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Dr. Elizabeth Gladnick
Dr. Liz Gladnick loves providing care for the Rockville community. She has received in-depth training and continuing education in dental implants so she can provide you with the best that modern dentistry has to offer.
Dr. Thomas Gladnick
Dr. Tommy Gladnick stays up to date with the latest research so that our patients can always get the very best, most up-to-date care possible. He is a Captain in the United States Air Force.

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Are You Concerned About Bad Breath?

Every now and then I’ll have friends, family members, or patients that are concerned about bad breath, and they want to know why this is happening. Now, the vast majority of our patients (and family members and friends!) are pretty darn good about brushing twice per day, so it’s not necessarily as simple as saying “you’re not brushing well enough”. But hygiene is always the first place I start when trying to discover the source of the halitosis (bad breath).Like I said, brushing twice a day for at least two minutes at a time is the first step. That removes about 60-70 percent of the plaque on our teeth that ...

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What Does a Loose Tooth Mean?

Over the past several weeks I’ve had a few patients ask me the same question:What does it mean if my teeth are loose?The most common reason why teeth are loose is due to the destruction of the bone around the teeth. This occurs most frequently in patients that have severe gum inflammation over a long period of time which causes the bone to be resorbed. When our teeth lose this bony support, they start to move a little bit. We call this disease periodontitis.However, there are several other reasons why teeth could be loose. In primary teeth (baby teeth), the root of the tooth resorbs to a point where the ...

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