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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- Gum Contouring
Gum contouring, also known as gum reshaping or tissue sculpting, is a dental procedure done to correct an uneven gum line in people who have teeth resting either too high or low on the gums.The cause of the gums being too high or too low is mainly genetics. It may also be due to certain medical...
- What Do Bumps on the Roof of Your Mouth Mean?
IntroductionThe presence of bumps and lumps in the mouth is not something uncommon. You may have experienced them in the past, particularly on your lips, back of the throat, or tongue. There are various things that can cause the formation of bumps on the roof of your mouth, but most of them are...
- New Herbal Patch May Help to Heal Canker Sores Faster
According to a new study presented at the 85th general session of the International Association for Dental Research, a novel over-the-counter patch containing licorice extract may help in the quick healing of canker sores. In this study 46 participants who had recurrent canker sores were recruited....
- Drinking Sports Drinks Can Lead to Tooth Erosion
According to a new study presented at the International Association for Dental Research in Miami, some of the popular sports drinks contain high levels of acid that can lead to tooth erosion, hypersensitivity, and staining. Researchers from the New York University report that the drink may also...
- Gummy Bears That Contain Xylitol Can Reduce Cavities
A new study has shown that gummy bears made of xylitol, a sugar substitute, can prevent cavities in children. In this study, 154 students from first to fifth grade of an elementary school in Washington were recruited. The students were given four gummy bears made with xylitol or malitol three times...
- Is There an Ideal Teeth Whitening Product?
Normally, teeth are yellowish in color and are rarely pure white. As white teeth are a popular demand, more and more products have hit the market, claiming to whiten teeth. This includes whitening tooth-pastes, gels, rinses, strips and trays. Teeth whitening is recommended for people with healthy...
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