1. How to Tell If Your Child Needs Braces

    As parents, it’s up to us to keep our kids happy and healthy. One question you may be asking yourself is, “How do I know if my child needs braces?” Braces are a topic that can be intimidating for most parents, so to help you feel more at ease, we’ve decided to address some major questions surrounding braces. At Gentle Care Dentists in Arlington, we specialize in a variety of orthodontic tr…Read More

  2. Everything You Need To Know About Dentures

    Whether you’re considering getting dentures or you know someone who uses them, you may not know exactly what they are. Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. While this innovative dental solution can take some time getting used to, today’s dentures are more comfortable and natural-looking than ever before. In this blog, we’ll discuss t…Read More

  3. The Amazing Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening

    Teeth whitening is becoming an extremely popular dental procedure among both men and women in Virginia. While there are a variety of over-the-counter teeth whitening products available, nothing quite compares to a professional teeth whitening treatment from a certified dentist. As a form of cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening can do wonders for the appearance of your smile, not to mention that it …Read More

  4. What Is Dental Bonding?

    If you suffer from chipped, broken, or severely stained teeth, your dentist may recommend dental bonding, but what exactly is this dental procedure? Dental bonding is a unique procedure in which a tooth-colored resin (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened to your teeth with a special light. Not only can this help restore the shape and functionality of your teeth, it can do wonders to…Read More

  5. 7 Important Things to Know About Dental Braces

    If you suffer from misaligned or crooked teeth, your dentist may recommend braces for you at some point. While crooked teeth can be a real problem, poor oral health can have a tremendous effect on your self-esteem and confidence as well. Modern braces are much less conspicuous than some of the older dental products, but they can still cause people to feel self-conscious. In this blog, we’ll look…Read More

  6. What is Periodontal Disease? Part Two

    According to recent studies, approximately 80 percent of American adults have some form of gum disease. In part one of this series, we looked at the basics of periodontal disease, including gingivitis and periodontitis. In part two, we’ll take a look at risk factors associated with periodontal disease as well as tips to reduce your risk. Gentle Care Dentists in Arlington offers family dentistry,…Read More

  7. What is Periodontal Disease? Part One

    If your dentist has told you that you have periodontal or gum disease, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. According to recent studies, approximately 80 percent of American adults have some form of the gum disease. While this condition can start as simple gum inflammation, it may lead to serious damage to the soft tissue and bone that support your teeth. In the worst cases, teeth can…Read More

  8. 4 Warning Signs You May Need Dental Implants

    According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, approximately 3 million people in the United States have dental implants and the annual number continues to grow by 500,000 people each year. If you’re considering getting dental implants because you’re tired of dealing with messy denture adhesives or your have severely cracked teeth, the certified dentists at Gentle Care Dentists can hel…Read More

  9. How To Care For Your Teething Baby

    TEETHING IS NO FUN for babies or parents. Some babies’ teeth erupt with no problems at all but for others, it could be a long and painful process. Besides giving your child plenty of tender loving care, here are some things you can do to care for your child’s mouth during the teething phase. Be Aware Of Teething Signs And Symptoms When your little one finally starts teething, it’s normal fo…Read More