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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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Same-day Crowns with CEREC Technology in Washington, DC

December 23, 2016

Get a beautifully restored tooth fast with CEREC technology in Washington, DC. Skilled dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz, creates realistic crowns chairside.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!

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The importance of aggressive DC gum disease treatment

July 7, 2016

Get gum disease treatment in the DC area from Aesthetic & Family  Dentistry of Washington. Learn how why it’s needed and how it works.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…)

Children’s Dentistry: What to Know About Children’s Teeth

November 19, 2015

childrens dentistryParenting doesn’t come with a rule book. If you have children, you know there are a number of gray areas, and a lot of stuff you just have to learn along the way. When it comes to caring for a child’s teeth, though, there are some things every parent should know — and Dr. Obholz is here to help. Keep reading to learn the Washington, DC dentist’s top tips for maintaining excellent oral health in children.

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