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5 Important Facts About Dental Implants

December 22, 2020

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3D drawing of a dental implant

Dental implants are one of the most popular modern-day dentistry marvels. They are the only dental restoration that replaces a tooth’s root, helping to preserve and protect your jawbone. But there are many misconceptions about getting dental implants in Annapolis. Keep reading to learn 5 interesting facts about this restorative treatment.


Dr. Barry Grosshandler Retirement

December 16, 2020

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Barry Grosshandler
101 Ridgely Avenue
Suite 22
Annapolis, MD 21401

Dear Patients and Friends,

I hope this letter finds you safe and well during these trying times. As many of you know,I’ve been challenged by orthopaedic issues over the past two years and had a kneereplacement in January. I’ve been busy successfully rehabilitating my back and leg and I’mfeeling so much better. I was ready to return to work when Coronavirus hit, offsetting these plans. It is therefore, with mixed feelings, that I am announcing my retirement. I look forward to enjoying my family and teaching younger generations of dentists. For the last 40 years, it has been my privilege to take care of your dental needs. Your trust and confidence in me and my staff has been rewarding and we are appreciative for having had this opportunity. The relationships I have developed with many of you have been so special and I am grateful to call you my friends.

As I begin the next chapter of my life, I wanted to transition my practice and your care into the most capable and caring hands I know. I will be merging my practice with Goodman Dental Care. Dr. Gary Goodman has been a lifelong friend and colleague and has been my personal dentist for 40 years. In addition, his son Jeremy Goodman has been in practice with him since 2011. Dr. Gary Goodman and I went to dental school together and trained together at the Pankey Institute in Florida. Dr. Jeremy Goodman graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and trained at the Pankey Institute as well. They share my philosophy and approach to dental care and I know you will be well cared for.

To insure continuity of care, all of your digital records will be transferred to Goodman Dental Care. To learn more about Goodman Dental Care, please visit their Here is their contact information:

Goodman Dental Care
2530 Riva Road Suite #201
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone: 410-263-1919

I wish you all the best in life and dental health in the future.
Warmest Regards,

Dr. Barry Grosshandler

5 Benefits of Getting Porcelain Veneers

December 7, 2020

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Woman smiling

Smiling can improve your mood and reduce your stress. But if your smile makes you feel self-conscious, it can do the very opposite. There are many ways to correct your smile, but depending on your dental needs, veneers might be the best choice. Keep reading to learn about the top 5 benefits of getting porcelain veneers in Annapolis.


10th Annual Donated Dental Day

November 24, 2020

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On October 14, 2020, Goodman Dental Care sponsored it’s 10th annual Donated Dental Day.  Our team donated their time and provided much needed dental care to the people in the Annapolis community who have no access to dental care.  A full range of dental services was provided to individuals who are on a waiting list at the Stanton Center, the community outreach clinic of Anne Arundel Medical Center.  The need was greater than ever this year, as the outreach clinic has been closed during the pandemic.  


How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Porcelain Veneers

November 16, 2020

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Woman in grey winter hat and grey sweater looking over her shoulder and smiling

You’ve made the choice to get porcelain veneers, and they look fantastic! You finally have the smile you’ve always wanted. But now, it’s time to make sure you are maintaining it. With proper care, your veneers can last for 10 or more years. But if you don’t maintain them, you could be setting yourself up for disaster! Keep reading to learn possible consequences of improper care and how to extend the lifespan of veneers in Annapolis.


How to Keep Your Dentures and Your Smile Camera-Ready

November 2, 2020

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Man and woman in a kitchen smiling and taking a selfie

Depending on your needs, your dentist may have recommended a partial or complete dentures. But no matter which style you have, they will need to be well-maintained to ensure that they fit comfortably and properly every time. If you are caring for dentures in Annapolis, read below to learn the best way to take care of them and how to ensure that they last for a long time.


Why Are Bone Grafts Necessary Before Dental Implants?

October 22, 2020

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Bone graft in Annapolis

Are you missing teeth? Fortunately, with modern dental technology, you have several different tooth replacement options. One that is preferred by both patients and dentists is dental implants. They are great because they replace the natural root of the tooth and feel natural. However, some patients require a bone graft in Annapolis before they can have their implants placed. But this isn’t as scary as it may sound. Continue reading to learn more about bone grafting and why it is a necessary step for many patients before their dental implant placement surgery.


How Are Face Masks Affecting Oral Health?

October 6, 2020

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Woman wearing mask

As we are living through a pandemic, you have been taking all sorts of precautions in order to reduce your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19. This includes working from home, washing your hands more frequently, avoiding social gatherings, and wearing a face mask when you are in public. Wearing your face covering is a great step against contagion, but you should also be aware of how it is affecting your smile. Your dentist shares more about the dental effects of a face mask and what you can do to counteract them.


3 Ways You Can Unintentionally Ruin Your Invisalign Treatment

September 24, 2020

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Dentist showing patient Invisalign trays

When Invisalign was introduced in the late 1990s, the world of dentistry was forever changed. Not only did this revolutionary teeth-straightening solution offer patients virtually invisible treatment, but it also delivered flawless results in a fraction of the time! So, it’s not surprising that over two decades later it remains one of the leading orthodontic solutions for children and adults alike. However, to stay on track with your Invisalign treatment, there are a few rules you must follow. Read on for Invisalign do’s and don’ts in Annapolis.


Do You Want to Completely Rebuild Your Smile? Read This!

September 10, 2020

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Woman pointing to her straight, white smile

Did you know that the average American has over three untreated decayed teeth? Yikes! However, the alarming statistics don’t stop there. In fact, 120 million U.S. adults are missing at least one tooth and damaged teeth are at an all-time high following the recent stay-at-home orders. So, if your teeth are decayed, injured, or looking less than perfect, your dental team may suggest a full mouth reconstruction in Annapolis. Read on for who is a good fit, what treatment options are available, and how to care for your new smile!

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