Bethesda Center for Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Healthy Teeth Habits

Caring for your beautiful smile doesn’t have to be challenging. Here, we’ve outlined several healthy teeth habits to keep you smiling and your teeth happy! Brushing twice a day. Brushing gently in small, circular movements (avoid back and forth movements) will remove plaque build up and food. Thoroughly brushing your teeth can take between 2-3 […]

Solutions for Pandemic-Related Stress Teeth Grinding

It’s no surprise that the pandemic has brought on a tremendous amount of stress. Dentists have reported tooth-grinding and jaw-clenching are on the rise due to the scary and uncertain circumstances from the COVID-19 pandemic. Grinding and clenching (“bruxism”) can create cracked teeth, destroy crowns or fillings; migraines and other headaches; and pain in the […]

Risk of Catching COVID at the Dentist is Low, Reports Say

According to recent studies, Dental treatment won’t put you at risk for contracting COVID-19. “Getting your teeth cleaned does not increase your risk for COVID-19 infection any more than drinking a glass of water from the dentist’s office does,” said lead author Purnima Kumar, a professor of periodontology at Ohio State University in Columbus. COVID-19 […]

Diet & Lifestyle Habits that Affect Oral Health

You might be surprised to learn that your diet and lifestyle can greatly affect your oral health. Regular oral habits, such as brushing, flossing and regular visits to the dentist contribute to your overall health, but what else affects your oral health? Your overall health can have a substantial effect on the health of your […]

6 Lifestyle Habits to Help Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a medical condition that makes breathing difficult; this condition stops breathing for short periods of time while you’re sleeping, resulting in a lack of oxygen. When this happens, sleep is interrupted and your quality of well being suffers. Most patients are unaware they are suffering from sleep apnea; they assume their sleep […]

Combined CPAP and Oral Appliance Therapy

As with most medical or dental health concerns, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for treating sleep apnea. Patients who have tried CPAP and oral appliance therapy individually without success may benefit most from a combined solution. Dr. Greenbaum works alongside a patient’s sleep doctor to develop a treatment plan to best fit each patient’s needs […]

Holistic Sleep Treatments to Aid Sleep & Dental Health

Holistic sleep treatments can aid in a patient’s overall mental, physical and dental health. While different patients have various dental concerns, such as TMJ and Sleep Apnea, adding holistic treatments with dental treatment can aid in more positive results. For these patients, typically a night mouth guard or sleep apnea device is added to their […]

Kör Teeth Whitening

Developed by internationally renowned cosmetic dentist and bleaching expert, Dr. Rod Kurthy, the KöR Whitening System is used by thousands of dentists worldwide and is widely considered to be the most reliable and effective whitening system ever developed. The KöR Whitening system has proven to consistently produce whiter, brighter smiles in patients. In fact, the […]

What are Dental Implants?

Restoring smiles is Dr. Greenbaum’s passion and dental implants can help patients renew their smile to last a lifetime. These implants are just as strong as natural teeth to withstand eating, drinking and lots of smiling. But, what are dental implants and are they best for you? Candidates for dental implants are patients that may […]

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

A child’s dental health is so important, and as a parent you want the best for your child, so preparing for a visit to the dentist can seem overwhelming. After their first birthday is the perfect time for the visit. While the idea of an appointment with a one year old might be scary, the […]