Posts Categorized: Prevention

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 »

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 »