Claudia Cotca has lot to smile about. The Chevy Chase dentist, who has a background in chemistry and public health and an expertise in cosmetic dentistry, has been improving smiles - including her own - for more than 10 years. Though many people encounter issues with their teeth as they get older, including yellowing, shifting and decay, Cotca, 38, has been able to maintain top dental health by following strategies she recommends to her clients.
Studies show that your smile is the first thing people notice about you, and a more vibrant smile can actually make you look younger. Dental practitioner Dr. Claudia Cotca outlines some of the measures you can take to achieve the brightest smile possible...
The number-one cause of bad breath is bacteria, which always exist in the mouth. Dr. Claudia C. Cotca says, "There are Between 500–1,000 types of bacteria in our mouths that we may use for metabolic breakdown, some of which don’t need oxygen to survive. When that’s the case, these bacteria live well in the pockets of the gums and on the tongue and thrive and multiply if left unchecked, which can lead to malodor in the mouth."
Ask MISS A - Annual Oscar Night® DC will benefit the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region will host its Third Annual Oscar Night® DC on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Dr. Claudia Cotca, D.D.S., M.P.H, is the founder of the Washington Institute for Dentistry & Toxicology, a clinical practice and think-tank. She brings a diverse background and deep expertise in chemistry, molecular biology, toxicology and dental surgery to her practice. From Romania to Washington, Claudia is an international role model.
Kismet means destiny and many of the children who attended had met their adoptive parents during their Summer Miracles Programs. Here: Richard Liebhaber, Dr. Claudia Cotca, Johnston Lemon’s Krista Gates and RAFFA’s Mike Caggiano.