Frederick County Dental Society

The Frederick County Dental Society kicked off their first meeting of the 2019-2020 academic year with a wonderful turnout with over 70 people in attendance last evening. Dr. Towe is honoured to be the president this year with an excellent group of board members, Dr. David Detterline, Dr. Michael Virts, Dr. Ayesha Nawab, Dr. Jon Moles, Dr. Adam Frieder, Dr. Lindsay Morris, Dr. Sarah Raymond, Dr. Thiruvanamalai Sivakumar, Dr. Alireza Hamidzadeh, Dr. Omar Mahmassani and Dr. William Colliver. Dr. Mehrdad Favagehi presented an engaging lecture on “Diagnosis and Management of Periodontitis and Peri-implantitis”. The society is very fortunate to have as Executive Director, Kristen Virts who has been extremely committed and is pivotal to its success. Our next meeting is scheduled for November 12th, 2020. Please save the date on your calendar and visit!

Toot Decay

The number one chronic child disease is tooth decay. It is 5 times more common than asthma and 7 times more common than hay fever. If left untreated, tooth decay in children can lead to malnourishment, problems in speaking and learning, and even death. Continue Reading

Frederick County Dental Society

Frederick County Dental Society September 10th Business Meeting and Continuing Education Seminar Still haven’t registered for our next course? Register today! Be sure to register by 9/3 to reserve your spot. Contact Kristen at or 443-534-4068. A message from our President, Dr. Melanie Towe, about the new guidelines: Are you aware that the diagnosing… Continue Reading

Labor Day-Office Closed

Our office will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of the holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd. We hope everyone enjoys their holiday weekend!     Continue Reading

Teeth Are Not Bones

Teeth aren’t bones, despite the fact that they are both hard, white, and contain calcium. Unlike bones, teeth can’t heal themselves or grow back if they suffer damage. Continue Reading

Missing Teeth

The number of people who have lost a tooth or multiple teeth may surprise you. About 69% of adults aged 35-44 have lost at least one permanent tooth and 26% of adults over the age of 74 have lost all permanent teeth. Continue Reading

Tooth Enamel

Did you know? Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body! It covers the outer layer of each tooth and is the most visible part of the tooth. The enamel is made up mostly of minerals, primarily hydroxyapatite. Continue Reading

Happy Hour

The AIP team had a great time at The Tasting Room last Thursday for happy hour! The evening was hosted by their BioHorizons rep, Joe Lamont. Continue Reading

Jerrica’s Birthday

The practice was excited to celebrate Jerrica’s 30th Birthday with lots of decorations and gifts! We are proud to have her on our team and hope she enjoys her special day! Continue Reading