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The importance of preventative care

While going to the dentist at  least twice a year might feel like an inconvenience in your busy schedule, it’s is so important to maintain these routine appointments. Many conditions that impact the smile can be prevented entirely with regular monitoring and care. Dr. Ari Moskowitz, a board-certified periodontist in Catonsville, MD, encourages patients to… Read More »


How to care for dental implants

Making the decision to restore the smile after tooth loss with dental implants is a smart one. Dental implants are growing in popularity as patients learn more about how they work and the benefits they provide. With dental implants, patients can replace one or more teeth in the smile on a long-term basis with a… Read More »


What is periodontal disease?

We’ve been told time and time again to brush and floss our teeth to avoid the development of cavities. However, is this the only reason? Taking good care of the smile can help with a lot of things, especially keeping conditions such as periodontal disease from developing. The team of Baltimore Periodontics, Lasers, and Dental… Read More »


What is the importance of visiting a board certified periodontist?

Just like a traditional dentist, a periodontist completes a four-year undergraduate degree to become a dental professional. When they graduate from an accredited dental school, they receive the title of either DDS or DMD. However, a board-certified periodontist has even more training and significant experience in the area of dental work. In fact, a board-certified… Read More »


Three methods of treating gingivitis and periodontitis to restore the smile’s health

Without proper dental care, patients are putting themselves at risk of a wide range of dental problems, including dental caries (cavities) and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has many stages. Without proper diagnosis and early intervention, this condition can permanent impact the bone, gums, and teeth within the smile. Dr. Ari Moskowitz is a board-certified periodontist… Read More »


How dental crowns are used

In the past, dental crowns were primarily used to restore tooth structure after damage or decay. They were not made to look pretty, and were often fabricated from materials such as metal or gold. However, this day and age, many of our patients are looking for dental restorations that not only function properly, but look… Read More »


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What is gingivitis and how is it treated?

Red, swollen gums. Bad breath. Bleeding of the gums when brushing and flossing. If these problems are happening to you, you may be dealing with a condition called gingivitis. What is gingivitis? Catonsville, MD area dentist, Dr. Ari Moskowitz, can provide patients with a proper diagnosis of gingivitis and treatment options. Gingivitis is best described… Read More »


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Why dentures may be a proper solution for a patient experiencing tooth loss

Missing teeth can impact a patient in a variety of ways. Not only does it negatively affect the appearance of a patient’s smile, it can also cause changes to the natural smile if left untreated. Additionally, patients may experience shifting of the natural teeth, poor eating and speaking efficiency, and bone resorption—all problems associated with… Read More »


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