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The Best and Worst Halloween Treats for Your Teeth Oct 4th, 2019

You’ve heard it a million times: Eating candy rots your teeth. But does it really? And do you have to give up sweet treats entirely? In this blog, Padmaja Yalamanchili, DDS, PC, in Fairfax, Virginia, discusses which kinds of candy to eat and which ones to skip. Candy and your...

Should Adults Get Fluoride Treatments? Sep 19th, 2019

Every day, your tooth enamel loses the minerals that make it strong. Acid and bacteria from foods and beverages degrade your enamel, causing cavities that make your teeth susceptible to infection. Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in all bodies of water, including oceans and rivers, and also in...

Our Guide for Maintaining a Healthy Smile at Every Age Aug 20th, 2019

For the best results, dental health professionals recommend focusing on the well-being of your teeth and gums from infancy through your senior years. After all, you and your teeth have a long way to go together. It’s never too late, though, to start a regimen that protects your oral health...