Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

Tooth Avulsion Do’s and Don’ts

A dental injury in which a tooth is completely knocked-out is called a tooth avulsion by dentists. These types of dental injuries, usually caused by contact sports, are serious and should be tended to as soon as possible. Luckily, there are many methods of treatment and procedures available to return the state of your oral… Read more »

Need Some Dental Bonding?

Some minor dental issues like chipped teeth can possibly be repaired by dental bonding. If you wonder how it is placed on your teeth, we go over the process for you. The process is fairly simple compared to other treatments. We start by preparing the bonding, which is a special tooth-colored material called composite resin…. Read more »

Emergency Dental Care 101

We all spend a lot of time training on first-aid for other problems – but what about dental emergencies? From small cracks or chips in teeth to knocked-out teeth, holes in your lips or tongue, and other problems, there’s no shortage of possible dental emergencies. These tips will apply to a broad range of dental… Read more »

The Many Causes of Cracked Tooth Syndrome

We have heard some fascinating stories about the many ways people crack or fracture their teeth. Everything under the sun from playground accidents, to biting into something that turned out to be as hard as rock. One young man in a wave pool at the water park was slammed down teeth-first on the cement beach…. Read more »

A Dental Checkup for Early Detection of Oral Health Problems

Oral health problems can cause discomfort, lead to tooth loss, medical complications and even the possible loss of life. To help prevent these issues the American Dental Association puts forth several recommendations and guidelines. This starts with remembering brush your teeth each morning and night, as well as flossing once each day to remove bacterial… Read more »

Dental Veneers: The Answers You Seek

If you seek answers to questions about dental veneers, then our dentists are more than happy to help you. The more you know about dental veneers, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better choice you can make for your teeth, smile and oral health. So, to help you find the answers you’re… Read more »

How to Fix Tooth Cracks

If you have a cracked tooth, then it’s important to call Washington Dental Group and schedule an appointment with one of our skilled dentists, Dr. Yong Park and associates. This is important because if you ignore the crack, it could get bigger with time. Eventually, it can damage your entire tooth and require more extensive… Read more »

Why Apples are Good for You

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about the dentist? We have a bit of good news on that front: apples are tooth-approved foods! Continue reading to find out how apples help guard your teeth and why they’re one of only a few sugary foods we recommend. And if the idea of… Read more »