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February 15, 2017
Many foods can have harmful effects on the overall health and appearance of your teeth. If you consume too much of these harmful foods and drinks, they can stain your teeth and damage your teeth, making your smile dull and less healthy. One of the worst beverages for your teeth is soda. Soda is... Read Full Post
December 07, 2016
TMJ and sleep apnea are two incredibly common conditions in Northern Virginia, and both are conditions that should be addressed immediately. However, many of those suffering from these conditions are unaware of the fact that they are often linked. Dr. Michael Chung discussed the link between... Read Full Post
November 15, 2016
When you're looking for dental solutions, it's important to choose a dentist who's qualified to help and has the skills and experience to solve your problems. This is particularly true when you're suffering from chronic TMJ headaches. In these circumstances, you need to find a dentist trained in... Read Full Post
October 26, 2016
Do you feel anxiety or have a fear of dental procedures? Many people are fearful of the dentist will avoid getting routine dental examinations and necessary dental procedures. Sleep dentistry, also commonly referred to as sedation dentistry, can help you relax during your dental visit. Sleep... Read Full Post
September 14, 2016
Chronic headaches are frustrating and often debilitating. To suffer from chronic headaches is to find yourself in constant pursuit of solutions, as well as the fundamental cause of your headaches. Put simply, if you're a Northern Virginia-area resident suffering from chronic headaches, you want to... Read Full Post
August 26, 2016
The benefits of dental implants are widespread. There is simply no better solution for a missing tooth because dental implants help restore the appearance, the function, and the overall health of your smile. Yet another benefit of dental implants is that they are long lasting. In fact, with proper... Read Full Post
August 09, 2016
  Porcelain veneers are a dynamic cosmetic dentistry solution designed to fix many aesthetic problems that may be affecting your smile. Porcelain veneers can also correct other minor dental problems to improve the overall health of your teeth. Their ability to treat cosmetic and functional problems... Read Full Post
July 26, 2016
Missing teeth affect more than just your smile; they can impact how you speak, how you chew, and how your mouth closes. You can also experience your remaining teeth moving as they take advantage of the extra space to “spread out,” which can then cause those teeth to become loose. If you are ready... Read Full Post
June 27, 2016
Temporomandibular disorder, or TMJ/TMD, is a painful disorder of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) that connects the jaw to the skull. The TMJ itself is one of the most complicated joints in the human body, moving backwards and forwards, sideways, and up-and-down. Because of this complicated... Read Full Post
June 08, 2016
If you want to correct multiple small aesthetic smile imperfections simultaneously, porcelain veneers might be right for you. While not everyone is a viable candidate, you may benefit from porcelain veneers if the aesthetic problems you wish to correct include: Slightly crooked teeth, cracked... Read Full Post