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3 Oral Health Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Stress Out This Holiday Season
added on: November 27, 2017
holiday stress

We’re just beginning the month long craziness of the holiday season. Between the meal preps, travel arrangements, party planning, and everything in between, it’s only normal to feel a little more stressed than normal. It’s no secret that stress can negatively affect overall health, but the team at our Lorton… Read More…


6 Reasons to Quit Smoking
added on: November 8, 2017
Great American Smokeout

Every year on the third Thursday in November the American Cancer Society puts on the Great American Smokeout, which encourages smokers to try and quit once and for all. The team at our Lorton dental office can certainly get behind an event that promotes health! Which is why we’re covering… Read More…


Scared of the Dentist? Let Us Help!
added on: October 25, 2017
woman scared of the dentist

You have a dental appointment early tomorrow morning…and you can’t sleep. You toss and turn in bed, you feel tense and can’t seem to relax, you start sweating, your heart starts pounding, and you may even start to feel nauseated. Does this sound like you? If so, you’re one of… Read More…


Happy National Dental Hygiene Month!
added on: October 11, 2017
hygiene appointment

October is commonly recognized as the month packed with pumpkins, scarecrows, trick-or-treaters, and all things Halloween. At our dental office in Lorton, October has another important meaning that’s near and dear to our hearts; it’s National Dental Hygiene Month – when we recognize our dedicated dental hygienists and bring awareness… Read More…


What’s a Dental Night Guard?
added on: September 20, 2017
dental night guard

So you’ve just had your six month dental checkup and you were told you need to consider getting a dental night guard. What exactly is a dental night guard and what is it for? The team at our dental office in Lorton is here to explain. What’s a Dental Night… Read More…


How to Choose a Dentist in Lorton
added on: September 12, 2017
smiling male dentist

Whether you’re new to the area or just looking for a new dentist, choosing the right practice for yourself and your family can be an intimidating process. It’s important to know that not all dentists will be a good fit for your unique needs. But don’t worry, there’s a practice… Read More…


Top 7 Things You Should Know About Oral Health
added on: August 28, 2017
dentist explains to patient

At our dental office in Lorton, we’re all about preventive dental care and doing everything we can to keep our patients’ smiles healthy. We also believe in educating our neighbors about oral health. After all, the more you know, the healthier you can be. Check out the top seven things… Read More…


Start This School Year with a Healthy Smile
added on: August 14, 2017
back to school baby

As we all gear up to head back to school, loading up on folders, notebooks, pencils, and backpacks, the team at our dental office in Lorton wants to send a friendly reminder to our patients and neighbors about the importance of getting your child (or yourself) to the dentist before… Read More…


Top 10 Habits That Ruin Teeth
added on: July 24, 2017
woman attempting to open bottle with teeth

At our dental office in Lorton, we like to focus on preventive dental care to ensure the health of our neighbors. This usually means seeing us for regular dental visits at least every six months and following a proper hygiene routine at home. But there are other things you may… Read More…


How to Spot Receding Gums
added on: July 7, 2017
woman with gum recession

Receding gums is one of the most common ailments that the patients at our dental office in Lorton experience. While gum recession is treatable, it can still be painful and sometimes scary to wonder what is going on inside your mouth. In this blog, we’re going to cover how to… Read More…


What Does Your Smile Say?
added on: June 23, 2017
young woman smiling

A healthy smile is definitely a powerful tool. It can change the mood in a room. It can convey confidence and professionalism, even if you’re not feeling it. You can hear someone smiling over the phone, without even seeing their face light up. My dental office in Lorton knows the… Read More…


What to Expect When You Haven’t Seen The Dentist in Awhile
added on: June 13, 2017
anxious woman in a dental chair

Has it been a few months or a few years since you’ve seen a dentist? It’s OK. Really! Going to the dentist, no matter how long it’s been since your last checkup, should never be a discomforting or unnerving experience. My dental office in Lorton will make sure you feel… Read More…


Top 6 Worst Foods For Teeth
added on: May 17, 2017
biscotti

Food is such an important part of our lives. Not only is it crucial for our health, it’s historically pretty important for our relationships too. We meet friends over dinner, we snack on the couch with loved ones while watching a movie, and we even join blind dates for a… Read More…


Understanding Dental X-Rays
added on: May 9, 2017
male dentist examines dental x-ray

When you come to your appointments at our dental office in Lorton, there’s a good chance we may recommend taking some x-rays of your mouth. And for good reason. Dental x-rays are critical in helping us detect a number of potential oral health problems early, often making treatment easier and… Read More…


All About Oral Cancer
added on: April 24, 2017
oral cancer risk

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and our dental office in Lorton thought we should dedicate a blog this month to help educate our patients and community on the prevalence of oral cancer in America, what increases someone’s likelihood of developing the disease, and how to spot signs of oral… Read More…


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