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Annapolis Dentist Blog


5 Foods to Avoid for a Healthy Smile

Your diet plays a big part in the state of your oral health. Even if you brush and floss regularly and visit your Annapolis dentist regularly, your diet can still cause problems with your teeth. Dr. Scott Finlay of Annapolis…


Infection Control at Our Practice

With COVID-19, many dental offices were closed to everything but emergency dental services. Now that things are opening back up, we want our patients to know that their safety is our top priority. Dr. Scott Finlay, a dentist in Annapolis,…


3 Ways to Keep Good Dental Hygiene at Home

While Dr. Scott Finlay & Associates’ dentist office is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that our patients may be looking for options to help maximize their dental care at home in lieu of cleanings or other elective…


Did You Miss Your Dental Appointment?

Due to COVID-19, many dental practices adopted limited hours and focused on emergency services. If you had an appointment for something like a dental filling, it was probably canceled or postponed. But what should you do now? Dr. Scott Finlay,…


How Stress Can Impact Your Oral Health

In these trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic, stress levels are increasing everywhere. Worry is setting in about the virus and how long all of this will last. And this increased amount of stress can impact your oral health more…


What to Expect From a Root Canal

Root canals have a bad reputation. Somewhere along the way, root canals became something to fear in people’s minds. However, there’s no reason for you to be scared of getting a root canal. Dr. Scott Finlay, an experienced Annapolis dentist,…


Did You Know You Can Spring Clean Your Mouth?

Spring is here! The phrase “spring cleaning” is often heard referring to homes and other major cleaning projects put off in anticipation of good weather, but have you ever thought to add your mouth to your spring-cleaning list? Although your…


Which Dental Bridge is Right for Me?

There are many options for restoration when you’re missing teeth. For one missing tooth or multiple consecutive missing teeth, a dental bridge may be right for you. Annapolis dentist, Dr. Scott Finlay, discusses the types of dental bridges and the…


How Can I Stop Getting Cavities?

Cavities are something almost everyone has to deal with at least once in their lives. Primarily, cavities are seen in children and adolescents. But adults can still get them as well. If you’re getting cavities frequently, it may be time…


Two-Week Flossing Challenge

Flossing is a difficult habit to begin and can be even more difficult to maintain. Dentists across the country speculate about the reasons for this; many believe it comes down to a lack of instant gratification in the act. Others…