Aesthetic and Family Dentistry of Washington Blog
January 6, 2018
One of the best things that you can do for your smile this year is pay better attention to your oral health. That means acting with intention when it comes to your oral hygiene at home. Plus, you should be scheduling and keeping your dental appointments with your dentist in Washington DC.
December 15, 2017
When it comes to protecting your teeth from damage, it relies on preventive care. You brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily to help ward off complications, like tooth decay and gum disease, but is it enough? No. You also need to see your dentist in Washington D.C. twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. Unfortunately, only one-third of adults scheduled an appointment last year, often due to a misunderstanding regarding the importance of regular care. If you do not schedule a visit twice a year, you are allowing preventable issues to damage your smile.
November 20, 2017
For far too long you’ve been forced to hide behind a wall of shame, afraid of what people will think about your missing teeth. You want to smile again, freely, but you’re not sure how. You’ve heard about the possibility of dental implants in Washington DC, but you’ve got questions that need to be answered first. Read on to learn how dental implants can help restore the real “You.”
October 22, 2017
As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to make checklists of all the things we need to do before welcoming in 2018. Celebrations with friends and family, year-end work obligations, and more. Even though we’re all busy at this time of the year, adding a trip to the dentist may be in your best interest. At the end of the year, dental insurance coverage that goes unused will likely be lost as the plan rolls over into a new benefit year. Keep reading to find out how to avoid losing the investment you’ve already made in your oral health.
September 17, 2017
Do your children squirm and protest when it’s time to visit your dentist in Washington, DC, for their cleanings and checkups? Kids generally don’t like to sit still anyway, and they might hate the idea of having a stranger poke around in their mouth — especially if they might get lectured about proper oral hygiene habits. One of the best things you can do to help alleviate your children’s fear of the dentist is to take care of your own oral health. Here’s how you can make dental care a more positive experience for the entire family.
August 26, 2017
Missing even a single tooth can dramatically impact your oral and overall health, speech and chewing abilities, and self-confidence. Unfortunately, traditional tooth replacement options aren’t always much of an improvement since they only restore the parts of teeth visible above the gum line. Dental implant supported tooth replacement is the only restoration option that replaces both the roots and crowns of lost teeth. Keep reading to find out why more and more dentists each year are recommending prosthetics supported by dental implants to improve quality of life for patients with one or more missing teeth.
July 10, 2017
A chipped tooth can be an unattractive distraction from the beauty of your smile—especially if it sits right in the front of your mouth. Thankfully, Aesthetic & Family Dentistry has a dentist in Washington DC that offers the services you need to improve those small imperfections in your smile. For instance, if you’d like to cover flaws that have impacted the appearance of your teeth or even length your smile, consider getting cosmetic bonding from Dr. Yelena Obholz.
June 21, 2017
Summer is here! And while you’ve been preparing your body for the warm weather with lots of exercise, eating nutritious foods, and learning to reduce your stress, there’s one aspect of your appearance you should focus on the most: your smile. With weddings, vacations filled with lots of photos, and graduations, it’s important that your grin accurately reflect your bright and brilliant personality. That’s why you should try teeth whitening from your dentist in Friendship Heights, Dr. Yelena Obholz at Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington. Learn more about the affordable options that can give you the radiant grin you deserve.
April 28, 2017
The practice of dentistry involves more than fillings, crowns, and braces. While these services are important, dental care also is about how your oral health affects your overall well-being. During April, Oral Cancer Awareness Month, your dentist in Washington, DC, Dr. Yelena Obholz, asks you not to miss your oral cancer screening at Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington. It’s quick, painless and part of regular dental examinations for patients of all ages.
April 12, 2017
Are you discouraged by your crooked smile but don’t want the embarrassment or discomforts of traditional braces? For teens and adults, that reluctance can disappear with clear acrylic aligners from Invisalign dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz, in Washington, DC. Removable and comfortable, Invisalign aligners transform smiles in a way that’s easy to live with. Become informed on Invisalign and get all your questions answered.