Dentistry Blog

lvi mastership awarded to dr. holley

Congratulations to Dr. Holley for receiving her LVI Mastership! The LVIM distinction is awarded to those who have completed LVI Fellow qualifications and demonstrated proficiency following the acceptance of three clinical cases that are evaluated by a committee appointed by LVI. Successful LVIM demonstrate a true understanding of comprehensive aesthetics and functional dentistry.  The objective of the LVIM is […]

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Are you flossing?

At every dental visit you are going to be asked if you are flossing.  If you are flossing, GREAT! however, if you are not and lie…..your hygienist WILL know. Your hygienist and dentist will know if you are not flossing by these signs: Inflamed Gums– The most obvious sign you are not flossing.  Plaque, bacteria […]

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obstructive sleep apnea (osa)

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)  is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. The most noticeable sign of obstructive sleep apnea is snoring.   Some other facts about sleep apnea: 20% of adults have OSA 90% of them are undiagnosed 50% of snorers have OSA 90% of LOUD snorers have […]

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wow to prevent breaking your teeth

♦ If you know/suspect/have been told that you clench or grind your teeth, please consider getting a night guard. A custom guard from your dentist is the ideal choice, but if that’s over your budget, get one from a drugstore. All that muscle action on your teeth can not only chip or break your teeth, but weaken […]

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Flossing

Brushing your teeth is something we encourage all our  patients to do on a regular basis, and flossing is just as important. As an essential element of proper dental hygiene , flossing can reach all of the spots in between the teeth that merely brushing cannot. If you don’t floss, you miss cleaning 35% of tooth surface!  […]

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the progressive dentist

Congratulations to Dr. Holley! She is the featured dentist in The Progressive Dentist magazine.

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dental hygiene tips

DENTAL TIPS FOR BETTER HYGIENE Follow these tips for a great report on your next dental visit! 1) Brush Properly. It is important to brush after breakfast in the morning to remove plaque and bacteria that have accumulated over night (and from your morning meal) and to brush last thing at night because saliva (which helps […]

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oral cancer and gum disease

The British Dental Health Foundation is looking to educate the public on good oral health after scientists discovered severe gum disease could be linked to an increased risk of head and neck cancer cases caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).Although further research is required to determine the exact relationship of the link between severe […]

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the kor whitening system

We have recently started offering our patients a new bleaching system and have seen some AMAZING results! The KoR Whitening System works by restoring your teeth’s ability to absorb oxygen.  The oxygen from its whitening gel is absorbed deeply into the tooth, dissolving stain molecules.  KoR is also proven to produce little to no sensitivity.  […]

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april is oral cancer awareness month

In the United States alone, over 30,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each year, and more than 8,000 people lose their battle to the disease.  At Aesthetic Dentistry of Georgetown, the health and satisfaction of patients is our top priority, and if cancer is detected, we want to ensure that it is taken care […]

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