Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Tobacco Can Cause Halitosis

Smoking or chewing tobacco can cause you to have bad breath. Tobaco use can damage your gums which leads to your mouth having more bacteria in them and can cause you to have bad breath. Our dentist, Dr. Sumit Sharma, is passionate about each patient, and wants you to have... Read more »

Getting Implants or Crowns? Read This First

If you’re thinking about getting implants or crowns - to fix any dental issue - you need to read this first. Here at Virginia Dental Solutions in Reston, Virginia, our experienced dentists and the staff see a lot of people make decisions without doing the right research beforehand. Considering the... Read more »

A Dentist Can Safely Whiten Stained Teeth

Occasional tobacco and frequently drinking dark beverage use can sometimes leave dark residue on the surfaces of your teeth. If these minor dental stains are not removed by your oral hygiene routine, they can start to saturate your tooth enamel causing you to feel self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. The... Read more »

Established Oral Health Care Enhancements: Chewing Gum

How do you feel your oral health care is progressing at this time? Do you continually make sure that you're brushing twice every day and flossing once a day as well? Are you routinely visiting your dentist for routine checkups and oral health examinations? Is your diet free of products... Read more »

Maximizing Your Smile with Sedation Dentistry

Are you in need of a sedative during an oral health care procedure to ensure that you remain calm and relaxed? If you are suffering from dental anxiety, you should let your dentist know. Even if you need a sedative to ensure no pain is felt, your dentist can help... Read more »

Find Relief From Jaw Pain By Treating a TMJ Disorder

Your lower jaw has ball and socket joints on either side to attach it to your skull, and these are called the temporomandibular joints, or TMJs. Their function is to allow movement of the mouth when you need to speak or chew your food. The TMJs can also result in... Read more »

Which Toothpaste Should I Choose?

Which Toothpaste Should I Choose? Toothpaste is a very important part of your tooth-brushing regimen. Brushing your teeth would not be complete or done correctly without it. Are you one of those people who is a little overwhelmed when buying new toothpaste? There are so many options available that choosing... Read more »