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Cosmetic Dentistry From Your Compassionate Dental Team in Arlington
When you’re not satisfied with your teeth, you may struggle with low self-confidence. A smile makeover could help you address stains, chips, or other dental issues that are impacting your life. At Ballston Dental Arts, we provide a variety of cosmetic procedures to suit your needs. When you receive cosmetic dental care from our talented team members in Arlington, you’ll have…Continue reading
Do You Have TMJ?
The joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull have an important role to play. They are called the temporomandibular joints (TMJ), and they’re important for opening and closing your mouth. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to talk, sing, chew food, or yawn. Unfortunately, the joints can be affected by a condition called temporomandibular joint disorder. It’s more…Continue reading
What Is Sleep Apnea?
The simple explanation of sleep apnea is that it is a disorder that causes people to stop and start breathing throughout the night. If you have sleep apnea, then your body will sense that you aren’t breathing normally and send an alert signal to your brain that wakes you up. Although the episodes are usually brief, the lack of oxygen…Continue reading
Getting Screened for Oral Cancer
What is the main reason to visit your local Arlington dentist? For most people, the reason is to get a teeth cleaning and cavity check. While this may be true, did you know that dentists do more than check for cavities and clean teeth? They also screen for signs of oral cancer, which makes going to the dentist even more…Continue reading
Oral Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, so we’re providing information about the causes of mouth cancer, the signs and symptoms of it, and the treatment options available. Since the disease usually presents without symptoms, it’s vital to have regular dental exams so that your dentist can detect its presence. If you haven’t had an oral cancer screening or if it’s…Continue reading
Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month
October is Dental Hygiene Month. It’s an official event which was started in 2009 by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company. It’s the time of the year we celebrate the work dentists and dental hygienists do to maintain their patient’s dental health. It’s also the time of year when kids go door to door getting…Continue reading
Gum Care Is an Essential Part of Dental Care
When it comes to dental care, there are a lot of areas to consider. However, it often seems like people are more concerned with their teeth than with the other areas of their mouths. While your teeth are important, the other areas are just as important for healthy oral hygiene, such as your gums. To remind you just how important…Continue reading
7 Common Dental Emergencies
You discover a problem with your mouth, but you don’t know if it’s serious enough to call your Arlington dentist about. The first tip is: when in doubt, make the call. The second tip is to see if your situation sounds like any of the common dental emergencies below, and, if so, make the call. Whether you know you’re experiencing…Continue reading
Basic Dental Care in Arlington
Your at-home dental care routine can make a big difference in how healthy your teeth and gums stay throughout your lifetime. All you have to do is: Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpasteFloss once a dayGet regular dental checkupsHave a professional teeth cleaning every six months We would love to help you have a great dental care regimen.…Continue reading
Uncover The Truth About Root Canal Treatment
Root canals save teeth. Before root canal therapy, dentists had to extract teeth that had an acute infection inside them. The pain was so great that most people were glad to get rid of the tooth, even if it ruined their smile and made it hard to chew. Today, you can keep the tooth once the infection is gone. A…Continue reading