A Night Guard Will Prevent Grinding Damage

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Your tooth enamel is the strongest substance in your entire body. This strong but brittle tooth layer is made up of 96% mineral content, but that doesn’t make it invincible. In fact, if you’re among the estimated 13% of people who suffer from teeth grinding or teeth clenching (bruxism), you could be causing serious damage. At Elite Dental, as a dentist in Takoma Park & …

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Dental Sealants Protect Your Smile!

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Did you know … dental sealants are an effective and popular way to prevent cavities in molars and premolars. And they aren’t just for kids! Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are painted on the chewing surfaces of your teeth. Because the sealant material is fluid when applied, it effectively fills the grooves of molars and bonds securely to the tooth to create a barrier …

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Your Wheaton & Takoma Park Dentist Can Help Cosmetic Veneers Fit Your Lifestyle

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At Elite Dental, we understand that your smile is important to your lifestyle, your career, and your self-esteem. We also know that when you’re unhappy with your appearance, it can affect your daily life. Today there’s no reason to just live with it because you’re worried it’s going to mean an expensive makeover. In fact, we can create dental veneers out of beautiful porcelain – …

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Your Wheaton & Takoma Park Dentists Have An Important Message From Their Hygiene Team!

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At Elite Dental – your Wheaton & Takoma Park dentists – we practice what we preach. Proof positive of our commitment to optimal preventive oral health care is our wonderful registered dental hygienists. Their goal is to help you to achieve and maintain the optimal oral health that supports a beautiful smile, through diagnostic assessment, prevention, and education. Here’s how your hygienist develops a personalized …

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Get Back Your Beautiful Smile After A Tooth Extraction!

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Last month, we blogged about the reasons you may need a tooth extraction. As your dentist in Takoma Park & Wheaton, at Elite Dental, we also have ways to restore your teeth if your tooth extraction left you with a gap in your smile that changes how well you chew, speak, and feel around other people. Another consideration is that spaces left by tooth extractions …

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A Tooth Extraction Primer – First In A Two-Part Series!

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As a dentist in Wheaton & Takoma Park, at Elite Dental, a tooth extraction is one of the most common procedures we do besides regular dental hygiene care and thorough oral health checkups. And while we’ll always do our best to treat your tooth to save it, there are many reasons why pulling one or more teeth may be necessary, depending on your individual needs. …

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Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

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As a dentist in Takoma Park and Wheaton, at Elite Dental we have the expert skill and training to detect many diseases of the mouth, including oral cancer. Did you know that one American dies every hour from oral cancer? In fact, more people die from mouth and throat cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are discovered in …

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Inlays & Onlays Restore Damaged Teeth To Their Original Glory

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Have you ever heard someone mention dental inlays and onlays? If not, that’s OK! Many people are unfamiliar with this restorative treatment … until they visit us at Elite Dental, their dentist in Wheaton & Takoma Park. Some background … Gold inlays were primarily used to restore tooth structure affected by decay. Nowadays, they are used the same way but are available in undetectable tooth-colored …

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Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants In Wheaton Or Takoma Park?

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At Elite Dental, your dentist in Wheaton & Takoma Park, we believe everyone deserves to experience life with a complete, healthy smile. That’s why we provide restorative dentistry, including dental implants – a revolutionary way to replace missing teeth. Because of this treatment, many people like you are proudly showing off their new and improved look and enjoying the everyday benefits of beautiful teeth. However, …

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Dentist In Wheaton & Takoma Park Protects Kids’ Smiles – In February and Beyond!

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  February Is For Kids Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? It all began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio on February 3rd, 1941, with the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on February 8th, 1949. Now, more than 75 years later, every February, the message of the importance of oral health goes out to millions of …

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