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Fluoride For Your Family’s Smiles
added on: August 13, 2019
fluoride concept

Fluoride is one of the best ways to keep teeth strong, healthy, and protected against decay. But what is fluoride? Who needs it? How much do they need? We know you have questions, but don’t worry… the team at our dental office in Lorton is here to answer them.  What… Read More…


Which is The Right Floss For You?
added on: July 23, 2019
dental floss

It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Lorton talk about the importance of flossing. In fact, flossing is a crucial part of any proper oral hygiene routine. This simple act helps remove bacteria and food particles that brushing alone just can’t touch, and helps reduce the risk of cavities…. Read More…


The Surprising Summer Activity That Can Harm Your Teeth
added on: July 19, 2019
kids swimming

Swimming is a popular summertime activity, and it’s good for you too! It’s a great form of cardiovascular exercise, it’s easy on the joints, and it’s a sweet way to cool off on those hot days. But the team at our Lorton dental office knows that there could be some… Read More…


Why It’s Wise to Consider Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
added on: June 19, 2019
wisdom teeth

Nobody wants to hear that they have to have surgery. But when it comes to wisdom teeth, around 90% of Americans have had theirs removed. The treatment is pretty easy, but why is it such a common procedure? At our dental office in Lorton, we have the scoop on why… Read More…


The Importance of Healthy Gums
added on: June 7, 2019
examining gums with mirror

Often we think of a healthy mouth as straight, white teeth. But the truth is, a healthy mouth goes beyond our smiles. Our gums are easily overlooked when it comes to talking about our oral health. However, our gums are crucial to not only our mouths but to our overall… Read More…


Your Guide to Understanding Cosmetic Dentistry
added on: May 23, 2019
smiling woman

Any dentist, along with everyone at our Lorton dental office, will tell you that one of the most gratifying, tear-jerking moments we have doing what we do is when someone’s smile and life is improved, and they become more confident. One of the areas of dental care that allow us… Read More…


Pregnancy & Dental Care: Is it Still Safe?
added on: May 13, 2019
smiling pregnant woman

To all of the expectant mothers out there, both current and potential patients, everyone at our Lorton dental office wants to say, “Congratulations!” Whether you’re a new parent experiencing every special moment for the very first time, or a seasoned parental pro who knows exactly how this all goes, it’s… Read More…


What is a Tooth Abscess?
added on: April 22, 2019
examining x-ray

An abscessed tooth isn’t a very fun topic to talk about, but it is necessary. Many people will experience an abscess in their life as well as the pain that often comes with it. At our dental office in Lorton, we’re here to share some important information about tooth abscess,… Read More…


Recognizing the Signs of Oral Cancer
added on: April 10, 2019
oral cancer awareness

Oral cancer is a scary disease that takes the lives of over 8,500 Americans every year. It’s a widespread problem that can be treated, often very successfully, if caught early. The problem is, many people don’t know the signs of oral cancer and may never realize there’s a problem until… Read More…


Your Missing Tooth is No Match For These Dental Solutions
added on: March 28, 2019
man missing tooth

Your Lorton dentist knows what it’s like to lose a tooth. Sometimes there’s a little pain. Sometimes you might feel embarrassed. Sometimes you’re just in the wrong place at the wrong time and then “smack” your tooth gets knocked out. Trust us when we say it happens (and it’s probably… Read More…


Why It’s Important Not to Ignore Your Snoring
added on: March 18, 2019
snoring couple

Think back to the last time you woke up feeling refreshed and ready to take on your daily demands. It’s so nice to have the energy and mindful clarity to help you be productive and make the most of your day. Has it been a while since you felt like… Read More…


How to Relieve Tooth Sensitivity
added on: February 25, 2019

If you’ve ever experienced tooth sensitivity, you’re well aware of just how uncomfortable it can be. Something as simple as drinking a cold beverage or trying to enjoy a of bowl of ice cream can send you into a fury of pain. When faced with the discomfort of sensitive teeth,… Read More…


How Does Oral Health Affect Heart Health?
added on: February 8, 2019
heart health month

February marks the beginning of a month-long dedication to heart health. It’s officially known as American Heart Month, and its purpose is to raise awareness of the risks associated with heart disease. Many people know that things like smoking and a poor diet can cause troubles with the heart, but… Read More…


Vitamins You Need for Good Oral Health
added on: January 28, 2019
vitamins in palm

Making sure you and your family get enough of the right vitamins and minerals is an important part of helping your bodies stay healthy. Your oral health is no different. Kids and adults alike need to get the recommended amount of a variety of vitamins (and minerals!) in order to… Read More…


Can Stress Affect Oral Health?
added on: January 10, 2019
woman with stress

Being stressed out is stressful enough, but knowing that constant or repeated high levels of stress can actually affect your health and make you sick certainly doesn’t help either. Too much stress can cause serious health issues throughout the body including heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, and obesity. But the concerns… Read More…


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