College Park Dental
7305 Baltimore Ave, Suite 204, College Park, MD 20740

4 Essential Things You Can Do Today to Significantly Improve Your Oral Health

If you think you’re safe from the perils of tooth decay, gum disease, or oral cancer because you brush and floss regularly, you might want to sit down for a while and reconsider your habits. Here at our Maryland dental practice, we often received comments from first-time visitors about how baffled they are about having oral health problems (gum disease, tooth loss, the need for fillings) when they think they’re actually doing an excellent job with their oral health.

The College Park Dental team recommends the following steps to ensuring excellent oral health on your end:

1. Do not overbrush. So you brush your teeth regularly? Yet you might be over brushing which is actually detrimental to your teeth and gums such as the occurrence of tooth sensitivity and appearance of receding gums.

2. Speaking of brushing, brush not just for 30 seconds but for 2 minutes.Here’s a research abstract which showed that most adults actually brush their teeth on an average of 30 seconds. Yikes! Lastly, don’t forget to brush the sides of your teeth!

3. Go slow on the late night cookies or mid-afternoon pastries. While not all bacteria are bad for you, there’s a good chance that an imbalance of the good and bad bacteria population can result with a diet high in processed sugar. Sugar are your bacteria’s best friend, particularly those that reside in between your teeth. Frequent snacking on sweets may just be the recipe to a looming oral health disaster.

4. Get in touch with us regularly even though you think there is nothing wrong with your oral health.

Do not wait until you’ve got a debilitating toothache or chronic, bleeding gums before you visit us. In fact, dentists are also disease-detectives as your oral health can say a lot about your overall health.

Why You Should Visit the College Park Dental Clinic?

Whether you’re looking for your ideal dental team for your smile makeover or you need urgent treatment for a chipped tooth, you need a group of dental professionals who are by turns customer-centric and technically proficient.

Here at our Maryland dental practice, we make it a point to go at great lengths to match our services to your expectations. Call us now for an initial consultation! Call (301) 238-7083 or fill out this contact form.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Dr. Brager has been giving me excellent care for 20 years. I trust him and appreciate his skill and consideration.
John B.
I have been a patient of Dr. Brager’s for more than 30 years. He is not only an outstanding and careful dentist, but he is entertaining while in the chair! Very informative on what to expect/next […]
Sarah T.
I’ve been going here for so long. I’ve seen lost of dentists here. I really recommend Dr. Majid. He treats you with respect and does a good job. My teeth aren’t perfect but I like when he tells […]
Melissa M.
I have been coming here for over 18 years and have had nothing but positive experiences. Dr. Hoang is very friendly and professional and always takes her time during my appointments.
Rachel P.
I have been a patient here for many years, I currently see Dr. Su. Not only is she a great dentist but a wonderful person with a fine sense of humor. What I want to make clear is that this is a well […]
Peter M.
I love love love College Park Dental. My Dentist is Dr. Miriam Bemani and she is excellent. She is so kind, caring and understanding. Within a matter on months she got my teeth in top shape. With […]
Johana D.
Dr. Tiwary is a wonderful dentist. My wife and I travel a ways to have her as our dentist.
David B.
I had a great experience at College Park Dental. I went in for a cleaning with Dr. Tiwary and her assistant Cindy, Both were so kind and made me feel comfortable. Cindy and I had small talk and just […]
Marina S.
For fifteen years my family and I have gone here and they are always good with us.
Edward P.
I will admit to being a real chicken when it comes to the dentist. Everyone in the office does a great job of making you feel at ease and confident about the whole process. I would and have […]
Maxine G.
Always great service from Dr. Brager.
Raheem D.
I think I have been going to Dr. Brager for 42 years – since 1975, before College Park Dental. Between the work he and his team have done and his referrals, I have a good working set of teeth and […]
Jean S.
The staff is polite and courteous. The Dentist’s are thorough and attentive to my needs. Highly recommended if you are trying to find a great dentist office in a convenient location in Maryland.
Jason A.
I have been coming here for over 18 years and have had nothing but positive experiences. Dr. Hoang is very friendly and professional and always takes her time during my appointments.
A U.
College Park Dental is the best! I recently had a bridge made and Dr. Brager told me that he wanted me to be 100% satisfied and after 2 adjustments I’m happy to say that I am 100% satisfied. My […]
Martha W.
My husband and I have been going to College Park Dental since 1990. Later in life I wanted someone to take a look at my children’s teeth and Dr. Majid Haghighiyan agreed to see them. Since 2003 the […]
Alicia N.
The best experience ever with a dental procedure. My tooth broke off due to very poor dental care and I used their website to request an appointment. They got me in the same day and didn’t extract […]
Casey P.
For more than 35 years I have received very professional,, courteous and friendly service at College Park Dental. Dr Brager, Sue, Bernard, Tiffany, Mary and the entire staff provide first class […]
Amy G.
For years I’ve been frightened to go to the dentist, so I put it off as long as I could. Then I needed dental work and had to bite the bullet and make the call. I called someone close to home, […]
Joy T.
I love College Park Dental. Over the years the staff has been very good to me from making an appointment, to explaining my estimates, to handling my dental processes in which Dr. Braeger is to […]
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  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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