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 »

FAQ About Dental Sealants

What are dental sealants? A dental sealant is a plastic barrier painted onto teeth to seal out food and plaque, protecting teeth from decay. What teeth are dental sealants applied to? Sealants are applied to the premolars and molars in the back of the mouth. These teeth are more susceptible to decay because they have pits and fissures (depressions and... read more »