Chambers Family Dentistry Blog

Why Can the Holidays Mean Trouble for Dental Health?

November 24, 2022

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Whether it’s for the excitement of Christmas morning, watching Christmas movies with your friends, an extended break from working, or one of many other reasons, the holiday season definitely has a lot of fans. There are those out there, however, who see this as a concerning time of year fraught with danger – your teeth. What’s that you say? Teeth aren’t capable of independent thought? Okay, maybe you have a point. But teeth have reason to be concerned when someone isn’t diligent about their dental hygiene regimen. Your dentist in Annapolis is here to explain the potential problems and how you can protect your oral health while enjoying holiday foods.

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Dr. Chambers Named Top Dentist 2022–2023 for Anne Arundel County

October 14, 2022

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At Chambers Family Dentistry, we strive for excellence in every single appointment each day. Our dentists and our staff work hard to make sure no one leaves without receiving outstanding care. We are proud to announce that Dr. Earl Chambers has been named What’s Up? Media’s Top Dentist for 2022–2023 for Anne Arundel County. Once you get to know Dr. Chambers, you’ll quickly see why he was chosen by his peers as one of the best in the area!

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Will a Chipped Tooth Heal?

August 14, 2022

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Chipped front toothEnamel is the hardest substance in your body. It’s the hard outer layer of your tooth that protects the softer dentin and pulp underneath. Although it is incredibly strong, accidents can happen. Chipped teeth are a leading cause of dental emergencies annually. However, is visiting a dentist really necessary? Yes! Your enamel doesn’t regenerate. Here’s why you need to see a dentist right away, even if you aren’t having any pain. 

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5 Types of Dental Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

June 8, 2022

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young woman with tooth pain in Annapolis

Most people understand how detrimental tooth pain can be. While you may think that the occasional ache is normal, it’s never a good sign and usually indicates something’s amiss in your mouth. It’s important to note that different types of dental pain can shed light on the source of discomfort in your mouth. Read on to learn which ones you shouldn’t ignore and why you should schedule an appointment with your emergency dentist as soon as possible.

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Why Is There a Bump on My Gums?

April 2, 2022

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man pointing at teeth and gums.

You’re getting ready for work one morning, and as you’re brushing your teeth you come across a bump on your gums. You immediately pause as a knot begins to form in your stomach—what is this thing and why has it suddenly appeared? Sometimes these bumps are harmless; other times, they’re cause for concern. Here are some of the possible reasons for bumps on your gums and some signs for when you should see your dentist.

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5 Ways to Prevent Cavities When You Have a Sweet Tooth

February 16, 2022

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It’s no secret that sugar is highly addictive. After all, that’s why so many people have a sweet tooth in the first place. Even though everyone’s well-aware of the detrimental effects sugar has on teeth, it doesn’t stop people from indulging in their favorite dessert. Unfortunately, eating sweets like candy and ice cream can contribute to oral health issues (i.e., decay, cavities, gum disease). Luckily, there are many ways sugar lovers can keep their teeth bright and healthy despite their dietary habits. Read on to learn a few tips!

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Don’t Want a Root Canal? Use Your Preventive Coverage!

October 14, 2021

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Man at dental office

Root canals certainly aren’t on anyone’s list of favorite things to undergo. According to the American Association of Endodontists, approximately 59% of people are afraid of root canal therapy. This fear is more common than the feal of public speaking, spiders, and being trapped in an elevator. The good news is that there are various steps, including the use of preventive coverage, you can take to reduce your chances of needing a root canal. Read on to learn what you should do to keep your smile healthy!

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Can I Get Invisalign on Only My Top Teeth?

May 2, 2021

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Woman with Invisalign

Everyone wants to have a smile that makes them feel confident. Having misaligned or crooked teeth is something that many people feel self-conscious about. Fortunately, there are several teeth straightening options out there to help patients work towards the smile of their dreams, like Invisalign. There are numerous benefits of Invisalign over tradition braces, with the most obvious being that they are metal-free! But what if you are only worried about the alignment of your top teeth? Read on to learn if you can get Invisalign for just your top teeth.

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Need a Dental Crown? Now Is the Time to Act!

November 7, 2020

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Row of dental crowns in Annapolis against dark background

Has your dentist informed you that you need dental crowns in Annapolis or another restorative procedure? You may recognize that following through with the recommended treatment is important for your oral health — but you might also be concerned about cost. If that is true of you, you should not postpone your treatment due to monetary concerns. Acting now to get your crown could actually save you money in the long run! Let’s discuss how that is so.

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Protecting Your Smile No Matter What

September 7, 2020

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In light of COVID-19, our team at Chambers Family Dentistry has taken precautions to the next level in order to meet or exceed guidelines given by the American Dental Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Maryland state government. We create a safe environment to care for our patients, particularly in two ways every day.

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