Baltimore MD Dentist Blog

Stress and Oral Health

There are multiple oral health problems that can arise when we feel stressed. We want to remind our patients of the symptoms that accompany stress so that they can receive appropriate care in our office. Dr. Byron Desbordes is a…

Why is Seeing the Dentist So Important?

You may have heard that you’re supposed to see the dentist at least twice yearly, but if you maintain good oral hygiene, you may be thinking, “Do I really need to go that often?” Although brushing your teeth twice daily…

What to Know About the Dental Bridge

In addition to taking a toll on your self-esteem, missing teeth can cause a variety of problems, from difficulty speaking normally to difficulty eating and poor nutrition. Fortunately, the world of modern dentistry has several excellent methods of tooth replacement…

Helpful Tips for Fighting Bad Breath

Bad breath can happen to anyone. In fact, research shows that 50 percent of adults (and those are just the people being honest) have had bad breath -- halitosis in scientific terms -- at some point in their lives.  What…

6 Reasons Why Flossing Daily Is So Important

Flossing is an often-overlooked step of an oral health routine, yet flossing every day is key to preventing serious health conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and heart problems -- not to mention severe gum disease. While you may not like…