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 of bacteria that live in your mouth. They coalesce into... 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 when tooth extraction is a feasible option, which are when:... 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 self-esteem. So, to help you have a pristine holiday smile... 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 boosted their smile with full or partial dentures. No matter... 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 creative ways to mask your grin, maybe it is time... 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, which are as follows: You’ll want to brush your teeth... read more »

Keeping Your Summer Smile Shining

Summertime, and the living is easy--and so is your basic oral health routine! Don’t let the lazy summer days lead to lazy oral hygiene habits. Here are a few tips to remember during these hot summer months. The first thing to do is keep up on the basics. Brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day, with a toothbrush... read more »

How Are Your Fluoride Treatments Going?

Fluoride has been proven effective at keeping your tooth enamel strong. For this reason, it is found in many products. How are your fluoride treatments going? For additional treatment options, consider the following: - If you need additional fluoride supplements, they can be purchased online and in many stores. They often come in packs of drops or lozenges. - Fluoride... read more »

Set up Your Smile for Summer Success with Sedation Dentistry Therapy

Set up your smile for summer success with sedation dentistry therapy. With sedation dentistry, relaxants can be administered before or during oral health care treatments to calm and soothe the patients so no pain or discomfort is felt. Listed below are some of the sensational ways sedation dentistry can be used in dentistry today: - One common variety of sedation... read more »

Make Your Broken Teeth Stronger with CEREC® Dental Crowns

CEREC® dental crowns are designed to make your broken teeth stronger. Although there are many forms of broken teeth, oftentimes the damage can be patched up, and if necessary concealed with a dental crown. CEREC® crowns can be customized to give you the look and function your smile desires in as little as one office visit. CEREC same-day crowns can... read more »