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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The whole team starting with the receptionist, hygienist, dentist and biller (Ms. Sheila, Ms. Dionne, Dr. Wilson and Ms. Barbara) are always friendly, courteous, kind, respectful and FRIENDLY. I […]
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The staff was very friendly and courteous, my cleaning experience was good and the doctor was very friendly and professional. It was overall a good experience.
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This was my first time in this office I was greeted with smiles and the whole time I was in there the nurses smiled and laughed with me and the doctor was awesome I will definitely keep this office […]
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They made me feel comfortable.. I’m not a dentist person but this office I had no problem with.
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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 staff is always […]
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Professional quality service!
William T.
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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I had great service
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Friendly staff and quick work
Kendra B.
I love my dentist he is wonderful (Dr. Wilson)
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My family and had our first visit wit Dental One Associates and our experience was very warm and welcoming.
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Dr. Okoro is the most professional dentist I have ever been to. I came to her crying about the tooth pain and my fear of needles, she was able to calm me down, provide an excellent service, and […]
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Dr. Wilson, Dionne, Ms. Linnie and the staff as well as great customer service.
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I have been attending Dental One Associates Steeplechase for about 4 months now and I must say that I’m totally impressed/satisfied! Dr. Wilson and the rest of the team (including the women up […]
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Hazel Y.
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.
I was given thorough details concerning my teeth as well as a thorough well-understood explanation of the interventions and treatment I will receive.
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This office is exceptional. Every time I come here I am treated to a professional experience from Dr. Wilson and his staff. The dental hygienist Dion does a thorough job of making sure that my teeth […]
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