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 »

Reassess Your Oral Health with Oral Emergency Care

Taking care of your smile includes eliminating or helping to protect your smile against any or all accidents or injuries that may arise. However, not all accidents can be prevented. Thus, it is important to make sure that you have an effective treatment plan in place, so recovery time can be minimized, and you can… Read more »

How to Have a Smile-Healthy Spring Break

Spring break is just around the corner, which means you get a quick break from school, work and other responsibilities. However, that doesn’t mean you get a quick break from smile care. In fact, you still need to do everything you can to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape while you’re on vacation…. Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Toothbrushing Techniques

One of the most important tasks you can have for taking care of your smile includes brushing your teeth correctly. Although it is a task we should be doing twice every day, many individuals find themselves not brushing correctly or adequately enough. Furthermore, it is important to make sure you are using safe and reliable… Read more »

Keeping and Maintaining a Safe Smile with Tooth Hazard Prevention

Are you aware of all the risks that are present in your day-to-day life? Did you know that even the products you consume, lifestyle choices you have, and the bad habits you keep all influence your oral health? It’s true, so always make sure you are doing whatever you can to keep your smile safe… Read more »

Fluoride Treatment May Be Needed For Erosion-Related Tooth Sensitivity

Your teeth’s inner structures are protected by a hard protective layer known as tooth enamel, which is very strong thanks to its microscopic and densely packed mineral crystals that help you bite and chew tough foods. The quality of your tooth enamel determines how well it can prevent bacteria in the mouth from forming pockets… Read more »

Identifying Dry Socket and How It Can Be Treated

Following tooth extraction, we encourage you to protect the resulting blood clot to help the site heal. When a blood clot is dislodged, it leaves the nerves and bone exposed and vulnerable to a painful infection called dry socket. To help you identify signs of dry socket and know your treatment options, our team here… Read more »

Details About CEREC®

Our dental team in Midlothian, VA, wants you to have a successful, efficient, and positive dental appointment. In order to make that happen, we work with top-of-the-line dental technology. One top-notch machine we use regularly is the CEREC® machine. This machine can create dental crowns within one appointment. This is handy because traditionally dental crowns… Read more »

Four Dental Health Problems That Can Prevent a Healthy Smile

Everyone wants to enjoy excellent oral health and a beautiful smile, but this can only be done if your smile isn’t struggling with dental health issues. Our dentist and team in Midlothian, VA, have provided information on four dental health problems that can prevent you from greeting the new year with a healthy smile: Plaque… Read more »

What Can I Do About My Bad Breath?

Bad breath is an annoying and quite inconvenient oral issue that can make social situations a bit awkward. This can lead to you wanting to eliminate your bad breath, no matter what it takes. To help you, our dental team here in Midlothian, VA, is happy to tell you a little bit about bad breath… Read more »