Goodman Dental Care Blog
April 11, 2018
You’ve toiled through the cool weather of fall and the bitter cold of winter. Now spring has arrived, the sun is shining, and it’s time to hit the open road for a mini vacation. Since you’ve been more diligent about stepping up your oral care, you’re planning ahead by purchasing a travel-sized tube of toothpaste so that your ivories will be clean. You’re wondering, though, how long will it last? Your dentist in Annapolis weighs in to answer that question so that you can maintain excellent oral health while you travel.
March 28, 2018
At Goodman Dental Care, we are dedicated to helping patients achieve and maintain their healthiest smiles, but in our Annapolis dental office. We also know that are many people in Annapolis and throughout Anne Arundel County who do not have the means to receive the dentistry services they need. That’s why we are longtime supporters of the Stanton Center. This free outreach clinic offers underserved patients necessary medical and dental care at no cost to them, and we regularly volunteer our time and talent to help Stanton Center patients. We recently decided to add our own volunteered services for select patients. Each month, we’ll give away a free dental crown restoration to a patient in need.
March 3, 2018
The word ‘spring’ derives from the Old English word springam, meaning to leap forward. The latter is quite synonymous with the sentiment that you are expressing for the upcoming Spring season – you want to leap forward with improvements in your total wellness. And one of the specific areas that you look to grow in is your oral health. You wonder, “Am I getting the most out of my oral hygiene?” Your dentist in Annapolis has answers, so he’ll weigh in with 5 habits to avoid, helping to maximize your brushing. Learn what they are as you continue reading.
February 12, 2018
There’s one thing about unfortunate situations: they happen out of the clear-blue sky. Just when it seems like everything is going okay – BAM – there’s a big problem. Your emergency dentist in Annapolis doesn’t want you to panic if you so happen to be involved in one of these traumatic occurrences pertaining to your mouth, teeth or gums. Instead, he’ll provide you with a means of identifying a dental emergency and provide ways to respond so that you can stabilize the problem until you can be seen.
February 2, 2018
Given that studies show that one-third of Americans say that the first thing they notice about a person is his or her smile, it’s safe to say that the condition of your teeth is important to the rest of the world. But more significant than the way others react to your smile is the way it impacts you. Do you feel insecure about having crooked, misaligned, gapped or crowded teeth? If so, your local dentist suggests you consider the benefits of Invisalign in Annapolis to give you the confidence and look that you desire. Learn more about the process as you continue reading.
January 31, 2018
A beautiful smile is never just great looking teeth—it means confidence, great oral health, and an improved perception from people that interact with you. From making a great first impression, to improving your self-esteem, and even giving you a boost in your career’s success, a flawless smile is something that patients should never have to go without.
If you’re not happy with what smiles back at you in the mirror every day, you can make a change with simple cosmetic dentistry from your local dentist. Everyone deserves a beautiful smile they’re proud to share, and there is a cosmetic dentistry plan that’s right for every patient. Sometimes, you may just benefit from porcelain veneers in Annapolis!
December 27, 2017
Growing up, if you didn’t learn anything else from your parents, you at least learned to treat people with respect and to be kind. That’s why it’s so hard for you to tell your friends that they have bad breath. You think it will be rude to say such a thing, but you also know that you can’t stand to have a face-to-face conversation with them due to the smell. You feel so conflicted, but your Annapolis dentist says the best thing for you to do is tell your friends, in a respectful manner, because it possibly could help prevent some more serious health issues.
November 20, 2017
Do you want to be more confident about your appearance? A bright, movie star-quality smile can help you feel like you belong on the red carpet! To say bye-bye to stains on your teeth, you might be tempted to try some DIY tricks that you see advertised on TV or talked about on the internet. But do the fads really work? Is it better to try professional teeth whitening in Annapolis instead? To find out, let’s take a look at three DIY methods that people have attempted to use to get a more dazzling smile.
October 30, 2017
According to the National Association of Dental Plans, approximately 249.1 million people in the United States have dental benefits — or about 77% of the population. Two thirds of that number receives benefits through private insurance.
Despite the high coverage of dental benefits in the US, some sources still estimate that as many as 1 in 3 Americans do not see a dentist each year. That’s despite the fact that most dental insurance plans completely cover two checkups and cleanings.
October 13, 2017
All the kids have dressed up as awesome superheroes and cutesy, glittery princesses to collect candy from door to door. That’s right, it’s time for Halloween! Trick-or-treating has been a tradition for years and years and the last thing that you want to do is be the house in your neighborhood that gives away apples and granola bars.
Even your dentist in Annapolis knows not to give away too many healthy snacks during the holiday season, or else it’s safe to say you could expect a few toilet paper rolls hanging from the trees in your front yard the next morning. Instead of ruining the spirit of Halloween, try giving away these candies that might save little teeth from dental damage.