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 »

Restoring Your Smile With Dental Fillings

Think for a moment about all that your teeth do for you. They bite and chew your food. They help you swallow. They assist with speech. And through all they do every day, they are remarkably resilient. But sometimes teeth can become decayed or cracked. One method of restoring damaged teeth is dental fillings. Dental… Read more »

How Oral Piercings Affect Your Smile

Have you (or someone you love) been considering getting an oral piercing? Do you wonder if oral piercings are safe? If you are wanting to show off your smile with an oral piercing, you might want to be aware of the risks associated with them. They have become increasingly popular and while they may seem… Read more »