The All Smiles Blog

If your ears are ringing, congested, or painful and you have already been cleared of an ear infection, it could be TMJ. It can be very frustrating to be told by your doctor that your ears are clear, yet you continue to hear ringing or buzzing coupled with pain and discomfort. When your temporomandibular joint is...
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In an ideal world, we either wouldn’t get cavities, or we would have the time off work and the funds to get those pesky dental issues treated right away. Sometimes when you are brushing, flossing, or even just running your tooth over your gums, you may notice a cavity that hasn’t yet started to cause...
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30 years ago (February 1986), Dr. Gary Imm purchased a dental practice from Maria Gilligan from Dr. Malcolm Gilligan, DDS on Goni Terrace in Westminster. Dr. Imm began seeing patients in April 1986 while still teaching at University of Maryland Dental School. Grace, Dr. Gilligan’s receptionist, stayed on as both the dental assistant and receptionist,...
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It isn’t just in your mind– cold weather can truly impact our behavior, and not just for those with seasonal effectiveness disorder! Below are several interesting patterns that occur when the weather is just a little bit frightful! Intentions seem darker. A German study shows that when the weather is colder, people are less trusting...
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There are some bad habits that we all know are not good for your teeth (sipping sugary drinks and chewing tobacco are some examples), while others may not seem to be such a big deal. Below are some common habits that are not only impacting your oral health and smile, but are habits that your...
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With each new year, new food trends come onto the scene (juicing, the year of kale, etc), and it is always interesting to see what chefs and home foodies come up with! Below are some interesting up-and-coming trends you will be seeing this year at both restaurants and grocery stores. Get ready for some unique...
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Whether you are preparing for a job interview, date, or just a night out, bad breath may be a concern! It happens to everyone, and can be completely normal, but there are a few ways to prevent that pesky problem when you need your breath to smell fresh and clean. 1. Avoid problem foods, such as...
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Over 45,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer each year. When caught early, it can be very treatable, which is why at our office, we screen for oral cancer at every hygiene visit. There are certain steps you can take to lessen your chances of developing oral cancer. Visit your dentist regularly. Your dentist knows...
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No one wants an emergency visit to the dentist interrupting their holiday festivities. Keep your teeth looking their best and avoid emergency dental situations with the following holiday tips! If you will be partaking in sugary treats, brush afterwards, or swish with water if there isn’t an opportunity to brush. Call your dentist to schedule...
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Dr. Imm was recently awarded the Pat Thompson Award at the Sunrise Annual Summit! The Pat Thompson Award is presented to a dentist with a personal commitment to community service, professional growth, and influencing others in the profession to grow in their abilities. That does sound like Dr. Imm! Wish him congratulations next time you visit...
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