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Why Are We Looking at Your Tonsils?

Why are we looking at your tonsils and throat and asking you if you snore? Our practice takes a very holistic and comprehensive view of your oral health. We have always said that your mouth is part of your body. Science is beginning to validate what we have known empirically all along. If there is… Read More »


Why the Team Ended up Flying Through the Air…

Trapeze School? Yep, I surprised the team. They didn’t know until we pulled up in the car – for a good reason.  AND, just to let you in on a secret – I am TERRIFIED of heights! I picked an activity that would stretch our minds (and bodies) beyond our usual limits. I KNOW that most… Read More »


Oral Cancer – One of the Most Common Cancers Worldwide

Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide. 90% of oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas (OSCC). The five year survival rate of OSCC is 60% and has not improved significantly in several decades. Survival is over 90% if detected in early stages, but unfortunately, this disease is often recognized in late stages.… Read More »


Michelle’s Experience at AACD – Learning & Icing!

Part 3 of our series of blog posts, comments from the team of Clarendon Dental Arts on what they learned at their annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry conference in San Francisco. Today we hear from long-term team member, Michelle Hungate – Patient Liaison. We had a wonderful time in San Francisco at the AACD’s… Read More »


Inspired & Recharged – AACD

In our series on what the team at Clarendon Dental Arts learned/gained from their recent trip to San Francisco for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry annual training, we hear from Jules! I love going to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. I always feel inspired and recharged from my experience. To see the combination… Read More »


Team “Bonding” – AACD 2015

As the newest member of the CDA team, I was thrilled to travel to San Francisco with the team to the 2015 American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry annual training and seminars. It was a unique experience! From the various different courses that covered the individual spectrums within the field to the team building guest speakers,… Read More »


The “Why” Behind Our Best Dentist Arlington, VA Awards

2015 has been an amazing year so far for Clarendon Dental Arts. In addition to receiving the Top Dentist in Washington D.C. recognition by Washingtonian Magazine (every year since 1997), we also received Top Dentist by Virginia Living Magazine, Top Dentist Best of Arlington (2013-2015), Angie’s List Super Service Award (2012-2015) and continue with the… Read More »


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 »



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