Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Oral Health Hazards of Nail Biting

Nail biting is a habit that can affect not only the appearance of your nails, it can also cause damage to your oral health. As with any habit, nail biting can be difficult to break, but at our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax, we’re hoping that by providing our patients some information… Read more »

“What’s it Mean When My Dentist Pokes My Gums and Says Numbers?”

If you’ve ever been to your dentist in Northern Virginia and experienced several gentle pokes to your gums followed by hearing some numbers, you’ve had what’s called a periodontal charting. This charting is helpful when evaluating overall oral health and can give your dental team some insight to a proper treatment plan. What’s Periodontal Charting… Read more »