1. Six Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

    At Soft Touch Dentists, we understand that it can be all too easy to put off general dentistry exams. Next week becomes next month, and before you know it, it’s been years since your last visit to the dental office. While you should always strive to schedule regular dental exams, painful and worrisome oral symptoms can prompt you to make an appointment with your dentist. In today’s blog, we’…Read More

  2. How To Instill Healthy Oral Care Habits In Your Children

    Part of a healthy, balanced body is your oral health. Oral hygiene plays a massive role in your overall health, and learning how to properly care for and maintain those pearly whites will set you up for success. As an adult, you understand the importance of brushing your teeth, flossing every night, and seeing a dentist routinely for regular and thorough teeth cleanings. And if you are a parent, y…Read More

  3. What To Avoid Eating With Braces

    Perhaps you’ve just started wearing braces, or maybe you’re planning on getting them but are trying to find more information before you make an appointment. Either way, you’re in the right place. Here at Soft Touch Dentists, we offer a variety of dentistry and orthodontia treatments, including general care, cosmetic dentistry, and oral and periodontic surgery. As a Washington D.C’s dentist…Read More

  4. Why You Should Make Seeing The Dentist A Priority

    There are so many doctors’ appointments to make each year. From your general care physician to your children’s pediatrician, to the chiropractor, optician, and maybe even a podiatrist, the list of medical services you need is extensive. But even with all of these other pressing matters, it’s never a good idea to put a dentist appointment on the backburner. Maybe the dentist isn’t fun for y…Read More

  5. The Unique History of Braces

    If you suffer from crooked or misaligned teeth, you may feel embarrassed posing for pictures and smiling with your mouth open. While very few people are lucky enough to be born with perfect teeth, orthodontic treatments can make a very big difference in the appearance of your smile and your overall confidence. Most dental professionals recommend braces for treating issues like crooked or crowded t…Read More

  6. What Are Wisdom Teeth & Do I Need Them Removed?

    Wisdom teeth, also known as the “third molars,” grow in the back of your mouth behind your molars. Since wisdom teeth are the last of your pearly whites to erupt (often between the ages of 17 and 21), they can come in misaligned or crooked due to the surrounding teeth. As a result of this crowded space, your wisdom teeth may erupt sideways, partially, or they may even get trapped or impacted b…Read More

  7. Dental Bridge vs. Implant: How To Know Which is Right For You

    Teeth replacements have come a long way over the past thirty years. The two popular restoration procedures used to replace missing teeth are known as dental implants and dental bridges. At Soft Touch Dentists in Washington, we’ve helped hundreds of patients resolve their teeth issues through a variety of innovative treatments, including bridges and implants. If you’re not sure what the differe…Read More

  8. The Top 3 Dental Problems in Children

    Many parents understand the importance of teaching their children proper oral hygiene, but did you know that your child’s first set of teeth are just as important as their permanent ones? A child’s first set of teeth may not seem as important considering the fact that they will one day fall out, however, they are just as important for chewing and speaking. At Soft Touch Dentists in Washington,…Read More

  9. Care & Maintenance For Your Braces

    Maintaining a healthy smile with braces isn’t as difficult as it sounds. While your mouth and teeth may feel tender and sore after the first few days of receiving your braces, the good news is, it gets better. Usually within two to three days, the soreness will subside and you’ll be on your way to a more healthy and beautiful smile. While braces themselves don’t cause stains, insufficient te…Read More

  10. Four Bad Oral Health Habits

    Maintaining healthy teeth doesn’t have to be a challenge, but there are many things you may do every day that make this a tough task. Here are four bad habits you should kick if you want to keep your teeth happy and healthy. Chewing Ice After you down that delicious glass of ice water, it can be tempting to crunch down on the leftover ice cubes. Doing so can wreak havoc on your teeth, so it is b…Read More