Dental Sealants: Molar Protection Against Cavities

If your child is experiencing cavities on their molars, even with diligent brushing and flossing, we invite you to check out dental sealants to help protect their molars or premolars from tooth decay. The molars are often particularly vulnerable to cavities because they are so challenging to reach in the... Read more »

Polish Your Oral Health with Dental Bonding

If you wish to enhance your smile through a dental bonding treatment, speak with your dentist to determine if it's what is best for you. Dental bonding is highly effective and can be used to repair decaying teeth. Issues with a tooth’s shape can also be corrected via a dental... Read more »

Polish Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Oftentimes, the tooth restoration treatment of choice for people is dental veneers. Dental veneers are often looked at as one of the pinnacles of oral health care as they can drastically improve your smile. Even if you have a below-average smile, dental veneers, also known as porcelain veneers or dental... Read more »

FAQs About Plaque

You probably learned about dental hygiene habits as a child. As an adult, you may have some questions that went unanswered. We are here to help! Here are some frequently asked questions about bacteria and plaque. What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky film that collects on teeth and gums.... Read more »

What Is the Difference Between Crowns, Bridges, and Dental Implants?

If you have damaged or missing teeth in your smile, you may benefit from several options, depending on your needs. We offer several dental restoration options to help you. Today our blog is going to review dental crowns, bridges and dental implants to give you a better idea of what... Read more »

Making Your Smile Last

Have you suffered any oral accidents or injuries this year that have left you with any oral ailments? Have you suffered any dental damage or similar harm that has left your teeth and gums in a weakened state? If for any reason your oral health care was not up to... Read more »

Comforting a Teething Child

Teething isn’t fun, for the baby or for their parents. The eruption of pearly whites from the jaw through the gumline can hurt, so your baby will probably be crying a lot to help you see something’s going on. Since we want you to be able to get through this... Read more »

Why Flossing is Key

Do you care about the state of your teeth? Then flossing between each tooth is key. To help you understand why, our team here at Pax Dental in Lexington Park, Maryland, is happy to talk to you about the importance of flossing every single day. When you eat, food particles... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: What Is It?

If you have been searching through dental websites looking for the right dentist, you may have noticed the word “cosmetic dentistry” under various service tabs or floating around in some articles. If you are wondering what cosmetic dentistry is and how Pax Dental can use it to enhance your smile,... Read more »

How a Dental Abscess Affects Your Oral Health

Your tooth roots expand deep into the sockets of your gums. If tooth decay goes untreated, it can penetrate these vulnerable roots so that over time a serious infection can develop consisting of a pocket of infected tissue in your gums and inside your teeth. This pocket is called a... Read more »