October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,… Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

Is Migraine Therapy Right for Your Chronic Migraines?

If you are constantly finding yourself with head or neck pain, particularly chronic migraines, you are not alone. Our Morrison Dental Group team in Midlothian, Virginia have successfully treated patients with chronic migraines to find relief. Our dentists, Dr. Terence Webber and Dr. Shweta Ujaoney can personalize your treatment using neurology, dentistry, and physical therapy… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams at our location in Midlothian, Virginia, and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases… Read more »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Do You Have an Abscess?

How do your teeth feel? No really, how do they feel? If you are feeling even minor tooth pain, it is time for you to schedule a visit to the dentist. Even cracks in your teeth that are too small to be detected on a dental X-ray are still big enough to allow bacteria to… Read more »

Restoring Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

It’s important to replace missing teeth. If you suffer from gaps in your grin, plaque and bacteria will have extra places to accumulate and cause dental damage. Without a full smile, your remaining teeth can drift out of alignment, and start striking each other at improper angles. A complete smile allows you to eat and… Read more »

The Denture Process

A lot of people think that only old folks need to get dentures. While there are certainly a lot of older people who do get dentures, they’re not the only ones who need it. The denture process is something that people of all ages go through. But how do you know when you’ll need to… Read more »

What is Plaque?

If you’ve ever paid attention to a single commercial or advertisement for dental products, you’ve likely seen them saying that they can prevent plaque buildup. It sounds good, but what exactly is plaque? And why do you want to prevent it from building up in your mouth? Well, thankfully this is a common question that… Read more »