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Cavities 101: Causes, Prevention, & Treatment

Cavities 101: Causes, Prevention, & Treatment

Learn about cavities and the ways that you can significantly reduce your risk of cavities and maintain a healthy smile for life.

Raising Awareness for Oral Cancer

Raising Awareness for Oral Cancer

Every April, the world unites to shine a light on a silent killer: oral cancer. Find out why it's crucial to raise awareness about this disease.

Dry Mouth (Xerostomia): Causes and Treatments

Dry Mouth (Xerostomia): Causes and Treatments

Dry mouth is common and can have significant implications for oral health and overall well-being. Learn how you can combat the condition.

What is Gingivitis?

What is Gingivitis?

Learn the definition and causes of gingivitis and ways to address and prevent it from progressing to more severe forms of gum disease.

Precious Smiles: Dental Care for Kids

Maintain Precious Smiles: Dental Care for Kids

By starting early and establishing a good oral hygeine routine for your kids, you can set the stage for a lifetime of excellent oral health for your child.

Maintain Your Best Dental Health on a Budget

Maintain Your Best Dental Health on a Budget

Maintaining excellent oral health with affordable dental care is easier than you might think! Use our tips to help you achieve your best dental health on a budget.

What To Do When You Have a Toothache

What To Do When You Have a Toothache

There are several steps you can take at home to help alleviate the pain of a toothache until you can get an appointment with an emergency dentist in Ruckersville.

5 Tips to Prevent Tooth Staining

5 Tips to Prevent Tooth Staining

Tooth staining is a common dental issue that affects millions of people worldwide. Learn what you can do to help maintain a bright smile and whiten your teeth.

Why Dental Check-Ups Are Essential

Why Dental Check-Ups Are Essential

It can be tempting to skip dental check-ups, but regular dental appointments can prevent a host of problems and should be an essential part of your healthcare plan Find out why you should keep them.

Common Oral Health Mistakes

Common Oral Health Mistakes You Could Be Making

We all want a healthy mouth and clean teeth, but many of us have developed bad habits rather than following a healthy routine. Are you making one of these common mistakes?

Bad Breath causes and treatments

Causes and Treatments of Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Bad breath is more than a sign of a dental health problem. Halitosis can affect your confidence, your ability to socialize, and your quality of life. Learn what causes halitosis and what you can do about it.

how diebetes effects oral health

Diabetes & Oral Health

There are 29.1 million people in the US living with diabetes – that’s 9.3% of the population! Unfortunately, patients who suffer from diabetes are at greater risk for gum disease and other oral health problems.

How drinks affect your teeth

How 6 Popular Drinks Affect Your Teeth

What you eat and drink significantly impacts the health of your teeth. Learn how these 6 common drinks affect your dental health, and what you can do about to prevent damage.

Debunking Viral DIY Dental Hacks

Debunking Viral DIY "Dental Hacks"

DIY dental hacks are among the many damaging trends that have emerged on TikTok. These dental hacks can cause damage such as severe tooth sensitivity, gum recession, enamel damage, and more! It can be hard to know which viral hacks are harmful and which are just nonsense.

Does At-Home Tooth Straightening Work?

Does At-Home Tooth Straightening Work?

At-home teeth straightening programs have become more and more popular in recent years. But do at-home dental aligners actually work? While these programs boast miracle results, the reality is that without professional oversight, they can do more damage to your teeth than good.

Using an Electric Toothbrush

Do You Need an Electric Toothbrush?

Is an electric toothbrush really better? In theory, electric toothbrushes do exactly the same job that manual toothbrushes do. Good tooth brushing is one of the most important and effective ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy. So do you really need an electric toothbrush?

How Diet Affects Your Teeth

How Diet Affects Your Teeth

Avoiding sugary, sticky, acidic food and drink in favor of a well-balanced diet that increases your intake of tooth-friendly nutrients like calcium can significantly improve your oral health. Try these tips to keep your smile healthier, longer.

Guide to Flossing

Do You Really Need To Floss?

Flossing is one of the most effective ways to keep your gums healthy and maintain oral health. Find out why taking a little bit of time to floss can save you a whole lot of hassle.

Mouthwash for dental health

Mouthwash: Does it Help or Hurt Your Oral Hygiene?

Mouthwash can be a beneficial part of your oral health routine, but it’s important to understand what it does and how you should incorporate it into your daily habits.

Can Calcium Supplements Improve Dental Health

Can Calcium Supplements Improve Your Dental Health?

Including calcium in your diet is a great way to support the health of your bones and teeth, but what impact do calcium supplements have on your dental health? Can taking extra calcium for your teeth make your teeth stronger and help prevent cavities?

Bruxism Causes and Symptoms

Bruxism: Causes and Symptoms

Do you have sensitive teeth, experience headaches, or pain in your jaw? You may be suffering from “bruxism”. Bruxism is defined as recurrent clenching and grinding of the teeth and can lead to cracked teeth, sensitivity, headaches, jaw pain, and stress fractures.

Dental Emergency

What is a Dental Emergency?

Patients often think they should wait for an upcoming regular appointment or to give the problem time to go away on its own, but you could end up making the problem worse by waiting!

Better Oral Hygiene

5 Tips For Better Dental Health

Modern dental health benefits from a wealth of products and gadgets that can make oral hygiene easier to fit into your daily life. Try these 5 tips and improve your dental health!

Historic Dental Crown Technology

The Past & Present of Crown Technology

You may be surprised to know that dental crowns have been used for more than 4000 years! With today's advancements they are still a popular and effective way to treat a variety of dental problems.

Oral Surgery Preperation

Preparing for Oral Surgery

It is important to approach oral surgery with the same gravity as you would any other surgery. Preparing properly for your oral surgery can help you navigate the procedure with as little difficulty as possible and avoid complications.

Wisdom Teeth Information

Be Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Unfortunately, many wisdom teeth don’t have room to grow or erupt properly and can cause problems. If you have not had your wisdom teeth removed, you will want to watch out for certain symptoms to avoid major problems in your mouth.

Improving Smiles in Ruckersville

Better Smile, Better Health

Oral health and mental health have been linked in a variety of ways and taking care of your mouth does more than make you feel better. A routine dental checkup can help improve your attitude, your perspective, and your approach to life!

Dental Checkup Ruckersville

Do You Need A Dental Checkup?

There are as many excuses to miss a dental checkup as there are people with teeth! In many cases, we tell ourselves that we only need a dental checkup when there is a problem or pain. The reality is that routine dental care can prevent problems before they occur.

Dental Hygiene

Better Oral Hygiene

If you’re like most of us, you have probably been told that you should be brushing your teeth twice and flossing once daily. These are the basics of a great oral health routine, but to really keep your teeth healthy, try these tips to make your professional cleaning last longer between visits!

Dental Appointments during Covid

Dental Appointments During the Pandemic

It’s important to get your regular checkups and cleanings, even during a pandemic! Dental offices have implemented several precautions to help keep our patients and our staff safe!

Dental Anxiety

Sensitive Teeth: Causes and Treatments

Tooth sensitivity can make brushing, eating, and drinking uncomfortable and even painful. If your teeth are sensitive, tell your dentist. He or she can determine if there is an underlying cause that may be contributing to your tooth pain.

Dental Anxiety

Eliminate Dental Anxiety

Fear of dentists and dental procedures is extremely common. Anxieties about dentistry often prevent those suffering from dental problems from finding solutions. Such anxieties are not only harmful to your dental health, but also unnecessary!

Dental Implants

Could Dental Implants Be Right for You?

Dental implants are a great alternative to dentures, bridges, and other types of false teeth. Unlike the majority of replacement options, implants are a permanent solution to the problem of missing teeth.


Proper Care for Dentures

Dentures are used to replace all or just some teeth. You can extend the life of your dentures and improve your experience wearing them by caring for them properly. To help keep your dentures clean and useful longer and fit better, we suggest these guidelines for our clients.

Cosmetic Dentistry

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You

Many patients think that cosmetic dentistry is only referring to unnecessary procedures that improve your looks and are not aware of the many ways they can benefit from modern cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry can help make you feel more confident, boost your self-image, and allow you to get more out of life by providing more opportunities.

Xray with Missing Teeth

Don’t Let Missing Teeth Make You Miss Out

Don't let having missing teeth make you miss out! Your dentist might be able to replace teeth with a bridge, dentures, dental implants or other modern dentistry options. Find out how missing teeth can affect your life and what to do about them.

Dental Mouth Guard

En Guarde! How a Custom Mouth Guard Can Benefit You

There are lots of ways you can benefit from using a mouthguard, especially while sleeping. Using a mouthguard can help alleviate headaches, tooth pain and more. Learn about how a custom mouth guard can help you live a happier, healthier life.

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