Dentistry Is Essential Not Elective

“The link between oral health and systemic health is clear. To imply that oral care is routine and unnecessary ignores decades of scientific research and is a disservice to patients. “ – Dr. Jack Dillenberg, Dean Emeritus Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health Recently, the news media has highlighted new guidelines from the WHO regarding dental treatment during the pandemic. Reuters, the New York…

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Office Protocols for Social Distancing, Infection Control and Patient Screening

For the health and safety of our patients, staff and doctors we are implementing new protocols for patient screening and social distancing, as well as adding new steps to our existing infection control and prevention routine.  Our office follows the CDC  guidelines and those provided by the American Dental Association. Social Distancing All appointments are scheduled to allow extra time between patients. Seating in the…

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COVID-19 Update From The Maryland Center for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants

In light of recent concerns regarding the Coronavirus, COVID-19, we want to reassure you that patient care and safety are our highest priorities. To this end, we have always maintained the highest standards for sterilization and infection control and followed strict protocols to protect our patients against the spread of infectious diseases. We have taken additional precautions, such as wiping down additional surfaces in the…

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4 Reasons for Wisdom Teeth Extraction

If you’re a Bel Air, MD resident who has wisdom teeth, you may be wondering whether you need to have them removed. Once necessary for our ancestors who lacked access to modern dental care and likely lost teeth in their early adult years, today wisdom teeth are considered largely unnecessary. In addition, if wisdom teeth are not removed, they can actually cause problems, including: pain,…

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Wisdom Teeth Extractions “Do’s and Don’ts”

Wisdom teeth extraction is a major oral surgery. In fact, despite the pain that wisdom teeth cause when they are coming in, it is natural for Bel Air, MD residents to be anxious about having any type of surgery Rest assured, when you come to The Maryland Center, located in Bel Air, MD, your safety and comfort is our top priority.

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How Long Is The Wait For Dental Implants After Extraction?

If you’re a Havre de Grace resident who needs a tooth extracted, you probably want your tooth replaced as soon as possible. After all, a missing tooth not only impacts the aesthetic appearance of your smile, but your functional abilities to bite and chew. Missing a tooth can also be embarrassing and frustrating. But, how long do you have to wait to get dental implants…

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3 Consequences of Not Addressing Extracted Teeth

If you’re a Fallston resident who needs to have a tooth extracted, you’ve likely found this blog post because you are researching your options for replacing your tooth. While a bridge may provide you with some aesthetic and functional capabilities, today, dental implants are considered the best tooth replacement option.

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3 Dental Implant Myths Debunked

When it comes to getting dental implants, many Aberdeen residents have some preconceived notions about their tooth replacement options. And unfortunately, many of these beliefs about dental implants are false, causing some Aberdeen residents to avoid getting dental implants, when in reality they would greatly benefit from them. To help make sure you are fully informed about the benefits of dental implants, The Maryland Center…

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How Many Teeth Can Be Replaced with Dental Implants?

Every year, many Havre de Grace residents come to The Maryland Center for Oral Surgery and Dental Implants with the same question: “How many teeth can dental implants replace?” The answer often pleasantly surprises them. You see, dental implants can be used to replace an entire mouth full of teeth, providing you with a full mouth restoration.

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