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Mar 14

If you need a dental filling, composite resin fillings are a safe, conservative way of restoring health and function to the smile. While no one wants to get a filling, it’s important for dental cavities to be treated as early as possible to prevent damaging infections. At Abel, Phan & Associates in Potomac Falls, Virginia, […]

Mar 14

When watching TV or scrolling through social media, does it ever seem like every celebrity has perfect teeth? While some people are born with picture-perfect teeth, most people have at least a few imperfections in the appearance of their smile… and that’s where porcelain dental veneers come in! At Abel, Phan & Associates in Potomac Falls, Virginia, your dream […]

Oct 25

While visiting the dentist to have a cavity properly treated is effective, there are a few additional steps you can take to help slow the growth of cavities to prevent them from becoming deep or painful. A cavity that is left without proper treatment can get worse and eventually grow deeper into the tooth, reach […]

Oct 25

Holistic dental care is an alternative approach to dentistry which considers your overall health as it relates to your dental health. A holistic dentist may ask you questions about your emotions, well-being, diet and exercise patterns and habits, and other things you might not think of as being related to the health of your teeth. […]

Oct 25

Baby teeth perform an essential role in the development of adult teeth. If your toddle develops tooth decay and loses teeth too early, the remaining healthy teeth may shift, leaving less room for adult teeth to come in. Moreover, failure to treat toddler tooth decay can cause pain or other infections that can be more […]

Oct 25

It can sometimes be difficult for children to follow new rules as they grow older, especially as their baby and permanent teeth develop. As babies, kids had help from mommy and daddy to keep their teeth clean, but when they’re older, the responsibility is theirs. Young kids may not look forward to keeping up with […]

Oct 25

As a parent, you want the best for your child, and that includes their dental health. Although baby teeth are temporary and will eventually be replaced with permanent teeth, it is still essential to keep teeth and gums clean and free of decay. Some of the reasons why caring for baby teeth is important include: […]

Oct 25

Prevention and early treatment are the best ways to help your children achieve and maintain optimal oral health. It is much easier to prevent an issue than treat one, which is why it is essential to monitor them as soon as their first tooth appears.   Your child’s first visit to the dentist can set […]

Oct 25

Pacifier use and thumb sucking are heavily ingrained in our culture, and in most cultures around the world throughout history. As a result, most of us don’t think much about it. However, a lot of people have recently started taking a closer look at this common practice and wondered just how healthy it actually is. […]

Oct 25

As a new parent, you want to do everything you can to provide your baby with a happy and healthy future. One thing many parents of infants feel uncertain about is how to care for your child’s newly emerging teeth. Your baby’s oral health requires care and dedication, but that doesn’t mean it has to […]

Oct 25

Is your child afraid of dental visits? If we want our children to be healthy, keeping their teeth clean and cavity free is an important part of that. However, dental visits can be challenging if your child gets anxiety at the very mention of a dental appointment. Going to dentist need not be inherently scary. […]

Oct 19

With Invisalign, you can attain straighter teeth without the need for metal braces. The Invisalign treatment involves wearing clear, removable aligners that gradually adjust teeth into their correct position. Since its conception in the 1990s, Invisalign has become one of the most popular ways to improve the function and appearance of teeth. Take a few […]

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