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Make Every Day Earth Day

Earth Day began in 1970 as an event to raise awareness of our environment. What began as a single day in April is now recognized around the world to bring Read More

Educational and Entertaining Enamel Experiments

Let’s talk about the science of our teeth for a moment. Our enamel has a very high mineral content, making it extremely strong.  In fact, enamel just happens to be Read More

This April, Let’s Celebrate National Facial Protection Month!

Poor April. While other months celebrate romance, or giving thanks, or costumes and candy, April has—April Fool’s Day and a tax deadline. We might be forgiven for thinking these two Read More

Nutrition Tips for Healthy Kids’ Smiles

The grown-ups in your life want you to have a healthy, happy smile. That’s why they help you brush and floss, and make sure you come see the doctor for Read More

What to Do for Your Loose Tooth

One of the first exciting childhood experiences we outgrow is the excitement of discovering a loose tooth. Sadly, there’s no adult Tooth Fairy waiting to exchange a gift for a Read More

Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Millions of people, around Mechanicsville, Virginia and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may Read More

Are your teeth ready for the big day?

Capturing the Moment At Family and Cosmetic Dentistry we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the Read More

Chewing Gum: Fact and Fiction

Remember all the things your parents would tell you when you were growing up to scare you away from doing something? Like how lying might make your nose grow, misbehaving Read More

Need Another Reason to Stop Biting Your Nails?

Painful nails and cuticles, ruined manicures, reluctance to shake hands—there are so many good reasons to overcome the nail biting habit. But did you know that biting your nails is Read More

The Transformation of Valentine's Day

Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read More

February is Heart Month

The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read More

The Secret to Lifelong Teeth Whitening

Have you ever noticed your attention being instantly drawn to peoples’ teeth when they smile at you? Some people have dull and yellowing teeth, while others have teeth that appear Read More

I don't brush while I'm at work. Should I?

Yes, absolutely. A recent survey by Oral-B® reveals that despite knowing that a healthy, good-looking smile affects not only their personal wellness but their professional image as well, very few Read More

Gum Disease Prevention

What to do to prevent gum disease? If left untreated, gum disease can lead to discomfort, infection, and even tooth loss. Bacteria in our mouths form a film called plaque. Read More

Toothaches and Abscesses

With the doctor, emergency dental care is only a phone call away. Dental problems are uncomfortable and should always be treated as soon as possible to prevent them from getting Read More

Going Green for the New Year

Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read More

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