Dental, Dental Health, Oral Health   •   July 13, 2018

Oral Health in Reston: Tonsil Questions?

Today in the Expressions Dental Care dental blog, we are going to focus on the two lumps of soft tissue in the back of the throat—the tonsils. Your tonsils sit at the base of the tongue, one on each side. They are gland-like masses that function as part of the lymphatic system. As such, they […]

Are Dental Veneers in Reston Reversible?

When people seek cosmetic dentistry to improve their smile, porcelain veneers are a well-liked option. Unlike a dental crown that completely covers the tooth, a veneer is a super thin layer of a very durable porcelain, composite bonding, or ceramic. When bonded to a tooth, dental veneer in Reston create a natural, translucent, and new surface. It improves the […]

Dental Emergency, Dental Health, Oral Health   •   June 22, 2018

Gum Disease in Reston: Risks of Smoking And Vaping

A recent study on the influences of e-cigarettes on oral health has bad news for individuals who believe vaping is less harmful than smoking traditional cigarettes. In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, researchers concluded that e-cigarettes may cause chronic inflammation and permanent cellular damage. These conditions, in turn, can increase the risks of oral cancer, […]

Consultation, Dental Health, Oral Health   •   June 8, 2018

Reston Dentist: The Dangers Of Oral Infections

“It’s just a small sore, it will go away.” “I’m too busy right now, I’ll go to a dentist later.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” It happens to most Reston residents at least once in their life. They put off an important visit to their local Reston dentist. Your teeth become sensitive to […]

Porcelain Veneers And Instant Orthodontics

If you have read much about orthodontics in recent years, you probably have heard about invisible braces and speed braces. How about ‘instant orthodontics’? That’s the term some use for porcelain veneers, and they’re available at Expressions Dental Care in Reston. Porcelain veneers are thin shells, usually made of ceramic, that are attached to the […]