Being Just OK is Not Ok!

A really popular commercial out there is the Doctor that comes into a patient’s room and announces he was just reinstated… So, You nervous? Yah, me too…. We’ll figure it out … see ya in there! There is probably in 2020 more variability in the quality of dental care than you would imagine. Young, inexperienced […]

A smile is one of the most important social assets

A smile is one of the most important social assets and is often the first thing that a person sees and the last thing they remember about you. We love seeing patients who have considered DIY clear braces online by companies such as “Smile Direct Club”. We have a better INVISALIGN product at the same […]


In January of 2019 researchers published a paper establishing a link between a common mouth bacteria associated with periodontal disease and Alzheimers’ dementia. The researchers noted the evidence that P. Gingivalis was found present in brains of Alzheimer’s patients and that it was formerly considered a specific oral pathogen. The bacteria excretes a toxin known […]

Patient Education Is A Priority At Dr. Steven W. Haywood

Jarrettsville family dentist

My name is Dr. Steve Haywood. I have enjoyed serving the Timonium and Baltimore areas since 1987. One of the things that I pride myself on is giving my patients the oral health education they need to have a healthy smile. Here at Dr. Steven W. Haywood we know that optimal dental health depends on […]

The Ultimate Anti-Aging Treatment In Timonium

TimoniumTeeth Whitening

Wishing for a whiter smile but not sure how to get it? New to tooth whitening lingo? At Dr. Steven W. Haywood, we educate patients on the variety of Baltimore affordable teeth whitening treatments; from whitening trays to teeth bleaching to opalescence whitening. We do smile whitening every day. Almost every toothpaste claims to […]

Relieving Your Dental Anxiety At Dr. Steven W. Haywood

Relieving Your Dental Anxiety At Dr. Steven W. Haywood

Hello Baltimore dental blog visitors, welcome to the Dr. Steven W. Haywood blog. I am dentist Steve Haywood of Dr. Steven W. Haywood in Timonium. A close friend of mine recently expressed fears about her upcoming root canal. She was anxious about the pain she might experience and worried about getting work off for the […]

Think Before You Pierce

Categories: General Dentist
The Dangers of Oral Piercing

If you live in the Timonium area and are considering puncturing your lip or tongue, this post is for you. Please consider the following: Infection Your mouth is full of bacteria. Any opening in the tissue carries the risk of infection. The germs from your tongue and mouth can easily get into your bloodstream. Timonium […]