New Year, New Smile

It’s a new year, and that means a whole new you! Many people set New Year’s goals that say so, anyway. But might we suggest something a little simpler (that won’t be forgotten by Valentine’s Day)? How about “New Year, New Smile!”? Whatever your smile needs, we are here to... Read more »

How Wisdom Tooth Removal Surgery is Performed

Do you have wisdom teeth in need of being extracted?  This is a popular procedure that so many people must endure at some point in their lives.  You may be able to have wisdom teeth pulled in our office or be referred to a dental surgeon for surgery. Where you... Read more »

Make “Better Oral Health” a New Year’s Resolution

Most often we hear “lose weight,” “go to the gym,” or “stop smoking” as common New Year's resolutions.  While those are all great decisions, don’t forget to add “better dental hygiene” to the list of habits to start in 2018.  You probably don’t even have to work very hard to... Read more »

Keeping Cavities Away During the Holidays

The holiday season is here and with that comes the time to partake in favorite traditions, pastimes, and parties - many of which involve festive goodies, sweet drinks, and oh-so-yummy treats. Over-indulging in too many sugary snacks can put you at risk for tooth decay - but that shouldn’t stop... Read more »

Early Signs of Dental Attrition Require a Dentist’s Attention

Slight changes in the alignment and orientation of your teeth can gradually cause excessive wear between two or more of your teeth. As time goes on the gradual, yet unnatural grinding force can start to wear down a localized area of a tooth’s enamel layer. As time goes on the... Read more »

The Tooth Brushing Habits That Can Do More Harm Than Good

If you want a strong, healthy, and even beautiful smile, then you need to have a proper and effective tooth brushing routine. Unfortunately, there are habits you can pick up that can alter the condition of your teeth and gums and even mess with the health of your smile. It’s... Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Dental Anxiety

Have you ever been afraid of visiting your dentist or nervous about the thought of coming in for an oral health care procedure? If so, you may suffer from what is known as dental anxiety. Dental anxiety refers to stresses or concerns with visiting your dentist. Dental anxiety can range... Read more »

 Taking Care of Your Smile in Braces Is Important for a Healthy Outcome

At London Bridge Smiles, our orthodontist, Dr. Alan Kessler and our team are pleased to help our patients in Virginia Beach, Virginia, straighten their teeth and create the healthy smile they deserve. Today we would like to share just a little bit about how to care for your smile while... Read more »

The Invisalign® Option

The sight of a young person with a mouthful of metal braces is not uncommon. However, many adults are thinking about straightening their smiles, and may not like the look and feel of traditional braces. And to be honest, most people’s lives are busier than ever before, and many people... Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Bad Breath

Are you displaying signs of halitosis, also referred to as bad breath? If so, treatment for the condition depends on what is causing it. Bad breath is often caused by bacteria, oral health ailments, or even underlying conditions deep within your body. Speak with your healthcare professional to determine the... Read more »