Dental One Associates at Steeplechase
9141 Alaking Court, Suite 107, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

See Your Dentist and Skip the Emergency Room Wait

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Recent statistics paint a troubling picture of America’s dental health. Throughout the country, people are procrastinating about getting dental care to the point of extreme pain or other serious symptoms. The behavior has led to an increase in the number of hospital emergency room visits for treatment of dental pain. Widespread dental neglect may be fueled by the fact that one-third of all Americans do not have any form of dental insurance. The trend places more strain on an already overwhelmed medical system, and because emergency rooms do not provide true dental care, patients are not getting the emergency dental treatment that could save their teeth.

Emergency Dental Care at the ER



The increase in hospital visits for emergency dental pain is primarily associated with people between the ages of 20 and 39. Hospitals inundated with dental patients often treat them with antibiotics and pain medications, but do not provide emergency dental care that could save an affected tooth. Emergency rooms are designed to save lives, not teeth. Although patients are opting out of dental care to save money, emergency room treatment for an abscess can cost thousands of dollars, and the underlying cause of the condition is never addressed. In contrast, an emergency dentist could treat both the immediate symptoms and the underlying dental condition.

Dental Emergency Prevention



Over time, neglecting to obtain dental care can have devastating effects on both oral and general health. Those who insist on avoiding the dentist’s chair must pay close attention to their oral hygiene. Daily brushing and flossing can help remove bacteria that can later cause serious infections, gum disease, and tooth loss. Even with the best home care, dental problems can arise. Dentists are the only professionals equipped to diagnose and treat tooth and gum conditions properly. Regular dental visits can put a halt to a painful hospital dental emergency before it happens.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Capitol Heights, call Dental One Associates at Steeplechase today at (240) 392-3983 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Capitol Heights. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Steeplechase, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates at Steeplechase.

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Patient Reviews
Generally I am nervous when visiting the dentist, but Dionna always seems to put me at ease. I am very comfortable with her.
Faye N.
Everyone there where really polite
Jacqueline T.
Dionne and front desk staff are always pleasant and courteous makes feel like family when ever I come for a visit.
Valencia B.
Excellent Service!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tarsha A.
The staff, atmosphere, and overall ambiance is top notch!
Heidi H.
My experience was excellent. The staff were very professional. The oral surgeon was the best. I will be making this my dental home!
Courtney N.
Very professional friendly staff and nice clean office.
Tyriq W.
Dr. Wilson has patience and is a just around AWESOME!!!!!
Annette W.
I enjoy the courteous customer service that I receive from the staff front desk and the dentist and hygentist are very courteous and pay very close […]
Garness S.
Very nice staff and dentist. Office atmosphere eases your mind. Always clean and neat!
Shauntece L.
I do not like going to the dentist at all but Dental One always makes me feel at ease. All the jitters go away when I am there. Dionne is the best at […]
Sharon G.
Expectations met !!!...No problems with either the office personnel or the experienced attending technician.
William T.
Hardly saw the filling, Dr. Aulakh was great, going back soon for my next appointment.
Marvalyn D.
I must say I'm terrified by going to the dentist but my last visit to the steeplechase dental was great. .I did not feel any pain..I must commend the […]
Doretha J.
very professional. procedure was almost painless.
Nicole R.
Very clean environment. I was very pleased with the staff and Doctors.
Brenda W.
They are very pleasant and professional.
Sandra S.
I loved my visit it was very informant about my teeth and the best way to keep my teeth up. The dentist staff waz awesome I could say they kept a […]
Antonio B.
The services at the dental office is very professional and very friendly. When I report for my appointments in most cases, I'm always escorted back […]
Tarya L.
I have always received great care when I am at Steeplechase Dental One and I received detailed information about my procedures and follow up details
Garness S.
The service is great, the staff is great. Would recommend to anyone.
Debra W.
The team was very professional
Kenny H.
The staff is very nice, Dr. Wilson is excellent, bed side service is on point.
Donice A.
The employee's there are very welcoming and the office is very organized and clean.
Veronica J.
My visit is always wonderful at steeplechase everyone is so sweet and makes your dental visit a pleasant one. Dr. Wilson will always be my favorite […]
Cheryl C.
My last visit was stellar! There was little to no pain, some (very) minor discomfort. She was confident, swift and efficient. I would recommend her […]
Tim J.
Thanks for taking me with one days notice. Very pleasant dental staff. My crown was put back on and is working wonderfully. I will definitely be back.
Cora T.
Everyone there is very friendly and professional, tentative to your needs.
Theresa B.
very efficient
Theresa C.
Dr. Wilson and his assistant were very professional explaining all options and keeping me apprised of each step along the way, as they worked.
David G.
Dental One is simply the best!!!!
Jonathan R.
Staff and dentists very friendly and professional.
Linda B.
Love going here very nice friendly people wouldnt choose another dentist to go to
D'marko B.
Friendly and professional staff.
Willie E.
I have no complaints. Everyone was really great. The Dental Assistant was very personable and treated me like I've been a long-time patient. […]
Charles C.
Everything is always excellent
Raymond B.
I absolutely love Dr. Wilson. It has been a while since I came to see him (I had moved out of the area), but I had to come back to him because I […]
Ijeoma I.
Everyone was very friendly and professional!!
Courtney N.
I recently had my tooth extracted. That was by far one of the best experiences I have ever had. I was extremely nervous because they were taking out […]
Sakina M.
Dr. Wilson and the entire staff at Steeplechase are amazing professionals at all times.
Rosa L.
Wonderful people at Steeplechase! I haven't been there in two years (hate going to the dentist), but each time I visit everyone is courteous, kind […]
Linda H.
As always the staff was friendly and the service was excellent. I always have a good experience at this office.
Teri B.
The dental hygienist was awesome. She was extremely friendly. The doctor was polite also.
Omar P.
Friendly, Clean and did a good job on my teeth.
Mary M.
As usual, the service was excellent! I went in for a routine periodontal scaling but was given the option to proceed with additional services already […]
Sheila T.
Appointment at 10:30am ,out by 11:30! Super fast service. I'd recommend them to anyone .
Tanika W.
I love the customer service at Steeplechase and the dentists are great, they actually care about their patients, I have recommended several of my […]
Garness S.
Good Friendly Service - the staff works hard to make you feel comfortable- I appreciate that the most
Fayette V.
Very friendly and care about your well being and look.
Dana M.
This was my first time coming to Dr. Wilson, the staff was very friendly and nice.
Donice A.
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