8 Reasons You Should See Your Dentist

Achieving and maintaining optimal oral health includes seeing your dentist regularly. Not only do these checkups help keep dental issues from arising--tooth decay, gum disease, etc.--but they also allow treatment to be administered while they are least invasive and least costly to resolve. Additionally, there are times when you may need to be seen in between dental cleanings and exams.... read more »

Three Causes of Bad Breath You Should Not Ignore

There are a variety of factors that can result in bad breath, and today our Family Smile Center LLC team in Frederick, Maryland, is going to focus on three of them. Let's take a look! 1- The fall (and winter) seasons bring with them changes in the air which can result in respiratory illnesses such as sinus infections. Sinus infections... read more »

Your Child’s Back-To-School Checklist

Did you know that a dental examination is as important to your child's health as having immunizations and booster shots? Well, it's true! The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has stated that in the U.S. tooth decay affects more children than any other chronic infectious disease. The American Dental Association has made it clear that routine dental checkups... read more »

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

At Family Smile Center LLC, Dr. Peter Cha & Danny H. Dinh and our team understand that dental emergencies can happen to anyone, anytime. Today we would like to talk about a few possible emergencies that may occur, and how to handle them. Our goal is to help you with all of your oral health needs, so if you experience... 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 »

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 »

See What You Know By Taking This Dental Quiz

Do you think you know a lot about dental care and oral hygiene? If so, feel free to test your knowledge by taking this dental quiz! Question: When should I get a dental cleaning and exam? Answer: You should visit your dentist and receive a dental cleaning and exam every six months. Question: How often should I brush my teeth?... read more »

Your Guide to Quitting Smoking

Smoking not only harms your entire body, but it also harms your teeth, gums, and entire oral cavity. If you are a smoker and you would like some tips on how to quit the habit, we are happy to help you! Smoking is a dangerous habit that can cause many problems, including gum disease and oral cancer, and we are... read more »

Family Smile Center LLC Happily Offers Invisalign®

Family Smile Center has great news! Dr. Dinh can now officially offer Invisalign® orthodontic treatment to finally give you the smile you have always wanted. Invisalign teeth aligners are essentially a removable set of braces made from durable, clear plastic. They continue to grow in popularity and availability as an alternative for adults that might feel self-conscious when using traditional... read more »

Why You Should Improve Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are thin, custom-made shells that disguise the flaws in your teeth and give you the smile of your dreams. If you are one who suffers from the following imperfections, we invite you to call our office today and schedule an appointment with our friendly dentists, Dr. Cha and Dr. Dinh, regarding dental veneers: • Discolored teeth • Teeth... read more »