Don’t Get Cavities

Nobody wants to find out they have a cavity. If you know how cavities form, you can better prevent them in your mouth. The primary culprit of cavity formation is acidic erosion of the enamel. Acids come from two main sources: food and drink, and bacteria. There are many kinds... Read more »

Dental Implants: How Do They Work?

Dental implants are a tooth replacement option that can safely and comfortably replace a broken, decayed, or missing tooth. These implants look and feel like a normal tooth, even though they are made of different materials like titanium and porcelain, which are mouth-friendly and durable. But, how exactly do they... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry for You

Do you experience dental anxiety when you go to the dentist or even when you think of going to the dentist? Here at Potomac Dental Care, we want to provide the best dental care while also making you feel at ease. Sedation dentistry is part of our recommendation to help... Read more »

Preventing Root Canal Therapy

Root canal infections are primarily caused by deep tooth decay. Fortunately, although this means that patients typically cause their own pearly whites to decay, this also means that you can have a hand in averting the need for a root canal procedure. Here are a few things that you can... Read more »

Do All Countries Believe in the Tooth Fairy?

When you lost a baby tooth as a child, you likely placed it under your pillow and awoke in the morning to find a few pieces of money in its stead. At least that’s likely what took place if you lived in the US. Were you aware that other regions... Read more »

When Are the Times Tooth Extraction is Likely Needed?

It’s best to keep your natural teeth for a lifetime. However, there are times when one or more teeth need to be extracted to save your oral health and smile. Our dentist, Dr. Everett Eklund, would be happy to help you know more by telling you all about the times... Read more »

Here is Your Smile Checklist for the Holidays

Are you interested in having a healthy and beautiful smile for the holidays? If so, our dentist, Dr. Everett Eklund, would like to help you! Our dental team understands how a top-notch and attractive smile can greatly benefit you in many ways, especially by preventing dental pain and boosting your... Read more »

Getting Used to Your Dentures

Many people are under the impression that dentures are for senior citizens. The truth is that adults of all ages may be missing one or more teeth, or they may have some teeth that need to be replaced. You may be surprised to learn that many younger adults have successfully... Read more »

Spruce Up Your Smile With Dental Veneers

Do you hate to have your picture taken because you can’t stand to hear someone tell you to smile? Is it because your teeth have some imperfections that you would just as soon not show to the world? If so, you aren’t alone. If you would like to stop finding... Read more »

Fun Facts about Oral Hygiene

There’s no doubt about it: oral hygiene is absolutely essential for your oral health. This will prevent any costly treatments that may be needed in the future to repair your smile. Potomac Dental Centre is here to help educate you and provide a review on the basics of oral hygiene,... Read more »