Improve Your Tooth Enamel with a Fluoride Supplement

Despite tooth enamel being very hard and durable, it is susceptible to bacteria and acids from food and drink. These substances can erode the microscopic mineral crystals that your tooth enamel is comprised of, increasing your risk of tooth decay and tooth sensitivity. Fortunately, our dentist can provide fluoride supplements to replace lost mineral crystals and strengthen the tooth enamel.... read more »

Including a Fluoride Treatment in Your Routine Dental Exam Can Help Prevent Cavities

The American Dental Association recommends having a routine dental exam performed by a dentist, every six months. The check-ups performed at Dr. Rick Jackomis’s clinic include a thorough dental cleaning followed by a comprehensive dental exam and oral cancer screening. If Dr. Rick Jackomis finds any areas of concern, he will help you understand your treatment options. This might include... read more »

How Does Fluoride Help My Smile?

At our dental practice, Dr. Rick Jackomis and our dedicated team work hard to help our patients in Sterling, Virginia achieve excellent oral health. We also strive to help you learn the best ways to protect and maintain your smile. Today, we want to discuss the importance of fluoride when it comes to protecting your pearly whites. Why Fluoride? Because... read more »

How to Keep Soda From Eroding Your Smile

Do you like to kick back and enjoy a nice, refreshing, ice-cold soda during the game? If so, then think again! Soda can severely damage your smile if you let it, which is why our dental team encourages you to reduce your intake. The soda can create enamel erosion and tooth decay. These two dental issues often result in tooth... read more »