Tackling Germs Head On

One of our AIP team member’s family made a video on the importance of washing hands, especially during this time. Join the Atkins family in “tackling germs head on”!


Office Closure

To Our Valued Patients, Advanced Implants and Periodontics is committed to keeping our patients well-informed and healthy as we face this challenging time together. In light of the rapidly growing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Maryland State Dental Association (MSDA) have recommended that dental practices provide only emergency care… Continue Reading

Grinding Teeth

Everyone knows that grinding your teeth isn’t good for them, but elephants don’t seem to have much of a problem with it. In fact, elephants grind their molars and regrow new ones! On average, this will happen about 6 times throughout an elephant’s lifetime. Continue Reading

New Associate

We are excited to announce that Board Certified Periodontist Dr. Lisa Shoff joined our practice here at the Advanced Implants & Periodontics in February 2020. She is be available and eager to help patients with a wide range of implant and periodontal services. Dr. Shoff was born and raised in York, PA and has returned to the… Continue Reading

George Washington

Contrary to popular myth, President George Washington never had wooden teeth. His dentures were made from ivory, gold, and other human teeth. Continue Reading


Brushing within half an hour of eating or drinking certain foods can actually damage enamel. So be sure to wait an hour before brushing after eating. Continue Reading


Some scientists believe that humans were using toothpicks 1.8 million years ago. Curved grooves found on many ancient teeth are said to indicate that they used grass stalks to clean between their teeth. Continue Reading

Fun Facts

Fun Facts! 73% of Americans would rather go grocery shopping than floss. On average, women smile 62 times a day and men only 8 times a day. People prefer blue toothbrushes over red. The average American spends 38 days brushing their teeth over a lifetime. Continue Reading