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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Dental One Associates is great. I love Dr. Wilson, he’s very professional. If you’ve had your teeth cleaned by Dionne, you were in very caring hands. She’s wonderful. The front […]
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Dr. Wilson, Linne, and the assisting team at the Capitol Heights location were the best. I had several needles for my procedure and felt nothing. I am a 60+ retiree and have had extensive dental work […]
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The staff and Doctor welcome us in a friendly, family way. The service was on point. We were inspired.
Dennis L.
Dr. Wilson, Linne, and the assisting team at the Capitol Heights location were the best. I had several needles for my procedure and felt nothing. I am a 60+ retiree and have had extensive dental work […]
Alice C.
Dr. Dion and Dr. Wilson are always friendly and make me feel comfortable even though I hate the novacane injections. They are very honest with me about my dental health and offer me the best advice […]
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I Love Dr. Wilson and the hygienist in his office. They are the best!
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First time coming to this office, everyone was very professional and very nice. I do not like the dentist AT ALL, but I’ll be coming back. :-)
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The courteous , professional and respectful customer service I receive from the doctors as well as the supporting staff is amazing. I actual enjoy making appointments.
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The staff are always pleasant, you seldom have to wait over 15-20 mins. after your appointment is scheduled and the dental tech always discuss your mouth care and answers your questions.
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