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Annapolis Dentist Blog


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…


Keep Your Teeth Healthy this Holiday Season

The holiday season is full of all sorts of temptations. It’s seen as a time to indulge yourself in the treats we may not consume throughout the rest of the year. However, that’s not an excuse to neglect your oral…


Should I Get Six Month Smiles?

Are you unhappy with the crooked front teeth that show in your smile? It’s time to get things straightened out. While there are many options for teeth straightening, Six Month Smiles is the quickest way to get you straighter teeth.…


What Causes Bad Breath?

Halitosis, or chronic bad breath, can be an embarrassing dental problem. Dr. Scott Finlay and his professional team offer dental cleanings and other general dentistry treatments to help combat bad breath in their Annapolis office, though there are several causes…