My Face My Smile Blog
September 13, 2017
Some patients avoid flossing between their teeth because they don’t like when their gums become sensitive and bleed into the sink. Does that sound familiar?
Well, if you’re one of those patients who doesn’t floss regularly, you could be contributing to your bleeding gums by allowing gum disease to develop. If you experience discomfort during your dental routine, bleeding, or swelling, you should speak to your dentist right away. The key to preventing severe dental problems down the road is catching unhealthy gums in their early stages before the condition develops into its advanced stage: periodontal disease.
August 5, 2017
When an elderly person takes a fall or a building catches on fire, it’s an emergency. Maybe you consider it an emergency when you run out of coffee. However, you might not think about critical situations that relate to your dental health. If you brush and floss regularly, you might even take it for granted that your smile will remain in good condition. However, your pearly whites aren’t immune to the unexpected. What situations might you consider a dental emergency in DC?
July 27, 2017
Are you ready to say good-bye to unwanted body hair without having to use razors, waxing, or electrolysis? If so, laser hair removal in Washington D.C. is for you. At My Face My Smile, we use the Soprano ICE laser to safely and effectively remove body hair. This revolutionary new technology can be used on an array of skin and hair types to quickly and comfortably leave you with smoother skin. Although it is effective, many remain hesitant to choose it because it does require multiple treatments. However, any form of laser hair removal requires more than one session. We have the information you need to understand the treatment process.
July 14, 2017
Now, when it comes time to visit a dentist in Washington D.C., you have many excellent options in the area. However, there may be one you have not considered—a dental spa. When compared to a traditional practice, a spa-like office offers certain amenities and services that you will not find with many general dentists in the area. You will enjoy added perks and pampering when choosing a dental spa, like My Face My Smile.
July 13, 2017
Your gums should get much more credit than they actually do. Healthy gums keep your whole body healthy! Here are 3 reasons why:
- They work to protect the sensitive tooth roots from foreign substances that enter your mouth.
- Gums stay strong to hold your teeth in place.
- They also protect the rest of your body by blocking dental debris and bacteria from entering your bloodstream.
There are many reasons why patients gum health can deteriorate. It’s important to the team at My Face My Smile to communicate about gum disease in DC. Moreover, it’s critical to receive therapeutic treatments to restore your gum health. Here are 4 facts about gum disease for you to review.
Can you imagine buttoning your blouse for work, throwing on a beautifully tailored blazer, and smiling in the mirror to see…. metal braces? When it comes to a polished appearance, traditional braces may lead employers to view you less professionally. In the same breath, studies have shown that Americans perceive those with straight teeth to be 45% more likely to land a job opportunity compared to those with crooked teeth. You shouldn’t be worried about your physical appearance affecting the chances of you being successful, especially when My Face My Smile offers Invisalign in DC. Don’t let metal in your mouth distract you from being your best self. Straighten your teeth in a modern, discreet way!
May 26, 2017
When you choose a new dentist in Washington, D.C., you should be looking for a practice that has more to offer than the rest. Ay My Face My Smile Dental Practice, we aim to relieve, heal, correct, and care for every aspect of your face and smile so you can feel as confident in your day to day life. We have dental professionals that care about staying on top of the latest dental technology to cozy amenities designed to increase patient comforts. It’s almost a no-brainer to choose our dental office for trusted dental services. Flexible scheduling, hassle-free appointment hours, and a variety of convenient payment options are also available so your experience is as smooth as it can be. We can’t wait to welcome you and your family as new parts of our family!
May 2, 2017
Your toothbrush defeats the seatbelt when it comes to saving lives. Yeah, you read that right! It’s a fact that by “buckling up” you reduce your chances of dying in a car crash by 45%, but the reality is that a seatbelt may not ever have the chance (hopefully) to have to save your life from a threatening car accident.
On the other hand, 80% of Americans suffer from periodontal disease (advanced gum disease). Your dentist in Washington, D.C. has probably told you that periodontal disease is the number 1 reason for tooth loss, but that’s the least of your worries. Periodontal disease places patients at serious risk of developing life-threatening health conditions like heart disease, susceptibilities to strokes, and various forms of cancer.
So, you tell us, which seems to be more of a life-saver? Seatbelts or your toothbrush that can be used daily to eliminate the chance of developing periodontal disease altogether?
March 3, 2017
Next to your home oral hygiene, your dentist is the most valuable asset to have by your side to promote a lifetime of dental health. However, finding a dentist in Washington D.C. to care for your needs over the years can be a challenge. You have many excellent choices in the area; however, not all dentists can meet your specific needs or comfort preferences. At My Face My Smile, we understand the decision you face. To make the task easier, we have the information you need choose the best dentist for your individual care.
February 15, 2017
If you are tired of battling unwanted body hair with razors and waxing, you are not alone. More than 1.4 million hair removal treatments are performed each year, making it the third most sought non-surgical procedures. Due to the success and comfort of the procedure, you have probably considered laser hair removal in Washington D.C. However, depending on your skin tone and hair type, you may not have been a candidate. While your hair and skin do play a role in the effectiveness of the procedure, now all skin and hair types can get the treatment with the Soprano ICE Laser.