Cosmetic Dentistry   •   August 25, 2017

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1Consider this sobering news from […]

Cosmetic Dentistry   •   August 18, 2017

Avoid Tooth Loss In Reston

Do you know the most common cause of tooth loss among Reston adults? The answer is gum disease. While this may be startling to Reston, Sterling, and Herndon residents, there is a bright side: Gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups with your dentist are important, […]

Cosmetic Dentistry   •   August 11, 2017

Lighten Up In Reston

Hello! Today’s dental article is for people with stained teeth. Do you think your teeth are too stained for teeth whitening to have any effect? Think again. At Expressions Dental Care in Reston, we are whitening smiles for patients with both intrinsic and extrinsic stains. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark colored foods and drinks, […]

Cosmetic Dentistry   •   August 4, 2017

The Expressions Dental Care Guide To Teeth Whitening

So you want to whiten your teeth? It’s an economical way to beautify your smile, look younger, and feel more confident when you interact with people in business or social settings. Here are 5 things Expressions Dental Care recommends when it comes to teeth whitening: Meet with your dentist for a consultation first. There are […]

Cosmetic Dentistry   •   July 28, 2017

When Wayward Teeth Take A Crooked Path

Malocclusion is dental-speak for crooked teeth. When you consider all the different ways numerous 3-dimensional objects can be arranged, it is not surprising that malocclusion manifests itself in multiple forms. The number of configurations may surprise you: When teeth slant forward, it is called upper protrusion, but you may have heard this condition referred to […]