Posts By: PK Dentistry

Swim Much? Your Smile May be Suffering

Whether it’s for fun, exercise, or relaxation, there’s nothing better than a cool dip in a swimming pool to ease the summer heat. But everyone at our dental office in Potomac Falls knows about a smile-damaging secret that could be lurking in your favorite pool, and we’d like to share it with you. Swimming Pools… Read more »

Top 4 Ways to Relax at Your Next Dental Visit

When you visit the dentist, are you less than relaxed? Perhaps you’re a bit nervous, or maybe even scared. You’re not alone. An estimated 80 million Americans avoid getting the dental care they need due to fear. At our dental office in Potomac Falls, we understand. We also know how important regular dental care is… Read more »

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Whenever we hear the word cancer, it’s always scary. For everyone at our Potomac Falls dental office, we place emphasis on educating our patients on one type of cancer specifically. That type of cancer would be oral cancer. When you think of oral cancer, you may automatically assume it’s due to tobacco use. While that’s… Read more »

Tooth Truth: Debunking Cavity Myths

Cavities. They’re one of the most common dental problems, yet there’s still so much confusion about what exactly causes these pesky pockets of decay. At our dental office in Potomac Falls, we’d like to debunk some cavity myths and talk about the truth behind the tooth.   Cavity Myth: Sensitivity means you have a cavity…. Read more »

Why Do All Dental Offices Smell The Same?

When you walk into a dental office and breathe deeply, you’ll immediately recognize that dental office smell. There’s nothing quite like it. But why do all dental offices have that certain super-clean stench? At our dental office in Potomac Falls, we become immune to the everyday smells that go along with working here. We also… Read more »

Kick Butts for Your Smile’s Sake

The legal age to purchase tobacco products of any kind in the United States is 18. If a smoker picks up the habit on their 18th birthday, and smokes a pack a day until they’re 35, they will lose an average of four or five teeth. Smoking can also cause additional, serious oral health problems…. Read more »

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

You know that regular brushing and flossing can help keep your mouth healthy, but did you know that a healthy mouth could also mean a healthy heart? Each February, Americans observe American Heart Month, a time to educate ourselves about the risks associated with heart disease and analyze our own habits. At our dental office… Read more »