Dream Smile Family Dentistry Blog

How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

Taking care of your oral and overall health must be a priority. Knowing when you need to call your dentist is important. Practicing good oral hygiene habits help to prevent tooth decay, cavities, and many other issues. Cavities are one of the most common issues patients face, and about 30 percent of Americans have untreated

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How Can Poor Oral Health Affect the Rest of the Body?

Oral health is extremely important for many reasons. If patients suffer from gum disease, cavities, or bad breath this can cause issues with your teeth and mouth. Our mouths are a pathway for bacteria to enter the body. The bacteria are able to enter the blood stream, and this can also cause infection or inflammation

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Is Gum Disease Over if the Bleeding Stops?

If you have inflammation in your mouth or gums it may be time to consult with a Periodontist. Gum disease is one of the most common disease patients face today. This condition must be treated promptly to avoid receding gums, or even tooth loss. Attending regular visits to our office can help to prevent gum

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When Should a Person Switch Dentists?

Switching dentists can be a hard decision, but patients need to make a change if they notice things aren’t working out with the current practice. Knowing when to make the move can be hard, but there are some tips you can follow to help you find your new dental office or dental clinic in the

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How Often do Dental Implants Need to Be Replaced?

If you have been recommended for dental implants, you may wonder if they will ever have to be replaced. Implants are a permanent restorative solution for patients seeking that perfect smile. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and last upwards of 25 years if they are cared for properly. At [insert practice

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Can Dental Cleanings Damage Enamel?

Dental cleanings are integral part of our oral health, and are typically recommended twice a year. Keeping our teeth and gums free and clear of harmful bacteria is important. At Dream Smile Family Dentistry, our team is proud to offer general dental treatments like dental cleanings in South Riding, VA. We strive to provide quality services

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Baby Teething: Symptoms and Remedies

Teething is one of the toughest stages for parents, even though for babies as well. Parents frequently think that their little ones are teething, while they start putting their fingers in their mouth and drooling when they become four or six months old. The teething process will continue until the baby gets three years old. During the time of the teething process, there are some signs that indicate parents to be careful and give them a feeling of comfort.

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Gum Disease Causes And Symptoms

Swollen Gums: What Is The Treatment For Gingivitis

The most common symptoms of gingivitis are inflamed gums and presence of blood during brushing. First of all, you should not be alarmed, at least not more than you should. Any dentist will tell you that this medical condition is very common. But you should know what the treatment for gingivitis is and apply it before the problem leads to other disorders.

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Periodontal Disease

In the tissues of the oral cavity, disorders can occur that cause a lack of blood supply, as a result of which the state of the gums, palate – the entire oral cavity changes. Such a disease is called periodontal disease, and there are no inflammatory processes.

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