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Brush Up on the Benefits of Brushing

Have you ever wondered if you’re brushing your teeth properly? Even if you haven’t, you may not be aware that you aren’t utilizing proper brushing techniques. While brushing your teeth is a routine habit that most people don’t think that much about, it’s also easy to do it wrong or to skip essential steps or techniques because you’re so busy…

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Invisalign: Frequently Asked Questions

When your pearly whites suffer from misalignment it can be difficult to smile brightly. If you’ve been feeling self-conscious about the way that your teeth look but don’t want to go the route of traditional wire-and-bracket braces, you might want to look into Invisalign. This treatment option is a discreet way of achieving the properly aligned smile you’ve always wanted.…

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10 Signs of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that affects more than 22 million Americans and that can cause health problems immediately and over the long term. Learning about this condition is critical to promoting prompt treatment and to protecting yourself and your family against the effects of sleep apnea. At our dental practice, we will work with you to find…

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Has the Pandemic Cracked Your Teeth?

The New York Times recently reported that dentists saw an increase in the incidence of cracked teeth during the early part of the coronavirus shutdown. Patients were complaining of tooth and jaw pain as well as migraines, and one dentist was alarmed by the number of fractured teeth that were caused by grinding and clenching the teeth. Bruxism is the…

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Dental Care Basics

Your mouth is the gateway to your oral health and your physical health. Everything that you put in your mouth, whether liquid or solid, becomes part of your bloodstream, your tissues, and your major organs. If you can maintain or improve your overall oral health, then your physical health may improve also. Good oral health can reduce the risk of…

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Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants? If you’re among the nearly two-thirds of adults under 65 who, according to the CDC, have lost one or more teeth, then dental implants may be the solution for you. If you’re one of the nearly one-fifth of adults over 65 who have lost all of their teeth, then you should consider…

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Gingivitis: Symptoms and Causes in Arlington, VA

Gum Disease Statistics You’ve likely heard of gingivitis, but did you know that it affects nearly half of people over the age of 30? This is according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). You might be even more surprised to learn that approximately 70% of people over 65 years old have some form of gum…

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When to Seek Help for a Dental Emergency in Arlington

Dental emergencies are frightening since they come out of the blue. You can wake up one morning with a throbbing tooth or trip on a sidewalk and knock a tooth loose. You need emergency treatment quickly to stop the pain and have the best chance of saving your tooth. Our experienced dental team can help you with walk-in dental care…

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Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,…

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Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have living cells it can’t grow…

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