Pick Up These Good Tooth Brushing Habits if You Want a Successful Oral Health

Having a good brushing technique is more than just brushing your chompers back and forth until you get tired of scrubbing. In fact, there are habits you can pick up that can help you have the most effective brushing routine possible. Our dentist, Dr. Duke Kim, is more than happy... Read more »

A Water Flosser Can Help Your Teeth and Gums Fight Plaque

It is recommended by the American Dental Association that cleaning one's teeth and gums daily help prevent cavities and gum disease. Cleaning your pearly whites with a toothbrush is effective at removing oral debris and dental plaque but it isn't ideally suited to clean between the teeth and around the... Read more »

Advancements in Oral Cancer Detection

Dr. Duke Kim offers his Arlington, VA dental patients the latest advancement in oral cancer detection, the Velscope® Technology. This diagnostic tool is simple, painless, and is an instrumental aide when diagnosing oral health problems, including cancer. Dr. Duke Kim, a respected Virginia dentist, is inviting patients to experience the... Read more »

The Basics of a Healthy Smile

Basic oral hygiene, while not complicated, does require some time and commitment. Brushing and flossing your teeth, along with regular visits to your dentist are key in maintaining a healthy smile. To brush your teeth effectively, you need to spend at least two minutes in the morning and evening. Hold... Read more »

The Invisalign® System

Braces have been seen as a rite of passage for children and teenagers. For years, a mouth full of metal was considered standard-issue for young people, but now, more adults are straightening their teeth. While a better-aligned smile may be the goal, many adults, and for that matter teens, would... Read more »

Dr. Duke Kim offers his Arlington, VA sleep apnea patients new Continuous Open Airway Therapy (COAT)®

Dr. Duke Kim, a respected Virginia dentist, is now inviting new patients to experience the benefits of oral appliance therapy. Dr. Kim offers the latest technology, the Continuous Open Airway Therapy (COAT)® by SomnoMed, to offer an easy solution for treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Dr. Kim strongly supports not only... Read more »

Top Dangers of Gum Disease

Many people mistakenly think of gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) as a minor annoyance that causes embarrassing symptoms like bad breath. However, if treatment is not sought for gum disease in Arlington, VA, a variety of dangerous symptoms can develop. These symptoms are not just limited to oral... Read more »

Learn More About the Advantages of Getting Dental Implants

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, know that you don’t have to settle for a lackluster smile or compromised oral health. Dr. Duke H. Kim and the rest of us here at Ballston Dental Arts would like to show you the many advantages of choosing to get... Read more »

Root Canal: What to Expect After Surgery

Root canals are probably one of the most dreaded dental procedures. This is because of their reputation for being highly invasive and painful. However, the pain usually stems from the infection that causes the need of the treatment, not the treatment itself. Once the surgery is over, there might be... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Ballston Dental Arts, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »