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 »

Adjust Your Lifestyle for Healthy Teeth

Teeth are made of strong, durable substances. Unfortunately, when teeth are not used properly, they can become damaged. Here are some bad habits that can do damage to your teeth, gums, and jaw, as well as some ways to adjust your lifestyle.   Biting Fingernails: Frequently jutting out your jaw... Read more »

An Untreated Cavity Might Be the Cause of Toothache Pain

Cavities are often the result of poor oral hygiene complications that cause a small area of demineralized tooth enamel to develop. If they are caught in a reasonable amount of time, and the tooth decay is limited to the enamel layer a dentist like Dr. Sumit Sharma might be able... Read more »

Did You Know Dental Lasers Perform These Four Functions?

Most of the world has heard of laser dentistry in this age, but there are still many uses of a dental laser that patients aren’t aware could benefit their smiles. Today, our team offers four functions performed with a dental laser that could transform your smile. Cold Sore Treatment Cold... Read more »