Don’t Let That Blank Space in Your Mouth Fool You

Published: June 9, 2021

So, you had teeth extracted and/or are missing a few teeth? No big deal, right? Do not fool yourself! There are plenty of issues that come with missing teeth in Rockville, MD. You lose the confidence in your smile, you can’t chew the foods you use to enjoy, and so much more. Beyond these though, […]

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Convenient Steps To Prevent Periodontal Disease

Published: March 6, 2021

Periodontal (gum) disease does not have to become a reality for you. It is often associated with symptoms such as gum swelling, tooth pain, and discomfort, and if left untreated, can lead to systemic health illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Fortunately, there are many ways and things that you can do right […]

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Gum Recession Treatment: The Benefits Of Early Treatment

Published: May 26, 2020

If you live in Rockville, MD and you begin to experience gum recession then it would be very beneficial if you sought out early treatment. This is mainly because gum recession is a major warning sign that you may be in the very beginning stages of gum disease. Gum disease is important to treat when […]

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Learn More About Our Doctor

Published: September 17, 2019

Are you familiar with the differences between a general dentist and a Periodontist?  It’s common for most people to assume that they are the same thing. However, there are things that set them apart and various services that one offers that the other doesn’t.  At the Advanced Laser Gum Surgery Institute of Washington in Rockville, Maryland you’ll be treated […]

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Published: December 14, 2017

Gum recession threatens both the appearance and health of your smile. Gum recession occurs when the periodontal tissue shrinks away, leaving your tooth’s sensitive roots exposed. This can dramatically age your smile, making you look older than you are. It also leaves a greater portion of your teeth vulnerable to decay. It is important to […]

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7 Top Causes of Tooth Loss in Kids, Teens and Adults

Published: October 20, 2017

Why do most people lose at least one tooth by the time they reach their 40s? There are many reasons. As a periodontist in Rockville, MD, Dr. Steven Rice regularly suggests dental implants as permanent solutions for teeth that have been extracted or come out due to the following conditions: Trauma. Teeth sometimes get knocked […]

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How to Know When to See a Periodontist

Published: October 17, 2016

Periodontists are dentists who specialize in the bone, gum, and connective tissues that support and surround your teeth. They are experts at treating receding or bleeding gums, loose teeth, gum disease, and chronically bad breath. Their years of additional training after graduating from dental school also qualify them to replace missing teeth by surgically placing […]

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