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April 30, 2022
Your body stays hydrated by drinking enough water. Whether your glass is half-full or half-empty, drinking plenty of water benefits your overall health. It keeps your body nourished so that you can keep moving. Your muscles will also be able to function properly. Drinking plenty of fluoridated... Read Full Post
Category: General Dentistry
April 19, 2022
Porcelain veneers are a simple and effective way to transform the look of your smile. These cosmetic dental restorations have been used for decades and recently surged in popularity. Ahead, Oakton dentist Dr. Michael Chung debunks some of the most common veneer myths. Myth: Veneers Look Unnatural ... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
April 04, 2022
Stress isn’t something that’s just in your head. It also shows up in your body. You may be aware of the health conditions, such as headaches and stomach problems, that are worsened by stress. However, it can also take a toll on your teeth and gums. In light of Stress Awareness Month, Oakton dentist... Read Full Post
Category: General Dentistry
March 23, 2022
Jaw pain isn’t something that should be taken lightly. It can be a debilitating issue that impacts your ability to perform daily tasks. You should visit an experienced dentist if you’re experiencing symptoms such as trouble chewing, headaches, difficulty opening or closing your mouth, clicking or... Read Full Post
March 14, 2022
It may be tempting to blame your fatigue on the recent time change. After all, setting the clock forward one hour has been shown to mess with our circadian rhythms and make us more vulnerable to sleep deprivation. However, if you consistently suffer from daytime tiredness, then there are probably... Read Full Post
Category: Sleep Apnea
February 16, 2022
Many people have at least one thing that they would like to change about their teeth. However, figuring out the right combination of dental treatments to correct those concerns can be difficult. Fortunately, a smile makeover removes the guesswork, giving you a clear path to hit your goals. Are you... Read Full Post
Category: Smile Makeover
February 15, 2022
You know that missing one or more teeth changes the way you look. However, you might underestimate the dramatic effect that tooth loss can have on your appearance over time.  The unfortunate truth is that missing teeth can detract from your smile. The gaps left behind might make you feel more self-... Read Full Post
Category: Implant Dentistry
January 24, 2022
Snap-on veneers are removable plastic trays that cover tooth imperfections. Also known as reusable, fake, clip-on, or pop-on veneers, snap-on veneers are relatively cheap and available without a dentist. However, they come with significant drawbacks, such as an unnatural appearance and short... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
December 28, 2021
Many people find it easier to justify general dental work than cosmetic services. After all, the advantages of general dentistry include obvious ones such as alleviating pain. However, it is important to realize that the benefits of cosmetic dentistry are substantial in their own right. In fact,... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
October 19, 2021
Jaw pain and headaches are among the most well-known symptoms that arise from jaw joint problems. However, other issues caused by temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) may surprise you. For example, this condition can cause sudden feelings of dizziness and spinning. If you suspect that you are... Read Full Post