February 10, 2019
Tooth loss remains a common problem despite several advancements in dentistry. In fact, 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. 15 million people in the U.S. have chosen a fixed bridge to fill the space of 1 to 3 consecutive missing teeth because it is affordable and convenient. Unfortunately, they only last for about 5 years. When your bridge starts to fail, you could choose to have it replaced, or you can enjoy the next best thing to your real teeth with dental implants in Bowie. You can invest in your smile using a solution that can last for several decades.
October 21, 2016
The American Dental Association (ADA) says that 70 percent of American adults brush their teeth twice a day. A full 30 percent brush once or not at all. What’s the result of oral hygiene neglect? Gingivitis, tooth decay and bad breath are common problems. When combined with little to no preventive care at the dentist’s office, you have a roadmap to oral health disaster, says Dr. Clarine Green Hightower, dentist in Bowie, MD. Learn her specific tips for toothbrushing your way to better oral health.