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 »

7 Causes of Gum Disease

To successfully qualify for certain dental procedures, you need to have healthy gums. Wearing braces, or removable aligners depend on healthy gums, as do dental implants, bridges, and partials, not to mention the cosmetic enhancements of teeth whitening and dental veneers. And the problem is, gum disease today affects almost half of the adults over… Read more »

Common Culprits of Halitosis

Having bad breath (or halitosis) can be so embarrassing and can hinder your social life. You may try using gum, mouthwash, mints, and other products to counteract bad breath, but these are only temporary solutions. A better solution is to counteract the underlying cause of bad breath. So, what are the causes of bad breath?… Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Cosmetic Dentistry

Have you ever dreamed of a smile makeover to drastically improve the look of your teeth? If so, we offer numerous smile makeover treatments through cosmetic dentistry to give you the oral health care you dream of. In order to keep your smile safe, effective cosmetic dentistry treatments can be used to not only enhance… Read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Practices Are Essential for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Maintaining a healthy mouth is an important factor in preserving a high quality of life. Untreated tooth decay, periodontal disease, and other oral health problems can cause significant discomfort, and might also prove costly to treat. To help prevent these problems the American Dental Association offers several recommendations to be applied each day as well… Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Dental Floss

One of the most important treatments that you can give your smile is often one of the most neglected. Flossing your teeth is essential for optimal health care, as it can remove plaque buildup and bacteria that brushing alone cannot remove. However, we often neglect our flossing duties or are not practicing them effectively enough…. Read more »

Simple Tips for Helping a Child Deal with Oral Trauma

Children of all ages can sometimes be accident prone. Sometimes a slip and fall, play accident, or sports event can cause a blow to their face. In times like this, some basic first-aid can help manage the pain, and assess the need for emergency treatment. To better help you treat childhood oral trauma our experienced dentists offers… Read more »

Be Wise, Don’t Ignore an Impacted Tooth

Your wisdom teeth show up between the ages of 17 to 25, which is the age that people become adults and are, therefore, “wiser”. As the last to come through, wisdom teeth can become stuck, unable to properly emerge. This is because the other teeth sometimes don’t leave sufficient room for their new neighbors and… Read more »

Toothbrushes to Choose From

Are you using the right kind of toothbrush? Many people find themselves not quite sure. That is why, our team here at Washington Dental Group in , Washington, is happy to talk to you about choosing a manual toothbrush or an electric toothbrush. Manual toothbrushes are the basic toothbrushes you can use to brush your… Read more »