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Annapolis Dentist Blog


Obtaining a Whiter Smile

When you have discolored teeth, you may focus too much on hiding your smile when you should be having fun. We believe you should have a smile that you want to show off! Dr. Scott Finlay of Annapolis Smiles, an…


Is Your Smile Ready For The Holidays?

It's hard to believe that the holidays are right around the corner. At Annapolis Smiles, we wanted to remind all of our patients of some essential information on how to care for your smiles this holiday season. Learn more below:…


Modern Dental Fillings

Traditional dental fillings were made of metal, which often contained mercury. They also were less-efficient and may be failing now after years. At Annapolis Smiles, Dr. Scott Finlay offers modern fillings that are metal-free and safe for your smile. Learn…


Why You Should Choose Annapolis Smiles

At Annapolis Smiles, we know you have many choices when it comes to who is going to take care of your dental needs in Annapolis, MD. We are proud to have developed a reputation as your trusted dentist's office in…


How Tobacco Impacts Your Oral Health

Chewing tobacco has many things that can cause harm to your oral health. But smoking isn’t a good option for optimal mouth health either. What exactly are the impacts of tobacco use on your oral health? Dr. Scott Finlay, a…


The Uses of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are one of the most useful tools in a dentist’s arsenal. They’re able to be used for many fixes, both cosmetic and restorative, for your teeth. Dr. Scott Finlay, an Annapolis family dentist, discusses the many uses of…


3 Solutions for Shifting Teeth

WHY DO TEETH SHIFT? Teeth can shift over your lifetime. Understanding the implications of this imbalance can motivate our desire to correct the alignment before significant damage occurs. There are several reasons why teeth can shift. The major contributors to…


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…