Vienna Smiles Blog
May 19, 2017
Did you know that the survival rates for people diagnosed with oral cancer are only 50% at the five-year mark? This form of the disease may be less popular than other presentations, which actually causes this cancer to be deadlier than other more well-known types. But, with regular screenings from your dentist in Vienna, we can improve the odds, save your smile, and make sure you’re not just another statistic. In this post, learn how to prevent oral cancer from the team at Vienna Smiles.
April 16, 2017
When you were a teenager, your dentist cut corners and didn’t use enough anesthetic when addressing a complex cavity you had, and you’ll never forget the pain, the shrill sound of the drill, or his lack of compassion. Because of this traumatic experience, you now have a phobia of the dentist, and you avoid seeing your oral health care professional like you should. You take good care of your teeth at home, but you know this is no substitute for an exam and cleaning, but the thought of seeing any dentist makes you break out in a cold sweat. How can you preserve your smile without compromising your mental health? With sedation dentistry in Vienna, we can help you get the relaxing experience you deserve. Find out more about dental anxiety and how The team at Vienna Smiles treat it in this post.
March 14, 2017
March 13, 2017
Can you imagine living life on just $5 a day? For the Haitian and Dominican sugarcane field workers, this lacking wage is all they are paid. With food, housing, and other expenses, there’s not much left for these hardworking people to use towards dental care. That’s why your premier Vienna dentist is donating their oral healthcare skills to these worthy patients. But, the team at Vienna Dental can’t do this alone – we need your help! Find out how your support of our 2017 mission trip will send one lucky staff member travel to the Dominican Republic to give the people of this island community something to smile about.
February 23, 2017
February is technically the shortest month of the year, but it holds a lot of weight. Mardi Gras is celebrated wholeheartedly in New Orleans, the greatest sports game of each year—the Super Bowl—is watched by millions of people, and now the American Dental Association (ADA) recognizes February as Children’s Dental Health Month! Wow, that’s a lot of action jam-packed into 28 days, but our children’s oral health is of the highest priority. Why is a whole month dedicated to children’s dental health? Your Vienna dentist can answer your questions and keep your little one’s smiles bright and healthy. (more…)
January 26, 2017
When it comes to caring for your family’s smiles, nothing is more important than choosing a great Vienna dentist to be by your side throughout the years. However, finding that perfect dentist can be a challenge because there are so many options in the area. You cannot just choose the first dentist you find. Not all dentists are the same. You need a dentist who will meet the unique needs of each family member, while making dental care comfortable and convenient. As a family dentist in Vienna, VA, we know the challenge you face when trying to decide on a dentist. We make the task a bit easier with key features to look for when choosing a new dentist.
December 26, 2016
If you have had a cavity in the past, you probably have an amalgam filling. Most likely, you have probably never given the use of a metal filling a second thought. Metal fillings have held a common place in restorative dentistry because they are affordable and effective. However, in light of recent claims saying that these fillings increase your risk for mercury exposure, you may now be wondering if you should have them replaced with a composite resin filling instead? As your dentist in Vienna, VA, we understand your confusion and concern. We have the information you need to make an educated choice.
November 14, 2016
You wake up and immediately go into 5th gear. You need to get the kids ready for school, and your partner usually needs a little help getting out of bed as well. Once everyone else is out the door, you can finally throw on your own clothes and head to work. Suddenly you’re cooking dinner, and before you know it, you’re back in bed. If most of your days fly by like this, it can seem impossible to find time to get your damaged teeth fixed. You’re too busy thinking about everyone else. People like you need dental care that fits into your packed schedule, and this is why Vienna Smiles now offers a one visit dental crown in Vienna, VA. (more…)
October 12, 2016
At Vienna Smiles, we do more than just provide dental care. We care about our community and our patients, which is why we take our services a step further to host Dentistry from the Heart each year. This past September, we hosted the 4th annual Dentistry from the Heart event to help those in our community receive the dental care they need for free. It is estimated that 100 million Americans are unable to see the dentist due to the cost of care. As a Vienna dentist, we do not want to see our community place their oral health at risk due to finances, which is why we offer free services once a year to those in need.
September 13, 2016
Dental hygiene is extremely important. Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and it can go a long way in making a good or bad first impression. People tend to associate many other positive qualities with healthy teeth, which can make many facets of life much easier. Unfortunately, going to the dentist can be quite expensive at times, depending on your needs. Many parents do not have the means to give their children, let alone themselves the proper dental care they need. Fortunately for them, this Saturday, September 17th, Vienna Smiles will be hosting the Dentistry From The Heart event with a dentist from Vienna, VA. This is an event intended to provide free dental care to those most in need. (more…)