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 of its function, it will... 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 suffering from a small chip... 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 at Rick Jackomis, DDS. In... 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 possible! Our goal is to... 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 »