter smile where the top arch fits better with the lower arch can mean improved cohesiveness of the upper and lower jaws.2. Veneers Can Fill Gaps Between TeethIf ...

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How Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

We don’t have to remind you of the dangers of smoking and how it affects your overall health. But you may not think about the impact that the habit can have on your oral health. Smoking leads to oral health problems like gum disease, stained teeth, and oral cancer.Pikesville, MD dentist Dr. Mohit Virmani would like you to be aware of the dangers of smoking and the impact it has on your oral healthGum DiseaseGum disease is a bacterial infection that attacks your gums and the structures that support your teeth. It’s a particular problem for smokers because using tobacco weakens your immune system, which makes it harder to fight ...

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Depression and Your Oral Health: The Oral Systemic Link

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Your teeth affect more than just your ability to eat food! Believe it or not, your smile actually plays an important role in your mental health and well being. A beautiful, healthy smile gives you the confidence needed to achieve great things, and if you're not satisfied with the appearance of your teeth it may keep you from smiling. In fact, researchers have found that it may even contribute to depression and anxiety. There is good news however, and that is your dentist in Pikesville, MD has solutions for you!Cosmetic DentistryAt Naylors Court Dental Partners, we offer a number of solutions to improve your smile with cosmetic dentistry such ...

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Quality of Life and Periodontal Disease

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If you are a news-savvy person, you have probably heard all about the connection between periodontal disease and other medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and low birth weight in babies. This makes it even more essential to maintain the health of your gums to avoid serious health complications in the future.What many patients express to us at their dental cleaning appointments is that gum disease actually negatively impacts their day-to-day lives.Pain and SensitivityGum disease, even in the early stages called gingivitis, can make brushing, flossing, and eating feel uncomfortable. Inflamed and bleeding gums usually feel tender and sore. As gum disease progresses, this discomfort worsens. As ...

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Children and Dental Anxiety

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Dental anxiety is a common issue in many people, and it often starts in childhood. It's important to instill great oral health habits young of course to keep your children healthy, but also to help develop healthy views of visiting the dental office!Developing Great HabitsTaking the time to instill those great at-home oral health habits can make a big difference! Brush teeth with your children, and make it a fun activity to participate in! Once you start taking your kids to the dentist, we want them to feel comfortable in our office as well, and part of that will be knowing how they care of their teeth at home. Brushing ...

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How Nail Biting can Affect your Teeth

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Nail biting is a common habit, and a tough one to break! Biting your nails can put a lot of stress on your teeth over time, even though you may not be able to feel it on a more acute level. Some of the potential dental issues that occur from nail-biting include:Cracked or broken teethEven though your teeth probably feel much stronger than your nails, putting the additional pressure of nail biting on your teeth on a regular basis can cause a lot of stress. This can eventually lead to cracks or breaks in your teeth, which can lead to severe damage and intensive treatment needs in the future. If ...

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