Oakton VA Dentist Blog

Choosing Your Dental Implant Provider

The process of implanting a dental implant requires a high level of skill and experience to do it correctly. Sometimes a dentist may be only diagnosing and coordinating the placement of the implant, while an oral surgeon actually implants the…

Does Charcoal Toothpaste Work?

Many commercially-available products such as face wash, makeup, and now, even toothpaste are boasting about using activated charcoal as an ingredient. In the case of toothpaste, the makers claim that activated charcoal naturally whitens teeth. Does charcoal toothpaste actually work…

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Every person who’s ever had tooth pain knows the sooner it goes away, the better. Feeling pain in your teeth is not normal and can be a sign of a serious problem that may need to be addressed. If your…

Take a Healthy Smile Back to School

As you pack school lunches, check homework and just get your kids back into the swing of another school year, make sure your children get their teeth checked, too. Although they often go overlooked, teeth in young mouths can get…

A Healthy Smile Can Save Your Life

It’s commonly said that “eyes are the window to the soul”. However, to a dentist, the mouth can be the “window” to a view of your general health. In fact, it can be a “door” as well.  Many oral health…

Address Damaged Teeth With Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a quick, cost-effective solution used to address damaged teeth. Dental bonding can typically be completed in an hour-long visit to our Oakton, VA dental office. At Oakton Dental Center we are competed to providing high quality, patient-centered…