The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

The Dental Emergency Test: Find Out What You Know

It’s best to know all about dental emergencies, especially because the knowledge can help you properly handle a dental emergency as well as effectively care for your smile. So, Horizon Family would like to test your dental emergency knowledge, and maybe even teach you something new, by encouraging you to... Read more »

Taking Care if Your Baby’s Teeth

Looking at your newborn, you may be surprised to learn that she already has all of her teeth. In fact, all of us are born with our first set of teeth, which start to erupt after six months. However, taking care of your baby’s smile starts before the first tooth... Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Endodontics

If you want to improve your smile with endodontic treatments, it is important to be aware of what you can do to keep the inner linings of a tooth safe. Through the use of endodontics, several treatments are available to care for the pulp of a tooth and issues that... Read more »

Healthy Foods for Your Teeth

You probably know that some foods can be bad for your teeth. Growing up, you probably heard that if you ate too many sweets your teeth could rot, or that you should drink lots of milk for strong bones. But did you know that some foods truly can help your... Read more »

Using Mouthwash Daily Can Fight Gum Disease

If you have gum disease, there are things you can do on your own to overcome it. Mouthwash can be a powerful aid in defeating cavities and gum disease, which is why our dentists at Horizon Family Dental Care in Clinton, Maryland, are happy to share mouthwash information with you.... Read more »