Posts Categorized: Oral Health

Migraine Awareness Month

June is recognized as National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month and serves to not only educate the population on this debilitating illness, but also to increase funding to advance migraine research and treatment options. While numerous causes can be to blame, our dental office in Manassas wants to take a closer look at how migraines… Read more »

Oral Health for Men

The team at our dental office in Reston encourages all of our patients to see us for a checkup twice a year. But research shows that the American male population doesn’t typically tend to follow that rule of thumb. So this month, in honor of Men’s Health Month, we want to help men understand why… Read more »

Does Asthma Affect Dental Health?

It’s well known that asthma causes a narrowing of the airways, reduces oxygen flow, and makes it difficult to breathe. It’s a chronic, scary disease that affects the lungs and entire respiratory system. But can it be true that asthma may also affect dental health? The team at our dental office in Fairfax has the… Read more »

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 »

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 »