Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

Is Tooth Whitening Safe for Teens?

As your child enters her teen years, she may begin to consider whitening her smile using over-the-counter tooth whitening strips. But as her parent, you’re unsure if smile whitening is safe for her growing grin. Our dental office in Fairfax is here to provide you some insight on whitening strips and some risks of using… Read more »

What is Charcoal Toothpaste and Does it Work?

Chances are you’ve seen all the social media posts raving about using charcoal toothpaste to whiten your teeth. Its popularity has soared over the past few years, and many people are raving fans of it. But what is this gooey black stuff that everyone seems to be using? Does it actually work? Our dental office… Read more »

“How Can I Improve My Smile?”

Are you unhappy with the way your smile looks? You’re not alone. According to the American Association of Orthodontics, more than one third of U.S. residents don’t like their smiles. But our dental office in Manassas has some good news: you don’t need to live with a smile you don’t like! Thanks to advancements in… 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 »

“Can I Use Baking Soda to Whiten My Teeth?”

Everyone wants a white smile, but everyday habits can really take a toll on our teeth. Red wine, smoking, coffee, tea, and many other culprits have a tendency to transform our once pure white grins into dull, discolored smiles. The good news? It doesn’t have to be permanent. There are multiple ways we can effectively… Read more »

4 Ways Your Smile Can Show Your Age

As time goes on, things change. Your smile is no different. Lifestyle factors like drinking red wine, smoking, or grinding your teeth can all have an affect on your grin and can add years to your appearance. Even old dental work can cause you to look older than you really are. At our dental offices… Read more »

What a Smile Can Do For You, and Others

Believe it or not, a smile can do more for you than just help you look good in your latest Instagram picture, although that’s a nice benefit too. At our Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville  dental offices, we love to see our patients show off their smiles, not just because it boosts their self confidence, but… Read more »