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Dr Ho Takes a Missions Trip To Mexico

Dr. Ho recently teamed up with Dr. Jody Yarbro from Whitney, Texas to provide care for the needy in the areas around Chihuahua, Mexico.  The Doctors met up in Dallas and then drove over 13 hours to Chihuahua, and from there spent the next four days traveling to four different locations to serve the people [...]

By | 2017-11-04T13:30:58+00:00 November 4th, 2017|General, News|Comments Off on Dr Ho Takes a Missions Trip To Mexico

Are Dental X-rays Dangerous?

Dental X-rays are very safe! I still get this question from time to time, and the truth of the matter is dental x-rays are very safe. A typical check up set of four bitewings is about 0.005 mSv, which is less than the amount of background radiation from the environment that you would be exposed [...]

By | 2017-08-30T16:33:19+00:00 August 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Are Dental X-rays Dangerous?

Is An Electric Toothbrush Really Better?

Electric toothbrushes really are better than manual ones I frequently get asked whether it is worth spending $50 or more on one of these fancy electric toothbrushes you see advertised on television and in print media.  Well,  the answer is "yes"!  There is no question, it is worth it because you will do a better [...]

By | 2017-06-17T07:03:16+00:00 May 11th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Is An Electric Toothbrush Really Better?

Do I Have To Floss?

Most people don't floss The truth is, most of my patients don't floss in spite of the fact that we as dental health providers keep harping on the importance of flossing.  It is no exaggeration that brushing alone will not adequately remove all the plaque that has built up on your teeth.  This is because [...]

By | 2017-06-17T07:03:16+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Do I Have To Floss?

Does Oil Pulling Really Eliminate Dental Disease?

A friend of mine sent me a message the other day about oil pulling.  She was told that if you swished with coconut oil daily, it can actually pull the toxins out of your mouth and eliminate decay and gum disease.  Now up to this point I had never even heard of such a thing, [...]

By | 2017-06-17T07:03:16+00:00 February 15th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Does Oil Pulling Really Eliminate Dental Disease?

Dr. Ho Performs A Live Implant Surgery For The 3D Summit

Dr. Ho was thrilled to be a part of the 2016 3D Summit where he had the opportunity to perform a guided implant surgery for the attendees to witness live via satellite uplink from our office in McLean, Virginia.  This surgery involved the use of  cutting edge technology that Dr. Ho uses in his office on a [...]

By | 2017-06-17T07:03:16+00:00 June 5th, 2016|General, News|Comments Off on Dr. Ho Performs A Live Implant Surgery For The 3D Summit

Are the Black Lines Around My Crowns Cavities?

Black Lines Around the Edges of Crowns Many patients see black lines around older crowns and are concerned that these black lines are cavities. Fortunately, in most circumstances, these black lines are the edges of porcelain fused to metal crowns and are not decay. Meet the All-Ceramic Crown While PFM crowns are very reliable restorations and [...]

By | 2017-02-15T17:09:05+00:00 May 22nd, 2016|General|Comments Off on Are the Black Lines Around My Crowns Cavities?

Dr Ho Takes a Missions Trip To Honduras

Dr. Ho recently went to Comayagua, Honduras on a weeklong missions trip.  While there he had a chance to provide dental care to those in need as well as mentor two Honduran dentists to help improve their dental skills.  He also helped present a half day lecture to a group of Honduran dentists on advanced [...]

By | 2017-11-04T13:30:00+00:00 November 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Dr Ho Takes a Missions Trip To Honduras