April 17, 2019
Are you plagued by significant flaws in your teeth, such as discoloration, chips, or minor misalignment? You’re not alone. Countless individuals suffer from similar problems, which is why they’re interested in improving their smile’s appearance through cosmetic dentistry. When they visit our office, they may inquire about porcelain veneers in Tysons Corner and Potomac, and some of the first questions they ask are, “How much does the treatment cost? Is it worth the money?” Let’s talk about these important matters.
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March 26, 2019
When millions of Americans smile every day, they are showing not only their natural teeth but full or partial dentures as well. Indeed, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 57 percent of Americans ages 65 to 74 and 51 percent of those ages 55 to 64 wear full or partial dentures. However, just like an instrument must be tuned to sound the way it should, dentures in Potomac have to fit properly in your mouth to do their job well. Here is how to know if your dentures are the right size and fit – and what to do if they are not.
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March 19, 2019
If you’re missing one or more teeth, you’re probably already well aware of the bad side effects of losing a tooth. It can affect the appearance of your smile and your health. You may have looked into your tooth replacement options, which include dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants, but it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. After all, each has its own pros and cons, but there is one option that you should definitely seriously consider—dental implants in Tysons Corner. Here are three important reasons why they may be the best option to replace your missing teeth. (more…)
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February 10, 2019
Invisalign treatment has quickly become one of the most popular ways to straighten teeth. This is because of their main benefit: you can align your smile without the aesthetic disadvantages of braces. However, these clear braces have other benefits that you should know about if you’re considering a straighter smile. Keep reading to learn about Invisalign in Tysons Corner and some of its hidden advantages.
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January 9, 2019
If you have lost one or more teeth, your confidence and quality of life were also impacted. Now, your incomplete smile makes you feel insecure about your appearance while you also struggle to chew your favorite foods or speak clearly. You have tried traditional dental prosthetics in the past, but they did not give you the results you want. You can regain the next best thing to your natural teeth with dental implants in Tysons Corner; however, you are concerned about their price. While they may cost more upfront, they allow you to enjoy a lifelong investment.
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December 28, 2018
Want to create a new you for 2019? If the answer to that question is yes, then consider porcelain veneers in Potomac. These comfortable dental coverings can bring out the best in your smile and in you, too! Read on to learn more about porcelain veneers and the difference they can make in your smile and in your life.
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December 23, 2018
At the holiday party this year, after gifts are exchanged and dinner is enjoyed, all the partygoers gather for a group photo. Are you able to flash a confident and beautiful smile? If you are worried that the appearance of your gums will overshadow your teeth, you may feel reluctant to smile fully for the camera. Fortunately, a “gummy smile”, or excessive gingival display, can be treated with modern cosmetic dentistry. Here is everything you need to know about gum recontouring in Potomac and other treatment options for gummy smiles. (more…)
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December 17, 2018
Have you recently noticed that your gums bleed when brushing or flossing? Bleeding gums can be a sign of gum disease, which according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention affects one out of every two Americans age 30 and over. Gum disease is no minor issue – if left untreated, it can worsen over time and eventually lead to tooth loss! Recognizing the symptoms of gum disease can help you identify the problem and know when to call a dentist in Potomac. Learn more about the stages of gum disease, the symptoms, and how to maintain a healthy mouth in today’s blog post.
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November 17, 2018
While flying cars have yet to be invented, technology has still advanced at a rapid pace over the last few decades. One common household item that many Americans have not yet upgraded, however, is their toothbrush. According to the American Dental Association, both manual and electric toothbrushes are effective tools for cleaning your teeth – but how do they compare? A dentist in Potomac is here to weigh the pros and cons.
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September 5, 2018
It can be a huge relief when you’ve had missing teeth for years and finally get your smile back through dentures. However, this process isn’t easy for everyone. Adjusting to either a full or partial denture takes time, patience and the right steps to make it happen. But it can be done.
The next time you get a denture, take note of these steps to not just adjust to it, but make it last in the long-term and solve any problems you may run into at home.
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