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Tips to Avoid Dry Socket After Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom tooth removal is a procedure that millions of people have done every year. Dry socket can happen within a few days after wisdom teeth are removed. This happens when the blood clot that stops the bleeding and encourages healing dislodges itself and exposes the bone. This is very painful, so here are some tips from Dr. Genevieve […]

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Is Mouthwash Really Necessary?

Mouth Wash

Although mouthwash is no substitute for regular brushing and flossing, mouthwash can function as a great aid to your oral health when used appropriately. There are many different kinds of mouthwash, and not everyone has the same oral care needs. However, the benefits of mouthwash are numerous, so if you don’t incorporate using mouthwash into your […]

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Custom Mouthguards: Are They Really Worth It?

Custom Mouthguards

Many people remember mouthguards as those bulky, uncomfortable things that they had to wear during childhood sports. Buying mouthguards at the store is easy and can be relatively inexpensive, but they’re often the wrong fit for our individual mouths. This not only makes store-bought mouthguards uncomfortable—they tend to lack in their ability to fully protect […]

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Root Resorption: What Is It and What Can Be Done?

Root Resorption

Root resorption is a generally uncommon problem where your tooth’s structure is actually eaten away. Although resorption is a natural process that happened to all of us when we were kids (think about shedding your primary teeth and getting permanent teeth), root resorption shouldn’t occur in adult teeth. How does root resorption happen, and what can […]

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How Our Propel System Speeds Orthodontic Treatment

Propel System can speed Orthodontic Treatment

No matter how badly you’d like straighter teeth, it can be daunting to imagine yourself in braces for 18-24 months. Fortunately, advancements in orthodontic care have made that kind of treatment a thing of the past. At DC Dental Spa, Rex Hoang, DMD, relies on the proven success of the Invisalign® teeth straightening system. And […]

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