Do You Have a Dental First Aid Kit?

Accidents happen from time to time. You have a slip or fall, your child takes a dive off of the swing set or skateboard. Or you suffer a blow to the mouth while playing sports. Or you take a bite of something and notice you have lost a filling, crown, or even part of a… Read more »

What Causes Bad Breath?

Have you ever had bad breath ruin a social or professional situation? If so, you’re far from alone. Bad breath is something that afflicts almost all of us at one point or another. For some, bad breath is an almost chronic condition – called halitosis – but for the vast majority, bad breath is caused… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

Are you looking to improve your smile? Have you thought about giving yourself the greater self-confidence you deserve through your smile? If so, we are proud to help you! Cosmetic dentistry has become a popular form of treatment to help patients obtain the smile they have always dreamed of. Our dentist, Dr. Rick Jackomis, is… Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Oral Health Care

Building your best smile is possible if you’re willing to take the necessary steps to achieve it. Although your oral hygiene habits are a key part of your oral health care, they are only a small part of it. It is important to also make sure that prevention plans are in place to avoid dental… Read more »

Excessive Use of Whitening Toothpaste Can Be Dangerous

Individuals who frequently consume dark beverages like coffee, tea, and cola, or also use tobacco products, frequently experience dental staining problems. In a relatively short amount of time, even minor dental stains can start to saturate deeper and deeper into the microscopic pores of your tooth enamel. While it might seem tempting at first, blindly… Read more »

Use A Dental Crown to Restore a Tooth

Have you been told you may need a dental crown or a restoration, but are unsure what it is or what they do? If so, you have come to the right place! Not everyone is familiar with dental terminology, which is why Dr. Rick Jackomis with Rick Jackomis, DDS in Sterling, Virginia, is happy to… Read more »

Successful Oral Cancer Treatment Starts with Early Detection

The healthy function of your mouth relies on more than just preventing cavities and gum disease. In fact your mouth and throat have diverse tissues that play an important role and can also be affected by oral health problems. Along with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine the American Dental Association also recommends that you… Read more »

A Case of Dental Attrition Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

A noticeable change in the tooth’s texture, as well as increased sensitivity, could herald a chronic case of dental attrition. This is often related to a deviation in your bite pattern that causes two or more teeth to rub together in an unnatural manner. If the compromised area of tooth enamel is not treated in… Read more »

Make Your Smile Flawless With Dental Veneers

Dental veneers can be an incredible and effective option for creating flawless smiles. The use of state-of-the-art technology, combined with the skillful craftsmanship of Dr. Rick Jackomis and our team, enables us to provide a custom-made set of dental veneers to provide your teeth with the beautiful smile you have always wanted. Each dental veneer… Read more »

Dental Sealants Might Be Applied During Your Dental Checkup

Attending a regularly scheduled dental checkup every six months is an important aspect of maintaining a healthy mouth. Every one of these important appointments performed at Rick Jackomis, DDS is designed to thoroughly clean away tartar and bacterial deposits, while also monitoring your mouth for early signs of gum disease, oral cancer, and tooth decay…. Read more »