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5 Common Myths About Dental Implants

January 4, 2021

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Dentist pointing to her smile while holding model of dental implants

Dental implants are quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to replace teeth. In fact, according to the American Dental Association, more than five million dental implants are placed every year in the United States alone! However, there are still plenty of rumors and misconceptions about this state-of-the-art treatment. Choosing to rebuild your smile with dental implants is a big decision that could potentially change your life, so it’s important that you have all the correct information about them! Read on as we debunk five of the most common myths about dental implants.  


5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

November 1, 2020

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Woman with dental implantsYou have many things to be thankful for this holiday season. Whether you are spending time with family or taking some time for yourself, it pays to think about the thing in your life that you are grateful for. If you have suffered from tooth loss in the past and opted for dental implants as a tooth replacement option, having your smile back is probably something that brings you a lot of joy. Continue reading to learn about the many different reasons why you should be grateful for your dental implants from Downtown.


3 Benefits of Visiting a Multispecialty Dental Practice

August 20, 2020

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dentist on K Street showing patient her dental x-rays

As a parent, keeping track of the whole family’s health needs can seem like a full-time job. When your child needs braces, your elderly mother needs dental implants, and you need a new dental crown, it can be stressful trying to plan out several appointments with various dental specialists. However, if you visit a multispecialty dental practice, you can meet the dental needs of the entire family in one place. Read on as a dentist on K Street describes three benefits of visiting a multispecialty practice for oral healthcare.


5 Freedoms You Can Enjoy with Invisalign

June 7, 2020

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Woman smiling with Invisalign trays Long gone are the days of using metal braces, rubber bands, and headgear to fix misaligned teeth. Today, patients can use Invisalign to achieve a beautifully straight smile in an average of 12 months! While the clear aligners are known for providing virtually invisible treatment, the freedom they provide patients is one of the reasons they have over a 96% satisfaction rate! Read on for five freedoms you can enjoy with Invisalign in Downtown.


Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19 With These Oral Hygiene Tips

April 22, 2020

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woman putting toothpaste on toothbrush

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…)

Can I Just Get Invisalign for the Top Row of Teeth?

February 27, 2020

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attractive young woman inserting Invisalign in downtownWith 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.


Do You Have Questions About Living With Invisalign? Get Them Answered By A Dentist

January 28, 2020

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person eating a cookie and smilingJust 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…)

4 Reasons Not to Delay Getting a Root Canal

October 18, 2019

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person laying in bed with a toothacheWhen 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…)

The Negative Impact of Gum Disease and How it Affects Your Health

September 7, 2019

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a man having chest painWhen 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.


5 Foods You Need to Stay Away from When You Have Porcelain Veneers

August 27, 2019

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CoffeeWho 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.


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