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6 Questions About Periodontal Gum Disease

1. What is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums. It is also known as gum disease or pyorrhea. Left unattended to, it can eat away at the bone supporting your teeth, and to tooth loss. Bacteria from advanced gum disease can enter the blood stream and create medical problems in other

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What Are All Those Things in Your Mouth Called?

When you’re getting your dental checkup, you probably hear the dentist and the dental assistant talking. They sometimes use non-familiar terms to refer to the various areas of your mouth. Let’s explore some of those terms of mouth anatomy so you will be familiar with them too. What are the things in your mouth called?

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Dental Anxiety

Are you afraid to go to the dentist? If so, you’re not alone. Believe it or not, so is Dr. Eddie Choi—our own dentist! According to WebMD, between 9 and 20% of Americans experience some sort of dental anxiety or fear. At a higher level, this anxiety can create a dental phobia, or a panic

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Diabetes and Oral Health

If you have diabetes, you already know that a specific treatment program will help control high blood sugar and lead to a healthier life. But did you know that diabetes can also affect your oral health? The Cleveland Clinic reports that “the link between diabetes and oral health problems is high blood sugar. If blood

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What is a Dental Sealant?

One way dentists can help keep teeth healthy, especially in their younger patients, is to apply a dental sealant. A dental sealant is a thin and protective coating that the dentists adheres to the tops—chewing surfaces—of the back, or molar, teeth. When applied, it flows onto the surface of the tooth, filling in the deep

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Additional Insurance Plans Now Accepted by EverSmile Dentistry

EverSmile Dentistry is pleased to announce that we are now accepting an additional number of insurance carriers and insurance plans. This enables patients to choose their own dentist, and allows us to serve even more people from Northern Virginia in our Sterling-based family dental practice. See our Payment Options for more details. Insurance plans we

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