Advancements of Family Dentistry in Reston: The Dream Of No Drill

If you ask dental patients in the Herndon, Vienna, and Sterling what they hate the most about dental visits, chances are that they’ll mention the drill. Just the sound of it is enough to make many people nervous or anxious. Usually, patients of all ages mention how the sound of a drill can give them […]

Oral Health in Reston: Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Saliva

Today we want to welcome you to our Reston dental blog. Our dental practice, Expressions Dental Care, wants to help our Herndon, Vienna, and Sterling patients to be knowledgeable about common issues and concerns regarding oral health in Reston. IT’S ONLY NATURAL Today we are going to discuss the complexity and importance of your saliva. […]

Dental Health, Family dentistry, Oral Health   •   July 20, 2018

Dental Health in Reston: Into The Thick Of It, The Skinny On Toothpaste

Today’s blog answers some common questions about toothpaste and dental health in Reston. WHY DOES TOOTHPASTE SEEM GRITTY? The abrasive quality of toothpaste is to assist in removing dental plaque and food from the surface of the teeth. Additionally, vigorous brushing becomes unnecessary for dental patients when the abrasives in the toothpaste can snag the […]

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 […]

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, […]