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What’s Considered a Dental Emergency?

March 14, 2020

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man holding mouth in pain who needs emergency dentist

Dental emergencies always seem to strike at the most inopportune times, whether you’re on vacation, enjoying a night out with friends, or it’s simply the weekend and your dentist is closed. When this situation happens, you need to be aware of what to do. The first thing should be to call your emergency dentist and, if they’re not open, leave a voicemail detailing your situation. But how can you tell when it’s an emergency and when it’s something normal? Here are a few signs to look out for that tell you whether you have a dental emergency on your hands.

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How You Can Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 4, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 4:42 pm

little boy visiting children’s dentist in Virginia Beach

Oral hygiene is one of the most important things we can teach our kids, since it leads to a lifetime of excellent dental health. Unfortunately, getting your child to brush and floss every day can sometimes be an uphill battle. But if you want your little one to keep all their adult teeth for their whole life, you’ve got to show them the correct way to clean their pearly whites. Since February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, now is the perfect time for a children’s dentist in Virginia Beach to discuss some tips to celebrate.

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New Year, New You: How You Can Get a Brand-New Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry in 2020

January 4, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 7:04 pm

woman pointing to her smile

Have you always wanted a movie-star perfect smile, but just never got around to visiting your dentist in Virginia Beach to make it happen? Well, now that a new decade is upon us, it’s the perfect time to get that cosmetic treatment you’ve been wanting to get the beautiful smile you deserve. Keep reading to learn how your dentist can transform your grin with a few simple procedures.

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Here’s How You Can Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

December 23, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 2:07 pm

family clinking glasses during holiday dinnerEven though you like visiting your dentist in Virginia Beach, you’d rather not let an unexpected visit get in the way of your holiday plans with your family and friends. As you’re preparing for everyone’s arrival, there are countless things that could go wrong, including you forgetting to take proper care of your mouth and address any out-of-the-ordinary symptoms because you’re so busy. Instead of letting toothaches and dental sensitivity get in your way, follow these oral health tips from your dentist. (more…)

Don’t Wait for 2020! Use Your Dental Insurance Benefits Now

November 10, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 7:04 pm

a woman smiling in the dentist’s chairIt’s easy to put off seeing your cosmetic dentist. With so much happening at the end of the year, time gets away and before you know it, the new year has arrived. While you may not think much about it, the moment the clock strikes midnight on December 31, your dental benefits vanish into what seems like thin air. Although you can’t prevent it from happening, you can make sure your insurance company doesn’t get even more of your money than they already receive each month. Find out how you can use your benefits to your advantage and finally enjoy ringing in the new year.
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3 Common Questions About Invisalign Treatment

October 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 4:40 pm

Invisalign aligners surrounded by oral hygiene productsStraightening your teeth will benefit your oral health and boost your confidence, which is an investment well worth making. No matter what your age is, nobody wants to be bogged down by cumbersome looking and feeling metal brackets and wires, which is why so many people gravitate towards getting Invisalign aligners instead of traditional braces. This modern orthodontic treatment offers countless benefits. Read on for the answers to three common questions about the treatment process. (more…)

What Can You Expect Living with Invisalign?

September 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 3:51 pm

woman holding Invisalign clear aligner

You may have heard about Invisalign, the series of clear plastic aligners that subtly yet effectively straighten your smile. However, before you invest in them, you undoubtedly have some questions. That’s why we’ve written this guide with some frequently asked questions about how Invisalign affects your lifestyle.

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Find Out if Dental Fluorosis Treatment Can Effectively Treat Your White Spots

August 4, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 6:21 pm

a woman hiding her smile behind a white card with a red smile drawn on itAre you concerned about the white spots on your teeth? While you may be annoyed by these small formations, it’s highly unlikely that you should be concerned about any possible damage or harm they could cause. If you’re wondering why they’ve decided to appear before your corporate presentation that will undoubtedly put you in the spotlight, it can be due to a variety of reasons. Fortunately, these spots can be remedied and prevented. Find out dental fluorosis treatment or other proven methods can restore your smile before all of the focus is on you.

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4 Questions You Should Ask When Looking for the Right Cosmetic Dentist

July 8, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_javeed @ 3:38 pm

a female patient with her dentistYou and your friends are preparing for one last summer getaway before heading back to college. You’ve spent all summer hiding your smile from the camera and instead, tried to ignore the fact that you’re unhappy with your smile. You want to do something about it before you leave in a few weeks, but you aren’t sure how to go about finding the right cosmetic dentist in Virginia Beach. To help you, check out these 4 questions you should be asking prospective clinicians before seeking treatment.

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5 Tips from Your Dentist to Keep Your Smile Healthy While on Vacation

June 5, 2019

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smiling woman wearing a beach hat

You’ve been looking forward to this family vacation for months now. You’ve packed your swimsuit. You bought a new phone with a fancy camera for sightseeing. You’ve picked up on some of the local lingo. But what if you get a toothache that ruins everything? It’s hard to focus on having a great time when your mouth is in pain. A dentist is here to talk about 5 tips for keeping your mouth healthy while you’re on vacation this summer.

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