Cavities As An Adult

Now that the days of braces and your parents forcing you to brush before bed are over, you may think that your adult mouth is no longer at risk for cavities. After all, you floss and brush regularly so how could you possibly have a cavity? Unfortunately we are here to tell you that even […]

Is It Time For Your Bi-Annual Teeth Cleaning?

Almost everyone knows that you are supposed to see your dentist at least twice a year in order to have a full checkup and professional cleaning. Regardless of how often you brush and floss on your own time, having a dentist clean your teeth twice a year will guarantee that your smile remains healthy as […]

How Going To The Dentist Can Keep You Out Of The Dentist’s Chair

It may sound as though we do not know what we are talking about. After all, how can going to the dentist keep you out of the dentist’s office? One word can answer that question and that word is “prevention”. Preventative care is the process of taking action to ensure your health in the long […]

New Year, New Oral Hygiene Habits

The new year is the time when everyone begins to reflect on how they can improve upon themselves in the coming 12 months. One of the ways you can improve your overall health and quality of life in general is to commit to a thorough dental hygiene routine if this is something you have been […]

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

If you are like the majority of Americans then you are not exactly a fan of going to the dentist. In fact, roughly 75% of people who were asked how they felt about going to a dental office reported feeling anxiety. So the good news is, you are not alone. In order to avoid feeling […]

Recognizing TMJ

Chances are if you have Temporomandibular Joint Pain (TMJ) you’ve probably had some indications of it. Symptoms of TMJ range from jaw tenderness and pain to difficulty opening or closing the mouth. While there are plenty of causes of this condition the underlying issue is damage to the shock-absorbing disc that is supposed to keep […]

How To Choose The Best Toothpaste For Your Teeth

Every time you turn on the television there is a pretty good chance you can’t escape seeing a hundred different toothpaste commercials promising you “the brightest smile”, “the cleanest teeth”, and so much more. However, when it comes to actually knowing which kind of toothpaste is best for your teeth there is one word you […]

Protecting Your Smile During The Holidays

October, November and December: the trifecta of months filled with holidays that are all about consuming mass amounts of sweets. Think about it, you go from halloween candy, to pumpkin pie, to a number of specialty desserts for Christmas. If you were ever going to get a cavity there is a good chance it will […]

3 Ways Your Purcellville Dentist Cares For Cavities

Finding out you have a cavity is never the best news to get. However, this is something that happens to nearly everyone at one point or another. If this is your first cavity well first and foremost, welcome to the club! And secondly. you may be concerned about what you should be expecting when you […]

A Halloween Candy Guide From Your Purcellville Dentist

We hate to be the grinches of Halloween but somehow dentists were given that plight in life. However, enjoying this holiday doesn’t have to mean your kiddo has to destroy their teeth. Your Purcellville dentist simply encourages that your child is consuming all of that sugar in moderation. In addition here are a couple of […]