The Germantown Dental Group Blog

Dental news, tips and happenings to make you smile.

Why You Should Always Replace Missing Teeth

Why You Should Always Replace Missing Teeth

No one wants to deal with a missing tooth or teeth. We get it! It’s embarrassing, or it feels like a hassle, or maybe the offending tooth was a back molar that you don’t even notice. Why bother replacing it?  Well, we at Germantown Dental Group asked Dr. Whittemore and Dr. Gruen to sit down Read More

Are Veneers Right for You?

Are Veneers Right for You?

As an adult, having teeth that are chipped, worn, discolored, or slightly misaligned can all make your smile less than ideal and leave you feeling unenthused or even insecure about your smile. Your concerns may not be significant enough to endure traditional orthodontic treatment with braces or aligners, but you still want a little help Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

“Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants”  “The Complete Guide to Building a Boat” “How to Fly a Plane” Wouldn’t life be easy if you could get all the information you needed about complicated things from one blog online? While that may not be the safest or most efficient way to learn to fly Read More

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Dentist

A successful dental visit isn’t just about receiving professional care but a comfortable experience every time you walk through our doors. Our Germantown Dental Group patients come back over and over because we genuinely care about their dental health. We know you deserve an experienced dentist that helps you feel empowered from your first appointment Read More

Fix Your Overbite with Invisalign

Fix Your Overbite with Invisalign

If you have an overbite, you are a part of the largest reason most people seek out orthodontic treatment. But did you know that you can fix your overbite with Invisalign? Traditionally, metal braces with brackets and wires and elastic rubber bands were the standard treatment for an overbite. Now, everything is becoming less invasive, Read More

5 Tips for Overcoming Dental Fear

5 Tips for Overcoming Dental Fear

We aren’t sure exactly where the universal fear of going to the dentist came from, but it has become one of the most common phobias in the United States. As many as 15% of adults struggle with fears of attending their regular dental visits. And while most people can overcome this fear and maintain adequate Read More

How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times. Brushing and flossing twice a day every day is the best way to fight off plaque and debris that cause oral health issues like gum disease and cavities. But, if we’re being realistic, we don’t always do what we should when life gets busy. Read More

Sensitive Teeth: Causes, Types and Treatments

Sensitive Teeth: Causes, Types and Treatments

These days just about everyone is in a hurry. Somewhere to go, someone to be, and not enough time to do it all. Far too often, we grab food on the go because we just don’t have the time to slow down. “Stop and smell the roses” is easier said than done until that sudden Read More

Nine Tips to Keep Healthy Teeth

Nine Tips to Keep Healthy Teeth

Life can get rather hectic between your time spent at work, taking care of your family, and your home, and things always seem to come up at the least expected time. No one has time for a dental complication and the costs that can come from dental work.  Whether you have perfectly straight teeth or Read More

What to Expect at Your Dental Check-Up

The first visit to the dentist can feel intimidating! Or maybe you had a negative experience in the past and have been putting off your regular dental check-ups. While new journeys are always exciting, they may also leave you feeling a little nervous, even if it’s something you know will benefit you in the long Read More