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
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
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
Cavities are damaged areas on your teeth that are the result of tooth decay. If left untreated, a cavity will progress to the point that it can take over your tooth, and may require root canal therapy or an extraction. … Continue reading
People need to have a tooth extracted for a variety of reasons. Whether your tooth decay has gotten to the point that an extraction is necessary, your wisdom teeth are impacted, or you have crowded teeth, sometimes extraction is the best option. … Continue reading
It’s one thing to choose the best dentist for you, it’s another to try and choose the best dentist for your family as well. When you have both children and adults that need dental care, finding everything you need in one dentist … Continue reading
3D dental x-rays use what’s called cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) to provide your dentist with a more comprehensive view of your smile compared to 2D x-rays. 3D x-rays provide dental professionals with the option to create hundreds of x-ray images … Continue reading
Sensitive teeth include teeth that hurt when hot and cold foods or drinks are introduced into the oral cavity. In addition, sensitive teeth may also hurt when you eat really sweet foods, breathe cold air, or even brush your teeth. Living with … Continue reading
How long your dental fillings last depends on a variety of factors, but it’s important to now that no dental filling will last forever. Many people assume that once their tooth is filled, it’ll last for life, but this simply isn’t true. … Continue reading
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder consists of a series of disorders that affect the joint where your jaw attaches to your skull. These conditions are often painful, leading to jaw soreness, inability to open the mouth all the way, and muscle tension. Did … 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!