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 »

Is Your Homestead Prepared to Suit Your Tooth Extraction Recovery Needs?

Are you taking the steps necessary to prepare your house and your life for post-extraction recovery? Is your homestead prepared to suit your recovery needs? If not, it would be wise to set a plan in place to ensure the greatest chance for success with the minimal amount of recovery time. The more you can… Read more »

Your Removable Partial Also Needs to Be Included in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Regimen

The new partial fitted for you by the dentists at Washington Dental Group’s , Washington, clinic, has been designed to fit firmly and comfortably in place. This removable dental appliance will fill the void and replace the function left behind by your missing teeth. Even though it will not be susceptible to bacterial tooth decay,… Read more »

Keep Your Mouth Clean With Mouthwash

If you want to improve your dental health, then it’s important to make sure that you’re using mouthwash. Mouthwash, also known as mouth rinse or oral rinse, is a liquid used for cleaning the mouth, usually through swishing or gargling. Using mouthwash will help you remove plaque from your teeth and fight the development of… Read more »

Which Dental Filling Should You Use for a Large Cavity?

Which dental filling should you use for a large cavity? Often, cavities form before we can feel their effects, thus making it too late to keep them from occurring. However, with dental fillings such as dental composites and dental amalgams, cavities can be treated and eradicated. Listed below are a few tremendous benefits that dental… Read more »

Why Invisalign Is a Great Alternative to Braces

Did you know that orthodontics is becoming easier for dentists, orthodontists and patients everywhere? The revolutionary new orthodontic treatment Invisalign is composed of custom-made thermoplastic trays created specifically to straighten your teeth and bite. Since its patent in 1997, Invisalign has become very popular. Here are three reasons why: 1. If you wear your aligners… Read more »

What Are the Causes of Bruxism?

Do you experience any symptoms associated with bruxism? Bruxism is an oral health disorder commonly associated with the grinding and clenching of your teeth. Unfortunately, because most cases of bruxism occur when you are asleep, you may be unaware of it while it is occurring. However, there are plenty of signs and symptoms to watch… Read more »

Small Cavities Can Often Be Repaired with an Amalgam or Composite Filling

Even if you diligently brush your teeth twice each day, floss each evening and make sure to attend your regular dental checkup at Washington Dental Group, you could still suffer a cavity on a tooth. Fortunately, each checkup includes a thorough dental cleaning and examination to detect any areas of tooth decay. Should Dr. Yong… Read more »