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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…


Oral Health for Seniors
added on: June 22, 2018
older gentleman

Oral healthcare needs vary from person to person and even between age groups. That’s one reason our dental office in Lorton believes that individualized dental care is the best approach to keeping our neighbors healthy. And while several common dental concerns remain consistent through every stage of life, there are… Read More…


Are Headaches and Dentistry Related?
added on: June 11, 2018
woman with headache

All of us have experienced at least one headache throughout our lives. And while headaches are certainly uncomfortable, there are millions of Americans who suffer with regular headaches or more severe migraines regularly. During this National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, our dental office in Lorton wants to help do… 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…


Oral Cancer By The Numbers
added on: April 9, 2018
oral cancer awareness

It’s scary when anyone mentions the word cancer, and oral cancer is no different. A serious and sometimes life threatening disease, oral cancer affects thousands of Americans each year – yet awareness and education regarding its seriousness isn’t often talked about. This Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at our… 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…


American Heart Health Month & Its Link to Dentistry
added on: February 6, 2018
heart health month

You may be wondering why your dentist in Lorton is choosing to talk about heart health. As a dedicated member of your medical team, we’re not only concerned with keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but rather we’re committed to keeping your whole body healthy. And it just so happens… 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…


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…


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