Why Your Smile Health Is a Smart Resolution

2017 is here and it's that time when many of us want to put our best foot forward to make positive changes for a happier new year. While you are making health resolutions, don’t forget your smile! A healthy smile means a healthier body. The ADA (American Dental Association) offers the following suggestions for a healthy start to the new... read more »

What Do Santa and the Tooth Fairy Have in Common?

Next to Santa Claus (and the Easter Bunny), the Tooth Fairly is another mythical figure that helps put a smile on your child's face. Since your child can lose up to 20 baby teeth before the permanent teeth come in, that's a lot of visits from the Tooth Fairy and the budding relationship between "her' and your child. Where did... read more »

This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of a Healthy Smile

Dr. Peter Cha & Danny H. Dinh and our team at Family Smile Center LLC want to wish our patients in Frederick, Maryland, a healthy, happy, holiday. This holiday season, don’t forget to give the gift of a healthy smile to yourself and your loved ones. Did You Know? Tooth decay affects 60-90% of teenagers and adults (World Health Organization).... read more »

Why You Should Be Thankful for Your Oral Health

Are you thankful for your healthy smile? At Family Smile Center LLC in Frederick, Maryland, we encourage you to consider how important your oral health is to your overall health. Did you know that happy people live up to ten years longer than unhappy people? Or that optimists have a 77% lower risk of heart disease as well as gum... read more »

Treatment for a Cracked Tooth

At Family Smile Center LLC, Dr. Peter Cha & Danny H. Dinh and our team are happy to help our patients in Frederick, Maryland, with all of their oral care needs. Were you aware that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, even harder than the bones? But those pearly whites can still be injured and sustain cracks... read more »

Have a Healthy Halloween

It’s that time of year again, fall is in the air and the holidays are around the corner, and starting off the festivities is Halloween. Don’t forget your commitment to you and your family's health and smile! Just because you’re surrounded by candy and sugary goodies doesn’t mean you can’t have a healthy Halloween. Let’s look at some ways to... read more »

October Dental Care

October is many things; Halloween, Breast Cancer Awareness month, National Dental Hygiene (NDYM) month, and National Orthodontic Health month! At Family Smile Center LLC in Frederick, Maryland, Drs. Peter Cha & Danny Dinh want to wish our patients a happy fall season while taking care of their smile health. The message for National Dental Hygiene month is known as “Do... read more »

Why You Want to Keep Your Child’s Smile Care up-to-Date

Did you know that more than one-half of all children aged 5-9 years have at least one cavity or filling in their smile? If undiagnosed, this can ultimately harm your child, as a painful tooth or chronic dental problem can lead to difficulty in eating, speaking and concentrating. It is important to understand that children with chronic dental pain may... read more »

Back to School: Is Your Child Ready?

While August is one of the busiest months for dental offices as families try to squeeze in last minute dental cleanings and checkups before school begins, September can also be a good time to help get your child back into their school year groove. A healthy smile builds self-confidence by building a positive self-image. In addition to haircuts, new clothes,... read more »

Common Recovery Tips after Dental Procedures

If you will be having dental treatment any time soon, there some common recovery tips which will help you after the treatment. Naturally, Dr. Cha and Dr. Dinh will tell you what you should do after your treatment, but we're happy to give you a few ideas on what you should expect after common treatments. Filling: As you may know,... read more »