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Dangers Of Plaque & Gingivitis To Your Health - Maryland Dentist

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› Dangers Of Plaque & Gingivitis To Your Health

Gingivitis & Gum Disease Treatment | Bowie, Maryland MD Sticky bacterial plaque that builds up on your teeth can cause inflammation and bleeding gums and jeopardize your dental health. Additionally, bacterial plaque found in your mouth can threaten your OVERALL HEALTH!
A growing body of research finds that bacteria and inflammation in your mouth are also linked to other problems, including heart attack and dementia, and may well jeopardize your overall health.
Scientists have found links between periodontal disease and a number of other problems, including
•Heart Disease •Diabetes •Dementia •Rheumatoid Arthritis
Experts believe that oral bacteria can escape into the bloodstream and damage major organs.

Inflammation is probably a common factor according to experts. Periodontal disease, marked by inflammation, may increase inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation is the underlying problem in heart disease and r…

Interesting Dental Facts | Maryland Dentistry

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Interesting Facts about Teeth and Dentistry:
• The electric toothbrush was invented in 1939.













• Before the mid-19th century dentures were commonly made with teeth pulled from the mouths of dead soldiers.
• Dreams about losing teeth are one of the most commonly interpreted dreams, usually indicating anxiety or a profound change in your life.













• George Washington’s false teeth were made of ivory, lead, and hippopotamus teeth.











• The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
• The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot repair itself.
• Humans produce about 37,854 liters of saliva in a lifetime, that’s about 1.5 liters of saliva in one day.
• Redheads are harder to sedate than any other group. They require on average about 20% more anesthesia.
• John Lennon’s tooth sold for more than 31,000 at an auction. 











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Smile Makeover with Porcelain Veneers | Bowie Dentists

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Want To Give Your Smile A Makeover?  Porcelain Veneers Can Make All the Difference










Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth
Porcelain veneers also:
      ·Provide strength 
      ·Resilience comparable to natural tooth structure 
      ·Often the material of choice for making slight position alterations 
      ·Change tooth shape, size, and color 
      ·good choice for fractured teeth 
      ·gaps between teeth (spaces) 
      ·Good option for superficial stains that do not respond well to tooth whitening or bleaching. 
      ·Veneers are individually sculpted for each patient, it is nearly impossible to tell the difference between a veneer and a natural tooth. 
      ·Custom-made veneers resist coffee and tea stains, and cigarette smoke because they are made of high-tech materials. 
Cons of porcelain Veneers
      ·Once porcelain veneers are attached you will probably have some sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures due to the removal of that t…