Your Washington Dentist Has An Important Message From Their Hygienist!

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At Barbara Baxter, DMD – your Washington, DC dentists – we practice what we preach. Proof positive of our commitment to optimal preventive oral health care is our wonderful registered dental hygienist. Her goal is to help you to achieve and maintain the optimal oral health that supports a beautiful smile, through diagnostic assessment, prevention, and education. Here’s how your …

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A Night Guard In Washington DC Will Prevent Teeth Grinding Damage

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Your tooth enamel is the strongest substance in your entire body. This strong but brittle tooth layer is made up of 96% mineral content, but that doesn’t make it invincible. In fact, if you’re among the estimated 13% of people who suffer from teeth grinding or teeth clenching (bruxism), you could be causing serious damage. As a dentist in Washington …

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Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants In Washington, DC?

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At Barbara Baxter, DMD, your dentist in Washington, DC, we believe everyone deserves to experience life with a complete, healthy smile. That’s why we provide restorative dentistry, including dental implants – a revolutionary way to replace missing teeth. Because of this treatment, many people like you are proudly showing off their new and improved look and enjoying the everyday benefits …

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Boost Your Smile Potential with A Dental Bridge in Washington DC

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Getting a smile boost is about more than vanity. By repairing problems like missing or damaged teeth with crowns or a dental bridge in Washington DC, you can have the pleasing – and functional – smile you’ve always dreamed about. How do I know if I am a candidate for dental crown or bridge treatment? A dental crown is recommended …

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Dental Crowns Can Protect And Reignite Your Smile

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At Barbara Baxter, DMD, many of our patients have had dental crowns (or crown & bridge treatment) to restore their beautiful smiles. But many haven’t, and we often get questions about what a crown is and why we would place one. We’re glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why this …

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Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile And Quality of Life

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Losing one or more teeth doesn’t have to spell the end of your healthy, beautiful, natural-looking smile. Barbara Baxter, DMD has rejuvenated many patients’ smiles and protected their oral health for future years with dental implants. Did you know… If you happen to lose just one tooth due to gum disease, decay, or trauma, neighboring teeth will shift, potentially causing …

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Dental Veneers Can Restore An Imperfect Smile

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Time and age can take their toll on our smiles. After all, our teeth get plenty of wear every day. With today’s dentistry techniques and technology, our dentist in Washington DC, Barbara Baxter, DMD, can restore chipped, cracked, broken, or discolored teeth … and make your smile look better than ever – with dental veneers! Veneers Can Disguise The Tooth …

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Brighten Your Smile A Few Shades With Teeth Whitening

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Did you know that according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 99.7% of adults feel a smile is an important social asset? Perhaps that’s why we all like to keep our teeth their whitest and brightest … because we know how good it feels, the confidence it instills, and the great impression it makes! Teeth whitening remains one of …

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Make A Dazzling First Impression With Invisalign

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Even though we learn at an early age not to judge a book by its cover, it’s not that easy. We all do it, and studies show that for 29% of North Americans, the first thing they notice when meeting someone new is their teeth. People with a straight, uniform smile are perceived as being more successful, more trustworthy, and …

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Your Dentist in Washington, DC Welcomes You To Our New Website

Welcome to the new online home of Barbara Baxter DMD! Your dentist in Washington, DC is happy to welcome you – and is sure you’ll find answers to many of your questions right here! If you’re currently looking for a new dentist for yourself or your family, or have been referred to us by a family member, friend, or colleague, …

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