An Implant-Supported Denture Offers a Number of Advantages

August 29, 2015

If you’ve had the misfortune of losing all or most of your teeth (a condition called edentulism), you still have effective options for restoring lost form and function to your mouth. There is, of course, the traditional removable denture that’s been the mainstay for edentulism treatment for decades. If you haven’t experienced significant bone loss […]

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Dental Magic Transforms Smiles

August 14, 2015

Magician Michel Grandinetti can levitate a 500-pound motorcycle, melt into a 7-foot-tall wall of solid steel, and make borrowed rings vanish and reappear baked inside bread. Yet the master illusionist admits to being in awe of the magic that dentists perform when it comes to transforming smiles. In fact, he told an interviewer that it’s […]

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Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile

July 30, 2015

Bright, naturally white teeth are a key component in a beautiful smile. But the opposite is also true: nothing diminishes an otherwise attractive smile more than stained or discolored teeth. There is good news, however, about tooth staining: it can be greatly reduced with the right whitening technique. But before taking action we need to […]

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A Toothless Tiger?

July 15, 2015

Let’s say you’re traveling to Italy to surprise your girlfriend, who is competing in an alpine ski race… and when you lower the scarf that’s covering your face, you reveal to the assembled paparazzi that one of your front teeth is missing. What will you do about this dental dilemma? Sound far-fetched? It recently happened […]

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Eating Disorders May Contribute to Damaged Teeth and Gums

June 30, 2015

While most dental problems are caused by disease or trauma, sometimes the root problem is psychological. Such is the case with bulimia nervosa, an eating disorder that could contribute to dental erosion. Dental erosion is the loss of mineral structure from tooth enamel caused by elevated levels of acid in the mouth, which can increase […]

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Giancarlo Stanton Gets Major-League Mouth Protection

June 15, 2015

For major-league slugger Giancarlo Stanton, 2014 was a record-breaking year. After the baseball season ended, he signed a 13-year, $325 million contract with the Miami Marlins — the biggest deal in sports history. But earlier that same year, Stanton suffered one of the worst accidents in baseball: He was hit in the face by an […]

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Although Rare, Allergic Reactions to the Metal in Implants Could be a Concern

May 29, 2015

You’re considering dental implants and you’ve done your homework: you know they’re considered the best tooth replacements available prized for durability and life-likeness. But you do have one concern — you have a metal allergy and you’re not sure how your body will react to the implant’s titanium and other trace metals. An allergy is […]

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Early Orthodontic Care Helped Child Star Nolan Gould Get Ready for Prime Time

May 11, 2015

Nolan Gould, who plays Luke on the popular TV comedy Modern Family, has beautiful, straight teeth. But in an exclusive interview with Dear Doctor magazine, the young actor said it wasn’t always that way. “My teeth used to be pretty messed up,” Nolan said. “I had two extra teeth when I was born. They hadn’t […]

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Limit Sugar in Your Diet for Better Oral and General Health

April 24, 2015

Even after decades emphasizing oral hygiene and supplemental fluoride to fight dental disease, we’re now seeing an increase in tooth decay, especially among children. What’s causing this alarming trend? Many in both the dental and medical professions link this and other health problems to a rise in the amount and consumption of sugar added to […]

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Welcome to Our Blog

April 9, 2015

Welcome to the Blog of Dr. Kim Ross, DMD Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Annapolis, MD area, we’re excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things […]

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