Dentistry   •   May 29, 2020

5 Things You Need To Know About Dental Insurances Before You Get One

Those who’ve experienced unbearable toothaches know how vital it is to have dental care. Even more important is to actually prevent these dental issues from happening in the first place. You can do this by getting regular checkups and other oral health services offered by dental insurance. But choosing a dental insurance can be tricky […]

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 Technology in Reston: Fight The Evil Cavity-Causing Sorceress

A smartphone or tablet could be the next critical stop of dental technology in Reston to help children develop effective dental hygiene habits. A game called Toothsavers is one of the apps that focus on dental health. ARE YOU READY PLAYER 1? In the intriguing Toothsavers game (designed for ages 3 – 6), children try […]

Dental Crown One Stop Shop?

What’s a Crown? I imagine that a few folks out there don’t like spending a lot of time at the dental office. It’s just not a place you want to “hang out” at. There are drills, needles, scary masks, and so forth. I get it. Well, let’s just say, through a series of unfortunate events, you […]

Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dentistry   •   April 25, 2016

Bracket Scars and Fixing the White Spots after Braces

We see many young adults who are troubled by the “bracket scars” that remain from their time in braces or traditional wire orthodontics. There are many suggested methods for preventing that initially, but if you are beyond that point and want to remove that marks of enamel demineralization, there is hope, and it is not […]