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
I’ve been coming to this office for quite sometime and I’ve received nothing but excellent care and treatment. Thank you Dental One Staff. Keep it up.
Caryn A.
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 […]
Tanya G.
I was greeted by a very nice lady. I was already scared to death because I was in pain. Dr Wilson was spectacular and was able to prescribe me some medication prior to my oral surgery (01/26/18). I […]
Ivy G.
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 […]
Ahmad G.
Very professional staff. They really make your visit very personal..
Sharon C.
First time and my son love his visit..Wonderful staff.
Bonnie M.
Very pleasant visit staff was highly professional, courteous, and informative.
Kevin S.
Been coming here for many years love the front desk staff. Very pleasant.
Terria M.
The entire staff.
Monique H.
The people and the service was wonderful. The doctor help me understand the problems that was going on with my teeth.
Shannon C.
All services were outstanding.
Edward H.
The pleasant atmosphere that is fostered in the office.
Devin B.
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. :-)
Brianna B.
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.
Because of the amount of knowledge, respect, and care they took into seeing what was the best way to handle my dental problem.
Wayne C.
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 […]
Jackie T.
Dental One has helped me keep my teeth. I was told years ago that I would lose all of my teeth from gum disease. Thanks too Dental One I can still smile!!!
Sharon C.
Friendly staff and quick work
Kendra B.
Friendly and great customer service
Jacqueline L.
The staff and Doctor welcome us in a friendly, family way. The service was on point. We were inspired.
Dennis L.
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