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  • Canker sores, cold sores, and mouth sores: What's the difference?
    At Ballenger Creek Dental Associates, we know many people have experienced some form of mouth sores or irritation. Some mouth sores are harmless and go away on their own after Read more
  • Summer Sports and Mouthguards
    School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other Read more
  • The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings
    In our continuing efforts to provide the most advanced technology and highest quality care available to our patients at Ballenger Creek Dental Associates, we proudly screen our patients for oral Read more
  • What exactly is a cavity?
    We all know how discouraging can be it to hear you have a dental cavity. Knowing how cavities form can help you prevent them from popping up in your mouth. Read more
  • How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health
    According to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimated three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease. In milder cases, the disease is called gingivitis. More severe cases are Read more
  • Summer Break: An ideal time for wisdom teeth removal
    After your son or daughter departs for college, the last thing you want to get is a call or text to learn he or she is in pain. the doctor Read more
  • We are committed to your oral health!
    Dental visits are often negatively associated with discomfort in many people’s minds. But at Ballenger Creek Dental Associates, the doctor and our team have created an atmosphere focused on dispelling Read more
  • Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer
    Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read more
  • Are you nervous about seeing the dentist? You’re not alone!
    With advances in modern dentistry, a trip to Ballenger Creek Dental Associates these days is pretty routine. But visiting the doctor and our team still makes some patients anxious—so much Read more
  • Spring Cleaning
    Just like that, it’s almost summertime. As the spring season ends, perhaps these lighter, brighter days are inspiring you to do a bit of last-minute spring cleaning. Or perhaps they’re Read more
  • Airplane Oral Health Tips
    What’s in your carry-on bag? You’ve got your passport, ticket, and currency, but what about dental floss? Of course! You’re preparing for the trip of a lifetime, and we want Read more
  • Dental Filling Options
    You’ve made an appointment at our Frederick, Maryland office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a filling. Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • Can children be at risk for periodontal disease?
    You want to check all the boxes when you consider your child’s dental health. You make sure your child brushes twice daily to avoid cavities. You’ve made a plan for Read more
  • This April, Let’s Celebrate National Facial Protection Month!
    Poor April. While other months celebrate romance, or giving thanks, or costumes and candy, April has—April Fool’s Day and a tax deadline. We might be forgiven for thinking these two Read more
  • Floss? Sticks? Picks? Which Should You Choose?
    You might have noticed that the dental aisle of your drugstore is larger than ever, with more options than ever for getting the spaces between your teeth their cleanest. Flosses Read more


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