Posts By: PK Dentistry

Smile! It Can Make You Healthier

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There are so many reasons to smile — a funny joke, a cute kitten, a new baby, and many, many others. But at my Potomac Falls dental office, we want to give you a few more reasons to smile big and wide. Health Benefits of Smiling There’s a little bit more involved with smiling than… Read more »

3 Dental Health Facts All Men Should Know

men's health

While it’s typically recommended that everyone has a preventive dental care appointment and dental cleaning at least twice a year, men are less likely to visit their Potomac Falls dentist regularly than women. Many men skip these important check ups and rather only schedule an appointment once they have a problem. The truth is, seeing the… Read more »

Oral Piercings: Concerns & Care

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If piercings are your thing, we aren’t here to judge. We believe everyone should be free to express themselves how they wish. However, when it comes to oral piercings, the team at our Potomac Falls dental office wants you to be aware of some of the concerns that go along with them. The Concerns If… Read more »

Sports Drinks and Their Effect on Teeth

sports drinks

Beverages designed to help replace nutrients lost during sports or exercise can help your body recover, but they can also cause irreversible damage to your teeth. At our Potomac Falls dental office, we’re in the business of protecting smiles, so we want all of our patients to know the harmful effects sports drinks can have… Read more »

Why Did People Not Smile in Old Pictures?

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Old photographs are packed with memories, but they’re also lacking quite a few elements that are common in pictures today. Color, for one. But perhaps the most noticeable difference between old time pictures and modern snapshots is the lack of smiles. At our Potomac Falls dental office, we want all of our patients to smile… Read more »

Asthma & Your Oral Health

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Asthma affects nearly 24 million Americans and is a serious medical condition that, if not treated proactively, can lead to trouble breathing, wheezing, and sometimes, even death. But at our Potomac Falls dental office, we also know it may have a negative effect on oral health. What the Research Says There’s been a long-standing belief… Read more »

Understanding Oral Cancer

oral cancer

Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States with about 35,000 cases diagnosed every year. Of those, about 8,000 will lose their lives to this life-threatening condition. At our Potomac Falls dental office,  we want all of our patients to understand the deadly disease so they can work to avoid… Read more »