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Bad Breath and Periodontal Disease

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Oct 16 2023 | Author: Supernova Dental | Dentist in Fairfax, VA.

Gum disease, often resulting from poor oral hygiene, can lead to bad breath and other oral issues. Symptoms of gum disease include bleeding, swollen, or tender gums, loose teeth, receding gums, and bad breath. Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease and can be reversible, but periodontitis is more severe and causes irreversible damage to gum tissues.[…]

Dental Implants Standard and Benefits

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Sept 03 2023 | Author: Supernova Dental | Dentist in Fairfax, VA.

Dental implants are the go-to choice for tooth replacement in modern dentistry due to their many benefits. They have a remarkable long-term success rate, exceeding 95%, making them the most reliable option. In contrast, other methods like dental bridgework often need replacement every few years.[…]

Teeth Whitening

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May 12 2022 | Author: Supernova Dental | Dentist in Fairfax, VA. (Jeffrey)

Our daily habits greatly influence the overall health and appearance of our teeth. What first comes to mind are the foods and drinks we consume. However, there are other factors, such as smoking and usage of other drugs, age, genetics, etc. Today, we will focus on the circumstances surrounding the whiteness of our teeth.[…]

Dementia and Tooth Loss

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Mar 3 2022 | Author: Supernova Dental | Dentist in Fairfax, VA. (Jeffrey)

One of the most important concepts of dentistry is that the mouth is an entry point of the human body that dictates overall health. In other words, although a diagnosis from a dentist may be primarily focused in the mouth, it does not count out other issues a patient may be going through. Many people would be shocked to hear that our oral health can actually influence the likelihood of serious diseases like Alzheimer’s and related dementias[…]