Does Diabetes Affect Oral Health?

Over the years, we’ve treated numerous patients with diabetes at our Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville dental offices. We always want every patient to make sure they’re taking great care of their teeth, but it’s important for folks with diabetes to be even more vigilant about maintaining their oral health care routines. Why? Unfortunately, diabetes can… Read more »

Is There A Link Between Gum Disease and Dementia?

At our Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville dental offices, we take gum (or periodontal) health seriously. Gum disease is avoidable, but can lead to bigger problems if left untreated. This month is National Alzheimer’s Disease and Awareness Month, and we want to remind patients who may be in charge of caring for aging loved ones struggling… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Bring Your Smile Back From The Dead

We may be celebrating Halloween and all things spooky this month, but your smile shouldn’t be scary. Our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville are dedicated to getting rid of your dead tooth or teeth once and for all with magical solution known as a dental implant. A Step-By-Step Guide to How the Magic… 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 »

Lockjaw vs. Jaw Lock: Are They The Same Thing?

Lockjaw and jaw lock are two very similar terms that could mean two very different things. While both insinuate the jaw becoming stuck, or ‘locked,’ and both can have similar symptoms, only one is actually related to dentistry. At our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville, we want to explain the difference between the… Read more »

How Does Your Oral Health Routine Measure Up?

We’ve all been told about the importance of oral health from the day we were old enough to pick up a toothbrush. But when you have something you have to do every single day (seriously, every day is a lot!) it’s easy to get complacent and rush through the necessities. At our Manassas, Reston, and… 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 »

4 Facts About Men’s Oral Health

Dental care is important for everyone. But there are differences when it comes to the oral health needs of men and women. In fact, men are more likely to suffer from serious dental problems than women, and that’s worrisome for everyone at our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville. Let’s look at a few… Read more »

Oral Piercings and Oral Health

Oral piercings, whether it’s the tongue, the lip, or the cheeks, may help you express yourself, but despite how cool they look, they also come packed with concerns. All of us at our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville want you to be able to do what you’d like with your body, but we… Read more »