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5 Causes Of Toothaches

A toothache is the pain in teeth or around the teeth and in gums which causes swelling, soreness or bleeding in the mouth. 01 Tooth Decay This pain arises from the erosion of teeth. It is caused by acid-that is formed when the plaque feeds on the sugars from food...

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Why You Should Get Oral Cancer Screening Done

In the U.S., close to 50 thousand cases of oral cancer are diagnosed every year. The survival rate over 5 years is approximately 57%, a figure which hasn’t had much improvement in decades. The high death rate associated with oral cancer isn’t high because of difficult...

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Taking Care of your Dental Implants: The Dos and Don’ts

Teeth implants are the ultimate shortcut to perfectly aligned pearly whites! If you’ve had crooked teeth throughout your life, then you know how a great smile can boost your confidence. Dental implants can give you the smile you’ve always wanted. Whether you’ve lost...

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Dental Diet: Food For Healthy Teeth And Gums

For years, you’ve been taught that sugary foods rot your teeth—but rarely do we focus on the food groups that actually benefit our teeth and gums. Teeth like other parts of your body require proper nutrition. A healthy diet can prevent cavities and gum diseases, and...

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4 Stages of Gum Disease You Should Be Aware Of

Nearly 50% of all US adults suffer from gum disease according to the American Academy of Periodontology. It is a horrifying fact and truth – making gum disease more common than even heart disease or diabetes. In addition… gum disease is pretty serious yet not many...

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When Do You Need Emergency Dental Care

“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill” – Johnson Carson. Considering the fact that some dental issues just can’t wait for the right time, having your dentist’s phone number on speed dial is definitely a...

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What You Need to Know About Lasers and Dentistry

Lasers in dental procedures? Let’s serve you with some info-bites on the subject of laser dentistry. From its application to its benefits, this post will aim to address all.   First Things First – What’s the Application of Lasers in Dentistry In dentistry, you...

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Whitening Toothpastes: How Effective Are They?

You might have seen those cheesy ads on TV—“Insane whitening toothpaste” “Witness results in a single use!” “Instant HD teeth whitening” “If you order now, you get this toothbrush free!” The Question Is, Do They Work? First, it is important to understand that our...

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Our Blog

Our number one priority at Dana Keith DDS is you, the patient. Serving people across Silver Spring and Clovery, MD, as well as the surrounding areas, we are committed to providing the proper resources and services to help you maximize your oral health and overall wellness. From teeth whitening, to TMJ treatment, gum disease treatment, we are proud to offer first-rate services while educating our patients to make informed decisions about their health. 
Our blog serves as one resource where patients can learn more about different dental topics. We hope you find the articles and information helpful.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 301-236-9000.

“My kids, my husband, and I all have gotten excellent care and are very happy with the practice.” – Priti K.

Dana Keith DDS Silver Spring & Cloverly, MD
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15434 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20905
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