We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
If you’re self-conscious about your smile because your teeth are misaligned or crooked, then the Invisalign system of aligner trays can provide you with the beautifully straight and even teeth that you want. A beautiful smile will increase your self-confidence and enhance your self-esteem, so call us today to learn more about this innovative system of braces. How Does the…Continue reading
Statistically, more than 22 million Americans are afflicted with sleep apnea, and this number doesn’t include the more severe cases. Sleep apnea disrupts sleep because those who have it involuntarily stop breathing when they’re sleeping. If the condition isn’t treated, it can have severe consequences. Read on to learn more about sleep apnea, its causes, and how to diagnose and…Continue reading
Pandemic-induced anxiety is taking a toll on people’s physical, mental and dental health. The New York Times, along with other newspapers, are quoting dentists who are seeing more patients coming in with cracked teeth than ever before. Some individuals deal with stress by grinding their teeth at night. With the prolonged stress the pandemic has created, the effects of teeth…Continue reading
Your mouth carries out essential functions. It allows you to speak, drink, eat and smile. It also serves as the entry point to your respiratory and digestive systems. This means that it is important to take good care of your mouth. In order to do this, you should see your dental health care provider on a regular basis for checkups…Continue reading
What Should I Know About Dental Implants? Dental implants are a permanent tooth replacement option that functions, looks, and feels exactly like natural teeth. The implant itself consists of a titanium post or screw that’s surgically inserted into the jawbone and functions as an artificial tooth root. Once the post is positioned, it provides a sturdy foundation for a dental…Continue reading
What Is Gingivitis? Compared to other forms of gum disease, also called periodontal disease, gingivitis is considered the mildest form. The disease causes inflammation of the gums, causing the gum tissue to appear red and swollen. Gingivitis is very common, and many people will develop some form of gum disease during their lives. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…Continue reading
There are many different types of dental emergencies, from infections to damaged teeth. Finding the right emergency dental care near South Hampton Roads is essential for alleviating pain and preventing tooth loss and other complications. The emergency dentists at our walk-in dental clinic are trained and equipped to diagnose urgent dental issues and provide the emergency dental care that you need in…Continue reading
Dr. Megan Mazzarella The start of the New Year is an opportunity to make some healthy changes that can not only improve your dental health, but your overall health as well. If you’ve been neglecting your oral health, consider these five dental health resolutions that can reduce your risk for tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer. Make a commitment…Continue reading
If you have yellow teeth or stains, one whitening treatment at your dentist’s office may be all it takes to make your smile several shades lighter and brighter. To protect your whitened teeth, you’ll want to avoid certain foods and drinks that stain teeth – or only enjoy them in moderation. Check out these top stain producers. Coffee stains are…Continue reading
With so much going on during the busy holiday season, it’s more important than ever to practice good oral hygiene. Whether you’re traveling out of town, preparing for visiting relatives or running last minute errands, don’t get overwhelmed by the holiday hustle and forget to take care of your teeth. By planning ahead and sticking to healthy habits, you can…Continue reading