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 »

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 cavities. Fortunately, sealants can be... 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 health? Chewing gum may 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 on repairing teeth, while can completely conceal them or even... 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 probably understand that it’s also... read more »