Oral Health Outliers: Sedation Dentistry

Are you aware that there are several types of situations that are available to help improve your oral health by applying treatments without the risk of discomfort or pain? If you need a complex procedure done such as an oral surgery or an extraction, it may require the use of... Read more »

Fluoride Options for Pediatric Smiles

These sources of fluoride treatment can provide that extra defense that your child’s smile may need to prevent cavity development in their teeth. What is fluoride? A naturally occurring mineral, fluoride helps to improve the strength of the tooth enamel so that it is less affected by oral bacteria. The... Read more »

Essential Oral Health Care Habits to Have

Building a better smile includes making sure you're taking care of all aspects associated with your oral health care. Apart from brushing and flossing your teeth every day, it’s a good idea to make sure that you implement other teeth-benefiting habits into your lifestyle as well. This can include having... Read more »

Tips and Tricks to Taking Care of Your Smile After the Flu

Our dentists and team here at Pal Dental Group in Sterling, Virginia, care for your oral health, and overall health. During this harsh cold and flu season, our team understands its more important than ever to maintain a healthy smile, which is why we are happy to give you some... Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Orthodontics

  Building a better smile includes always making sure all issues with the alignment of your teeth are corrected. If your teeth are not in the proper alignment, they will be much more difficult to clean. Furthermore, bacteria can pool in the recesses that exist between the teeth and speed... Read more »

Solving the Mystery of Cracked Tooth Syndrome

If you lose or damage a tooth because trauma, disease or decay, or if you develop a toothache, it will be fairly obvious that you have a problem, and you need to call the dentist. Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. But what about... Read more »

The Reasons Behind Tooth Stains

Tooth stains are very common, but do you ever wonder where they come from? If so, you have come to the right blog. Our dentists, Dr. Pal & Associates, would be happy to discuss the reasons why your teeth change color throughout time. Some reasons are controllable while others are not. The... Read more »

Unique Insight on Dental Floss

  Caring for your teeth often occurs on many levels, and requires you to keep your teeth clean at all times. Whereas brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste has been proven to be effective for eradicating debris and harmful acids that seek to destroy your smile, they cannot... Read more »

Routine Braces Adjustments Are Important for Correcting the Alignment of Your Child’s Teeth

As your child’s mouth grows and develops their 20 primary teeth will inevitably be lost to accommodate the 32 permanent teeth that will need to serve them through the remainder of their life. Preserving the health and integrity of these teeth is then very important. Beyond essential oral hygiene measures... Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Dental Damage Prevention

Are you aware of the dangers that can easily affect your smile? Even genetic factors and the appearance of wisdom teeth can severely hamper your smile. In addition, practicing unhealthy habits such as smoking or using drugs can greatly increase your risk of dental damage. Wisdom teeth typically grow in... Read more »