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Preventing gum disease to maintain a healthy smile

A beautiful smile is not only attractive, but healthy. Many conditions can impact the health of the smile and can cause patients to experience problems such as tooth decay or periodontal disease. Dr. Danine Fresch Gray of Clarendon Dental Arts in Arlington, VA is pleased to provide preventative care for patients ready to achieve better… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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How does oral health habits affect women?

Most women, especially moms, are busy taking care of others before they think about focusing on their own needs. The team of Clarendon Dental Arts encourages Arlington, VA area women to think twice about putting their needs on the back burner. Instead, women should take note of the ways in which their lifestyle can impact… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2019
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What is a canker sore and how can it be treated?

Scientists still have determined what causes painful sores such as canker sores. These sores may seem to randomly develop in the mouth and can be problematic for those who experience them. Canker sores look like small, shallow white sores that occur at the base of the gums, on the tongue, or in the soft tissues… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2019
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Do Veneers Cause Any Risk or Damage to a Tooth’s Structure?

Cosmetic dentistry is a field of dental work that focuses on the aesthetics of the smile. We welcome patients in the community of Arlington, VA to speak to Dr. Danine Fresch Gray about the benefits of restorations such as porcelain veneers. At Clarendon Dental Arts, many patients choose veneers because they are fast, simple, and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2019
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How Often Will I Have to Wear My Invisalign Aligners?

Misaligned teeth can be unsightly, embarrassing, and more difficult to clean. While many men and women are interested in improving their smile, they are also concerned about the method used to achieve the smile of their dreams. To adjust the teeth into more appropriate positioning, most individuals think that traditional metal bracket and wire braces… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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Four Things You Need to Know About Dental Fillings

Tooth decay is a common dental problem that arises due to poor dental hygiene or even a diet rich in sugars and acids. In most cases, areas of tooth decay, called cavities, are addressed with the use of a dental filling. A filling essentially fills the hole left from decay and seals it so the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2019
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What Are Some Foods and Beverages That Can Stain the Teeth?

Dental staining is caused by pigmented depositions on the surface of the teeth. When this occurs, the enamel of the teeth may become darker or yellow, depending on whether or not the staining is extrinsic or intrinsic. Dr. Danine Fresch Gray, the lead dentist at Clarendon Dental Arts, is a dental professional who can help… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019
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What Does It Mean If I Have Bad Breath That I Can’t Control?

Bad breath affects everyone at some point in their lives. Known as halitosis or “fetor oris,” this odor can be very off-putting to others when patients are in a social situation. However, it may also be the sign of an underlying dental health problem. While the occasional case of bad breath may be a result… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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The Many Uses of Dental Crowns

Clarendon Dentals Arts is a comprehensive dental facility that provides everything from general dentistry to restorative care. Patients experiencing damage of their teeth from trauma, disease, or cavities may benefit from the fabrication and placement of dental crowns. Understanding the dental crown When patients in the Arlington, VA area think of a crown, they may… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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