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Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth Jul 1st, 2022

Whether your tooth is missing as the result of an accident or irreparable decay, you may be tempted to ignore the space if it’s not obvious when you smile. Since your teeth are meant to act as a team, however, losing just one can create problems that greatly impact your...

3 Ways Sugar Impacts Your Teeth Jun 1st, 2022

There’s nothing quite as delightful as a sweet treat. Whether you enjoy a cold cup of juice, a butterscotch candy, or a chocolate chip cookie, nearly everyone has a go-to treat. And there’s a good reason for this: Human bodies are programmed to love sugar. The human brain loves sugar since...

Is Invisalign Right for Your Child? May 1st, 2022

Parents often prefer Invisalign® aligners over traditional braces for correcting their children’s misaligned teeth, because these devices can achieve results without the embarrassment and inconvenience of metal wires and brackets. Children who use Invisalign can maintain a normal appearance during orthodontic treatment. By giving patients the best of both worlds,...

When is Tooth Pain a Dental Emergency? Apr 1st, 2022

Tooth pain can really make you miserable, regardless of whether your pain comes from something minor, such as a popcorn kernel stuck in your gums, or something more serious. However, sometimes dental pain points to a problem so serious that it requires emergency dental care. It’s important to recognize these signs...

A Closer Look at Holistic Dentistry Mar 1st, 2022

Did you know that dental problems like teeth grinding, poor alignment, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction can cause symptoms outside of your mouth, like headaches?  That’s because your body is a complex and intricately linked system. And just because something starts in your mouth doesn’t mean it will stay there....

How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Dentist Visit Feb 1st, 2022

You may experience fear of the unknown every now and then, perhaps when you begin a new job, or take a new exercise class. So imagine what it may feel like when you tell your child they’re going to the dentist for the first time. They might not understand what...

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Annual Dental Checkup Jan 1st, 2022

Between getting to work on time, making sure your kids get where they need to be, keeping nutritious food in your house, and all the other commitments associated with daily life, going to the dentist probably isn’t at the top of your list.  But taking care of your oral health...

Everything You Should Know About Caring for Your Braces Dec 1st, 2021

If you have braces, it means you’re committed to having a strong, healthy smile. They require that you invest both time and money, as well as your comfort — so, we want to help you help your braces. Here, our team of experts at Supertooth™ shares some strategies for caring...

5 Signs of a Dental Emergency Nov 1st, 2021

When your teeth are in trouble, you need to know that your dental team is ready and available to help. The team at Supertooth specialize in providing quality emergency dentistry to adults and children. No matter what your dental concern, you can get a same-day appointment and quality treatment to...

Tips for Easing Your Child’s Dental Anxiety Oct 1st, 2021

Fear of the dentist is very prevalent in children. In fact, research has found that 42% of children experience dental anxiety. But, why? And how can we help them overcome their fear? At Supertooth in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and Germantown, Maryland, our team of specialists understands your child’s fear. We know...

Am I Too Old for Braces? Sep 12th, 2021

Traditional orthodontic treatment begins once a child loses all (or at least most) of his/her baby teeth. For this reason, many people associate braces with adolescence, but the reality is that braces aren’t just for pre-teens and teens. Our team of experienced dentists at Supertooth™ are happy to offer orthodontic...

Knocked Your Tooth Out? Take These Steps Immediately Aug 8th, 2021

Losing a baby tooth is a right of passage. But, when it happens to a permanent or "adult" tooth, it's a dental emergency. Teeth are strong structures anchored securely in the jaw. But, even in spite of this, approximately five million teeth get knocked out each year. And, believe it...

What’s Included in Holistic Dentistry? Jul 13th, 2021

Have you ever experienced a headache because your body lacked water or a stomach ache from emotional stress? If so, you know that aspects of your body, health, and wellbeing are connected. Holistic dentistry abides by a similar principle: that your dental health is connected to your overall health, not...

Help! I'm Nervous About My Upcoming Dental Appointment Jun 13th, 2021

If you get nervous at the thought of going to the dentist, you’re not alone. In fact, 9-20% of Americans fear going to the dentist. However, you don’t have to be fearful. At Supertooth in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and Germantown, Maryland, our caring dental team offers sedation dentistry. With this innovative...

Don't Let Dental Anxiety Stop You From Getting the Care You Need — Oral Sedation Can Help! May 10th, 2021

Dental anxiety affects approximately 36% of the population to varying degrees. Delaying dental treatment can lead to oral infections and even tooth loss.  However, with the help of oral sedation, even people with severe dental anxiety can relax during treatment.  At Supertooth’s offices in Gaithersburg, Germantown, and Bethesda, Maryland, we...

What Every Parent Should Know About Pediatric Dental Care Apr 4th, 2021

The habits kids develop often carry with them throughout their lives. That’s why developing the right ones — from making healthy food choices to brushing and flossing every day — makes a big difference. Here at Supertooth in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and Germantown, Maryland, our caring dental team delivers the top-tier...

Dental Implants: More Than Aesthetic Benefits Mar 4th, 2021

Today you can see ads for dental implants in every magazine and all over TV and the internet. They are a newer choice for people with missing teeth. At Supertooth in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, & Germantown, Maryland our team can offer you strong, permanent implants to replace your missing or failing...

5 Amazing Benefits of Invisalign Feb 25th, 2021

Everyone knows that a straight smile makes a huge difference in appearance. But did you also know that straight teeth can help you prevent other dental complications, such as gingivitis or infections that could threaten your overall health? If you want to have straight teeth but hate the thought of...

6 Signs That You May Have Gum Disease Aug 1st, 2019

Gum disease affects a wide number of Americans, but its signs are surprisingly easy to ignore. Because many people focus their attention on issues with their teeth instead and gum disease is frequently painless, it is possible to overlook the symptoms of gum disease until they’re quite serious. Unfortunately, while...

Don’t Suffer From Dry Mouth: 5 Xerostomia Remedies Jul 1st, 2019

Are you suffering from an uncomfortably dry mouth? If so, you’re likely dealing with the irritating effects of xerostomia. Xerostomia occurs when your mouth lacks enough saliva to keep itself thoroughly wet and moisturized. We’ll look at some of the common causes of xerostomia as well as some of the...

What Are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth? Jun 1st, 2019

Summer is here, and so is the ice cream! What better way to spend a Maryland summer than hanging out by the pool with some popsicles, a double scoop, or maybe a refreshing, cold soda? Unfortunately, your teeth don’t feel the same way about the summertime. This is because, for...

Five Reasons Why You Should Floss Every Day May 1st, 2019

Our mouths are something we use every day, so taking care of it should always be a top priority. Taking care of your mouth means you should routinely brush, floss, use mouthwash, and even visually check the appearance of your mouth for anything out of the ordinary. Believe it or...

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month Apr 1st, 2019

How often do you use your mouth in a day? How often do you eat, drink, or speak? How often do you smile? These sound like silly questions, right? But we often underestimate and undervalue the importance of our mouths and oral care. This is probably why oral cancer is...