Chocolate’s Surprising Dental Health Benefits

When it comes to talking about food choices that are good for your teeth, your dentist in Gainesville has some not-so-surprising go to selections such as veggies, cheeses, and dairy products packed with calcium. But it may surprise you to hear that our dental office in Gainesville is also a fan of chocolate. Fight Cavities,… Read more »

4 Ways to Beat Bad Breath

Bad breath can be caused by any number of things. But it can be embarrassing, and gum or mints only go so far in covering it up. Instead of masking the issue, our dental office in Manassas has a few tips on how to solve the problem once and for all. The Best Ways to… Read more »

Be Thankful for a Healthy Mouth

This Thanksgiving, we want to switch it up a bit and challenge all of our patients to think outside of the box when sharing their thanks with friends and family around the dinner table. Everyone gives thanks for friends, family, overall health, and perhaps love. And rightfully so. But at our dental offices in Manassas,… Read more »

Top 7 Ways to Protect Yourself This Flu Season

Nobody enjoys the threat of the flu lurking everywhere this time of year. But with the right precautions you can protect yourself and your family and reduce your risk of contracting the flu. Our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax have put together a guide to help you avoid the flu and keep… Read more »

Are Root Canals as Scary as they Sound?

Root canals have an unnecessarily bad reputation of being painful, which causes many people to be afraid of the treatment. However, the teams at our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax want to ease any concerns you may have about root canals and hopefully relieve any apprehension. Do Root Canals Hurt? There’s been… Read more »

The Halloween Candy Guide for Those with Braces

With Halloween just around the corner, we hope all of our patients and neighbors are ready for a night of ghouls and ghosts, witches and wizards, and tricks or treats. When it comes to those treats, the team at our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax have a few pointers for what may… Read more »

What You Do At Work May Be Harming Your Teeth

When we spend as much time as we do at work doing similar responsibilities every day, we are bound to develop habits. Some workplace habits like diligently checking emails or reserving a block of uninterrupted time to get work done can be beneficial and make for an efficient employee. However, other things we tend to… Read more »

Top 5 Causes of Tooth Pain

We all know the feeling associated with tooth pain. You take a sip of your hot morning coffee and immediately feel a zing of pain. You clench your teeth and get a sharp jolt that makes you wince. Or perhaps you have a constant toothache that just won’t go away. No matter which type of… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Probiotics & Your Oral Health

Probiotic use is typically associated with digestive health and even as a “good bacteria” replacement after a round of antibiotics. But can probiotics also be beneficial for oral health? At our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax, we’ve been hearing about some research that may show a positive correlation between certain probiotics and… Read more »