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Three Ways Laser Dentistry Can Save Your Smile

  • September 1, 2017

With the resurgence in science fiction in recent years, lasers have been all over our movie and televisions screens. But do you know where you can find lasers in real life? Rock concerts with laser shows? Sure Laser tag? That, too. Laser dentistry? Of course! So maybe the way we use ...

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Sedation Can Ease Your Anxiety About Dental Care (video)

  • August 25, 2017

Millions of Americans experience dental anxiety in one way or another. Fortunately, sedation dentistry provides an option that can help almost anyone get the dental care he or she needs. Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is one of the simplest forms of dental sedation, and it’s something we ...

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Dental Bridges Can Rebuild Your Smile (infographic)

  • August 17, 2017

You can have a complete smile again. You can keep eating the foods that you love, too. If you are missing a tooth or teeth, then you may want to consider getting a dental bridge. At Fox Family Dentistry, we have seen how dental bridges do more than restore the smiles of our patients. A ...

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Dental Veneers Could Give You A New Reason To Smile (video)

  • August 9, 2017

You know that you want to change something to feel better about your smile. Maybe your teeth are darker than you would like. Maybe you have a chipped tooth. Maybe you have a gap in your smile. For all of those problems and a few others, dental veneers may be the solution you are seeking. In ...

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Mouthguards Can Keep Your Family Smiling

  • August 1, 2017

It won’t be long now before your favorite young athletes take to the field again. The first games of the fall sports season will begin in a matter of weeks, which makes today a great day to plan a visit to Fox Family Dentistry. You want to protect children’s teeth on the field so they can ...

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Why Do You Have That Chronic Toothache?

  • July 25, 2017

A toothache or some tooth pain is not anything to ignore. Even if it comes and goes, chances are it's going to get worse over time. That's because the things that tend to cause toothaches — infections, cavities, and weak enamel — need restorative dentistry treatments. Call our Burke, VA ...

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You Could Have Problems Inside Your Teeth

  • July 17, 2017

Your teeth are covered by durable enamel. This substance protects your teeth like armor. While this definitely helps, it does make it hard to see problems inside your teeth. Cavities are often visible, but not always. And you can get an infection inside a tooth that creates a strong toothache. ...

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Sedation Dentistry So Anxiety Won’t Hurt Your Smile

  • July 9, 2017

Going to a doctor or dentist is probably not on the top of your list for fun things to do. Like a lot of things in life, it's something you just have to do. After all, you benefit in the long run. But when you have dental anxiety, you can suffer in the short run. Just thinking about getting ...

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Fight Gum Disease With Scaling & Root Planing

  • July 1, 2017

When plaque and tartar build up on your teeth, they can damage your gums. If not treated in time, this leads to gum disease. And uncontrolled gum disease can make your gums bleed and even your teeth fall out. It really can be that serious. That's why you need to call our Burke, VA dental ...

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Be Careful, That Bad Breath Could Mean Gum Disease

  • June 25, 2017

Bad breath (also called halitosis) can be caused by several things, including what you recently ate and how often you brush your teeth. But the problem is that bad breath can also be a sign you have gum disease. If untreated, gum disease can make your gums bleed and your teeth to get loose and fall ...

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