Parental oral care
Why Is Prenatal Oral Care Important?

When you are pregnant with your bundle of joy, it’s important to take care of your oral health. Some may even say it’s as important as your prenatal check-ups. Another term you may hear is “healthy mom, healthy baby”.  Continue…

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Is It Safe to go to the Dentist during Covid?

During these uncertain times, it seems that every step we take must be fully calculated in order to maintain the health of both ourselves and those around us. While we have made changes in almost every aspect of our lives…

4 Things You Need to Know About Invisalign

Since its introduction, Invisalign has taken the orthodontic community by storm. Finally, there is an orthodontic solution that allows patients to achieve a straighter, healthier smile without the use of unsightly and uncomfortable metal braces. If you’re considering your options…

Everything You Need to Know about Dental Veneers

Most people have heard the term “veneer”, but many do not know what it actually is, or how it can benefit them. Today, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about dental veneers, so that you can decide if…

The Benefits Of Fluoride And Sealants

The dental field is under a constant state of advancement; there are new and improved methods of dental treatments and restoration work being implemented every day. Two treatment methods that have proved themselves to be extremely beneficial in the years…

Dental Pain
Here’s Why You May Be Experiencing Dental Pain

Dental pain can be extremely uncomfortable, and at times, excruciating. If you have been experiencing dental pain, you will want to locate the source of the issue and have the problem treated by your dentist as soon as possible. Continue…

Why Teeth Cleanings Are Important For Kids

In the first years of a child’s life, they are learning many things about life, the world around them, and their bodies. A large part of their development is learning how to properly manage their oral health. While most parents…

5 Questions for Your Dentist

For many people, a visit to the dentist can be particularly nerve wracking and confusing. There are many aspects of a typical dental visit that can provoke a myriad of questions for the dentist. Here at Oakton Dental Center, we’re…

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Cavities: What Causes Them and How to Prevent Them

If there is one thing that most people dread hearing during a dental visit, it is that a cavity has been found. While cavities and subsequent filling treatment may not be especially pleasant, with proper care, you will be able…

Everything You Need to Know About Sedation Dentistry

For many people, the idea of being put under sedation may prove itself to be considerably nerve-wracking. The truth is that sedation dentistry is extremely safe and effective when administered properly by a professional. The professional team here at Oakton…