Dental care is one of the most important aspects of our health and hygiene as human beings. We need strong teeth to live a long life. At Silver Spring Family Smiles we have a loyal team of educated professionals dedicated to providing you with the best comfort and care in Maryland. In our blog, we discuss common situations that people face like what to do after breaking a tooth or which whitening products aren’t really going to help you. We cover fun facts and good information that will make you interesting at dinner parties and impress your dentist. Read now, you won’t regret all the good, toothy stuff you’ll learn!

  1. Help! I Broke My Tooth!

    Meet our friend Laura. Laura’s having a rough day. She hasn’t entirely figured out how it happened but she noticed that her 14-year-old has somehow broken his front teeth clean in half playing with friends. Before she can ask, her sister calls to say she spent the morning at the dentist with her…Read More

  2. The Father of Modern Dentistry

    We’re obsessed with this bucket of teeth and you should be too. Painless Parker, originally named Edgar Randolph Parker, was one of the most prolific serial teeth pullers of the 1900s. Think you’re afraid of the dentist now? We can guarantee going to the dentist in the early 20th century was wor…Read More

  3. How to Properly Pull Out Baby Teeth

    How to Properly Pull Out Baby Teeth You may or may not remember the sensation of a loose tooth. When we are children, our “baby teeth” fall out to make way for our permanent teeth. During this phenomenon, your teeth will typically fall out naturally. Of course, not all teeth will come out as eas…Read More

  4. Foods that Rot Your Teeth

    Bad Foods for Your Pearly Whites There are a lot of foods out there that are bad for your teeth. Unfortunately, not many people know or understand the toll that these foods have on their smile. In this blog, we would like to discuss some of the worst foods for your smile and how to cut them from you…Read More

  5. Sugar Contributes to Tooth Decay

    The War on Sugar As a child, your life is pretty simple. All that matters in the life of a child is playtime and rest. However, in between the moments of epic play and sound sleeping, children can develop dental problems. As a parent, it is your responsibility to make sure your child is eating a hea…Read More

  6. How to Whiten and Brighten Your Teeth

    How to Brighten Your Smile You may have heard or read a thousand articles on how certain foods will stain your teeth. Well, we are here to list off the items that will help whiten your teeth. Not all of us can afford expensive whitening procedures. Yet, we all still have occasions that require nice,…Read More