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To Visit Or Not To Visit? Dental Checkups During Covid-19
To say that Covid-19 has completely changed our lives would be an understatement. We have to wear masks and keep[...]
Best Dental Office in Winchester by the readers of the Winchester Star
At Smiles of Virginia Family Dental Center, we have always strived to serve our patients with the highest quality of[...]
4 Symptoms Your Kid Might Have Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a type of sleep disorder that affects an individual’s breathing while he or she is sleeping. Untreated sleep[...]
Why You Should Choose Same Day Crowns
When your dentist recommends placing a dental crown over your tooth, it’s often because the tooth in question is damaged[...]
Dental Veneers: What You May Know And May Not Know
The fact is, it's important for people to look appealing and attractive. The way our smiles look to us and[...]
MIT Research Approves Only These Places For Public Visit! Here’s Why
It’s a pandemic that is a horror story in itself that this generation can talk about to the upcoming ones.[...]
Why Should You Get a Full-Mouth Reconstruction?
Some dental problems can affect your dental health immensely. It can impact your bite, the functioning of your teeth and[...]
The 3 Stages of Gum Disease
Gum disease is one of the most prevalent dental issues in America. As the disease develops in three different stages,[...]
Protect Your Teeth from Cavities with Dental Sealants
Dental sealants are thin plastic-type coatings that act as a protective covering and shield your molar and premolars from decay[...]
Why You Need Invisalign® Treatment For Your Teeth Straightening Procedure
Invisalign® is the best orthodontic treatment option for numerous patients out there who are looking to get their teeth straightened[...]
The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening
Most people think that teeth whitening is an expensive dental procedure and that the outcome is not worth the money.[...]
Sedation Dentistry: The Benefits
What is sedation dentistry about? As the term suggests, sedation dentistry is the practice of relaxing a patient during dental[...]
7 Remarkable Benefits Of Digital Dental X-rays
Dental technology has advanced over the years to deliver patients with care that is comfortable, painless and less time-consuming. Previously,[...]
The Bliss Of Cerec Technology In The Dental World
It is evident from the very title of this article that the technology being talked about here, has indeed revolutionized[...]
What Makes Dental Implants So Expensive?
Have you been looking at the prices for dental implants, and found that the dental implants are expensive? If you[...]
10 Frequently Asked Questions About Veneers In 2019
VENEERS IN BRIEF Veneers are wafer-like thin dental restorations, usually made of porcelain, which is attached to the front portion[...]
Oral Cancer Awareness Should Reach Far & Wide
Ways to spread this awareness The term ‘oral cancer’ is quite an acquaintance for people across all ages. The reason being the statutory[...]
Announcing Our New Cone Beam (Cbct) Scanner
Why we decided to invest in a CBCT scanner CBCT scanners used to only be found in oral surgery offices[...]
Dental Implant Cost – A Breakdown And Explanation
One of the things that we are asked most about in the office is dental implant cost… …and why treatment[...]
Questions About Tooth Eruption
When does the first adult tooth normally erupt? Normally, at around age 6, the lower central incisors are the first[...]
Arestin
How Does Arestin Help with the Treatment of Gum Disease? In the past we used to treat moderate to severe[...]
Bone Grafting Questions Answered
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT BONE GRAFTING Question: Why is it important to preserve bone and surrounding gum tissue? Answer: If[...]
Common Questions About Botox
Botox Questions and Answers Question: How long does Botox last for? Answer: Botox usually lasts 4-6 months after initial treatment.[...]
Common Questions About Dental Crowns
Questions and Answers about Dental Crowns Why don’t you use digital impressions? Answer: When Dr. Oestervemb was teaching at the[...]
Common Questions About Tooth Extractions
Questions and Answers about Dental Extractions QUESTION: WHAT IF I AM NERVOUS/HAVE ANXIETY ABOUT HAVING A TOOTH REMOVED? A: If you[...]
Dental Implants: Questions And Answers
Dental Implants: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: HOW LONG DO IMPLANTS TAKE? A: In general it takes about 2 months of healing[...]
Full Mouth Dental Reconstruction
Answers to Common Questions about Full Mouth Dental Rehabilitation/Reconstruction QUESTION: WHY DO I NEED FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION? A: There are a[...]
Implant Supported Overdentures – Questions And Answers
Implant Supported Overdenture: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN IMPLANT-SUPPORTED DENTURE AND AN IMPLANT-RETAINED DENTURE? A: The[...]
IV Sedation: Your Questions Answered
IV Sedation FAQ QUESTION: HOW IS IV-SEDATION DIFFERENT FROM ORAL SEDATION (TAKING PILLS)? A: Oral sedation, taking pills, will have many[...]
Mouth Guards For Sports
What sports do you recommend mouth guards for? ANY COLLISION OR CONTACT SPORTS REQUIRE THE USE OF AN ATHLETIC GUARD/[...]
Night Guards
Night Guards: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: DO I HAVE TO WEAR IT EVERY NIGHT? A: This depends on the indication for[...]
Nitrous Oxide Common Questions And Answers
Nitrous Oxide: Q&A QUESTION: DO I HAVE TO HAVE SOMETHING OVER MY FACE? A: Nitrous oxide is an odorless gas that[...]
Oral Cancer Screening
Oral Cancer Detection: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: HOW MANY PEOPLE DIE FROM ORAL CANCER? A: About 36,500 people will be diagnosed[...]
Partial Dentures: Your Questions Answered
Partial Dentures: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: WILL THE PARTIAL DENTURE CHANGE HOW I SPEAK? A: It can be difficult to speak[...]
Common Questions About Periodontal Treatment
Periodontal Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION:  HOW IS SCALING AND ROOT PLANING DONE? A: After numbing you up with local anesthetic[...]
Powerprox Six Month Braces – Common Questions
PowerProx Six Months Braces©  FAQ: QUESTION: DO YOU JUST TIGHTEN THE BRACES MORE OFTEN? A: This is a very common misconception[...]
Questions And Answers About Dental Cleanings
Prophylaxis/Dental Cleanings: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: HOW OFTEN DO I NEED TO GET MY TEETH CLEANED? A: We try to provide[...]
Questions And Answers About Root Canals
Root Canal: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: DOES A ROOT CANAL HURT? A: Most of us have heard horror stories about the[...]
Sealants: Questions And Answers
Sealants: Frequently Asked Questions QUESTION: HOW DO YOU PLACE A SEALANT? A: The tooth is first cleaned using a 2-step[...]
Common Questions About Sinus Lifts
Sinus Lifts FAQ QUESTION: WHY CAN’T YOU JUST PLACE THE IMPLANT WITHOUT DOING A SINUS LIFT? A: If an implant is[...]
Bleaching And Teeth Whitening: Common Questions
Questions about Tooth Whitening/Bleaching Q: DOES TOOTH WHITENING CAUSE PERMANENT TOOTH SENSITIVITY? A: Sensitivity from tooth whitening is always transient. That[...]
Questions And Answers About Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom Teeth FAQ: QUESTION: DO WISDOM TEETH MAKE MY LOWER TEETH GET CROOKED? A: We used to think this was the[...]
We Are Proud To Be Featured In Virginia Living Magazine
Virginia Living Magazine We are very excited to be featured in Virginia Living and want to thank everybody for the[...]