Foods to Avoid for Healthy Teeth

Your oral health is directly affected by the foods you eat! It is also affected by the foods you choose NOT to eat. Here are some foods to avoid for a healthy, bright smile. Acidic Foods: Acidic foods can damage your teeth. Now, this isn’t to say you can never... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more »