Aesthetic and Family Dentistry of Washington Blog
April 28, 2017
The practice of dentistry involves more than fillings, crowns, and braces. While these services are important, dental care also is about how your oral health affects your overall well-being. During April, Oral Cancer Awareness Month, your dentist in Washington, DC, Dr. Yelena Obholz, asks you not to miss your oral cancer screening at Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington. It’s quick, painless and part of regular dental examinations for patients of all ages.
April 12, 2017
Are you discouraged by your crooked smile but don’t want the embarrassment or discomforts of traditional braces? For teens and adults, that reluctance can disappear with clear acrylic aligners from Invisalign dentist, Dr. Yelena Obholz, in Washington, DC. Removable and comfortable, Invisalign aligners transform smiles in a way that’s easy to live with. Become informed on Invisalign and get all your questions answered.
March 30, 2017
You love your family – your kids, your spouse, even your in-laws. They always keep you on your toes and give you a lot to laugh and smile about. But a big family means being busy, and that leaves you searching for more hours in the day. You wish you could make dental care for your family easier, and with Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington, you can! Since we offer comprehensive care for your entire family, you can save time and take care of your whole crew in our office. Find out why we’re the premier family dentist in Washington, DC in this post.
March 13, 2017
You remember that song from elementary school, don’t you? The one that goes, “Your leg bone is connected to your thigh bone…your thigh bone is connected to your hip bones.” Well, this children’s tune may be truer than you’d expect. In this post, your premier dentist in Washington, DC explains how the health of your teeth and gums are connected to your overall picture of wellness. Find out how a healthy smile means a healthy body – and vice versa – from the team at Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington.
February 6, 2017
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…)
January 12, 2017
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…)
January 4, 2017
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…)
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!
December 15, 2016
You’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!
November 30, 2016
The 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.