HEALTH & WELLNESS

Robotic spinal surgery offers accuracy, efficiency and faster healing times. Does your back ache? If so, you’re not alone. The American Chiropractic Association reports that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Most of the reported back pain is caused by mechanical problems like sprained ligaments, […]

Equine-assisted activities aren’t new, but there are new ways they are being used to help individuals and families with memory and psychological issues like dementia. This story tells the journey of one family as they discover the simple joys of horseback riding again. Susan Noble’s Story Susan Noble was in her late 60s when her […]

Summer is just around the corner! The time for family vacations, swimming, camping, and firefly catching! When there is so much fun to be had, it is common for kids to earn a few bumps or bruises along the way. Sometimes these traumas can happen to the mouth and teeth. Here are a few techniques [...]

Orthodontics and Periodontally Assisted Osteogenic Orthodontics What is cleft lip and cleft palate? Cleft lip and cleft palate is a facial malformations in which with sides of the face and skull that form the upper lip and mouth remain separated, instead of ‘stitching’ together in very early gestational development. These splits can also occur in […]

Be the solution for teens in crises Teens are under enormous pressure to succeed both academically and socially. Social media also heightens feelings of inadequacy by making everything and everyone seem perfect, and trying to live up to these high standards can lead to depression and other mental health issues. Once a person feels overwhelmed […]

According to recent research published in 2017 by the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, adults with OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) who have high arched palates, and little or no tolerance for CPAP treatment, have a very promising new treatment option: distraction osteogenesis maxillary expansion, or DOME. Similar procedures have been very successful […]

Northern Virginia’s #1 Provider of Clear Aligners answers your questions on Acceledent: Your ticket to a faster smile There’s a new technology that’s (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: a system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, […]

All of us who live and work in Northern Virginia are extremely fortunate to have top dental practitioners who have chosen this area to deliver their quality services. Whether you are looking for a dentist specializing in smile makeovers, dental implants, or oral & maxillofacial surgery, you can trust the individuals that are profiled in […]