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 by things we can effectively... 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 provide insight on dental crowns... read more »

What Can You Do for Your Smile When a Cold Strikes?

When a cold strikes your body isn't the only part of you vulnerable to the attack. Your oral health suffers when colds show up. Today, our Rick Jackomis, DDS team in Sterling, Virginia, would like to give you some oral care tips to help your smile navigate a cold this fall and winter season. Unfortunately, a cold can also bring... 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 power to ensure you feel... 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 self-conscious while creating the smile... 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 »