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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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Sharing Our Passion, Encouraging Patients

Teamwork helps us to share our passion with ease and to encourage patients to strengthen their lifestyle choices. We live out this belief every morning and afternoon as we recite our mission statement and a verse of our credo: VALUES Integrity/Respect Compassion Competence Growth Fun MISSION With integrity and compassion we strive to enhance the… Read More »


Heart Attacks – #1 Killer in the U.S.

Recently Dr. Fresch obtained a preceptorship certificate by attending a multi-day heart attack and stroke course. (Bale-Doneen method: Beat the Heart Attack Gene: The Revolutionary Plan to Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes.) Heart attacks have remained the #1 killer in the US since the early 1900’s (minus the 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic) and strokes… Read More »


Dental Veneers Arlington VA

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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Restorative Dentistry Arlington VA

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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Dry Eyes, Dry Mouth? Might be Sjogren’s Syndrome

Dry Eyes? Dry Mouth? Joint pain and/or fatigue? Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects the salivary and lacrimal glands, resulting in the classic presentation of dry eyes and dry mouth. Symptoms range from just dry eyes and mouth to joint pain and fatigue to arthritis and Lupus. Approximately 1.5 million… Read More »


Vegas Baby! And Learn We Did!

One of Clarendon Dental Arts’ core values is continuing education. I take over 100 hours of continuing education each year-and our team is up to 200 hours this year. I have always believed that education is the foundation to success in almost every aspect of life. Obviously, keeping up with core dental knowledge, including materials,… Read More »


A Person Dies from Oral Cancer Every Hour

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month! Clarendon Dental Arts takes Oral Cancer seriously (please read through to the alarming statistics and risk factors below). We perform oral cancer exams at least once a year during hygiene maintenance visits. In addition to the oral exam, we perform a test using our  VELscope ®Vx. Traditional oral mucosal examination tools… Read More »


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 »


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