General Dentistry

General Dentistry in Marriottsville, MD

As a general dentist, Dr. Hazel Glasper provides her patients with primary dental care to ensure that their teeth and gums are healthy and that any oral healthcare issues are effectively addressed. Dr. Glasper and the staff of Revive Dental provide general dentistry services to patients of all ages in Marriottsville, Ellicott City and the surrounding communities.

WHY IS Oral Health IMPORTANT?

Your Dental Health Affects Your Overall Health. As well the other systems of your body affects your dental health. They are all connected. General oral hygiene not only affects the patient’s mouth, which includes structures such as your teeth and gums, but poor oral conditions can also cause other serious health conditions, or diseases. Certain dental manifestations such as swollen gums, a dry mouth and oral ulcers might indicate systemic health problems. During the exam, Dr. Glasper always performs a comprehensive dental examination, a thorough medical history, a Comprehensive periodontal evaluation and a thorough oral cancer screening.

WHAT Additional SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY A GENERAL DENTIST?

General dentists, such as Dr. Glasper provide patients with a range of services. The most recognized services include Gum treatment, oral surgery, routine cleanings, crowns and counseling for improving at-home oral hygiene practices. Other services include nutritional counseling, smoking cessation counseling and evaluation for temporomandibular joint disorders(TMD). TMD is a jaw disorder that causes acute and chronic pain, popping in the jaw, difficulties biting or chewing, migraines and headaches, neck and shoulder pain and dizziness. Many neurological issues affecting the head and neck region have their origin with dental issues.

WHAT HAPPENS DURING A GENERAL DENTISTRY APPOINTMENT?

During the appointment, Dr. Glasper performs a thorough review of your medical history. Dr. Glasper takes x-rays/images and performs a complete examination of the teeth, gums, bone and all areas of the mouth. Her examination also includes a bite exam. After reviewing all findings, Dr. Glasper makes recommendations to address any issues that are found. Dr. Glasper takes pride in educating every patient that enters her practice.

At Revive Dental, we see each case as being a privilege to serve. Dr. Glasper has been serving the local communities of Ellicott City and Marriottsville for over 20 years. Through a combination of her compassion and skills, you too can achieve the perfect smile. To learn more about how you can benefit from general dentistry, contact the Revive Dental office today at (410) 442-0103.