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  • Happy Fourth of July
    Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read more
  • There’s an App for That!
    We live in a tech-savvy world, and dental professionals take advantage of it! Digital imaging, convenient record storage and sharing, even more comfortable denture design—these are just some of the Read more
  • Periodontal Health during Pregnancy
    Congratulations! Your pregnancy is a time of joy and excitement—and a time to take special care of yourself. You’ve discovered that pregnancy brings many physical changes, but it may still Read more
  • June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!
    The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can play in tooth decay or cavities, Read more
  • What is a root canal?
    A root canal entails the removal of the nerve supply from a tooth. If you know the purpose of a root canal, the process may seem a little less intimidating. the Read more
  • Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is not only a federal holiday in the United States, but it is a day of observance and remembrance of those who died in service. Originally known as Read more
  • When should I floss during the day?
    A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Occoquan Smiles maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to our Woodbridge, Read more
  • Most Valuable Dental Treatments
    At Occoquan Smiles, we work to find a dental plan that will work best and most effectively for you. But we’ve found that three treatments tend to be the most Read more
  • The Best DH in Baseball
    Oh, wait—did you think we meant Designated Hitter? Oh, no, we’re not getting into that debate! What we want to talk about is the best Dental Habits you can practice Read more
  • Seven Ways to Repurpose Old Toothbrushes
    It’s done a wonderful job for you, but after three or four months, the time has come to retire your toothbrush. Bristles that once easily removed food particles and plaque Read more
  • Make Every Day Earth Day
    Earth Day began in 1970 as an event to raise awareness of our environment. What began as a single day in April is now recognized around the world to bring Read more
  • Invisalign® Q&A
    It’s estimated that up to four million people at any one time are wearing braces in the United States and Canada. But the doctor and our team at Occoquan Smiles Read more
  • Do Spring Allergies Mean (B)Looming Dental Problems?
    April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers bring . . . allergies. If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies, you might be suffering Read more
  • Using Sippy Cups Successfully
    Congratulations! Your child is beginning to leave her bottle behind and has started to use her first sippy cup. And the best training cup is one that makes the transition Read more
  • A Family Dentist That Serves All Ages
    When you have a large family, ensuring that each member gets proper dental care each year can be complicated. The best thing to do is choose one dentist who can Read more
  • Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen®
    There are so many adults and teens in our Woodbridge, Virginia office who would love to have their teeth straightened but that are unwilling to go through the long and Read more


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