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Dentist in Lorton VA | To Floss or Not To Floss?
added on: October 15, 2020

By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health. Dr. Assefa Demewoz wants to answer your question right away with an absolute YES. Cleaning between your teeth is an essential part of caring for your teeth and gums. Whether you use traditional… Read More…


22079 Dentist | Oral Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life
added on: October 1, 2020
Dentist in Lorton

Our expert dentist, Dr. Assefa Demewoz, wants to remind patients that our Lorton dental office offers thorough oral cancer screening as part of our comprehensive dental health services. Like with every form of cancer, early diagnosis can have a profound impact on the success of your treatment. Regular screenings are… Read More…


Dentist Lorton | Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease
added on: September 29, 2020

Over 45% of U.S. adults have moderate to severe periodontal disease. Periodontal disease ranges from a mild inflammation of the gum tissues to periodontitis, a major oral disease that can result in soft tissue and bone damage and even tooth loss. Our experienced Lorton dentist is providing periodontal treatments to… Read More…


Dentist in Lorton | Only Floss The Teeth You Want To Keep
added on: September 23, 2020

Every time you stop in to visit your dentist, you are asked, “Do you floss regularly?” This is because flossing is instrumental in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. It helps to remove the plaque that brushing alone can’t reach. While we all know brushing is critical to your oral health,… Read More…


Dentist Lorton | The Keto Diet & Your Oral Health
added on: March 18, 2020
keto diet

March is National Nutrition Month and is hosted every year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It strives to bring awareness to the importance of how eating right can help us live longer, healthier lives. When some people consider how nutrition plays a role in their overall health, they… Read More…


Dentist in Lorton VA | Bad Breath Remedies
added on: February 24, 2020
woman with bad breath

Bad breath is an incredibly common concern for many Americans. In fact, according to Medical News Today, bad breath affects an estimated 25% of the population. Even though there are various things that can cause bad breath, there are a few that concern your dentist in Lorton. The truth is,… Read More…


Dentist in Lorton | Protect Your Heart, See Your Dentist in Lorton
added on: February 11, 2020
heart health month

Seeing your dentist in Lorton in order to protect your heart may seem like strange advice, but in fact, there is a strong connection between oral health and heart health. To help celebrate Heart Health Month this February, we’d like to educate our patients and neighbors on just how important… Read More…


Lorton VA Dentist | Cough Medicine & Oral Health
added on: January 21, 2020
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Everyone knows how miserable the common cold can be. When we come down with a case of the sniffles or an annoying cough, we’re willing to do almost anything to make it stop. While medications to treat the symptoms of a cold can help suppress a cough or ease a… Read More…


Dentist in Lorton | Let’s Talk About Lip Biting
added on: January 16, 2020
stressed woman bites her lip

Many people repeatedly bite their lip (or cheeks or tongue) as a way to deal with nerves or stress. It’s a habit that some may find relieving, although sometimes also painful. However, to your dentist in Lorton, constant biting of the soft tissues in the mouth can certainly raise some… Read More…


Lorton VA Dentist | 5 Foods That Can Whiten Your Teeth
added on: December 23, 2019
pineapple

Everyone knows that things like coffee, tea, and red wine can take your pearly whites and make them appear dull, stained, or discolored. But your dentist in Lorton wants you to know that there are also foods that can do the opposite and actually make your teeth whiter.  Dairy Foods… Read More…


Lorton Dentist | The Trouble With Crooked Teeth
added on: December 19, 2019
smiling girl with crooked teeth

Crooked or overcrowded teeth are incredibly common across people of all ages. Some of these people may feel self-conscious about their crooked grin, while others can feel a greater sense of individuality. But either way, your dentist in Lorton wants those with crooked teeth to know and understand that there… Read More…


Dentist Lorton VA | The Great American Smokeout & Your Oral Health
added on: November 20, 2019
cigs

Every November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout to encourage smokers to quit. As we all know, smoking can lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. Your dentist in Lorton also wants you to know that smoking can have a negative… Read More…


Dentist Lorton | Avoid the Flu with These Five Easy Things
added on: November 12, 2019
woman with the flu

Flu season has officially begun and will continue through February, or maybe even later. Nobody wants to catch this ache-inducing, sneezing-causing, and overall yucky-feeling sickness. While sometimes the flu is unavoidable, there are easy things you can do to reduce your chance of falling ill. Join your dentist in Lorton… Read More…


Dentist in Lorton VA | National Dental Hygiene Month is Here!
added on: October 23, 2019
female hygienist in foreground

There’s a lot to be thankful for as we move into this part of 2019, but October is also a time when the entire nation comes together to observe National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a special part of the year when you, along with your dentist is Lorton, can… Read More…


Dentist in Lorton | You CAN Relax at the Dentist! (We’ll Show You How)
added on: October 15, 2019
young woman at dentist

Nothing gives some people more dread in their stomach than knowing they need to see their dentist in Lorton soon. It doesn’t matter if it’s a regular visit and cleaning or a first-time appointment to establish care, there’s a good chance you or someone you know feels anxiety no matter… Read More…


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