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Preventive Care for Teeth Grinding & Bruxism in Greenbelt, MD

May 19, 2017 in General dentistry by mccarl_dental

If you’ve ever woken with a jaw that felt sore or tired, noticed severe wear to the surfaces of teeth, or had a bed partner or roommate tell you they heard your teeth grinding, clacking, or clenching at night, you may be experiencing bruxism. This habitual teeth grinding and clenching habit has many causes, but as Dr. Richard Duarte outlines in this McCarl Dental Group video, there is one surefire treatment from your dentist in Greenbelt, MD – custom crafted nightguards.
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Smile Transforming Porcelain Veneers in Greenbelt, Maryland

May 9, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry,Porcelain Veneers by mccarl_dental

In this video, Dr. Clayton McCarl describes one of many cosmetic dental solutions, porcelain veneers, and helps patients understand when this treatment is appropriate to help achieve the desired smile appearance. If you’ve ever considered porcelain veneers or there’s something about your smile you dislike, our team will be happy to discuss a range cosmetic solutions and help you find the option that best achieves your desired results. Contact our caring cosmetic dentist serving Greenbelt, MD residents to schedule a consultation to explore porcelain veneers and your other cosmetic dentistry options.
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Answers to Your Questions about Dental Crowns in Greenbelt, MD

March 9, 2017 in Dental Crowns and Bridges by mccarl_dental

Has a dentist recommended that you have a dental crown placed? Crowns are some of the most frequently used restorations in the dental field, and they allow us to repair, strengthen, protect, and even replace teeth. However, may patients aren’t 100% sure what a crown is or how it’s placed. Watch our video to hear from one of our Greenbelt dentists, Dr. Richard Duarte, explain the ins and outs of dental crown restorations, and keep reading to find out more.
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A Conversation with Your Emergency Dentist in Millersville, Maryland

December 22, 2016 in Dental Emergencies by mccarl_dental


If you or a loved one has ever experienced a dental emergency, you know how stressful, painful, and frightening it can be. Many dental offices are only available to help their patients during preplanned, scheduled appointments, but at McCarl Dental Group, we’re here whenever our patients need us most. As Dr. Clayton McCarl outlines in this video, we provide cell phone numbers for our patients, and are available to talk whenever patients need us most. Whether you’re experiencing complications from an advanced dentistry procedure or you chipped your tooth the night before a special event, our team will be happy to help. Contact us right away, and we’ll do our utmost to provide same day dental treatments.
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Greenbelt Dental Implants Repair Smiles

October 31, 2016 in Dental Implants by mccarl_dental

In one of our videos, Dr. Jay McCarl sat down with a patient to discuss dental implant supported tooth replacement available from our Greenbelt team. We invite you to watch the video and read this blog to find out more. Contact our team if you have questions or would like to schedule a dental implant consultation today.
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October 21, 2016 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

 

In this recent YouTube video, Dr. Dianna Lee describes the process and benefits of the Invisalign orthodontics system to one of our patients and answers all of her questions. Invisalign offers orthodontic correction without the metal brackets and wires and years of treatment time necessary for traditional braces. Contact McCarl Dental Group to schedule an Invisalign consultation today. One of our doctors will walk you through the process, examine your smile, and get you started right away.
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Millersville Maryland Dentist Improves the Shape of Teeth with Porcelain Veneers

September 15, 2016 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

Before - After Poreclain VeneersWe’ve heard more than one patient say, “I just want to hit the reset button on my smile.” If you’re looking for a solution to reshape, enhance, or perfect your smile, you are not alone. While we don’t have any buttons in our office that instantly transform flawed smiles, we do have the next best thing – porcelain veneers. Veneers are sheaths of high-quality, dental-grade porcelain that are bonded to the front facing surfaces of teeth to effectively correct and conceal any number of smile flaws including:

  • Chips, cracks, and wear
  • Misshapenness
  • Crookedness, uneven spacing, or less than ideal positioning
  • Deep-set staining

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El Dentista En Greenbelt Manor Habla Español

September 12, 2016 in Dentistry,General dentistry by admin

El Dentista En Greenbelt Manor Habla Español

McCarl Dental Group siempre desea que los pacientes tengan la mejor experiencia posible. ¿Cómo lo hacemos? Un gran parte de nuestro éxito y su felicidad es la buena comunicación. Eso incluye ser capable de compartir la información sobre su salud dental, las opciones de tratamiento, las reglas financieras, y más. Y sabemos muy bien que a veces, es más fácil hablar en su propio idioma. Además de ser un dentista muy calificado, el Dr. Duarte también habla español. Es usted un paciente cerca de Greenbelt, MD que busca un dentista? Usted necesita un dentista que puede entender y hablar el español? Sigue leyendo sobre el Dr. Duarte, el dentista bilingüe en Greenbelt.

Sobre la Educación del Dr. Duarte

El Dr. Duarte recibió su carrera de cirugía dental de la University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Fue aquí que se ganó el premio del American Academy of Oral Medicine, el del Dean’s Community Service, y el premio de Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Recognition. El Dr. Duarte también fue incluido en el Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society y el Ferdinand J.S. Gorgas Odontological Honor Society. Después de la graduación, el Duarte completó una educación avanzada en odontología general de residencia.

Durante su educación doctoral, el Dr. Duarte fue reconocido por su compromiso en ofrecer odontología preventiva y el tratamiento dental a cada paciente, en idiomas diferentes. Eso incluye desarrollar sus habilidades en el inglés y el español. (more…)

Don’t Stop Flossing Your Teeth!

August 17, 2016 in Dental Hygiene,General dentistry by mccarl_dental

Woman Flossing her teeth

Many of our patients have read the most recent ground breaking report from the Associated Press (AP) stating that flossing has been removed from the Surgeon General’s five year Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 report. While we understand how this could be misleading, it’s important to note that dietary regulations are the goal of this report NOT oral hygiene guidelines. If you have questions about why we recommend daily flossing, keep reading, or ask one of our team members during your next six month checkup at McCarl Dental Group.
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Help Your Greenbelt Dentist Celebrate 20 Year Employee Anniversaries

June 30, 2016 in General dentistry by mccarl_dental

McCarl Dental Group Team celebrating Christmas and employee anniversariesIt’s very rare to see a dental office that boasts 10 employees with more than 20 years of experience with the same team of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, patient advocates and receptionists. At McCarl Dental Group, Spring 2016 marked three 20 year anniversaries for our team members Fran Lawrence, Christine Stovenour, and Rachel Heineman. Next time you visit, make sure to thank them for their years of dedication. Contact our dedicated dentist and team to schedule an appointment today.
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Dr. Clayton McCarl, Jr. Millersville, MD cosmetic, restorative, & preventive dentistry. infoshipleys@mccarldental.com
28 Ridge Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770 USA
Dr. Clayton McCarl, Jr. Greenbelt, MD cosmetic, restorative, & preventive dentistry. (301) 474-4144 infogreenbelt@mccarldental.com