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Athletic Mouthguard

An athletic mouthguard helps prevent injury to the mouth area, such as the teeth, lips, cheeks, and tongue when playing sports.  Studies have shown that they significantly lower head and neck injuries caused by trauma that could otherwise lead to concussion and/or jaw fractures. All athletes who are engaged in sports should wear a mouthguard. […]

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Challenge Coins

We’re proud to have received yet another military challenge coin from a patient. Our collection continues to grow as we provide dental services to our military and their families.                              

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Best Dentist Falls Church 2018 Final Round Voting

Our readers and patients have voted & our office is a finalist for “Best Dentist” in the 2018 Falls Church News-Press BEST OF FALLS CHURCH edition! We’re Proud to Say for the Third Year in a Row!                           Please help us reach #1 by […]

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Oral Cancer Exam

An oral cancer exam is important and should be a part of your regular dental exam. Early detection of oral cancer is key to providing an optimal treatment. According to the National Cancer Institute, the percent of patients surviving 5 years is 64.8% (https://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/oralcav.html). This percentage may significantly increase with early detection. An oral cancer exam […]

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Oral Cancers Part 1

There are many types of oral cancers that occur inside the mouth: those originating from salivary glands, lymphoid tissues, the tonsils, the pigment-producing cells, and those originating from the tissues that line the mouth (squamous cell carcinoma). According to the National Cancer Institute, the percent of patients surviving 5 years is 64.8% (https://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/oralcav.html). The key […]

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Bleeding Gums

Do you have bleeding gums? During your initial, and subsequent annual dental exams, your dentist may be measuring your bleeding gums and read out your numbers. Why? This is used to determine your gum tissue health and that of the underlying supporting bone. A 1-3mm space (or “pocket”) is normal; a 3-5mm pocket indicates there […]

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The Science Behind Your Toothache

  You might be wondering why your toothache is worse at night when you are trying to sleep. Although there are many types of toothaches, the irreversible toothache is the one that is common to disrupt your sleep at night. It is irreversible because the nerve has been inflamed beyond repair. This is different than […]

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Dental Implant Surgical Guides and Stents: What are they and why are they used?

Dental implant surgical guides and stents are used to position dental implants (root form); to ensure that the implant is placed in the most ideal location, angulation and depth into the bone.  They are usually made out of clear acrylic and fit over your existing teeth and or pink gum tissue.   A surgical guide […]

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Dental Bridge Options for Your Missing Teeth

A dental bridge may serve many purposes—they replace teeth that are lost, they prevent the migration of teeth into the “empty space,” and they improve chewing efficiency. Despite the varieties of dental bridges available, there are common engineering principals that apply. The “abutments” (the “pillars” at each end) must be in solid bone or foundation, […]

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Dental implants: who do I choose to place mine?

It seems that almost every dentist claims to place dental implants. With so many choices, patients are often lost as to whom they should.  As the old saying goes, “Buyer Beware!” Not all dentists are the same. Some are family general dentists, while others have gone through addition training and residency at an accredited dental […]

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