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 Take Good Care of Your Smile While Wearing Braces

Our Family Smile Center LLC team is excited that you are straightening your teeth to create the smile you have always wanted. We also want to encourage you to stay on top of your oral hygiene during this alignment process. Although we always stress the importance of consistent oral hygiene habits along with regular checkups and dental cleanings to maintain... read more »

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 »

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 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 »

Are Bleeding Gums Affecting Your Smile?

At Family Smile Center LLC, we want our patients in Frederick, Maryland, to know that taking good care of your oral health will benefit not just your precious pearly whites, but your gum health as well. In fact, did you know that your gums are an indicator of your overall health? The main cause of bleeding gums is the steady buildup... read more »

How to Maintain Your Oral Health During the Holiday Season

Your oral health is important to us, and it’s our job to make sure you have a beautiful, healthy smile year round and especially during the holidays. The holidays are dangerous times for your teeth and it’s important that you do everything you can to prevent tooth decay and other dental issues while you fill your mouth with your favorite... read more »

Children Can Brush Their Teeth And Have Fun Too

The ADA (American Dental Association) recommends brushing teeth twice a day and flossing once a day. Adults know that this is important for dental health, but children may rank tooth brushing up with eating vegetables and going to bed on time. Here are a few ways you can make tooth brushing fun for your child. Toothbrush Hero Your child’s toothbrush... read more »