Dental Care Linked to Early Detection of Oral Cancer

In recognition of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, here are some staggering statistics to consider. About 42,000 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year—up from 37,000 in 2012. Because a large number of these people are diagnosed as late-stage cancers, only about half will be alive in five years. About […]

Tips to Banish Bad Breath

Be honest: Do you have bad breath? While no one likes to hear it, it’s worse not to know. Everybody has yucky breath on occasion, especially first thing in the morning. The sad truth is that some people don’t realize their breath is chronically bad because those closest to them are afraid to tell them. […]

A Healthy Lifestyle will keep Gum Disease at Bay

It’s not talked about all too often, but gum disease is a serious illness that approximately 30% of people suffer from. This infection can lead to tooth loss, diabetes, and even heart disease. Fortunately there are plenty of simple steps you can take to prevent gum disease, some of which you may not have thought would be […]

Oral Cancer Risks Remain High in the U.S.

The recent death of well-known actor Larry Hagman has put oral cancer in the spotlight. Approximately 100 people are diagnosed with oral cancer in the United States every day, and someone dies of oral cancer every single hour. Almost 37,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year in the U.S. Because so many […]

Six Drinks That that May Harm Your Teeth

Coffee Coffee’s dark color and acidity can cause yellowing of the teeth over time. Fortunately, it’s one of the easiest stains to treat with various whitening methods. Talk to us if you’re concerned about discoloration of your teeth. Fruit Juice Fruit juice is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. Unfortunately, most juices are also loaded with […]

Need To Know Facts About Picking A Toothbrush

When it comes to taking care of your teeth there are a lot of myths, misconceptions, and differencing opinions out there. For example, some people believe that flossing causes gum damage and that brushing your teeth 4 times a day is more efficient than three. But, possibly the most judged and misunderstood utensil of dental […]

It’s Time To Kick The Sweet Tooth

If you are like millions of us, then you too suffer daily from a sweet tooth. Sure candies, cakes, and pure sugar sound delicious, but once you start thinking about the damage to your teeth and body…. Well, nothing really changes, because sugar is sugar and it is delicious. But, as Purceville Dentists it is […]

The Benefits Of Straighter Teeth

  Straight teeth aren’t just something that looks nice to have. Having straighter teeth actually comes with a load of fabulous benefits that can help with the health and strength of your teeth long-term! Not to mention the number of social benefits straight teeth can provide…   Health Benefits Of Straighter Teeth: Brushing becomes easier […]

Little Known Facts About Teeth From Your Purcellville Dentist Part Three

You made it through the interesting (Part one), past the gross (Part two), and now it’s time for the random teeth facts our Purcellville dentist has to provide! So, wait no longer, here they are: The plaque that builds up on your teeth holds more than 300 different types of bacteria. GROSS. If your toothbrush […]

Little Known Facts About Teeth From Your Purcellville Dentist: Part Two

Part one of this Purcellville dentist’s ‘facts about teeth’ series, filled you in on the rare cases of people not losing their baby teeth, people losing multiple sets of baby teeth, and the future extinction of wisdom teeth altogether. But, those aren’t the only interesting facts we have about teeth! Let’s get to the weird […]