Davidson Dental Associates Blog
April 22, 2020
There is no escaping it. Every time you turn on the TV, scroll through social media, or talk to a friend there seems to be more bad news about the COVID-19 pandemic.
To protect ourselves, and our loved ones, it is important that we all do our part to flatten the curve and reduce the spread of germs. A dentist in DC shares changes you can make to your oral hygiene routine that will help lower your risk of getting COVID-19. (more…)
February 27, 2020
With Invisalign in Downtown, you’re no longer relegated to choosing traditional braces to straighten your teeth and align your bite. The low-profile, clear-plastic trays provide a way to discreetly and comfortably adjust your ivories until you achieve a balanced, functional and attractive bite. With its removable trays, Invisalign is highly versatile, but can you get by with only wearing a single tray to adjust your top row of teeth? Read on to find out.
January 28, 2020
Just like with braces, it’ll take awhile for you to adjust to the feeling of Invisalign in Downtown. This modern orthodontic treatment efficiently and effectively adjusts the position of your teeth to fix a variety of problems like gapped teeth, misalignment, and crowding. Not only will you end up with a more beautiful smile, but having fewer nooks and crannies collecting harmful bacteria in your mouth will also improve your oral health! Before you commit to this treatment, read your dentist’s hot take on what it’s like adjusting to wearing your new Invisalign trays below. (more…)
October 18, 2019
When you visited your dentist for a routine checkup and cleaning, you were surprised to hear the words “root canal” come from their mouth. It sent a wave of panic through you because you’ve only heard bad rumors about the dental procedure up until this point. Now, you’re searching for reasons why you shouldn’t put your root canal in Downtown DC on the backburner because of your fear and anxiety. Read on to learn why you should pick up the phone to schedule your procedure today. (more…)
September 7, 2019
When the mouth begins to experience problems, don’t be surprised if the body soon follows. Everything we consume passes along our tongue, teeth, gums, and throat before reaching our stomach. When eating that piece of cake, it’s likely you’re thinking more about how many additional hours you’ll need to spend working off that extra slice than what the sugar is doing to your oral health. When gum disease in Downtown DC becomes evident, it’s not only hurting your soft tissues, but it can lead to more serious health-related problems, too. Find out more about this common, yet, harmful disease and how it can negatively impact your heart, brain, and body.
August 27, 2019
Who wouldn’t want to cover up all the little imperfections on their teeth to create a better smile? That’s the goal of getting porcelain veneers in Downtown DC. Veneers are thin shells that bond to the front of your teeth and hide chips, discoloration and other cosmetic issues from view. However, while veneers are very durable compared to other kinds of dental restorations, they still need to be protected. Here are 5 foods and drinks you’ll need to avoid to make sure your new grin lasts as long as possible.
July 22, 2019
Are you looking into the best option to improve your smile that’s riddled with cosmetic imperfections? With so many options, it’s hard to narrow down your results. Because of your chipped, cracked, and misaligned teeth, you’re not sure whether cosmetic bonding or porcelain veneers on K Street is the best option for you. Don’t spend another second with a smile you’re embarrassed to show off. Read on to find out what treatment is the best for your unique grin. (more…)
May 1, 2019
In May, spring is in full bloom and we celebrate the love and dedication of our dear mothers. However, did you know that May is also Women’s Health Month? This month is an excellent opportunity to pause and remind yourself to make your health a priority. As the mouth is the window to the body’s health, why not start with a dental checkup in downtown Washington, D.C.? If you have not been to the dentist’s office in quite some time, do not worry. Here is what to expect during your next dental checkup as well as a reminder of the risks of neglecting preventive dentistry.
April 8, 2019
April is considered Oral Cancer Awareness Month among dental professionals, and for good reason. Dentists are in a unique position to catch a condition known for killing nearly 10,000 Americans every year. Even if you beat oral cancer, chances are you’ll have major restorative and medical treatments to pay for, some of which may include major facial reconstructive work.
However, by visiting a dentist in Downtown D.C., you’re more likely to avoid this scenario altogether when you catch oral cancer early.
March 6, 2019
You’re fed up. The stained and discoloration on your teeth is enough to make you swear off photos in the future, but you know that isn’t a possibility. You’re tired of not having a smile you can be proud of, but you don’t know what to do about it. Maybe it’s time to talk to your dentist about a cosmetic solution. You might be surprised to know teeth whitening on K Street or porcelain veneers are two viable options that can help you. Read on to learn more about these teeth improvement solutions.