Teeth aren’t meant to cause pain or discomfort, but when there’s a problem, your tooth will let you know! A toothache can be mildly uncomfortable or severely painful. Whether you have an intermittent toothache or constant pain, your tooth is trying to … Continue reading
Diabetes is a chronic disorder in which the body isn’t able to use or make insulin correctly. This leads to too much glucose, the body’s sugar, the in blood, which can affect your health, including your teeth and gums. Untreated diabetes—in which blood … Continue reading
There are many kinds of medication that are known for affecting teeth, primarily by causing dry mouth. However, not all of these medications are prescriptions. Did you know that there are over the counter (OTC) medications that can affect the health of … Continue reading
A 60-year-old male patient came in to see us at Centreville Dental Wellness Center for severely discolored teeth. As a child, he was given tetracycline, an antibiotic that can darken the teeth while they are still developing and lead to … Continue reading
Teeth can get knocked out in a variety of accidents and injuries, and millions of people experience a knocked-out tooth or teeth every year. Whether an adult tooth or baby tooth has been knocked out, there’s always a chance that your dentist … Continue reading
Many people use the terms gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) and gingivitis interchangeably, but are they really the same thing? The short answer is no. While both are technically gum disease, gingivitis is a bit different than full-blown periodontal disease. What … Continue reading
A 70-year-old female patient was referred to us at Centreville Dental Wellness Center by one of our existing patients for an issue she was having with her lower front teeth. The patient’s previous dentist had told her that her lower … Continue reading
Sensitive teeth can be extremely frustrating and painful. While some people have mild tooth sensitivity, others have severe discomfort when eating anything too hot, cold, spicy, or even sweet. Tooth sensitivity is typically caused by damage to your tooth enamel—meaning your enamel has … Continue reading
A root canal is a procedure in which a tooth damaged by decay, infection, or trauma is restored. During a root canal, the chamber of your tooth—which houses the tooth’s blood supply and nerves—is cleaned out and sealed with a biocompatible material, … Continue reading
When Jaiden came in to see us at Centreville Dental Wellness Center, he was concerned about the discoloration of his teeth. He hadn’t kept up with his regular teeth cleanings, and over the years, his teeth became stained from everyday … Continue reading
We were excited to open our doors on May 1 for regular patient care. We will continue to strive to provide a clean, safe and caring environment. You may notice a few differences when you arrive at our office, but they are part of the new protocol we have implemented.
IMPORTANT: rather than entering our office upon arrival, please call us first (703-815-0775) to let us know you’re here. You will be asked some screening questions over the phone, and then may enter our reception area where your temperature will be taken and hand sanitizer provided. Your shoes will also be lightly sprayed with disinfectant. You will then be escorted to a disinfected treatment room.
We are excited to welcome you back to our office!