Play Hard & Protect Your Smile

Each April, several dental associations join together to sponsor National Facial Protection Month. The goal is to raise awareness on the importance of wearing a mouthguard while participating in sports. As the weather warms up and more and more people start playing sports, its timing couldn’t be better. At our dental office in Gainesville, we… Read more »

What Do Dental X-Rays Show?

You’ve most likely experienced having dental x-rays taken several times throughout your life, but what exactly is the point of looking below the surface of your teeth? Our dental office in Reston takes these images for a variety of reasons, so this month, let’s take a look at why dental x-rays are such an important… Read more »

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancer is a very serious disease that affects thousands of Americans every year. While it may not be talked about as often as other cancers, it’s just as scary and can take the lives of those who get it. At our Manassas dental office, we take each April to talk about the importance of… Read more »

4 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

When most people think of calcium, they often associate it with building super strong bones. While that’s certainly part of its benefits, the team at our dental office in Fairfax also knows that calcium is crucial for a strong smile, too. But before you start diving in to a calcium-rich diet, consider some important facts… Read more »

Keeping Fido’s Mouth Healthy

Although our dental office in Fairfax is focused on keeping our human patients’ mouths healthy, we also understand just how important it is to take care of your furry friends’ dental health, too. During this National Pet Dental Health Month, we’re switching things up to talk about some common pet oral health tips that aren’t… Read more »

The Surprising Link to Heart Disease

Even though it may seem that our cardiovascular health can’t have anything to do with our oral health, research has shown a surprising connection between the two. During this American Heart Health Month, our dental office in Reston would like to do our part to help raise awareness of heart disease by sharing the link… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Treats Your Teeth Will Love

Valentine’s Day is a celebration packed with red hearts, sweet notes, and yummy treats. It’s a fun day for kids, opening up all their valentines and nibbling on snacks. But like most holiday treats, some popular Valentine’s Day foods aren’t so great for teeth. This year, instead of handing out the sugar-packed candy hearts, consider… Read more »