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How Much Sugar is in Your Favorite Treat?
added on: July 17, 2018
yogurt

When it comes to sugar and dentists, it’s a well known fact that the two really don’t work well together. At our dental office in Lorton, we always encourage our patients to limit their sugar intake in order to keep their teeth protected. But sometimes knowing how much sugar is… Read More…


Is Asthma to Blame for Cavities?
added on: May 22, 2018
woman reaches for asthma inhaler

People with asthma know just how serious and scary of a disease it is. It causes airways to narrow, makes it hard to breathe, and can potentially be life-threatening. There is currently no cure, but there are advanced treatments and medications that can help keep airways open so more air… Read More…


What All Women Need to Know About Dental Health
added on: May 7, 2018
group of women

We all know that men and women are built differently, and that affects what health problems each gender is more susceptible to. At our dental office in Lorton, we also know that even though women are more open to visiting us regularly, they’re actually at more risk for dental problems… Read More…


Why You Should Always Wear a Mouthguard When Playing Sports
added on: April 24, 2018
girls playing field hockey

April is recognized as National Facial Protection Month and serves to promote the importance of wearing proper mouth protection during sports. At our dental office in Lorton, this is a topic we want to talk about in hopes that we can help guard our patients’ smiles from the dangers of… Read More…


Is Your Family Getting Enough Calcium?
added on: March 20, 2018
foods with calcium

Calcium is most commonly noted as being a crucial mineral for strong bone development. However, at our dental office in Lorton we also know that calcium is an essential part of building strong and healthy teeth. But just how much calcium does your family need? The Importance of Calcium Before… Read More…


Good for the Body, Good for the Mouth
added on: March 16, 2018
nutrition month

What we put into our bodies can certainly affect how we feel and how healthy we are. But eating the right foods to fuel your body goes beyond enhancing overall health. During this National Nutrition Month, your Lorton dentist wants to let all of our patients know how proper nutrition… Read More…


National Pet Dental Health Month
added on: February 20, 2018
dog with toothbrush

Every February, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month to raise awareness of the importance of proper dental care for our furry best friends. While our Lorton dental office doesn’t treat these cuddly critters, we know a lot of our patients have pets, and we’d… Read More…


How Do You Know When it’s Time to Go to a Dentist in Lorton?
added on: January 22, 2018
man with toothache

You should go to the dentist at least every six months, but it’s something that’s so often foregone. Whether you miss your dental checkups due to a crazy schedule or perhaps a fear of the dentist, the team at our Lorton dental office is here to both encourage you to… Read More…


Does Whitening Toothpaste Really Whiten Teeth?
added on: January 9, 2018
woman holding toothpaste

Whether due to aging, smoking, or drinking too much tooth-staining tea, there are plenty of things that can cause our pearly whites to be, well… not so white. If you’re one of the many people who are trying to score a whiter smile by using whitening toothpastes, our dental office… Read More…


The Common Cold and Dental Health
added on: December 20, 2017
young man with cold

When you’re dealing with a cough that just won’t go away, you’d give anything to make it stop. So you do what anyone battling the common cold would do and head to your nearest pharmacy to load up on the best over-the-counter cough syrup you can find. While this remedy… Read More…


Your Lorton Dentist Says, “Eat Chocolate!”
added on: December 11, 2017
woman eating chocolate

We’ve got some fantastic news for all of our patients and neighbors with an active sweet tooth! It may come as a surprise, but the team at our Lorton dental office is telling everyone to go ahead and eat chocolate — for your smile’s sake! But before you head out… 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…


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…


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