Dental One Associates of Annapolis
2623 Housley Road, Gateway Village, Annapolis, MD 21401

Dental Care Wisdom for Aging Teeth

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You can’t avoid aging, but you can avoid the serious damage it often does to your teeth. Discover how to protect your smile and keep it healthy for the ages.

Beware Wear and Tear on Teeth

While teeth are naturally strong, age and time can take their toll. This can result in tooth enamel erosion, gum recession, root exposure, dental disease, and more. To protect your aging teeth, rely on these proven dental care tactics:

  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day
  • Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and a very gentle touch to avoid damaging your tooth enamel and gums
  • Floss daily
  • Get regular dental check-ups and cleanings from an affordable dentist
  • Ask your dentist about having protective varnishes applied to your teeth to prevent further decay and damage
  • Try professional or over-the-counter tooth whitening to remove stubborn stains from aging teeth

Say Goodbye to Dry Mouth

Did you know that dry mouth is a primary side effect of hundreds of medications? In addition to being uncomfortable, a lack of saliva can make it difficult to eat, cause bad breath, and contribute to oral infections. Try these trusted tips to keep your dry mouth moist:

  • Chew sugarless gum to encourage saliva production
  • Suck on sugarless candies to increase your saliva
  • Drink more water
  • Talk to your doctor about changing your medications

Support Strong Teeth with good overall Oral Hygiene

While healthy teeth are a dental care priority, their strength depends on the health of your gums, jaw, and mouth. These form the foundation for teeth and they must be protected as you age. After all, developing gum disease is so common as you age that it’s the primary reason for tooth loss in older adults. Fortunately, gum disease and many other oral problems are treatable at any age. But rather than face the problem, focus on prevention and protection by maintaining proper at-home dental care and getting regular professional check-ups and cleanings from your affordable dentist to help your smile withstand th

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Annapolis, call Dental One Associates of Annapolis today at (410) 793-4922 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Annapolis. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Annapolis, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Annapolis.

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Everyone I have dealt with in this practice has been very professional and friendly. I used to hate going to the dentist but I have had nothing but good experiences with your practice.
Helen B.
Staff is very friendly and professional. Always concerned about the patient and willing to give advice to prevent future problems.
Angela P.
Great service gets the job done
Izzy Z.
I really like Dr. Sagafi she’s very nice and makes sure I’m always comfortable
Selena S.
This place has always been good. I like working with brandi she is always super friendly.
Ashley S.
Quick efficient service.
David D.
The efficiency is remarkable. If I have an 8am appointment, I am never called back late and I am done by 9am. My friends can’t believe it. Everyone is so very professional and nice from the dental […]
Janetta M.
Staff is great and very professional.
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Lagearl B.
Dr. Sagafi is pleasant, professional, and very friendly with my four kids. She is calm and gentle, and every visit with her is easy and happy. She’s the best.
Timothy H.
I had a very positive experience with Dr. Fooksman and his assistant. Both were focused and attentive to my care.
Janis D.
From talking with CJ , the assistant to Dr. Bonnick and Dr. Bonnick, the whole experience was excellent ! Thank you very much for taking good care of me !!
Michael J.
Office is always clean. Cheryl does an amazing job cleaning my teeth & is always on time!
Kimberly W.
CONFIDENCE THAT THE PEOPLE ARE TAKING CARE OF MY TEETH PROPERLY
Diane W.
Staff is very informative and polite.
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Cheryl, Dr Val, Dr Khlief
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Always have a positive visit
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Always good service. Friendly people
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Great cleaning service.
Michael P.
Very nice helpful Diane assistant
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We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 793-4922
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