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2016 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Virginia will participate Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the eleventh National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, and here in Fairfax County that is Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout. Take advantage of a free, convenient, confidential, and safe disposal of unused or expired medications on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Details, Info ... Drop off medications at any of the eight [...]

Insurance Open Season 2015

It’s almost that time again. Insurance open season, when you have an opportunity to change your insurance to better fit your life. But … it can be a puzzle. Which insurance plan is right for you? How is that company to work with? How is their coverage? Is dental separate from medical. Federal open season [...]

Appointment Reminders: Text, Email

One of the best ways to stay on track with your health is regular checkups, and that can be a challenge with the schedules we keep today. For a number of months we've been enjoyed offering you the chance to receive your appointment reminders via text, email, or both. We looked long and hard to [...]

Tuesday, February 17th – Snow Plan

With the anticipated snow in the metro area predicted at 5-7 inches (forecast, click here)  we plan to open the office on Tuesday at 1:00 pm. Stay tuned for updates, check my Facebook and Twitter pages.

Insurance Open Season

It’s almost that time again. Insurance open season, when you have an opportunity to change your insurance to better fit your life. But … it can be a puzzle. Which insurance plan is right for you? How is that company to work with? How is their coverage? Is dental separate from medical. Federal open season [...]

National Facial Protection Month

National Facial Protection Month April is National Facial Protection Month. Most contact sports require a mouthguard, and once all permanent teeth are present you may want to consider a custom mouthguard that protects teeth 9 times better than the boil and bite type. April is also National Poetry Month. It began in 1996 to widen [...]

National Nutrition Month

If it's March ... It's National Nutrition Month - a nutrition education and information campaign that focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. A healthy mouth is more than just brushing and flossing. Your eating patterns and food choices also play an important role [...]

Allergy and Flu Season 2013

They’re back. Seasonal allergies, and soon the flu. A lot of people are coming in for their dental appointment and report having a cold for a couple weeks, sore throat, headaches, and feeling run down – with the higher pollen counts (click here for our local pollen count), it’s is most likely you have seasonal allergy symptoms. The Seasonal Flu Vaccine And … it’s time again to think about getting a flu shot, which is generally offered between September and mid-November – typically before the late-fall to early-winter start of flu season. It takes up to two weeks to build immunity after a flu shot. […]

Obstacles for Pregnant Women Seeking Dental Care

New York Times, May 6, 2013 excerpt Since 2006, a few state organizations and dental associations have issued practice guidelines declaring that dental care is safe and effective at any stage of pregnancy, including diagnostic X-rays, cavity restorations and root canals. OB-GYNs should check for bleeding gums or oral infection and refer a patient to a [...]

Saliva Can Clean Dirty Pacifiers and Reduce Allergy Risk

American Academy of Pediatrics For Release:  May 6, 2013 Parents use a variety of methods to clean a baby’s pacifier: rising it in tap water, boiling it, or putting it in their own mouth and sucking on it before giving it back to the baby. According to a new study, parents who “clean” their child’s [...]