Joanne Block Rief DDS

Do I Really Need an Exam?

It’s highly likely that after visiting our practice, you understand the value of a thorough, professional dental cleaning. It’s also likely that you may not fully understand the importance of a complete exam and radiographs. There are many reasons the exam is an important part of your oral health routine. 1. Exams allow the doctor […]

Dentist Ownings Mills | Looking For Healthy And Easy New Year’s Resolutions?

Owings Mills MD Dentist 2017 is right around the corner, and most of us are brainstorming ways to improve for the New Year! Common resolutions include: go to the gym, lose 10 pounds, drop a dress size, eat better, call your mother more often, save more money, work less, travel more etc., etc.…These resolutions are […]

The Truth Behind 5 Popular Dental Misconceptions

Clearing up misconceptions about oral health can help improve personal oral hygiene efforts for a beautiful and healthier smile. If you keep up with your oral hygiene regimen, dental visits are significantly easier and dental care is more manageable. Misconception #1 – My teeth are fine if I have no pain Tooth decay (cavities) usually […]

Owings Mills Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Oral Health and Overall Health

At Crossroads Dental Arts, there is more to proper oral care than just having a beautiful and healthy smile. Researchers have found that there are over 100 medical conditions that can be detected in the early stages by a dentist. Some of these health conditions include: Diabetes Respiratory disease Osteoporosis Heart Disease Pregnancy issues Find […]

Chew on This: Foods for Healthy Teeth

No time to brush or floss your teeth? When brushing or flossing isn’t convenient, you can still keep your mouth feeling fresh by eating certain foods. When you’re on the go or in a hurry, try grabbing one of these foods to munch on to help fight plaque and keep your teeth healthy. Cheese provides […]