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Plan a Healthy Start for Your Smile in the New Year

January 14, 2020

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Woman chopping vegetables

At the start of the new year, many of us make resolutions that involve eating more nutritious foods to get in better shape. In addition to getting healthier, changing your diet may also have the added benefit of improving your oral health. Many foods that are nutrient dense and great for weight loss and improved health also contain the materials your smile needs to stay healthy and beautiful. Keep reading to learn some of the best foods to keep your new year’s resolution and maintain the optimal level of oral health.


5 Benefits of Same-Day Dental Crowns

November 14, 2019

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team member using Glidewell system

Keeping up with all of the many advances in the dental field is a challenge for any dental office, but some new technologies can truly revolutionize dental care. The Glidewell same-day dental restoration system is one innovative technology that we use regularly. From increased convenience to highly customized results, same-day dental crowns and other restorations crafted with the Glidewell system offer many exceptional benefits for Millersville dental patients. Keep reading to learn more about the advantages of one-visit dental care.


5 Tips for Quitting Smokeless Tobacco

July 29, 2019

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smokeless tobacco habitWhen it comes to quitting a bad habit, the most important thing to do is get started! Tobacco use is a difficult habit to break. It is important for your oral and overall health to kick the habit. Keep reading or contact your dentist in Millersville if you are concerned about the consequences of smokeless tobacco use. Let the McCarl Dental Group team help teach you habits for optimal oral health.

4 Generations of the McCarl Dental Group Family in Millersville, MD

July 26, 2019

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Ashley McCarl rejoins the Millersville practice

Ashley McCarl Harrison, Hygienist

Your Millersville, Maryland dentists and team at McCarl Dental Group are proud to work with our family for families in the communities we serve. In 1937, Dr. James W. McCarl opened the doors of his dental practice at the corner of Ridge and Gardenway in Greenbelt. Today, we have two office locations, and are proud that Ashley McCarl Harrison is part of our our dental hygiene team. It is wonderful to have a fourth generation of the McCarl family working in our dental office. Ashley graduated from dental hygiene school in 2013, and she worked with our team right away. In 2014 Ashley moved to New Jersey where she worked in both an adult and pediatric practice. In 2016, Ashley moved back to work in our Millersville office. Ashley works with our Millersville dental office on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Her work with our patients and dedication to lifelong learning, both for herself and for those she cares for, is an outstanding attribute to the oral hygiene services to our patients. Ashley received a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University in Health and Human Services where she focused on health care in the community. In addition, Ashley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene, where she graduated in the top 10% of her class, magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She was also inducted into the prestigious Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society and the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.

Your Emergency Dentist for a Tooth Abscess

July 15, 2019

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Tooth Abscess

If you’ve ever had an abscessed tooth, you know that waiting until Monday at 9 am isn’t an option. An abscess can strike with little to no warning, and the pain can start as a mild heat and cold sensitivity and develop into severe pain within hours. Physicians realized long ago that Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm wasn’t the only time patients needed medical attention. Emergency rooms exist when you have a new pain, when your doctor’s office is closed, but there are no emergency dentist offices. At McCarl Dental Group, we’ve decided to change that. Our emergency dental care is available when you need us. No matter what your dental emergency, call McCarl Dental Group at Shipley’s Choice. (more…)