Dr. William F. Martin III, D.D.S.
Dentist | General Practice8417 Bellona Ln Ruxton Towers, Suite Towson MD, 21204
Dr. William Martin III is a Dentist practicing in Towson, MD. Dr. Martin III specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. William F. Martin III, D.D.S.'s Expert Contributions
Can you get a veneer after the root canal?
It is not recommended. The root canal is accessed through the back of the tooth. This creates a weak spot that must be covered. A full coverage crown is the best option. Not to worry the crown can be made from the same material as a veneer. Usually, it takes a combination of 6 veneers and crowns to properly create a cosmetic smile. READ MORE
How does baking soda remove tartar from teeth?
Simple answer is baking soda is an abrasive. It removes stains. Unfortunately, it does not remove tartar, particularly tartar under the gums. You need a dentist or dental hygienist to remove the tartar under the gum. READ MORE
How do you rebuild enamel?
You don't rebuild enamel, you strengthen it. Your teeth erupt with a finite amount of enamel. You loose it doing everything from bleaching teeth to drink beverages with high acid content. There are ways to strengthen the remaining. See your dentist to find what is the best treatment for your teeth READ MORE
Can radiology detect an impacted tooth?
Radiology or X-rays is the most common way to detect an impacted tooth. READ MORE
Can a decaying tooth cause jaw pain?
Yes. Decay causes a cavity (a hole in the tooth) which opens the tooth to the oral cavity's (mouth's) contents. Bacteria from the mouth enter the tooth thru the cavity infecting the nerve. Once the nerve is affected both the pain and infection from the tooth will spread to the jaw. READ MORE
Is there an age limit for braces?
No, you are never too old for a great smille. READ MORE
Is it ok to not wear a retainer for 2 days?
No, The fibers which hold you're will begin to change within 24 hours. Frankly, the research says most people don't wear their retainers enough. READ MORE
What are the first signs of dry socket?
Bad Breath from the decaying blood clot. READ MORE
How do I keep my breath fresh with Invisalign?
Good Oral Hygiene. Brush and floss, 3 times daily. READ MORE
Do I need to see a dentist for pericoronitis?
Yes, Pericoronitis is an infection that can lead to the tooth abscessing. At a bare minimum, you call a dentist and be placed on Antibiotics. READ MORE
What causes an oral cyst?
Usually, it's caused by a blocked salivary gland. William F. Martin III, DDS READ MORE
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