Oral Hygiene at the Office

Do you ever think about cleaning your smile more than twice a day? If so, we encourage you to do so! As you eat throughout the day, food particles cling to your smile and try to harm your teeth and gums. So, if possible, our team encourages you to brush after lunch and floss as… Read more »

Navigating Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Did you know that your baby is born with all 20 teeth already hidden under the gums? These primary teeth start emerging between six and twelve months, and typically by the time your child is three, all twenty will have erupted in the mouth. It is never too soon to establish a healthy foundation for… Read more »

Dental Veneers Will Give You A Flawless Smile

It is many people’s dream to have a flawless smile. Dental veneers are now an extremely popular way to make that dream come true. Thousands of people have turned to their dentist in order to receive dental veneers. As you may already know, dental veneers are small, thin, tooth-colored shells that are bonded to the… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious, dangerous, and painful health condition that many people take lightly. This disease comes in different stages, and those stages include gingivitis and periodontitis. However, it is important to know that not all gingivitis cases advance to periodontitis. Gingivitis is the first stage of the disease, which develops when the plaque… Read more »

Are Your Stains Intrinsic or Extrinsic

Are you one of the many Americans who are unhappy with their smile? Have you tried teeth whitening, either from your dentist or from home? If you have, you’re far from alone. In fact, teeth whitening is one of the most common procedures. While your dentist can help, do you ever wonder what you can… Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry: Tooth Fairy Traditions Around the World

Did you know that there are many different tooth fairies and tooth traditions around the world? Well, it’s true, and they’re all very different from the traditions we have in the United States! In Argentina Argentinean children wait for a reward from a small mouse named Raton Perez once they lose a baby tooth. Right… Read more »

Teeth-Straightening With Invisalign in Ashburn, VA

Straight teeth not only contribute to the aesthetic appearance of a beautiful smile, they also help to protect your mouth from gum disease and tooth decay. Some people are reluctant to seek orthodontic treatment to straighten their teeth because they fear it will be uncomfortable or they’re extremely self-conscious about braces. Here at Ashburn General… Read more »

If Your Gums Are Swollen or Bleed Easily…

Many patients assume that their teeth are the most important part of the mouth and the telltale indicator of great oral health. Here at Ashburn General Dentistry, we like to make sure our patients know that healthy gum tissue is also a crucial part of a bright smile and good dental health. Our gentle and… Read more »

What Happens When You Skip Brushing?

It might not seem like a big deal if you fall asleep before brushing your teeth from time to time or if you sacrifice brushing your teeth in order to be on time for work in the morning. However, each time you don’t brush your teeth allows more plaque to build up on your teeth…. Read more »