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How Long Should I Expect My New Veneers to Last?

You’ve opted for dental veneers, and now your smile positively dazzles. As you look ahead, you want to know how long you’ll be able to flash your winning grin. The answer varies, and you play a big role.

May 3rd, 2022
Should I Be Concerned About My Popping Jaw?

You open your jaw wide to yawn or bite into a double-decker burger, and you feel (and hear) a pop on either side, which is perfectly normal. A popping jaw accompanied by pain and other symptoms is not.

Apr 1st, 2022
Why Choose Zoom® for Teeth Whitening?

Long before “zoom” became a household name for video conferencing, it has been a standout in the field of teeth whitening. Here’s a look at how Zoom® can give you white, bright teeth you’ll be proud to show off.

Mar 2nd, 2022
My Tooth Got Knocked Out: What Should I Do?

Each year in the United States, five million teeth are knocked out in both kids and adults. Your first steps after such an event can spell the difference between saving that tooth or having to find a replacement tooth.

Feb 1st, 2022
The Importance of Professional Teeth Cleaning

You dutifully brush and floss your teeth every day, so why would you need a professional teeth cleaning? From stopping tooth decay and gum disease to whitening your teeth, the benefits of professional teeth cleaning are many.

Dec 7th, 2021
7 Problems That Invisalign® Corrects

There are many different alignment issues that stand in the way of having beautifully straight teeth that not only look great but help promote better dental health, too. Thankfully, Invisalign® can tackle most of them.

Nov 15th, 2021
When Do Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out?

Those latecomers to your mouth — your wisdom teeth — don’t always make a quiet entrance. Here, we take a look at the several scenarios in which it’s no longer wise to hold onto wisdom teeth.

Oct 12th, 2021
How to Care for Your Dental Bridge

You’ve opted for a dental bridge to replace your tooth (or teeth) and restore that great smile of yours. Once we put the bridge in place, there are a few things you can do to get the most out of your new “teeth".

Sep 9th, 2021
Help! My Teeth Are Yellow

Behind every dazzling smile are white, bright teeth you’re proud to show off. If your smile is more on the lackluster side of the equation because of yellowing teeth, we can help with our professional teeth whitening.

Aug 13th, 2021
What to Expect During and After a Root Canal Procedure

Each year in the United States, millions of people walk into dental practices for a root canal procedure and leave with their teeth intact and their pain a thing of the past. Here’s a look at how we accomplish that.

Jul 21st, 2021
Is a Cracked Tooth a Dental Emergency?

Once your permanent teeth come in, they’re designed to serve you for a lifetime. When something threatens that tooth, such as a crack, we want to do everything we can to preserve the tooth.

Jun 18th, 2021
When to Consider Dentures

Nothing beats the original, which certainly applies to your teeth. But, what if those “originals” are breaking down and affecting your ability to smile, chew, and talk with confidence? That’s where dentures come in.

May 17th, 2021
Is a Tooth Extraction Painful?

You do everything you can to save your tooth, but it’s become more of a liability than an asset, causing pain and threatening your overall dental health. Through extraction, we resolve these issues quickly and comfortably.

Mar 18th, 2021
Common Causes of TMJ Disorders

Your jaw hurts and you have no idea why. The answers may lie in the two temporomandibular joints (TMJs) on either side of your jaw. Here’s a look at the primary culprits behind TMJ disorders and how you can find relief.

Feb 17th, 2021
Kid-friendly dentist

We just moved to Tyson”s Corner from California and I was anxious to get my son into see the dentist for the first time.

Aug 31st, 2015
Teeth whitening: Best graduation gift

Graduation is upon us and our sons, daughters, nieces and nephews are off interviewing for summer jobs, internships and possibly the first job of their new career.

Jun 1st, 2015