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How to Reduce Tooth Pain
added on: June 10, 2024

Dealing with tooth pain can be an uncomfortable experience that disrupts daily life. Understanding what causes the toothache and how to manage it can help alleviate discomfort and prevent further complications. Remember, seeing your dentist in Charlottesville is always important if you’re experiencing any type of oral pain.  Common Causes… Read More…


How to Straighten Your Teeth as an Adult
added on: May 25, 2024

Deciding to straighten your teeth as an adult can be a transformative journey, not just for your smile but for your overall dental health and self-esteem. Thanks to advancements in dental technology, several forms of adult orthodontics can improve the overall look and functionality of your smile. Benefits of Adult… Read More…


Nutrition’s Impact on Oral Health
added on: May 10, 2024

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is crucial for overall well-being, and what you eat plays a significant role in your oral health. At our dental practice in Charlottesville, we emphasize the importance of good nutrition as part of comprehensive dental care. Let’s explore how your diet can impact your dental… Read More…


What is Dry Mouth and How is it Treated?
added on: April 21, 2024

Dry mouth, medically known as xerostomia, is a condition where there is not enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. While it may seem like a minor inconvenience, chronic dry mouth can lead to serious dental and oral health issues if left untreated. One of the most common side effects… Read More…


How Long do the Results of Teeth Whitening Last?
added on: April 11, 2024

A radiant smile can significantly boost confidence and leave a lasting impression. With the growing popularity of teeth whitening treatments, many individuals are seeking ways to enhance the brightness of their smiles, especially for important moments in their lives like a wedding or class reunion. Whether it’s through professional procedures… Read More…


Got a Cavity? Learn How Long Your Dental Restoration Will Last
added on: March 29, 2024

Dealing with cavities can be a pain — quite literally. The discomfort, sensitivity, and potential impact on oral health make prompt attention crucial. When faced with a cavity, one common solution is a dental restoration. Whether it’s a dental filling or another type of cavity treatment in Charlottesville, understanding the… Read More…


Are All on 4 Implants a Better Solution Than Dentures?
added on: March 14, 2024

If you’re missing a few teeth, the quest to regain your smile’s function may lead you to explore various dental solutions. One option gaining popularity is All on 4 dental implants. This advanced dental procedure has emerged as a promising alternative to traditional dentures, offering enhanced stability and a more… Read More…


February 9th is Toothache Day
added on: February 9, 2024

February 9th is Toothache Day  February 9th might seem like just another day in the midst of winter, but it’s also a special day for your dentist in Charlottesville. It’s Toothache Day. While most people would prefer to celebrate love and romance during the month of February, acknowledging the discomfort… Read More…


Common Causes of Bad Breath and How to Tackle Them
added on: December 26, 2023

Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a cause of concern. While it’s not uncommon for people to experience occasional bad breath, persistent issues may indicate an underlying problem and require a visit to your dentist in Charlottesville. But what exactly causes bad breath and how can you address it? Poor… Read More…


What to Expect at Your Dental Visit
added on: December 23, 2022

Maintaining regular visits to your dentist in Charlottesville is a crucial part of having a healthy mouth and bright white teeth. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends seeing your dentist every six months. However, we understand that some patients may be worried or anxious about their visits, especially if they… Read More…


Can You Avoid Staining Your Teeth? 
added on: December 9, 2022

Everything from a daily cup of coffee to a nightly glass of red wine can cause tooth discoloration. These every day habits can transform your teeth from a bright, white appearance into a smile you don’t recognize. But there’s no need to worry as your dentist in Charlottesville has several solutions… Read More…


Smoking Can Affect More Than Your Lungs
added on: November 27, 2022

It’s a well-known fact that smoking can affect your lungs, heart, and other parts of your body. But did you know that smoking can also cause trouble with your oral health? In fact, smokers are at increased risk for several diseases and complications that affect the mouth, teeth, and gums…. Read More…


What Are The Risks of Whitening Strips? 
added on: November 23, 2022

Everyday things such as coffee, wine, and even spaghetti sauce can take a once bright, white smile and transform it into something discolored. If you were once used to brilliant white teeth and find yourself staring into the mirror and wondering when your teeth went from dazzling to dull, you’re… Read More…


How Can You Fix Pointy Teeth? 
added on: October 20, 2022

Pointy canine teeth may be a good look for a vampire. But if you’re one of the many people whose canines are pointier than you’d like, we want you to know that there are various ways that your dentist in Charlottesville can use cosmetic dentistry techniques to reshape your teeth and… Read More…


Why Am I So Scared of Going to The Dentist? 
added on: October 7, 2022

Dentophobia, or fear of the dentist, affects an estimated 36% of the American adult population, all with varying degrees of dental fear. From a little bit of uncertainty to a feeling of anxiousness and a flat-out phobia, there are many reasons why someone may feel uneasy about seeing their dentist… Read More…


What to Know About Going to The Dentist While Pregnant
added on: September 22, 2022

If you’re an expectant mother, you probably have a lot of questions – especially if this is your first pregnancy. What you may not be thinking about is what you need to know about going to the dentist when you’re pregnant. Don’t worry! Your dentist in Charlottesville is here to help. … Read More…


Top 3 Worst Drinks for Teeth
added on: September 7, 2022

People know that what they eat can affect their teeth. But did you know that what we drink can also impact smile health? The truth is, that what we drink plays a crucial role in tooth health as well as overall oral health. Join your dentist in Charlottesville as we take… Read More…


Signs of Sleep Apnea You Should Know About
added on: August 20, 2022

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can affect both children and adults. It can cause some concerning overall health issues and, in children, behavior concerns. Recognizing the signs of sleep apnea is one of the most important ways you can help spot a problem and seek treatment. In this… Read More…


Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart
added on: February 15, 2021
heart health month

February is the month of hearts. Candy hearts, chocolate hearts, flower hearts, and yes, even our actual hearts. In fact, February is American Heart Health Month, a time when health professionals come together to raise awareness of heart disease and talk about some habits to change to reduce the risk…. Read More…


Dentistry & Diabetes
added on: November 4, 2019
diabetes day

On November 14, the world will celebrate World Diabetes Day, a momentous occasion that serves to bring awareness to the seriousness of diabetes. In fact, more than 30 million Americans alone are living with the disease. But why is your dentist in Charlottesville talking about a disease that affects the… Read More…


How to Stop Your Cravings for Sweets (Just in Time for the Holidays)
added on: October 8, 2019
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We know it’s October, and we don’t really want to talk about it, but the holidays will soon be here. We already know one of the biggest fall favorites is Halloween, coming at the end of this month. Your dentist in Charlottesville knows that this is the time of year… Read More…


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