Dental Blog

December 8, 2011

Survey Says Your Smile Is a Social Asset

A survey from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) found that 99.7% of Americans believe a smile is an important social asset. The survey also showed that 74% believe that a person’s smile greatly impacts their chance for success. These statistics are hardly surprising to cosmetic dentists. Despite the […]
May 10, 2011

Dr. Greenbaum’s Bethesda Dental Office now offers HPV Testing for Oral and Throat Cancer

As you may or may not know, April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Since your first concern is for your patient’s health, I am happy to inform you that our Bethesda dental office is now performing an Oral DNA Salivary Diagnostic test for the presence of HPV. The test is […]
May 5, 2011

Exciting News!

Dr. Greenbaum’s Bethesda, MD office now performing two important new services: First are the Oral DNA salivary diagnostic tests. Secondly, our office is now able to collect dental stem cells for the quickly evolving field of “regenerative medicine”
September 21, 2010

Dr. Greenbaum Delivers Comprehensive Gum Disease Therapy for Life-Long Oral & Overall Health

European researchers recently published a study estimating that 35 million worldwide suffer from dementia. They also stated that that figure may double every 20 years. Another study conducted by dental researchers at New York University illustrates a link between gum (periodontal) disease and Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common form of […]
September 14, 2010

Tooth-Colored Fillings Combine Function & Aesthetics for Great Smiles!

Most of us have at least one metal filling. Amalgam (a mixture of metals, including mercury) used to be the only option a dentist had to fill a decayed tooth. Advances in dentistry have made it possible to ditch the metal. As a leader in progressive, patient-focused dental care, Dr. […]
September 7, 2010

Clear, Comfortable, Fast-Acting Orthodontics from Bethesda’s Dr. Greenbaum

Research shows that 9 out of 10 Americans believe an attractive smile is an important social asset. But what do you do if you have widely spaced or crowded teeth that detract from your overall appearance? Most adults don’t want to wear dark metal braces – and they don’t have […]
August 25, 2010

Treating TMJ Disorder: Neuromuscular Dentistry in Bethesda

Your temporomandibular joints (TMJ), jaw muscles, and nerves must work in harmony for pain-free oral function. When an element of this sensitive system is irritated (trauma, a misaligned bite, and stress are common culprits), discomfort and impairment can occur. Chronic migraines, earaches, tingling in the fingers, muscles aches and spasms, […]
August 18, 2010

Oral Appliance Therapy from Dr. Greenbaum: A Comfortable Alterative to CPAP

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a potentially dangerous condition in which breathing repeatedly stops for periods of 10 seconds or more. If you suffer from OSA, a doctor may have prescribed a CPAP machine and mask to remedy your condition. CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, and it’s a […]
August 18, 2010

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Snoring Can Be Dangerous to Your Health Snoring can deprive you and your partner of hours of valuable sleep that are vital for your body to refresh and restore itself. For example, snorers get into three times the amount of traffic accidents due to sleep deprivation. This deprivation can shorten […]
August 18, 2010

Warning Signs for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the below list includes some of the most common warning signs for obstructive sleep apnea: You normally feel tired even after a full night of sleep. You snore loudly and often. You make choking or snorting sounds during sleep. You stop breathing […]
August 18, 2010

Show off Your New Smile with ClearCorrect

ClearCorrect is the clear and simple alternative to braces. No Wires. No Brackets. Just a series of clear, custom made, removable aligners that gently straighten your teeth. ClearCorrect is practically invisible– most people will not even notice you’re in treatment!
August 18, 2010

Snoring -Is it Dangerous to your Health?

Are you willing to admit that you are a snorer? Most people deny the act for a variety of reasons. Nevertheless the intense vibration and the loud sounds can wear on one’s nerves. Many a spouse loses hours of sleep due to the fact that their bed partner snores. Snoring […]