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Top 10 Qualities of a Sterling VA Dentist

A healthy mouth is one of the most important components of a happy life. If you have ever not been able to eat due to oral pain then you understand! There are two keys to having a healthy mouth. One is to follow a good oral hygiene routine and the other is to have a good dentist. To that end, here are the top 10 qualities to look for in a good Sterling VA dentist.

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By |November 29th, 2016|Dental Tips|0 Comments

Thinking About Cosmetic Dentistry? Here’s What to Keep in Mind

The first thing you notice when you meet someone is usually their smile, so it should be no surprise that so many people are flocking towards cosmetic dentistry options. This type of dentistry focuses on the way your teeth look. Most dentists can perform cosmetic procedures such as whitening, crowns, veneers, while orthodontists are required for more complex procedures such as retainers and braces to close gaps and straighten teeth. […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Dentistry|0 Comments

Do Your Fillings Need to be Replaced?

Fillings are used in dentistry to stop tooth decay from spreading, fix cracked and/or broken teeth, or help stabilize teeth that are worn down. These issues can happen due to improper use of teeth such as teeth grinding, using your teeth to open things and/or excessive brushing.

Because fillings are so important towards maintaining good oral health, replacing your fillings when need be is a vital part of a good oral health plan. The life of a filling on average is 12 years; however, fillings can fall out or need replacement much sooner than this. Others however, can last for several years. […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Dental Products, Dental Tips, Dentistry, Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Aging and Dental Health: What to Expect

Getting older comes with plenty of potential complications and new things to worry about, and your dental health is no exception. Other conditions you may have can increase your chances of tooth decay or gum disease, and vice versa. Certain drugs can increase your risk of these things as a side effect. Managing your physical and oral health can be a bit of a balancing act. You don’t have to do it alone, but it’s important to know why you need to disclose to your dentist what medications you’re on, and conditions you may feel are unrelated. […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Dental Tips, Dentistry|0 Comments

Oral Effects of Chewing Gum

If your dentist has recommended that you start chewing sugarless gum, you may be confused as to how effective this recommendation will be. It turns out, there are plenty of benefits to chewing sugarless gum. […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Dental Tips, Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy

If you’ve been told by your dentist that you need to get a root canal, you might have questions. There is a lot of fear wrapped up in a root canal, but there doesn’t have to be. […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Dentistry|0 Comments

5 Signs You Have Advanced Periodontal Disease

If you’re having issues with your teeth or have visited your dentist and been told that you have advanced periodontal disease, you may have some questions about what that means and what can be done about it. […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

The Inevitable Impact Sugary Substances Have on Your Teeth!

Everyone knows that sugar and teeth are a bad combination, but you may have wondered why these two things go hand-in-hand. After all, sugar itself isn’t damaging to teeth. […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Dental Tips|0 Comments

Green Tea and Effects on Oral Health!

By now I am sure you have heard of the many health benefits of green tea from head to toe, but have you ever stopped to wonder if green tea benefits your teeth? People have been sipping this delicious drink, hot or cold, for thousands of years and enjoying a variety of health benefits without even realizing it!

Studies of (older, 50+) men have revealed that the anti-inflammatory properties of green tea can aid in the preservation of teeth. How it works is pretty amazing. […]

By |August 9th, 2016|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

What to Expect When you Receive Veneers

If you’re interested in cosmetic dentistry, you may have considered veneers. Veneers are made of porcelain or composite resin and fit over your teeth to make teeth look less chipped, stained, or misshapen. Though some people get veneers for cosmetic purposes only, some people get veneers as part of a dental makeover that includes treatment for gum disease. […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Dentistry|0 Comments