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Here’s How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Career Success!

August 18, 2022

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Whether you are looking to begin a new job or trying to boost yourself up at your current place of employment, you are striving to climb the ladder when it comes to your career. While you already have the necessary skills and experience that make you good at what you do, it’s no secret that the way you present yourself still matters. Having a stunning smile has nothing but a positive impact, so you should use this to your advantage. Read on to learn more about how cosmetic dentistry can help you have more success in your career.


How to Find an Emergency Dentist as Soon as Possible!

August 4, 2022

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Woman with toothache

Dental emergencies are very stressful, and it can be difficult to know what to do when you’re dealing with pain. It’s important that you see a dentist right away to have the issue resolved, but where do you go? How can you choose an emergency dentist quickly to get some relief? Continue reading to learn how to find an emergency dentist and a few things to look for when you are deciding on one to help with your dental emergency.


How Dentures Can Affect Your Sense of Taste

July 14, 2022

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Closeup of dentures in Fairfax in water

It’s no secret that tooth loss becomes a more common problem with age. But did you know that your sense of taste can naturally diminish with age? Fortunately, even though your tastes may change a bit, you’ll still be able to enjoy many of the foods you love. However, if you’re addressing severe tooth loss with dentures in Fairfax, you may reduce your sense of taste even more! Read on to learn why this is and what you can do about it.


Can a Toothache Be Fatal?

July 1, 2022

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worried woman with toothache in Fairfax calling emergency dentist.

It seems like everyone experiences tooth pain at some point in their lives. Maybe you feel a flash of discomfort if you eat too many sweet things, or maybe you bit down too hard on a popcorn kernel. Fortunately, the vast majority of toothaches are caused by minor problems like cavities and enamel damage. That being said, your smile should not be causing you significant pain, and some toothaches can become fatal if left untreated. Read on to learn more and discover when you should call your emergency dentist!


Can You Put a Knocked-Out Tooth Back in Its Socket Yourself?

June 9, 2022

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Hockey player with knocked-out tooth

Imagine that you’ve just gotten an injury. Besides some scrapes and bruises, it knocked one of your teeth clean out of your mouth. While you probably recognize the latter is a serious issue, you may not know the best way to respond. What should you do exactly? Would it be all right to re-insert your knocked-out tooth?

Fairfax dentists can help you out. Here are some guidelines to follow if you should lose a tooth in an accident.


5 Tips for Preparing for Invisalign Treatment

May 3, 2022

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Woman holding Invisalign tray.

If you’re tired of having crooked teeth and ready to do something about it, you aren’t alone! Many people today suffer from unsatisfactory smiles and don’t have the time or patience to seek proper treatment. However, there’s one cosmetic option that seems to have taken the dental world by storm: Invisalign! This process allows patients to achieve their smile goals quickly and subtly, without the hassle of traditional braces. If you’re thinking about receiving Invisalign to correct your teeth, here are some helpful tips to prepare you for the process.


Can I Continue Drinking Coffee with Invisalign?

April 10, 2022

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woman drinking coffee.

You’ve just poured yourself a piping hot cup of coffee—two creamers, one sugar, and served in your favorite mug. But as you’re about to take your first sip, panic sets in; you’re still wearing your Invisalign trays! You need your coffee to survive the workday, but you’re concerned that the hot drink will affect your treatment. Here’s why you should reconsider that cup of Joe while you’re wearing your trays along with some tips for enjoying coffee without ruining your progress.


These Foods Can Easily Chip Your Teeth!

April 3, 2022

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woman biting lollipop with healthy teeth.

If you’re a film buff, you know better than anyone that it’s easier to enjoy a movie with a big bowl of buttery popcorn; but did you know that those fluffy little kernels can pose a health hazard for your mouth? Popcorn is notorious for having the potential to chip or crack your teeth, but it’s not the only food you need to watch out for. Here are some of the other common foods associated with fractured teeth, and what to do if you find yourself with a chipped tooth.


Cleaning Dentures: Can You Do It While Wearing Them?

February 17, 2022

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person cleaning dentures with toothbrush

Whether you lost your teeth due to oral health issues, an accident, or other factors, dentures are an excellent way to fill in gaps in your smile. These restorations can be used to replace multiple teeth, an entire arch, or all of one’s pearly whites. Cleaning dentures is different than doing so with your natural teeth, and some people like to try cutting corners by doing so while wearing them. Read on to learn whether this is okay as well as the correct method to use to ensure that your restorations are clean and continue functioning as intended.


5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile in 2022

January 6, 2022

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There is no better time than the beginning of the new year to get started with some more wholesome lifestyle habits. Whether you are eager to eat more nutritious foods, get an extra hour of sleep, or read more books, you are taking a step to improve your life. As for your dental health, there are always steps that you can take to work towards healthier smile. Here are a few New Year’s resolution ideas from your dentist.

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