Archive for December, 2013
In years past, it was more or less considered a rule that you changed your oil every 3,000 miles, and your children got dental x-rays every year. Recently, however, more and more information is coming out that shows it’s not as simple as that. There is no denying that dental x-rays are a crucial part […]
It comes as no surprise that many people feel apprehension when visiting the dentist. As important and necessary as regular dental checkups are, many people still feel a sense of unease. This effect is no more pronounced than it is in children. This does not have to be the case though. There are some very […]
Taking care of your teeth and mouth is an incredibly important undertaking. Far too many individuals neglect some aspect of their oral care, and their overall health can suffer as a result. Unfortunately, this can be compounded if an individual in question also has diabetes. Diabetes is a very serious disease which has several commonly-known […]
A disorder of the jaw that is many times incorrectly labeled as TMJ – Temporomandibular Joint – is TMD – Temporomandibular Disorders. TMD occur as a result of problems with the jaw, the jaw joint and the surrounding facial muscles that control chewing and moving the jaw. TMJ is the hinge joint that connects the […]
The heart of our practice is the many families who come to our office from the Odenton area, from as far as Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and beyond. We welcome patients of all ages. Dr. Mark Gasbara is a proud father of five children himself. Dental care is most effective when it begins in childhood. Children who learn good dental hygiene at an early age tend to be encouraged to maintain good dental habits and are more likely to carry those healthy habits into adulthood. Dental care is most effective when it begins in childhood.