Archive for March, 2014
There have been a good number of celebrity fads that have come and gone in recent years, but this new one might just take the cake. According to celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley, the latest and greatest way to keep your teeth white and plaque-free (and your skin clear) is to swish […]
According to recent research that has come to light, there may be a link between certain types of mouth cancer and frequent mouth wash use (more than twice a day). The European study studied individuals who were diagnosed with esophageal, vocal chord, mouth, or throat cancers, and their dental hygiene habits. The results found that […]
For most people, getting their wisdom teeth removed is just a normal part of growing up. For some, however, the wisdom teeth never have to be removed. For those individuals, there are a few reasons why removing wisdom teeth can still be a good idea, though. First of all, there is only a finite amount […]
Dentists and other oral care professionals have known for a long time that while poor oral hygiene can certainly cause issues for your teeth and gums, there can be far more serious implications for your overall health. The main reason that oral care can be a good indicator of overall health is because human mouths […]
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.