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 »

Whitening Toothpaste Is Most Effective for Removing Minor Surface Stains from Teeth

When you consume dark beverages, use tobacco, or eat certain dark foods there is a chance that microscopic particles can adhere to the faces of your teeth. If they’re not removed in a reasonable amount of time these surface dental stains can start to accumulate and saturate into your tooth enamel. Periodically brushing your teeth… Read more »

How to Protect Your Smile During Winter Activities

Although winter seems so far away, it’s quickly approaching, whether you like it or not. Before it arrives, our dentist, Dr. Yong Park, and dental team want to help you know how to take good care of your smile during winter activities. That way you’re prepared for the season. First, wear a mouth guard. There… Read more »

What You Should Know About Oral Cancer

One of the most serious oral health illnesses you can have is oral cancer. Many of us know the fears behind cancer and with good reason. Although there are many habits and causes that can increase your risk for oral cancer, it can attack at any age at any time. In America alone, over 40,000… Read more »

Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay in Your Child.

Oral health care for infants should be a top priority for new parents. If an infant’s mouth is infected or has issues, the rest of her body can be affected. It is important to protect your child baby bottle tooth decay. For more information about baby bottle tooth decay, see below: – Even though it… Read more »

Take Care of Your Gum Disease

If you have gum disease, then it is important to take care of it right away. That is why our professional team here at Washington Dental Group in Washington, is happy to help you with your gum disease, so you can reverse this condition before you suffer painful consequences. Gum disease can cause many other… Read more »

Chewing Gum Can Be Beneficial

Chewing gum that is sweetened by some form of sugar can prove troublesome for maintaining good oral health. The excess sugar introduced to your mouth can increase plaque development, as well as your chances of suffering cavities and gum disease. However, the physical activity of chewing gum increases saliva flow and can also help to… Read more »