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Washington DC Dentist Blog

Oct
14

What is Periodontal Disease?

If your gums bleed when you brush or floss your teeth, you may be developing periodontitis, also known as gum disease. Gum disease can be reversible in its early stages, but it is important to receive treatment before symptoms worsen.…

Oct
01

What is Sleep Apnea?

If you or your partner snore it can be a sign of sleep apnea. One of the most common types of sleep apnea is obstructive sleep apnea, which obstructs the airway during sleep. When you fall asleep, the tissues in…

Aug
28

What Are Porcelain Veneers?

Do you have discolored, worn, or crooked teeth? Dental veneers are a cosmetic solution that can be used to treat one or more teeth for a more aesthetically pleasing smile. Dr. Justin Deckard at DC Precision Dentistry uses dental veneers…

Jul
10

Dental Implant Q&A

Dr. Justin Deckard, Dr. Andrew Balshaw, and the staff at DC Precision Dentistry offer dental implants to replace missing teeth. Dental implants consist of a titanium post, abutment, and dental crown which fill in a gap left by a missing…

Jun
27

DC Precision Dentistry Patient Testimonials

Dr. Justin Deckard and Dr. Andrew Balshaw are experienced in providing comfortable and comprehensive care to patients of all ages. Learn what our patients have to say about DC Precision Dentistry: Patient at DC Precision Dentistry for over 5 years.…

May
13

Brighten Your Smile Today

Discolored, darkened, or yellow teeth can impact your self-confidence. Teeth whitening products found at grocery and drug stores usually don't deliver effective results, which is why professional teeth whitening can be a great choice for patients who want a whiter…

Apr
22

Causes and Treatment: Missing Teeth

Millions of Americans have at least one missing tooth. Many people are self-conscious of their smile because of a missing tooth or teeth. However, there are treatment options that replace and restore teeth for fuller smiles. Causes of Missing Teeth…

Mar
24

What To Know About Wisdom Tooth Extractions

More than likely when you hit your late teens or early twenties, you will have to deal with wisdom teeth growth. Your wisdom teeth are your third and final set of molars. You may be one of the lucky ones…

Feb
26

Does Your Breath Smell Bad?

Remember the smelly kid in elementary school? Life was not great for that kid; you did not want to be them, and you do not want to be that person as an adult either. While we can not help you…

Feb
01

What You Need To Know About TMJ

What Is TMJ? TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint. These joints are located on each side of your jaw, and they attach your jaw to the base of your skull. The muscles near them let you open and close your…