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added on: March 25, 2019
man grinding teeth

Did you ever wake up in the morning and notice that your face and jaw are sore? Do you get up in the mornings with unexplainable headaches?  Our dental office in Gainesville wants to know if you’ve ever considered that your pain and discomfort could be caused by teeth grinding… Read More…


added on: January 14, 2019
woman with stress

It’s no secret that high stress can negatively affect our health. Prolonged periods of too much stress has been linked to heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, obesity, and difficulty in managing diabetes. But at our dental office in Reston, we know that increased stress can also harm your oral health. Gum… Read More…


added on: June 11, 2018
woman with headache

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… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health, TMJ

added on: July 7, 2017
woman and dentist examine x-ray

At our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, Gainesville, and Fairfax, we’re often asked what certain technical dental terms mean, and we’re always happy to explain them. Which brings us to the topic of the day: Occlusion. What is occlusion? What are we looking at when we talk about it? Why… Read More…


added on: February 22, 2017
biting

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… Read More…

Posted In: Dental Hygiene, TMJ

added on: September 20, 2016
jaw locking

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… Read More…

Posted In: TMJ

added on: June 20, 2016
migraine

Each June the American Headache & Migraine Association (AHMA) observes Migraine & Headache Awareness Month to bring knowledge and understanding about these disorders that plague nearly one out of eight Americans. So what’s this have to do with our dental offices in Manassas, Reston, and Gainesville? More than you may… Read More…

Posted In: TMJ

added on: November 4, 2015

It’s that time again. Time for feasts, family, shopping, and all the craziness the holidays bring. Between scheduling parties, buying presents, cooking food, and finding room for the in-laws who just told you last week they’re staying the whole month (ahh!!), stress levels are bound to be high. When we’re… Read More…


added on: May 12, 2014

Headaches, muscle pain and tension, jaw popping, and even premature tooth wear can all be the effects of chronic TMJ disorders. Many times, patients don’t seek out therapeutic options until their pain is so severe that it interferes with their daily activities or lifestyle. A variety of approaches have been… Read More…

Posted In: TMJ