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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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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…)

DC cosmetic dentistry creates your dream smile

June 17, 2016

Washington, DC cosmetic dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz, is dedicated to best smile aesthetics. Learn about the services which devise a dazzling new look.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…)

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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Benefits of choosing a dentist offering CEREC technology

February 16, 2016

cerec machineAnyone who’s ever had imperfect teeth rejuvenated with a dental crown or veneer will tell you one thing — there’s nothing better than the confidence that comes with a beautiful smile. Used to, the process for getting either of these treatments was long and could put the patient at-risk for infection. But when you choose a dentist who employs technology like the CEREC machine for crowns and veneers, you’re able to benefit from a number of advantages — keep reading to find out what.

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Your guide to making your porcelain veneers last!

February 10, 2016

porcelain veneersSo you’ve just gotten your dental veneers from Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington. Congratulations! With the power of a new, beautiful smile in your hands, we know one thing is for sure: you want your porcelain veneers to last as long as possible — and we agree. That’s why your Washington DC dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz, has put together a guide on caring for your new veneers. Follow it and you’ll be smiling bright for years to come.

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