February 7, 2018
February is heart health month, and we’d like to take the opportunity to tell our patients a little bit about the surprising link between periodontal (gum) disease and heart health. Patients with gum disease are twice as likely to have heart disease, so visiting our team on a regular basis and staying on top of your oral hygiene routine may significantly decrease your risk for cardiovascular illnesses as well as oral health concerns. Keep reading to find out more.
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.
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.
December 23, 2016
CEREC crowns remake decayed, injured or malformed teeth in one dental visit. Customized by your dentist in Washington, DC, Dr. Yelena Obholz, CEREC crowns restore oral function and beautify your smile without long wait times or messy oral impressions. The results are simply amazing!
September 28, 2016
You’ve just received a good report from your Washington, DC dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz. Yet, you are dissatisfied with how your smile looks. You have a chipped tooth and some gaps between your bottom front teeth. What can be done? Ask Dr. Obholz. She’ll tell you about the advantages of composite resin bonding–also called cosmetic bonding. It’s a simple aesthetic treatment that works wonders to improve smile appearance and patient self-image.
July 21, 2016
Your tooth enamel is not as bright as it used to be. Years of staining foods and beverages have darkened that once white smile. At Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington, your cosmetic dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz, takes your smile aesthetics as seriously as your rest of your oral health.
Among other cosmetic dental treatments, she offers Zoom! In-office teeth whitening and a convenient at-home version. Learn how it all works toward your outstanding smile. (more…)
July 7, 2016
Gum disease–from mild gingivitis to dangerous periodontitis–affects almost half of adults over 30 in the United States, says the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. Past age 65, the number increases to about two-thirds. What can you do about gum disease? Prevention is best, but when the condition has already begun, seek skilled gum disease treatment in DC from Dr. Yelena Obholz. (more…)
June 17, 2016
What would you do for a beautiful smile? DC cosmetic dentistry makes outstanding smile aesthetics more attainable than you may have imagined. Learn what Dr. Yelena Obholz of Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington offers in her ingenious smile makeovers. (more…)
June 1, 2016
Your Washington, DC kids dentist believes a child’s first dental visit sets the stage for long-lasting, healthy smiles. Dr. Yelena Obholz and her staff have great dental skills and chairside attitudes to make young patients–and mom and dad– feel at ease. (more…)
May 20, 2016
Your children’s dental health is paramount. Summer is a great time to schedule their routine exams and cleanings with family dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz of Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington. From toddlerhood through their teen years and beyond, your kids will receive superior preventive and restorative care in a friendly, happy atmosphere. (more…)