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  • Find and Treat the Actual Source of Tooth Pain to Relieve it
    Determining which of your teeth is causing your toothache isn’t always easy — or even if it’s a tooth at all. The pain could be coming from a tooth, Read more
  • Baseball, Tobacco and Oral Cancer
    Spring means different things to different people—but to baseball fans, it means just one thing: the start of another thrilling season. All 30 Major League Baseball teams begin play Read more
  • (Don't) Break It Like Beckham
    During his former career as a professional footballer (that's a soccer star to U.S. sports fans) David Beckham was known for his skill at “bending” a soccer ball. His Read more
  • Ways Cosmetic Bonding Can Help Reshape Your Smile
    A small imperfection in your smile can pack a big punch when it comes to feeling self-conscious. Luckily, your dentist can help you recover the smile you once had, repairing Read more
  • Some Blood Pressure Medications May Affect Your Oral Health
    If you’re taking medication to regulate your blood pressure, you may be familiar with some of the general side effects, like nausea, drowsiness or dizziness. But some blood pressure Read more
  • The Tale of the Toothworm
    Ever wonder just exactly what causes cavities? Once upon a time, “Toothworms” — miniscule, yet relentless pests — were thought to be responsible for this widespread malady. This belief Read more
  • Winter Tooth Tips
    Winter is the time for snowy landscapes, hot cocoa and flannel PJs, but for some 'tis the season for tooth trouble. What can you do to keep your teeth Read more
  • In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
    Everyone knows that in the game of football, quarterbacks are looked up to as team leaders. That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples Read more
  • Implant-Supported Dentures Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
    Not long ago, the most affordable option for total tooth loss was a removable denture. Dentures, prosthetic (false) teeth set in gum-colored acrylic plastic bases, can effectively restore function Read more
  • Your Options for Restoring a Chipped Tooth
    A tooth that's been chipped doesn't mean it's no longer healthy. The same, unfortunately, can't be said about the attractiveness of your smile, especially if it's one of your Read more
  • How Veneers Can Help Your Smile
    Your dentist in Sterling, VA Dr. Tara Moshiri, knows her patients want to have better-looking smiles, but sometimes the cost can be too high. For that reason, Dr. Tara Moshiri Read more
  • Here is How You can Improve Your Wedding Day Smile!
    Congratulations—you’re engaged! It’s a stupendous (and hectic) time in your life as you plan your upcoming wedding. You want to look your best for the big day—which means you may Read more
  • Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
    When is the best time to floss your teeth: Morning? Bedtime? How about: whenever and wherever the moment feels right? For Cam Newton, award-winning NFL quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, Read more
  • Keep an Eye on Your Oral Health during Cancer Treatment
    A third of people treated for cancer develop adverse side effects within their mouth. But while these effects can be devastating to teeth and gums, there are ways to Read more
  • New Season, New Toothbrush
    October brings fall leaves, pumpkins — and National Dental Hygiene Month. As you change your summer clothes for a fall wardrobe, it may also be time to change your Read more
  • The Secret to Preventing Gum Disease - Control Bacterial Plaque
    Here’s a sobering statistic: you have a 50/50 chance over your lifetime for developing periodontal (gum) disease. And it’s much more serious than irritated gums: if not treated aggressively Read more

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