Review: “Everyone at this office was polite and professional”

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 “Everyone at this office was polite and professional. I was very impressed with the service I received. Like many others, I am terrified of oral surgery, the staff her gave me a new outlook because of their knowledge in their profession. The process of getting one of my teeth extracted did not hurt. I will be going back to get my wisdom teeth removed.”

– Shirlene P.

E-Cigarette Explosions Causing Serious Mouth Injuries

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Electronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) are sold under some 450 brands and come in more than 7,600 flavors. The vaporizing (“vaping”) device that delivers nicotine through E-cigarettes includes a heating element and a cartridge that holds the vapor solution, a mixture of nicotine, flavorings and other additives.  The device’s power source is usually a lithium-ion battery triggered a button.

🚬  Read here about the damage that e-ciggs can cause here: http://buff.ly/2cV7ZNV

Busboys & Poets: Coming Soon to Anacostia

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We’re thrilled to hear that another restaurant is opening up in our neighborhood!

Read about the groundbreaking ceremony and plans for Busboys and Poets Anacostia here ➤ http://dcist.com/2016/10/busboys_anacostia_groundbreaking.php

Foods You Can Eat With Braces

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Now that you have your braces, how do you take care of them? It’s important for you to know how to properly take care of your braces throughout your entire orthodontic treatment. Eating with Braces Don’t worry; you’ll be eating popcorn and snacking on potato chips again in no time!

🍌 However, before you can start enjoying some of the treats you love, you will need to take special care to avoid any foods that could damage your new appliances.We know you hear a lot about what you can’t eat, so how about a nice list of foods you can still enjoy when you have braces?

Check out our handy list from our sister office, Woodview Oral Surgery, in Largo, MD: http://buff.ly/2cSPWov

Dental Sealants Decrease Risk of Tooth Decay

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Although tooth decay is largely preventable, it remains the most common chronic disease of children aged 6 to 11 years (21 percent), and adolescents aged 12 to 19 years (58 percent), based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) report of 2011-2012.

The systematic literature review evaluated the use and effectiveness of dental sealants – a therapy that has been around for more than five decades – as a preventive strategy for reducing dental disease in children, analyzing outcomes such as caries incidence, sealant retention and possible adverse effects. Read more from the ADA here ➤ http://buff.ly/2cV8F5W

Happy Labor Day!

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[VIDEO] Curious to learn more about the history of Labor Day? Check out this video by the History Channel! ➤ http://buff.ly/2c7xCtt

Review: “It’s about time premium dental care comes to SE”

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“I have to say that it is about time that premium dental care comes to Southeast. I had my extraction of 4 wisdoms done at once and all my questions were answered and when I was still unsure, I was seen the next day. Now it is wonderful to see women in this position give us a gentle hand when needed. Will recommend to everyone.”

– Tonya M.

Why You Need to Brush Your Teeth Before Bedtime

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🔹 Do we really have to brush our teeth twice a day?

The question: Just how gross is it really if I forget to brush my teeth before bed every once in a while?

The answer: Bad news: It’s pretty gross. You probably already know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing those pearly whites twice a day. You also probably know that brushing your teeth is one of the easiest ways to avoid scaring off your date. Read more…http://buff.ly/29IDuL2

Happy 4th of July!

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We hope you have a happy and safe holiday!