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Your Options in Dental Fillings Apr 15th, 2021

Cavities are never fun, but addressing the issue can save your teeth and protect your oral health. If you or your child has a cavity, it means there are decayed areas of the tooth which causes permanent damage to the hard surfaces. Know that cavities are extremely common, and you...

5 Benefits of a Mouth Guard Mar 12th, 2021

Many people with trouble sleeping rarely consider that their teeth may be to blame. Tension in your jaw overnight can rob you of restful sleep and cause headaches and other issues that you may be completely unaware of. West End Dental, is Washington, DC’s premier practice where Lauren Izadi, DDS,...

Invisalign: The Perfect Straightening Solution for Adult Teeth Feb 11th, 2021

Your smile is one of your most noticeable features and is one of the first things people notice about you. Not only does an imperfect smile impact your self-image, but misaligned teeth also increase dental wear and tear and raise the risk of cracked teeth, jaw joint disorders, and other...

What Is a Deep Cleaning and Why Do You Need One? Jan 14th, 2021

Everyone should visit their dentist twice a year for regular dental checkups. These visits clear away plaque and tartar to help prevent cavities. The dentist examines your teeth and gums thoroughly to look for any problems, and your hygienist performs a routine cleaning to remove plaque and tartar from hard-to-reach...

Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants? Dec 13th, 2020

If you’re missing one or more of your natural teeth, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that close to 80 million adults in the United States are missing at least one tooth, and about 40 million Americans have lost all of their teeth.  Replacing missing teeth plays a key role in...

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Bi-Annual Dental Cleanings Nov 12th, 2020

While dental professionals emphasize that biannual cleanings can help prevent most dental diseases, about 100 million Americans fail to visit their dentist every year. If you’re among this number, you may be losing more than your gaining.  Routine dental cleanings typically involve less time and cost than complex treatments for...