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FAQ: What to Know About Fillings

Does it feel like every dental visit results in you needing another filling? Dentists like Dr. V. Lynn Morgan of Severna Park, MD want you to know the warning signs for needing a filling, what to expect during the procedure,…

Your Dentist Can Help You Stop Snoring

If you snore when you sleep or often startle yourself awake overnight, you may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This is a serious medical condition that needs to be treated to avoid negative health outcomes. The most common treatment for…

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies

Accidents happen, and knowing what to do when one happens to you can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth. Dental injuries are a part of today’s fast-paced world. Auto accidents, falls, and a variety of contact sports,…

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…