We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants mimic natural tooth roots and are a long-lasting option for replacing missing teeth. The implants consist of small titanium posts that are placed into your jaw, providing a stable base for replacement teeth, an implant-supported bridge, or other dental restoration. Dental implants can even replace an entire set of upper or lower teeth. Many…Continue reading
Prevalence of Gum Disease? Gum disease affects nearly half of adults over the age of 30. Estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that slightly over 47% of this population has gum disease. It also affects a significant portion of people 65 and older. A report from the CDC found that approximately 70% of adults 65…Continue reading
While there are various forms of dental emergencies, one thing that never changes is poor timing. Immediate treatment from a dentist is necessary in serious situations that involve nonstop bleeding, potential tooth loss, severe pain and life-threatening infections. If you experience any of these issues, it’s crucial that you find emergency dental care. Many dental practices keep some time available…Continue reading
Dentist in Manassas VA offers Oral Sedatives to help conquer your dental fear Most sedation dentist would often suggest oral sedation as compared to other types. Oral sedatives are easier to administer than the IV or Nitrous oxide. Oral sedatives often come in the form of a pill or liquid syrup. The patients must take it an hour before the…Continue reading
Dentist in Manassas VA offers Dentures to help you get your smile back Partial and complete dentures are both effective solutions for missing teeth. People are given options of either going partial or going full with their dentures. There may only be two options to choose, but most patients still seem to be indecisive in making their final choice. Knowing…Continue reading
After getting your tooth extracted, you have to let it heal properly and quickly. Most dental surgeons will give you some after-care instructions. To reduce the risk of infection and dry socket, make sure to follow all the post-operative instructions from your dentist. Here are some of the do’s and don’ts after a tooth extraction. Do’s Get some rest Rest…Continue reading
Though we have our distinct experiences with this ever-disastrous tooth decay, dentists were able to point some areas in your teeth which are more prone to cavity development compared to others. This can be due to the challenge of cleaning an area effectively. Know these areas so you can be aware where you need focus when flossing and brushing…Continue reading
White and sparkling teeth is not the sole determinant of a healthy teeth. You can have white and sparkling teeth but with weak enamel. For a healthy mouth, it is important to have a strong tooth enamel. Enamel protects the teeth. Without enamel, your teeth can corrode and fall off quickly. For you to have a strong tooth enamel,…Continue reading
Woodbridge Dentist Discusses Gingival Abscess Symptoms Gingivae, commonly known as the gums, are soft tissue linings that seal around the teeth. Healthy gums can resist friction from food or other sources of abrasion making it an effective barrier from bacteria. The intrusion of bacteria may lead to an infection that forms a pus-filled sac. This occurrence is called gingival abscess.…Continue reading
A tooth abscess is usually a complication of a dental infection. Bacteria from plaque can infect your teeth through the holes caused by tooth decay. When this happens, the bacteria will infect your teeth’s pulp or gums and eventually result in an abscess. Three types of tooth abscess Gingival abscess Periodontal abscess Periapical abscess Causes A tooth abscess is typically…Continue reading