Dental Implants Are the Real Treats This Halloween Season

Halloween is in the air! The smell of spicy aromas and spooky treats are now filling our world around us. This year, as we prepare for the holiday season, why not greet your friends and family with a smile restoration that can last a lifetime, through dental implants. Because of the success dental implants have… Read more »

Should I Use Mouthwash?

If you’re brushing and flossing on a regular basis, you’re doing a great job with your oral health. However, there is another step you can add – that takes only a minute – to help boost your oral health to another level. That would be using mouthwash. Let’s look at why Dr. recommends you use… Read more »

A Severely Fractured Tooth Can be Treated and Replaced with a Bridge

Even though your teeth are hard, there are certain situations that can fracture the tooth enamel. Some situations include grinding your teeth at night or suffering a hard blow to the face during an activity. If the fracture is severe and it damages the pulp or root of the tooth, it could be so extensive… Read more »

Tips for Safely Removing Something Stuck in Your Gums

Having a piece of food get lodged in your gums can be uncomfortable, distressing and even painful. When it’s a piece of food, it can be easier to remove than say a piece of a foreign object that broke off while nibbling on a pen or pencil. Even if you’re feeling distress and pain you… Read more »

A Tongue Injury Might Require Some Basic First Aid

It’s relatively common for someone to nip their tongue or bite the edge of it while eating or chewing gum. This rarely results in any significant injury. At the same time there have been some freak accidents, often resulting from a fall or blow to the face, where a person has seriously injured their tongue…. Read more »

Dental Procedures to Improve your Smile

Improving your smile is easier than before thanks to many advances in the dental industry. With the addition of new technology, research, and knowledge, dentist are more adept than ever before at helping patients achieve their ideal smile. Here at in , we’re happy to offer some of the newest dental procedures for our patients…. Read more »

See Your Dentist to See If a Crown Is Right for You

At Metro 1 Family Dental, Dr. Trevor Salmon and our team are happy to offer dental crowns for our patients in Hyattsville, Maryland and the neighboring communities. We offer dental crowns to replace the part of the tooth which is visible. Wearing a dental crown can improve your smile, whether by covering a damaged tooth… Read more »

Early Signs of a Problematic Filling

A filling is used to repair a small to modest sized cavity with an artificial material, to restore the full function of the tooth. As time goes on, the natural wear and tear of biting, chewing, and grinding food, as well as the pervasive presence of bacteria in your mouth, can weaken the cement that… Read more »

Straighten Your Teeth as an Adult With ClearCorrect®

There are millions of adults in this country who require orthodontic treatment, either to correct an underlying issue or to simply straighten their smile. But many of them are hesitant to get it done because they aren’t comfortable with the idea of wearing braces as an adult. Fortunately, there are a variety of cosmetic straightening… Read more »

Your Root Canal Questions Answered

If you are interested in knowing more about root canal therapy in , , our team is more than happy to help you! Root canal therapy can be an overwhelming and even scary thing, but the more you know about it, the more comfortable you will be. So, to help you know more about the… Read more »