Your smile matters to us at EnterpriseDental Care
Your smile matters to us at EnterpriseDental Care

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Dental X-Rays

Dental x-rays help determine the underlying health of your teeth. We are often asked are x-rays needed? The answer is, “it depends”. Are you a child or adult? Are you pregnant? Do you have a history of cavities? What is your overall dental…

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Happy Father's Day Wishes From Enterprise Dental Care

It’s Father’s Day 2018!  Here, at Enterprise Dental Care in Mitchellville MD we are so grateful to all the fathers making a positive impact on their children. We also want to thank all the stepfathers, grandfathers, father figures and yes,…

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Memorial Day - Your Teeth Never Go On Vacation

It’s Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer!  What a great time of year! The kids will soon be out of school and there are all sorts of family celebrations, graduations and vacations coming up! Post Summer Fun Photos …

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Dental Cleaning

A comprehensive exam and cleaning is essential to your oral health. Regular six month visits to Drs. Kevin Granger and Marshone Clark ensure your teeth and gums will stay healthy; keep your smile beautiful; and lower your risk of heart disease…

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Teachers Get Your Complimentary Whitening Kit from Enterprise Dental!

Book your appointment between now and May 11th for whatever day and time works for you up to August 31, 2018 and we'll give you a complimentary whitening kit when you come in. Approving Smiles Inspire Confidence In Our Students Training…

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Minimally Invasive Dentistry

As the field of dentistry advances and the use of technology in the field increases, the concept of minimally invasive dentistry has emerged. Preservation of a healthy set of natural teeth for each patient should be the objective of every…

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Curing the Nail-Biting Habit

Do you ever find yourself gnawing at your nails? Nail-biting is a very common and difficult to break habit which usually has its beginnings in childhood. It can leave your fingers and nail beds red and swollen. But if you think that your nails…

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The Safety of Dental X-Rays

An article was released to the public stating that dental X-rays contribute to a type of brain cancer. After reading an article like this, your first thought may be to avoid dental X-rays, but you may want to hold off on that quick judgment. As…

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TMD Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) describe a set of conditions that involve trouble with your jaw and face muscles. They result from a problem in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which is a hinge that connects the temporal bones, in…

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How long will a root canal last?

According to the American Association of Endodontists, root canals have a success rate of over 95% and in most cases they last a lifetime. There are a few factors that ensure the root canal will last and should be followed. You want to…

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How do I know if my gums are receding?

Gum recession, a common result of gum disease, occurs when the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away or pulls back, forming pockets between the gumline and exposing more of the tooth. Gum recession occurs gradually, so you might not…

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Avoid Brushing After Every Single Meal!

Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing after a meal can be incredibly bad for your teeth if you do it after eating certain foods. Enamel is an extremely hard mineral on the exterior of…

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My teeth feel great. Do I still need to see the dentist?

Absolutely. Checking in with Dr. Kevin Granger on a regular basis—usually every six months—is essential to keeping your smile looking its best. At Enterprise Dental Care, we are proud to offer a number of preventive procedures to ensure the…

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Three Valuable Dental Treatments

In our office, we customize treatment for every patient. Amid all of the fillings, crowns, and veneers, we find there are three treatments that are most valuable when offering our patients options: dental implants, bite guards, and teeth…

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Mouthguard Q&A

Today, Dr. Kevin Granger and our team at Enterprise Dental Care thought we would talk about mouthguards, what they are, where to get them, and when to use them. Q: What is a mouthguard? A: A mouthguard, which is made of soft plastic, is a…

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Which toothpaste should I use?

Toothpastes come in many forms and boast different flavors, benefits, and endorsements. All are designed to remove surface bacteria and prevent the buildup of plaque that can cause tooth decay. With so many choices, Dr. Kevin Granger and our…

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Dental X-Ray Safety

It's easy to be skeptical about X-rays whether we speak of a full-body X-ray or a dental X-ray. Radiation is radiation. It's vital to know all the facts before judging too harshly, though. Dental X-rays can be one of the best preventive tools…

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When snoring becomes more than just annoying: The dangers of sleep apnea

Sawing wood. That’s what your wife calls it when you wake her up with your snoring. This type of scenario plays out in homes around the world, and couples have to find a way to make light of the nocturnal annoyance. Snoring can become more than…

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When should I floss during the day?

A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Enterprise Dental maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to our Mitchellville, MD office. A toothbrush is not always enough to get to…

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Why are my gums shrinking?

If you’ve noticed that your teeth have appeared to be longer, you may be suffering from gum recession. This is a common problem among adults, and can result from several factors. If gum recession seems to be happening in your mouth, schedule an…

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