Category Archives: Preventative Dental Health

Heart Disease and Sleep Apnea – Are They Related?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea affects over 40 million people.  An alarming fact is that three out of every 10 adult patients we see are at high risk for sleep apnea. Dentists are commonly the first line of defense in screening this deadly disorder.  I have had several patients over the last month who have been experiencing… Read More »


Why a Trip to the Dentist Can Save Your Life…

At Clarendon Dental Arts, our focus is always on total health – Mouth, Mind and Body. We realize it might seem like a far reach for us to say, a trip to the dentist office could safe you life, but it can. Signs of inflammation in the mouth indicate infection, caused by bacteria, which can… Read More »



Oral Cancer, Early Detection

Tony Gwynn – San Diego Padres –  Passes Away from Oral Cancer.  Did You Know?  1) Each day 24 NEW people are diagnosed with oral cancer? 2) 42,000 die each year of oral cancer? 3) The risk factors for oral cancer have changed dramatically over the last 10 years? Unfortunately,Tony chewed tobacco which put him at a high risk.… Read More »


Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea and the Mouth

The Clarendon Dental Art team in Arlington, VA attended the annual Hinman Dental meeting this Spring in Atlanta. One of the largest dental training conventions in the country. Each of us took different courses which encompass technical advancements, direct patient care methods and practice management. At the end of the day we settle in for an… Read More »


Links Between Oral Health & General Health

Dr. Danine Fresch and Anne, Clarendon Dental Arts dental hygienist, attended the first oral/systemic symposium. There were 12 presentations from the world’s leading researchers about the links between oral health and general health. Did you know that there is a paper published about dentistry every second in today’s global world? That means that our dental office team… Read More »



10 Years as a Dentist in Arlington, VA!

As we celebrate 10 years as a dental practice in Arlington, VA, it is the staff and our amazing friends/patients that have built our success. Here, we detail our top 10 favorite moments. 10. Hawaii Baby! Our first scientific convention together in Hawaii (2009) to start the American Academy Cosmetic Dentistry Accreditation. The accreditation process has been the best… Read More »


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