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Baltimore, MD Dentist
Northwood Dental Associates offers a full range of general & cosmetic dental treatments at our office to help you achieve your perfect smile, such as teeth whitening, crowns, preventive care or implants
Questions About Dental Services in Baltimore, MD
We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants
, and tooth whitening in Baltimore...
Services we offer include:
Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks
Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth
, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today
Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again
Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage
Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position
Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss
Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth
Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health
Removable Dentures, to help you smile again
Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth
Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay
Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile
Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed
Emergency Dental Treatment
If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...
A Toothless Tiger?
look, function and “feel” just like natural teeth — and with proper care, they can last a lifetime...
New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Today, there are two widely used tooth replacement procedures: dental implants
Changes in Bone Structure can Affect Denture Fit
A third alternative that’s becoming increasingly useful is to incorporate dental implants
into the denture design...
Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants
RPDs Offer Another Tooth Replacement Option for those on a Tight Budget
Durable as well as life-like, dental implants
are by far the preferred method for replacing missing teeth...
Surgically Accessing Sinuses can Help Grow New Bone for Implants
are by far the best way to replace missing teeth...
Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
...This is one instance where TADS are beneficial: These mini-implants
can eliminate the need to use teeth as anchors, or stabilize a tooth that's being used as such...
...The upper jaw requires more implants
(generally three or more) than the lower jaw due to a lesser bone density...
...But timing is very important with dental implants
— they can't be placed in a growing child...
require good bone volume and density to achieve their excellent functionality and high success rates...
Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants
in the jaw...
...Sinus surgery makes dental implants
, today's state-of-the-art tooth replacement systems, achievable for people who otherwise would not have been able to take advantage of today's best tooth-replacement method...
can preserve bone, improve function and enhance psychological well-being...
Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants
to replace missing teeth...
...Yes they can! It is very important to maintain bone volume following removal of a tooth so that dental implants
remain a viable option for tooth replacement...
Dental Implants FAQs
...In some cases, the implant needs to fuse with the bone for several months before it is permanently crowned; in other cases, you can have new (but temporary) teeth the same day your implants
...Doctors and patients alike prefer fixed over removable dentures because they:
Look, feel and function just like natural teeth
Don't slip when you eat or talk
Prevent bone loss in the jaw
Last a lifetime
How It Works
serve the same purpose as the roots of natural teeth: anchoring the replacement teeth to your jawbone...
Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
...By actually becoming a permanent part of the jawbone, dental implants
stabilize and stimulate the bone to maintain its volume and density...
Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants
can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...
Root Canal Treatment
...These include unwanted tooth migration or shifting, which can lead to difficulties in chewing; the need for bridgework or dental implants
, which may be costly and complicated; and even the eventual loss of bone structure from the area of the missing tooth...
Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants
, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...
also help preserve tooth-supporting bone that naturally deteriorates when a tooth is lost...
...Knocked-out teeth can sometimes be re-implanted, or replaced with dental implants
...Tooth replacement took a giant leap forward with the widespread use of dental implants
— today's preferred method of replacing teeth...