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Tooth-Colored Fillings Excel in Form and Function Feb 19th, 2020

Having a cavity filled probably isn’t your favorite procedure to undergo. But the end result of getting a filling now creates little disruption to your smile’s appearance. Tooth-colored fillings, also known as composite or porcelain fillings, are a natural-looking way to treat areas of tooth decay. You may remember when...

Why This Should Be the Year You Resolve to Keep Your Regular Dental Exams and Cleaning Jan 8th, 2020

Your teeth’s health impacts your everyday life in ways you don’t always realize. Your smile makes the first impression and says a lot about your confidence.  Chewing makes meals enjoyable and nutritious. Plus, you're able to get a wide array of nutrients from crunchy foods like fresh vegetables and nuts....

Give Yourself the Gift of Straighter Teeth with Invisalign Dec 5th, 2019

If you think your dream smile is unattainable without years of bulky metal braces, think again: Thomas D. Sokoly, DDS, at Sokoly Dental in Washington, D.C., offers Invisalign® clear aligners for quick, easy teeth straightening.  This holiday season, give yourself the gift of straight teeth and a beautiful smile with...

How Snoring Can Lead to a Health Nightmare Nov 1st, 2019

On its own, snoring isn’t necessarily a medical issue. Not all snorers have sleep disorders; however, many of those who have a potentially dangerous sleep disorder called sleep apnea exhibit snoring as one of their primary symptoms. You also experience brief periods where you hold your breath, depriving your body...

Suffering From Sleep Apnea? Learn About Our CPAP Alternative Oct 4th, 2019

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a common treatment for sleep apnea, but it’s not the only solution. If you suffer from sleep apnea (or live with someone who does), you know that the chronic snoring that often results can be extremely disruptive to everyone’s sleep and overall quality of...

Dental Implants: Why They're Your Best Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth Sep 1st, 2019

Did you know that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? While your teeth are designed to serve you for a lifetime, life can get in the way, forcing you to seek out effective replacement options. If you want to replace your tooth with one that serves both...

Summer Selfies and 5 Other Great Reasons to Have Your Teeth Professionally Whitened Aug 7th, 2019

How often has someone taken a picture of you and said, “Say cheese,” only to have you hide your teeth? Stained and yellow teeth can be embarrassing and prevent you from feeling comfortable with your smile. Instead of hiding your teeth get them professionally whitened so you can enjoy taking...

Why Veneers Are So Awesome: 5 Smile Flaws They Can Easily Correct Jul 10th, 2019

Dental veneers are like “tooth shells” that cover your problem dental areas to change your look -- and your outlook. Like dental implants, veneers are a permanent solution to many cosmetic issues, but they’re much less invasive.  Here at Sokoly Dental in Washington, DC, Dr. Thomas Sokoly specializes in both...