Posts Categorized: Prevention

Different Types of Sedation Dentistry

When some people think about going to the dentist they’re immediately hit with a wave of nervousness and anxiety. The truth is, it’s quite common to be afraid of the dentist as between 30 and 40 million people report dental fear. At our dental office in Manassas, we want everyone to know that there are… 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 »

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 »