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The Importance of Preventative Dental Care

At Clarendon Dental Arts, Arlington area patients can enjoy an education from a dedicated dental professional such as Dr. Danine Fresch Gray. Her patients are welcome to ask questions about their oral health and wellness so they can build the proper foundation for a beautiful, healthy smile. Preventative care is at the forefront of dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2018
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Do Implants Have a Few Things over Natural Teeth?

One can’t really say that it would be better to have a full mouth of artificial teeth than to enjoy the benefits of your natural teeth. Consequently, we intend to help our patients maintain the teeth they were born with. We do this by performing comprehensive exams and cleanings, and by repairing damage as quickly… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2018
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We Need to Talk About a Sensitive Subject

When we talk about our teeth, it is often to express a concern related to how they look. Sometimes, we need to talk about full-blown tooth pain. Not all that long ago, the topic of sensitivity was not unheard of. We don’t hear much about this today, though, and we may know why. Tooth sensitivity… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2018
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How Porcelain Veneers can Enhance your Smile

Dr. Danine Fresch Gray and the team at Clarendon Dental Arts in Arlington, VA understand how important it is to have a beautiful smile to share with others. However, imperfections such as misalignment, permanent staining, and breakage can negatively detract from one’s appearance. If you are struggling with the look of your smile and want… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2018
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Is Full Mouth Reconstruction Right for You?

Dr. Danine Fresch Gray of Clarendon Dental Arts in Arlington, VA works closely with her patients to help them obtain beautiful, healthy smiles! Additionally, patients who have had extensive work done over time and are dealing with unsightly restorations that need to be replaced may be interested in asking our team about the benefits of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2018
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What Dental Health Has to Do with Diabetes

2017  CDC figures 30.3 million U.S. people have diabetes (9.4% of population)- 23.8% with disease are not yet diagnosed!  75% of adults have a degree of periodontal disease-from gingivitis to severe disease. In the earliest stages it is silent (except signs of bleeding gums). What is Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes: If you have type 2 diabetes… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 22 2017
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STRAIGHT TALK about Crooked Teeth

While many might believe that pretty straight teeth are purely cosmetic, nothing could be further from the truth. Straight teeth are HEALTHIER teeth. Straight, properly aligned teeth can help you avoid the negative effects of periodontal disease. HEALTHIER GUMS Properly aligned teeth are easier to brush and floss than crowded or crooked teeth. Properly positioned… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2017
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Anne Culbert Running the MCM for RunningBrooke

We are super proud of our own Anne Culbert for not only running the Marine Corps Marathon, but her heart for helping RunningBrooke – to raise funds for programs serving the children in her community. Her goal? $1,000. Result? $1,261! Anne has been back running for almost 5 years after taking a 16 year hiatus. During… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 4 2016
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For Your Mouth, Mind & Body This Fall!

Pumpkin – Not just for decorating – Pumpkin pulp is dense in Vitamin A & C, and its tasty seeds (pepitas) are rich in phytosterols, which may help to lower cholesterol. It’s also known as an immunity booster, to help you steer clear of the common cold! Here are 3 great recipes for roasted pumpkin salad,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 13 2016
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Feeling Guilty About Not Flossing? Maybe There’s No Need…

Maybe there’s no need for flossing… said no dentist! A NY Times article on Tuesday, on the effects/need for flossing, stated: The American Academy of Periodontology acknowledged that most of the current evidence fell short because researchers had not been able to include enough participants or “examine gum health over a significant amount of time.”… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 3 2016
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