Living without your teeth has made life very challenging. Where you once were a very confident person, you now feel more self-conscious, and worried about what people think about your smile flaws. Thankfully, there is an answer to your woes – dental implants in Oakton. Before you commit, though, you’d like to know how the restoration process works. As you read on, your local dentist will explain the process so that you can get on the road to a more confident and fully functional version of yourself.
Oakton Dentistry by Design Blog
May 1, 2018
April 4, 2018
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so your dentist in Oakton wanted to help patients stay ahead of the deadly disease by telling them which symptoms to watch out for. According to the American Academy of Oral Medicine, one person dies every hour from oral cancer in the United States alone. About 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year, so it’s worth it to get yourself checked if you have any suspicions.
February 13, 2018
Is there any part of the human body that’s not related to another? Medical professionals are answering ‘no’ to that question more and more each day. This is because of new research demonstrating the connectedness of our different parts. Thus, the health or disease in one area can cause either wellness or problems in another. The same applies to your oral health. If you neglect it and acquire gum disease in Oakton, there is evidence that there could be residual damage to your heart. Learn more about the connection between the two as you continue reading.
December 25, 2017
If you have a missing tooth, the best thing you can do is work to replace it! Sometimes, it’s as simple as getting dental implants in Oakton! If you want to learn about how to replace a missing tooth with dental implants, you’re in for a treat with this week’s blog post!
November 8, 2017
Can you even keep track of all the holiday parties you’ve been invited to this year? With all the entertaining events ahead, you can be sure that there will be lots of food to enjoy—foods and drinks that can dull your recent teeth whitening treatment!
If you just had your stains lifted in hopes of a brighter smile for your holiday pictures, you need to know the best way to maintain the results from your recent treatment of teeth whitening in Oakton. Don’t worry, your dentist can lead the way to a long-lasting, shining smile.
October 16, 2017
If you’re lucky enough to have dental insurance, you should definitely take advantage of your benefits before they reset in 2018. In short, use it or lose it!
If you need a dentist in Oakton—or any other insurance—be sure to do your research and follow these tips to get the most of your dental benefits.
September 19, 2017
When beloved Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher passed away, all her fans wanted to know what caused her death. While several factors came into play, a surprising contributor to her passing was sleep apnea. It’s a serious condition that affects millions of Americans. Unfortunately, many of them do not know they have it. What are the dangers of undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea in Oakton? Your dentist explains.
June 22, 2017
Your dental appointment is tomorrow morning, so you especially brush your teeth with vigor and floss your teeth—for the first time this year. It’s not like your Oakton dentist will be able to tell the difference, right? Wrong! You may think that telling a white lie to your dentist can get you off the hook about neglecting your gum health, but in reality, you’re causing more damage to yourself than disappointing your dentist. We recommend that you take your dental hygiene routine seriously—all parts of it—to keep your teeth and gums healthy for years to come. Let’s talk about how healthy gums play a part in the rest of your health.
May 25, 2017
Don’t overlook how much healthy gums can help keep the rest of your body healthy. You hear how important it is to brush, and how having healthy teeth is an important goal for all of us. With all this talk about teeth and bones, sometimes we forget about everything pink, strong gums do for us. They hold our teeth firmly in place, protect our sensitive tooth nerves, and keep the entirety of our mouth nourished and healthy. Long story short, we need healthy gums to keep our smiles and bodies strong. So, it’s a real concern for your Oakton dentist when your smile begins to show signs of gum disease.
April 1, 2017
Did you know that each year, between 40,000 to 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer? And, did you know cancers of the mouth and throat are more common in men than women? Sadly, because this condition is often caught during the later stages, it tends to be more fatal than other cancers that are more commonly mentioned in the media. But, regular screenings from your dentist in Oakton can help detect this deadly disease when it’s easily treatable. And since April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, now is the perfect time to see Oakton Dentistry by Design to get the preventive care you need to save your smile – and your life.