We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
Everyone knows they should brush their teeth, right? You would think so, but a study by the American Dental Association and Delta Dental shows differently. The ADA says you should brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day. More than 30 percent of Americans go one day without brushing their teeth, and a smaller percentage go at…Continue reading
A beautiful smile can be your most important fashion accessory and the biggest boost to your self-esteem and self-confidence. If you’re less than thrilled with the appearance of your smile, then the Invisalign system may be the answer for you. Invisalign has been used successfully by millions of people throughout the world for almost three decades. Much of its popularity…Continue reading
Over 22 million people in the U.S. have sleep apnea, which is a physical disorder that disrupts their sleep patterns. Victims of sleep apnea involuntarily stop breathing when they’re asleep, and the cessation can last for ten seconds or longer. Not only does this prevent them from receiving the restful sleep that their bodies need to rejuvenate, but the disorder…Continue reading
A recent increase in the number of damaged and cracked teeth may be the result of stress caused by the pandemic. Many individuals and families are under both financial and emotional stress because of restrictions, isolation and job loss created by the current coronavirus outbreak. At Dental Associates of Northern Virginia, we are committed to ensuring high standards of excellence in the dentistry field.…Continue reading
Since your mouth is the entry point to your digestive and respiratory tracts, the condition of your oral health plays an enormous role in your overall health. This means in order to live a happy and healthy life you need to be sure to schedule regular visits with your dental health care provider. You should also establish a consistent oral…Continue reading
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 52% of people between the ages of 20 and 64 are missing one or more of their teeth. Of those aged 40 to 64, 66% of them are missing at least one tooth. Additionally, around 20% of people over 65 no longer have any of their real teeth. Whether you’re missing…Continue reading
Is a little bit of blood coming up from your gums while flossing during your daily dental hygiene ritual? Perhaps you and your partner have noticed that your breath doesn’t smell as fresh as it should. These are indications that you’ve developed gingivitis, an early stage of periodontal or gum disease that causes inflammation. Read below to learn about the…Continue reading
A chipped tooth, abscess, or painful cavity are just a few examples of common dental emergencies. Not only can these conditions be incredibly painful and inconvenient, but they can also lead to long-term tooth damage or other complications if not treated quickly. We are proud to offer affordable, state-of-the-art emergency dental care near Northern Virginia. Most dental offices provide emergency services…Continue reading
Finding the best affordable dentist to place your implants can be a challenge. Many dental care providers are qualified to place implants, but they’re not all equally skilled. Some attained their knowledge and experience in a weekend class or a short training program. Others have extensive hands-on experience under their belts. Implants are long-term solutions, so you want yours to…Continue reading
Everyone has a few bad habits, and some of the things we do unconsciously might be wrecking our teeth. Dentists frequently see patients with cavities, excessive wear-and-tear, tooth damage, and even gum disease and tooth loss. Many of those patients could have prevented the damage by modifying a few behaviors. Listed below are nine of the most common bad dental…Continue reading