When you have that feeling that you probably need restorative care because your smile doesn’t feel like it usually does, you may not want to actually make any movement. You’d rather stay home, pull the comforter over your head, and pretend that your toothache, funny sensation, etc., was all some unpleasant dream. You know, however, that you’ve got a change with your oral health that most certainly needs to be looked at and that might need a repair, too. We’d like you to consider the following: If you keep a few simple things in mind, you may find that setting up your visit feels much easier!
If you love Mozart and the idea of hearing his music performed by a globally celebrated pianist and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, well then … you may want to attend the upcoming Mozart Celebration for a truly exquisite listening experience.
There’s a topic you may not know very much about. However, it’s also something that may ring true for you and explain questions you’ve had for a while: We’d like to talk with you about tori! In short, they’re bony growths that may show up in adulthood. If we have just piqued your interest, then do prepare for a quick yet thorough introduction to what to make of these often confusing yet not-at-all harmful developments.
When older teens and adults develop crooked teeth, straightening them is vital to ensuring the health and integrity of their teeth, not to mention the function of their bites and appearance of their smiles. However, many older patients hesitate to correct crooked teeth because they fear how wearing metal braces may affect their lives. Today, we examine how Invisalign® clear aligners alleviate those fears, and why the clear aligners remain popular as a more discreet alternative to braces. (more…)
Of course, you know that no matter what, you should make the time for a dental checkup every time six months have passed since your last visit. Whether you notice symptoms of a possible problem or if your smile seems in perfect health, these checkups are always essential. However, what about between those visits if some sort of a sign crops up? What types of changes might occur? While any change that seems out of the ordinary is always a good reason to see us, we are happy to offer a list of common red flags, letting you know a trip to our practice is certainly in order.
Are you someone who loves taking time for dance, whether you’re the one performing the movement or you’re taking in a performance? If so, you will probably want to make sure you’re present for the upcoming Parsons Dance event!
Sometimes, the one thing that drives you crazy about your smile is the shape of your teeth. Though we provide cosmetic care for many different concerns, patients often worry that tooth shape is just something that cannot be altered. To the contrary, you will find that from amongst our services, multiple treatments can assist with this dilemma, while guiding you toward gorgeous results. Let’s start to demystify shape changes for you with some helpful information.
When you want a whiter smile, do you expect to receive dental crowns? Probably not. What you think is that you will tell us you’re interested in teeth whitening and we will either say that you’re a good candidate or that you need something else. If you were to require something else, then we might tell you that it’s going to be a different cosmetic treatment, you assume. However, when our response is “crowns,” you may feel confused. Let’s talk through the details and you’ll have a better understanding.
When you’re leaning in one direction, and then another, when it comes to selecting cosmetic care for your smile, you may feel like you just need a solid push to make a final decision. We often notice that patients tend to focus on the right now details and often overlook the fact that there’s the long-term to consider, as well. When you start to imagine your life by incorporating a beautiful grin that you really love, and you visualize yourself down the line a few years or more, this can help you quite a lot. Compare it with a visual of yourself without going through cosmetic treatments and you may find it’s easy to choose to decide that an improved smile is the way to go.
Like many people, you may rely on symptoms to let you know that something is wrong with your smile, that it’s time to schedule a dental checkup, and that you require dental care. The truth is, you should not rely on the presence or absence of symptoms as your compass when we’re talking about your smile health! So, what are you supposed to do about symptoms that do occur and how do you plan out your care if none ever show up? Try out some simple explanations to gain the clarity you need on this topic!