October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Quiz Yourself with our Dental Trivia!

School may be out, but there's never a bad time to test and refresh your dental IQ.  Determine if the following 10 statements are true or false:   1.) Bleeding gums are normal after brushing or flossing your teeth. TRUE or FALSE? . . . . . Answer:  False.  If... Read more »

Orthodontics is More than Straightening Teeth

Orthodontics may at first seem very intimidating due to many factors such as social pressure, thoughts of metal wire in your mouth, or changing your smile altogether. But we’re here to tell you that orthodontics can help you get the straighter smile you need and want. And, it’s not only... Read more »

Don’t Take Summer Vacation from Oral Health

Ahhh, summer vacation:  a time to relax, unwind, and cast your cares away!  Fun in the sun means spending time with family, going to the beach, attending weddings, cookouts, and reunions.  Warm months are perfect for spending time with those we love, but don’t let the time get away from you... Read more »

Considering Lingual Braces

There are many options for straightening your teeth that can get your best smile. If you are looking into braces, you may want to consider lingual braces. Lingual braces offer many of the same benefits as regular ones. They adjust your teeth carefully and gently until they sit in a... Read more »

We’re Getting a New Office!

Coming this Fall: We will be moving our practice into a newer, larger facility as of October 1, 2018. This new office will be located just 2.3 miles from our current location!  The address will be 1635 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, located across from Hilltop North and directly across from... Read more »