What is Diastema?

By: Jayne Leonard, Medical News Today A diastema is a gap between the teeth. It is not harmful, and it appears in children and adults. In children, the gap typically closes when their permanent teeth come through. A diastema is a gap between teeth that is wider than 0.5 millimeters. It can develop between any […]

Vaping changes oral microbiome and raises infection risk

By: Eleanor Bird, M.S., Medical News Today Researchers from New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry are the first to show that the use of e-cigarettes may allow infection-causing bacteria to flourish in the mouth. An increasing number of people are turning to e-cigarettes, or vapes, as an alternative to conventional cigarettes. However, questions remain […]

Notice: Rescheduling Elective Dental Procedures

The Maryland State Dental Association and the American Dental Association issued guidelines that elective dental procedures should be put off until at least April 1st. If you have an upcoming appointment before that date, we will need to reschedule. Our office will be in contact with you in the coming days. We apologize for any […]