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Welcome to our blog! Here, you’ll discover useful tips, educational articles, and interesting information about current topics in dental health. Check back frequently to discover what’s new in the world of dentistry and how you can benefit from a strong, healthy smile.

What Can Dentists Do About Orofacial Pain?

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Orofacial pain isn’t the same as an average toothache, and only the top dentists in Virginia Beach can tell the difference. The subject is more complicated than you might think because orofacial pain can include a variety of clinical problems that involve the chewing (masticatory) muscles and/or TMJ (temporomandibular joint). Typical problems may include TMJ […]

Could You Benefit from a Dental Bridge?

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We are fortunate to live in a time when we have multiple options for replacing teeth when they must come out. However, there are some tooth replacement options that are more desirable than others, and it seems that most adults in the Virginia Beach area are opting for permanent solutions like dental bridges. Dental bridges, […]

Why So Many Cavities?

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Here’s a common scenario: You finally schedule an appointment with the dentist. You’re not having any problems, but you just want to have a checkup and a dental cleaning. During your appointment, the dentist informs you that you have 10 cavities! How can this be? You’re not in any pain and you’ve never had so […]

What to Expect After Dental Fillings

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Sometimes dental fillings are needed because tooth decay has eaten away part of an otherwise healthy tooth. Sometimes fillings are needed because an old filling has begun to deteriorate or has fallen out. Once your dentist has recommended a filling and you’ve scheduled your appointment, only one question remains: what can you expect after the […]