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 »

Understand the Spectrum of Cosmetic Dental Solutions

A white and winning smile is the key to bolstering the kind of self-confidence that will let you shine in social settings. If your smile suffers from cosmetic imperfections, it can put a serious damper on your self-esteem. Many people with a problem like this will contact Rick Jackomis, DDS to understand the cosmetic dental… Read more »

Tooth Pulp and What It Does

Dr. Rick Jackomis and our experienced team are always happy to help our patients in Sterling, Virginia, have the best possible dental experience by providing a caring, safe, effective and comfortable environment for them, even during a root canal. You might think that a root canal wouldn’t be a comfortable experience, but it is entirely… Read more »

How Invisalign® Can Give You the Smile of Your Dreams

2016 was the year 4 million smile transformations occurred with Invisalign! With Invisalign® aligners, aligning your dream smile is finally within reach. These thermoplastic trays are created to be invisible while they straighten your smile and align your bite. They are durable and customizable and virtually invisible so you can live your life without feeling… Read more »