Your smile matters to us at EnterpriseDental Care
Your smile matters to us at EnterpriseDental Care

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What is hand-foot-and-mouth disease?

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease, or HFMD, is a type of contagious viral illness that causes a rash in the mouth and on the hands and feet of infants and young children, and, while rare, adults. Characterized by sores in the mouth and a rash on the…

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Anatomy of a Smile Makeover

A smile makeover is usually a combination of one or more cosmetic dental procedures. To achieve your desired result, Dr. Kevin Granger may perform or suggest a variety of options. The entire process is designed specifically for your unique…

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ABOUT FLOSSING

Back in 2015 a recommendation for daily flossing was removed from the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. Immediately, news reports surfaced that flossing was not effective. We’re here to set the record straight.  “Flossing is an important oral…

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Teeth Whitening For a Bright Summer

Summer brings sunshine and warm weather, and many of our patients begin thinking about brightening their smiles this time of year. A whiter smile is one just one visit away with Dr Kevin Granger at Enterprise Dental! Teeth whitening is…

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Easing Your Allergies with Latex-Free Dentistry

Imagine this scenario: you go to the dentist to have a cavity filled, and an hour after the procedure you have a runny nose, scratchy throat, and your arms are breaking out in blotchy, red hives. In other words, you’re in worse shape after the…

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Help Raise Up To $40,000 for the ADA Foundation’s “Give Kids A Smile Program”!

 June is Oral Health Month. You can help the American Dental Association Foundation increase its efforts to teach under-served children good oral care habits. How can you help?  Be a role model! Help us in raising awareness of the issue by…

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How does whitening toothpaste work and how effective it is at whitening teeth?

Brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste that has the American Dental Association seal of approval can help prevent tooth decay and relieve other conditions, such as bad breath, sensitive teeth, and gingivitis. Beyond these…

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How Computers Help Dental Implants Look Natural

Never before have dental implants looked as natural and aesthetically pleasing as they do today. With the help of computer-aided design and computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), Dr. Kevin Granger and our team are able to create implants with…

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Getting Ready for Summer Sports

With the warmer and longer days here, we know many of our patients at Christopher Doerrer, DDS will be much more active in the summer. Though most of our patients are probably already ready to hit the field for some summer fun, we thought we…

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Heart Disease and Oral Health

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 200 million Americans suffer from some degree of inflammation of the gums. Over the past decade, researchers have published studies that link the bacteria…

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The Secret to Fresh Breath

Bad breath: We’ve all dealt with it. You’ve been around people who have it and, like it or not, you have had it yourself. It can be embarrassing and uncomfortable, but how do you know if you have it? There is actually a simple test you can do…

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It’s Proven!  Electric ToothBrushes Clean Best

Studies show electric brushes control plaque more effectively and fight gum disease better than manual toothbrushes. Effective and Efficient. When placed at the optimum 45-degree angle the electric brush makes tooth brushing easier and more…

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Help! My gums hurt when I floss!

By no stretch is it rare for your gums to hurt during and after flossing. Even some bleeding is to be expected. This is especially true if you have not flossed in a long time. However, if your gums do indeed hurt when you floss, and unbearably…

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More Adults Are Opting for Invisalign®

These days it's becoming more and more common to see adults at our Mitchellville, MD office getting their teeth straightened with Invisalign clear aligners — that is, if you can see them! Treatment with Invisalign is effective and aesthetically…

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Join the Oral Cancer Foundation in its effort to end Oral Cancer. Roughly 50,000 people per year are diagnosed with Oral Cancer. Young people are the fastest growing segment due to their connection with the HPV virus. Signs of Oral Cancer can…

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

Watch this video for information about how having a healthy mouth can help you to have a healthy body.

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Dental Veneers for a Smile Makeover

Cosmetic dentistry is becoming far more popular, and one of the most commonly used dental procedures in a smile makeover is dental veneers. Veneers are made from extremely thin slips of porcelain, custom made to fit over the front, and possibly the…

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Recent Training and New Treatment

Dr. Granger has been keeping up-to-date on the latest concept for treating periodontal disease. Dr. Granger attended a rigorous two-day course in advanced cardiac life support.

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Perio Protect - Non-Surgical Gum Repair

Our office is proud to announce Dr. Kevin Granger has been qualified to treat periodontal problems with the new "Perio Protect" method.  This is a non-surgical method for treating gum disease that has been approved by the FDA. While this…

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Link Found Between Pancreatic Cancer and Periodontal Disease

In a study, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute found that periodontal disease was associated with an increased risk of cancer of the pancreas. The study appears in the January 17, 2007…

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