With more than 90% of adults experiencing a cavity at least once in their lives, tooth fillings (the most common treatment for cavities) are a highly popular restorative treatment. Fortunately, filling your cavity doesn’t have to leave a noticeable, metallic mark as it used to. At our Virginia Beach, VA, dental office, we utilize tooth-colored composite resin instead of metal to create more discreet ways to fill a cavity. (more…)
Teeth-whitening is one of the more popular cosmetic dental treatments for several reasons. It’s highly convenient, so patients can enjoy the benefits of the treatment without having to drastically rearrange their schedules. It’s also highly effective, so it can address most common teeth stains. At our Virginia Beach, VA, dental office, we’ll first ensure that teeth-whitening is the best option for your smile, and then custom-design the most appropriate treatment for you. (more…)
At our Virginia Beach, VA, dentist’s office, we treat more than just teeth and gums. For instance, patients who experience obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can often benefit from one of our custom-designed oral appliances, or sleep guards, that help address their condition comfortably and with optimal results. Sleep apnea can have a severely negative impact on your sleep cycle, leading to a variety of symptoms that include excessive daytime exhaustion. (more…)
Your temporomandibular joints, or TMJs, that control your jaw’s movement are complex, and when an issue develops in the joints, it isn’t always as straight-forward as other common dental issues. For instance, the symptoms aren’t the same for everyone, and neither is the exact cause of the condition. At our Virginia Beach, VA, dental office, however, we offer custom solutions to help patients overcome the discomfort and dysfunction of TMJ disorder and alleviate chronic headaches associated with it. (more…)
If you have ever played a contact sport, you have probably been encouraged (or required) to wear a mouthguard. Dentists in Conroe, TX know that anytime you participate in a sport where your face could sustain a blow, a mouthguard should be in place. Keeping that in mind, if you have children and teen ready for adventure, a safe visit to Mt. Trashmore Skate Park could be just the thing. (more…)
A lot of what we discuss when you call our office, or at a dental consultation has to do with giving you information or discussing habits and questions that can help you have healthy teeth and a beautiful smile. We answer questions about dental fillings, crowns, and much more. Whether you visit our Virginia Beach, VA office twice a year for a checkup and cleaning, or more frequently for other dental needs, there are some phrases we trust you will not hear when you visit or call our office. (more…)
Who gets chapped lips? We all do, if we aren’t careful! Our lips do not have oil glands, which means their delicate skin is especially vulnerable to the effects of winter weather. Along with cold, blustery outdoor weather, there is the drying effects of indoor heat to contend with. And to top it all off, when skin is dry and irritated, the tendency may be to lick it and soothe it, which only makes the matters worse. Your caring dentist in Virginia Beach, Virginia knows how to protect lips at all ages. (more…)
Sometimes, you aren’t sure what the answer is going to be when you have questions about smile care. You have a toothache but you don’t know, do you have a cavity? Are you going to need a filling or crown? Or, is there an infection you didn’t even realize was brewing? Maybe you wonder which type of cosmetic treatment is best. These are all types of questions you may ask, to answers to which you cannot guess. However, there are times when your instinct is probably pretty smile on with your smile inquiries. Take a look at some of them with our Virginia Beach, VA team and you’ll see what we mean.
Do you feel like the holidays just aren’t complete until you’ve attended a performance of The Nutcracker? Good news: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is heading to our very own Virginia Beach, VA! It’s a popular one, so grab those tickets just as quickly as you can!
When we talk about habits you should kick in 2019 in order to protect your oral health, you may immediately think that our Virginia Beach, VA team is going to start talking about things like eating candy or chewing on ice. However, we’d like to take a broader look at some habits you may not even realize that you participate in and that can have a poor influence on your smile! By making some little changes in the new year, you can enjoy some massive improvements! Find out more!