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How Can I Replace Missing or Damaged Teeth?

Are you interested in replacing severely damaged and/or missing teeth but don’t know which restorative dentistry option is right for you? At Bethesda Sedation Dentistry, Dr. Deborah Klotz and Dr. Robert Schlossberg offer multiple tooth replacement options that can help you improve the appearance, feel, and function of your teeth. Based on your specific needs […] Continue Reading

Maryland Dentistry Practice Up for Nomination as Best General Dentist in Best of Bethesda Reader’s Poll

Bethesda Sedation Dentistry is one of several dentist’s offices in contention for Bethesda Magazine’s Best of Bethesda Readers’ Poll. Bethesda, MD — Drs. Deborah Klotz and Robert Schlossberg, of Bethesda Sedation Dentistry, have a long history of helping people achieve beautiful smiles with their cosmetic, sedation, and general dentistry services. Now they are encouraging people […] Continue Reading

How Does Smoking Affect Oral Health?

You already know that smoking is hazardous for your health. Medical research throughout the years has linked it to lung cancer and an increased risk of coronary heart disease. Did you also know that smoking can have a very serious impact on your oral health? In today’s post, we want to briefly mention some of […] Continue Reading

Why Should You See a Dentist Twice a Year?

The question of why you should see a dentist twice a year has a very simple answer: to give your smile the best chance at a long, healthy future. At Bethesda Sedation Dentistry, Dr. Klotz and Dr. Schlossberg look forward to seeing patients twice a year for checkups and cleanings. During a regular visit, our […] Continue Reading

How Fluoride Benefits Your Teeth

In our last post, we defined what plaque is and how to manage it. Today we’d like to define another common dental term and explain its impact on oral health. This time we’re talking about fluoride. Fluoride is used is most major toothpaste brands, and many communities add it to their water supply. What’s more, […] Continue Reading

What Is Plaque?

You’ve probably heard Dr. Schlossberg or Dr. Klotz talk about plaque before, but do you know what plaque actually is? Plaque is a soft, sticky film made up of millions of bacteria. With time, it can build up on teeth and around the gum line, causing both gum disease and cavities—two very common oral health […] Continue Reading

Effective Care for Frequent Bad Breath

Do you struggle with frequent bad breath? As we mentioned in our last post, frequent bad breath is often a symptom of gum disease, which is caused by the accumulation of bacteria around the gum line. Thankfully, no one has to live with the embarrassment of frequent bad breath. Using chlorine dioxide, a special compound […] Continue Reading

Oral Health and Heart Health

A healthy smile is important, but for more reasons than you might think. Besides helping you enjoy a nutritious diet, your smile can also have an impact on your overall wellbeing, and particularly the health of your heart. According to recent data, what connects your oral and overall wellbeing is gum disease. Besides being incredibly […] Continue Reading

Have You Scheduled Your First 2014 Visit Yet?

How often should you see your dentist? That’s a very common question, and the answer might surprise you. Where you might see your primary care doctor just once a year, it’s really important to see your dental team at Bethesda Sedation Dentistry twice in a 12-month period. Why so often? Because of how quickly and […] Continue Reading