Getting Your Kids to Always Brush Their Teeth

20% of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years have at least one tooth that has tooth decay, this is because of not properly brushing their teeth or not brushing them at all. This can lead to other oral health issues and affect the development of their adult teeth. [Source] Although kids baby […]

Effective Treatment of Oral Pain

Oral Pain Management

A recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, ‘National Panel Urges Changes to Addiction Screening‘,   is causing quite a stir and mixed reactions from the public. Medical and Dental practitioners are enjoined to conduct screening for illicit drug use among its patients. There is a lot of room for debate here. Pain management […]

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer, […]

Food that Promote Healthy Teeth and Gums

Food for healthy teeth and gums

The body is a powerful machine. What you eat directly affects the condition at which the body functions–yes, including your teeth and gums. When you lead a healthy lifestyle, eat right and take care of your overall health, there is very likely that your oral health will be in great shape, too. Related posts: Dental […]

Dental Care Tips for Summer Travelers

Dental Care Tips for Summer Travelers

All packed and ready for a summer holiday? Here’s a quick list of dental care tips for summer travelers–whether you are traveling out-of-town, out-of-state, or overseas. Spending time on the road or at the airport during layovers can actually be a breeze as long as you keep yourself feeling fresh. What to pack on your […]

Seven Tips for Choosing Dental Care for Your Family

Ensuring that you get right family dental care can seem daunting because each member of the family has different treatment needs. What do you need to pay attention to when considering dental care package for your family? We have put together a list of seven tips for you to note before making a decision. Talk […]

Beyond Clinic Hours: Smile! Opera! Action! (Feat. In Series)

Handel's The Tale of Serse

In Series Washington, D.C.’s upcoming production of Handel’s full-length “The Tale of Serse” runs this weekend at the Baltimore Theatre Project  starting tomorrow, Friday night, June 14th, 15th & 16th (all shows at 8PM). The originally unsuccessful stage drama and comedy is now recognized and admired by avid supporters and patrons of the arts worldwide. […]

Which dental plan is right for you?

Minovi Dental_See Dentist Every 6 months

  With the rising costs of everything from food to gas to home premiums, it is quite easy to cross off having the right dental plan from the list of necessary expenses. After all — you just need to visit the dentist every six months for cleaning, right? Nothing life-threatening or urgent really, but what […]

Brace yourself for Invisalign: Rethinking Teeth Alignment

Here’s a low-down on Invisalign treatment for teenagers and busy adults who can’t be bothered with downtime: ENJOY MEAL TIMES AS USUAL. Most common question is how wearing Invisalign affects enjoyment of food. Because Invisalign is removable, you can enjoy your favourite food without any restrictions. BETTER BITE. Dental health means your mouth and your […]

It’s That Time Again: Take Advantage of Your End-of-Year Benefits!

Dental Benefits Expiring

Don’t throw away your benefits money or your chance to smile! With the holidays quickly approaching and demanding more of everyone’s time, we would like to encourage you to think about taking care of any pending dental treatment before the holiday rush is upon us. If you have dental insurance, most benefits for 2016 will […]