The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Dental Sealants

One of the major oral health risks for children at an early age remains cavities. Cavities remain a because it is so easy for them to occur in infant teeth that aren’t fully grown in yet. Children also have a habit of being exposed to higher levels of sugar, which is a known cause of… Read more »

A Professionally Whitened Smile Needs to Be Maintained

Significant dental stains can rarely be removed by the whitening products sold in stores. To effectively brighten your smile, you will need the professional dental services of Dr. Rick Jackomis and the dental bleaching treatment available at his dental office. The potent whitening agents and professional techniques he employs can safely and effectively remove dental… Read more »

All About Dental Anxiety

If you feel stressed or anxious about your dental checkups, you could be suffering from dental anxiety. Here at our dental office in Sterling, Virginia, Dr. Rick Jackomis understands people have anxiety in the dental chair, which is why he wants to give you a basic understanding of dental anxiety, and do everything in his… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Effectively Replace a Lost Tooth

Having a tooth extracted after a severe dental trauma or untreated tooth decay can cause several complications. Beyond the changes in your overall oral function, it can also leave you with a smile you don’t like and affect the clarity of your speech. While a dental bridge can certainly replicate the tooth’s appearance and much… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Considerations

For those who have stained or yellowed teeth, Dr. Rick Jackomis may suggest teeth whitening in Sterling, Virginia. However, it is important to note that teeth whitening is not for everyone. Before any whitening is treatment is performed, it is important that you consider certain factors. Age & Pregnancy Our dentist will advise against teeth… Read more »

Can Chewing Gum Help Your Oral Health?

You’ve probably heard that you’ll need to brush and floss your pearly whites regularly if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy. While you’ve probably heard that keeping your teeth should be an important part of keeping your mouth healthy, but did you know that eating certain foods could also help you enjoy sound oral… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures and Therapies

Cosmetic dentistry refers to the family of dental procedures used to upgrade and enhance the look of your smile. Whether it is a single tooth at a time or an entire mouth makeover, cosmetic dentistry offers a wide array of services to meet your needs. Some services can focus directly on repairing teeth, while can… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Might Develop a New Cavity Without a Crown Restoration

A chipped tooth might prove to be a more serious problem than it appears at first glance. As time goes on, the damaged tooth enamel could passively trap microscopic food residue and plaque. This is even more likely to be an issue if you procrastinate your routine dental checkup at Rick Jackomis, DDS. A tooth… Read more »

A Toothache Can Be Caused by Dental Trauma

Toothaches are always a serious cause for concern. While the cause might not be overtly obvious, discomfort in a tooth or the surrounding gums is almost always a sign of a significant oral health issue. To reduce the chances of suffering even more adverse complications, you should not delay in having a toothache professionally diagnosed… Read more »

Your Toothbrush: What You Should Know

You probably understand that there are a few steps you’ll need to take if you’re hoping to keep your pearly whites clean. For example, you probably know that you should schedule regular checkups with our dentist. This is very important because it will give us a chance to remove tartar from your teeth. Still, you… Read more »