FAQ's About Our Practice and Family Dentist in Towson, MD
Learn more about your family dentist in Towson, MD by scheduling an appointment with Dr. Schmidt or Dr. Shires today!
Both Dr. Schmidt and Dr. Shires have extensive experience performing a variety of general and advanced dentistry procedures. They have been practicing since 1989 and are dedicated to serving patients with a high standard of care. Both doctors have experience with teeth grinding and bruxism treatment to relieve jaw pain, orthodontics, dental implants, sleep apnea treatment, and periodontal therapies.
We encourage all patients to book their exams and teeth cleanings on schedule so that they can maintain optimal oral health. Seeing us regularly reduces your risk of gum disease and irreversible damage to the teeth and other oral structures. Based on your oral health status, Dr. Schmidt and Dr. Shires will determine how often you need to visit us for exams and cleanings.
Many patients do not realize that a variety of oral health issues occur below the gum line. You may not even notice a problem until you experience symptoms, such as bleeding gums, bad breath, or tooth pain. A comprehensive exam will allow us to detect problems below the gum line that are not visible to the naked eye.
We recommend brushing your teeth at least three times a day — this is the minimum amount recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA). We encourage all patients to floss their teeth right after brushing and to use an antibacterial mouthwash to help prevent plaque and bacterial accumulation.
When searching for a dentist, it is important to find one who will offer the greatest overall patient experience. If you are seeking a family dentist in Towson, MD for general and cosmetic dentistry services or advanced treatments for TMJ, sleep apnea, or missing teeth, turn to Dr. Schmidt and Dr. Shires for their expertise and decades of combined experience. We serve our patients with a full range of modern dentistry treatments and maintain a high standard of care to ensure optimal results.
Published in Baltimore Magazine June 2017 Edition