5 Ways You Can Treat Bleeding Gums

Bleeding gums can be tricky. While they are a common outcome of having gum disease, it is definitely not normal for your gums to bleed! You can avoid having problems with your gums and gum disease by brushing and flossing every day to remove harmful plaque and tartar. These tend to irritate sensitive gum tissue with their build-up of harmful... read more »

Do You Suffer From Anxiety at the Dentist’s Office? With Sedation Dentistry, You Can Now Schedule Your Next Dental Appointment With Confidence!

At our Potomac Dental Centre office located in Hagerstown, Maryland, we completely understand that there are lots of patients out there who get anxious about seeing the dentist, whether it's just a lingering unsettled feeling or outright fear with sweaty hands. If you or a family member get nervous when seeing the dentist, rest assured, you are not alone! Calming... read more »

Don’t Get Cavities

Nobody wants to find out they have a cavity. If you know how cavities form, you can better prevent them in your mouth. The primary culprit of cavity formation is acidic erosion of the enamel. Acids come from two main sources: food and drink, and bacteria. There are many kinds of bacteria that live in your mouth. They coalesce into... read more »

When Are the Times Tooth Extraction is Likely Needed?

It’s best to keep your natural teeth for a lifetime. However, there are times when one or more teeth need to be extracted to save your oral health and smile. Our dentist, Dr. Everett Eklund, would be happy to help you know more by telling you all about the times when tooth extraction is a feasible option, which are when:... read more »

Here is Your Smile Checklist for the Holidays

Are you interested in having a healthy and beautiful smile for the holidays? If so, our dentist, Dr. Everett Eklund, would like to help you! Our dental team understands how a top-notch and attractive smile can greatly benefit you in many ways, especially by preventing dental pain and boosting your self-esteem. So, to help you have a pristine holiday smile... read more »

Getting Used to Your Dentures

Many people are under the impression that dentures are for senior citizens. The truth is that adults of all ages may be missing one or more teeth, or they may have some teeth that need to be replaced. You may be surprised to learn that many younger adults have successfully boosted their smile with full or partial dentures. No matter... read more »