Dental Health   •   November 14, 2020

Tips to take care of your teeth in winter

Winters can be very brutal for your teeth and gums. Here at Expressions Dental Care, we often come across people asking questions about what measures can be adopted to avoid dental problems in the cold months. It is due to this reason that we chose to provide you with a blog that will cover all […]

Dental Health   •   August 18, 2020

2 Reasons Not To Skip Dental Checkups During Covid-19

People are wearing masks to cover their mouths and maintaining distance from others, which have become the “new normal” in today’s world that is battling the pandemic called Covid-19. We are advised to step outside only in cases of emergency. But, you may ask does a visit to a dentist comprise an emergency. And the […]

Dental Health in Reston: How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

As you stand over your sink and look at the frayed bristles of your favorite toothbrush, do you think about replacing it? It’s a good question. We all brush our teeth on a daily basis. Like a good pair of jeans, it seems the more we use a toothbrush, the more comfortable it gets. How a […]

Dental Health, Dentistry, Family dentistry, Oral Health   •   September 28, 2018

If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

This is a key question occasionally asked by patients at Expressions Dental Care. The answer, however, is “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your gums more thoroughly—not leave them alone. It is practically impossible to clean effectively between teeth without using floss or an interdental brush. If you have never […]

Dental Health, Family dentistry, Oral Health   •   September 14, 2018

Dental Health in Reston: Is Grandpa Smiling?

How are Americans over the age of 65 doing when it comes to the dental health in Reston? The Good News: The rate of cavities in the elderly has decreased in the past thirty years. The Bad News: 25% of persons age 65+ have no remaining teeth Nearly 20% have untreated tooth decay 10% of […]