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Help! My Crown Just Cracked. What Do I Do?

Help! My Crown Just Cracked. What Do I Do?

Dental crowns are built to last anywhere between 5 and 15 years, but accidents happen. Crowns can break due to a blow to the face, teeth grinding, biting into hard foods or opening things with your tooth. A broken crown is very rarely a dental...

7 Tips for Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

7 Tips for Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

Having sensitive teeth can - literally - be a pain. Eating ice cream, sipping coffee, or even just biting into your dinner can send shockwaves of pain through your jaw, setting you up for a bad mood. There are several causes of tooth sensitivity, including: Cavities...

3 Big Things You Need to Know Before Getting Invisalign

3 Big Things You Need to Know Before Getting Invisalign

You want to look your best in everything you do, especially your career. You make sure you’ve got your hair, clothes, and confidence all on point. But what about your smile? Many adults, even those who had braces as teens, realize their teeth aren’t exactly as...

6 Common Causes of Jaw Pain & How to Treat Them

6 Common Causes of Jaw Pain & How to Treat Them

Having pain in your jaw can be debilitating. You change your diet to soft foods because chewing hurts, headaches are a daily occurrence, and you feel as if you can’t talk properly because your jaw is just so sore. Finding and correcting the cause of your...

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The Best Way to Clean Dentures

The most effective method to clean dentures   Notwithstanding what sort of dentures you may have, all dentures should be cleaned day by day, much the same as normal teeth.  Despite the fact that dentures are comprised of counterfeit teeth, microscopic organisms, plaque, tartar still develop on...

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General Dentistry At-Home Tips

General Dentistry in Washington DC Did you know that general dentistry is also described as preventive dentistry? This is because it involves techniques that can detect, eliminate and even prevent the most serious dental issues from ever occurring. Yet, L’Enfant Plaza Dental Arts, a Washington DC...

When Should I Floss My Teeth?

When to Floss Your Teeth? If you are curious to get an answer to the question above (when should I floss my teeth?), we actually have two answers. The first is "always", as in always floss the teeth after you eat a meal. The second is...

Cosmetic Dentistry Options for Chipped Teeth

Cosmetic Dentistry Options for Chipped Teeth There are so many ways we can chip or crack a tooth, but whether it is via accident, injury or even doing something foolhardy with the teeth (tearing open a package or trying to open a bottle), it has to...

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Health

If you think that the benefits of cosmetic dentistry are just that…cosmetic, we encourage you to reconsider. At L’Enfant Plaza Dental Arts in Washington DC, we want all of our patients to recognize the ways cosmetic dentistry can improve your health in addition to your...

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