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Thursday Thought: E-Cigarettes & Teenagers

The Effects of E-cigarettes on Teenagers The good news is that Americans are smoking less. Between 2005 and 2016, there has been a 5.6% decrease in cigarette smoking in adults over the age of 18. E-cigarettes have been around since…

Why does my jaw hurt?

Do you wake up with a sore jaw, grind your teeth, experience persistent headaches, or feel tension in your jaw? You might be suffering from a TMJ disorder. Dentists like Dr. V. Lynn Morgan of Severna Park, MD can diagnose…

Thursday Thought: What is a Diastema?

How can I treat a Diastema? A diastema is a gap/space between the teeth. These gaps can form anywhere, but are more noticeable when they are between the two upper front teeth. Both adults and children can have diastemas. However,…

Thursday Thought: Oral Cancer Screening

Oral Cancer Screening Have you ever wondered why, during your dental visit, the hygienist or dentist move your tongue to the side and look under your tongue? Do they feel the tissues inside your mouth? The reason is that during…

5 Ways to Treat a Chipped Tooth

Are you dealing with the effects of a broken or chipped tooth? It happens to the best of us! Thanks to modern dental technology, there are a variety of ways to treat a broken tooth. Dr. Lynn Morgan in Severna…

What Is Periodontal Disease?

What Is Periodontal Disease? The U.S. National Institute of Health has found that half of Americans over the age of 30 have bleeding gums. Interestingly enough, many people think it is normal to have bleeding gums. We have to think…

Thursday Thought: They Why and How of Implants

They Why and How of Implants One of the biggest goals in the dental community is to save natural teeth. Making sure we have regular checkups and address any issues that may be going on is one way to prevent…

Thursday Thought Prevention Is Key

It is very important to call for a dental appointment if you are experiencing the following: Mouth Sores. There are many causes for mouth sores. It can indicate an infection, irritation from a broken tooth or filling, or a symptom…

Root Canals Demystified

Everyone knows root canals as one of the most-dreaded dental procedures. But are they really that bad? Dr. Lynn Morgan in Severna Park MD has many years of experience performing root canal procedures in her comfortable office and wants you…

Tips for Brushing Your Teeth

BRUSHING YOUR TEETH: Improve your Technique Following the below tips can help you maintain a healthy and beautiful smile. Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Did you know that brushing three times a day is ideal? Brush once…