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When Should You Call the Emergency Dentist in Washington, DC?

February 6, 2017

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When should I call my emergency dentist in Washington, DC? You take a cool drink of water, accidentally bite into a piece of ice, and immediately feel a shooting pain radiate throughout your entire jaw. You give it a moment to stop, but you can practically hear your tooth throbbing. You’re disoriented by the pain, and you don’t know what to do. Should you call 911? Do they even take care of this sort of thing? What is the fastest way for you to get relief? Firstly, don’t go to the emergency room; this is the exact kind of situation where you should call your emergency dentist in Washington, DC, Dr. Yelena Obholz. It’s the only way for you to get the treatment you need quickly. (more…)

Insurance Basics with Your Dentist in Washington, DC

January 12, 2017

A dental insurance primer with your dentist in Washington, DC.Let’s face it: dental care can be expensive, especially if you have children. You should never have to make the choice between your bank account and their oral health, so you decide to make it more affordable by getting dental insurance. You’ve never had dental insurance before, so how does it actually work? Which treatments are covered? How much is the deductible?…is there even a deductible? Your dentist in Washington, DC, Dr. Yelena Obholz, is going to answer some of these basic questions, and more, so you can become more familiar with your dental insurance. (more…)

Why Gums Matter with Your Dentist in Washington, DC

January 4, 2017

How can my dentist in Washington, DC prevent gum disease?  Gum disease is actually the most common disease in the U.S., affecting about 65 million people. This is an amazing statistic considering how much you probably hear about heart disease and diabetes, which are actually both connected to gum disease. The gums are so important that there is an entire field of study concerned with keeping them healthy: periodontics. Dr. Yelena Obholz, your dentist in Washington, DC, wants you to know a little more about your gums so you can help protect them from this potentially serious condition.    (more…)

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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How We Can Reveal Your Best, Brightest Smile in 2017

December 15, 2016

dentist in washington dc provides cosmetic servicesYou’ve wanted to do something about your smile for years — why not make 2017 the time you finally take the plunge? It’s never a bad time to improve your self-confidence by rejuvenating your smile. Your dentist in Washington DC can help you enjoy radiant teeth with one of the following cosmetic services. Which one(s) would you benefit from most? Let us know on our Facebook post!

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Use Your 2016 Dental Benefits Before It’s Too Late

November 30, 2016

dentist in Washington DC provides comprehensive careThe clock is winding down on 2016, and we’d like to encourage you to put one other thing on your holiday shopping list. A visit to the dentist! If you have dental insurance but haven’t used all your benefits for the year, you should know that they will expire when the ball drops on New Year’s Eve. That means you’ll have to reach your deductible all over again to receive discounts in 2017.

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Under Pressure? Stress Affects Your Teeth, Says Dentist in DC

November 22, 2016

dentist in washington dc points to effect of stress on teethWhether you’re feeling good, bad, or just ok, did you know your mood can have a significant impact on your health? Like your teeth. When you’re stressed out, you are more likely to grind them and clench your jaw. The human jaw can exert up to 275 pounds, and possibly more. And that pressure and strain can lead to a whole slew of potential health problems. Weak and worn teeth that occur from clenching and grinding are more susceptible to decay. That’s because you grind away the protective layer of enamel with all that activity in your jaw — so your teeth are more sensitive, too.

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From Your Dentist in Washington, DC: Fluoride Treatments Are Important

October 19, 2016

Learn why fluoride treatments are so important from your dentist in Washington, DC.Maintaining your oral health has never been more important since we now understand that oral health is directly related to your overall health and well being. This is why we encourage regular visits to our office for a cleaning and checkup at least two times per year. There are also additional things such as fluoride treatments that you can do to help prevent tooth decay and cavities. A message from your dentist in Washington, DC: fluoride treatments are important – and here’s why.

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Your Dentist in Washington, DC Explains Why Preventive Dentistry is So Important

October 12, 2016

Learn more about why preventative dentistry is so important from your dentist in Washington, DC.With our schedules and our lives getting busier and more complicated, going to the dentist every six months may seem like an inconvenience. There has never been a more important time however, to take charge of your oral health than now. This is because we now understand that there is a link between your oral health and your overall health and well being. Dr. Yelena Obholz, your premiere dentist in Washington, DC, explains why preventative dentistry is so important.

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Dentist in Washington, DC Offers Cosmetic Bonding

September 28, 2016

Chips, odd spaces and other defects detract from healthy smiles. Remake them with cosmetic bonding from Washington, DC dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz.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.

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