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The More You Know

At Hamilton Family Dentistry, education is an important part of what we do—not just our own professional continuing education, but the knowledge we share with our family of patients. The more you know, the easier it will be to keep your family happy and healthy. We post two blog articles every month discussing topics that are both fun and serious, and we try to keep things fun as well as informative. Feel free to comment, share, and join the conversation!

Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Erin Wolfson

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Baltimore dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many people have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the only […]

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Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Erin Wolfson

A Deeper Dental Cleaning: Scaling & Root Planing

Teeth are typically the first thing that comes to mind for people when they hear the words dentist or dentistry, which makes sense—the root word dent actually means tooth! However, your teeth require healthy gums to hold them in place. Did you know gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss? That’s why […]

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Posted May 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Erin Wolfson

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Dr. Erin Wolfson can offer Baltimore patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Hamilton Family Dentistry, we would like to educate you […]

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Posted April 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Erin Wolfson

Caring for Your Dentures

The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Dr. Erin Wolfson reminds us that proper denture care requires more than just that. In fact, denture maintenance is an important part of […]

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Posted April 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Erin Wolfson

Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]

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Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Erin Wolfson

Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay

A trip to the dentist should be a pleasant experience. That’s what we want for our kids: happy associations with that twice-annual visit to Dr. Wolfson. Nothing ruins the good feeling at a dental visit faster than the dreaded words, “I found a cavity.” A cavity in a baby tooth is bad news, but not […]

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Posted March 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Erin Wolfson

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth […]

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Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog
Erin Wolfson

Dental Insurance FAQ: The Basics

At Hamilton Family Dentistry, we understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide can be a headache in and of itself. Dr. Wolfson wants every patient to have the power to control […]

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Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Erin Wolfson

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth! The Importance of Mouthguards in Sports Safety

It’s no secret that residents of Maryland love sports! The folks around here work hard and play just as hard, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, or numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths—at least 13% of all oral injuries happen during sports activities. Dr. Erin Wolfson wants you to know […]

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Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Erin Wolfson

What’s a Pulpotomy? Pain Relief for Tiny Teeth

The pulp is found in the center of each tooth and consists of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels, which work together to provide oxygen and nutrients that keep them healthy and strong. If one or more teeth suffer a traumatic injury or decay, the pulp can become inflamed or infected. When this happens in a […]

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