Posts Categorized: Dental Hygiene

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 »

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 »

Are Lip & Cheek Biting Actually Bad for You?

You know the feeling. You’re happily chewing away on your lunch, talking with a coworker when all of a sudden, you hear a crunch. You feel the pain. You realize you’ve just bit your cheek (or lip, or tongue — doesn’t really matter, it all hurts!). This painful accident can be an ongoing problem for… Read more »

Top Tips To Take Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

At our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax, we’re dedicated to caring for our neighbors’ smiles no matter what their needs may be. However, we’re limited to seeing only our human neighbors. But that doesn’t mean we can’t provide our animal-loving patients with a few pointers on dental care for their pets. Brush… Read more »

4 Types of Mouthwash

The oral care aisle at your local supermarket is flooded with a rainbow of mouthwash choices and flavors. But what do they all mean? Can there be a right mouthwash for each individual need? At our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax, we think so, and we’re here to explain several options available… Read more »

We’re Celebrating National Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and at our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville, we’re dedicating this blog to hygienists and celebrating the variety of services they provide to patients on a daily basis. Let’s take a look at some of the things hygienists do and how they become qualified to do so…. Read more »