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Is There a Link Between Periodontal Disease & Heart Health?

February 7, 2018

Doctor holding a small red heartFebruary 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.
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4 Things to Consider Before Year-End Dental Insurance Changes

October 22, 2017

glasses resting on dental insurance coverage paperworkAs 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.
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4 Reasons Dental Implants Improve Quality of Life

August 26, 2017

senior woman pointing to replacement toothMissing 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.
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Washington, DC cosmetic dentist offers Zoom! teeth whitening

July 21, 2016

Dull, yellowed smiles hurt self-confidence. Teeth whitening is quick and safe when delivered by Dr. Yelena Obholz, Washington, DC cosmetic dentist. 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…)

Dr. Obholz’s Dental Services in Washington DC

May 12, 2016

dentist washington dcDr. Yelena Obholz serves the Washington DC area with excellent dental and periodontal treatments. Constantly adding to her significant experience in periodontics, oral surgery and prosthodontics, Dr. Obholz is currently enrolled in the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. It’s with this focus on superb dental care that she runs Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington, with a new, state-of-the-art location at 5101 Wisconsin Avenue in DC!

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