Why Mouthguards are Essential for Children Who Play Sports

Organized sports are a great opportunity for children to learn the thrill of competition and teamwork in a healthy, supportive environment. Unfortunately, contact sports for children carry the risk of potential mouth or dental injuries. An estimated 38 million children and adolescents in the United States participate in organized sports activities each year. According to [...]

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What Your Mouth Says about You!

Dental care is an important part of looking and staying as healthy and confident as possible. You may understand this, and that is why you faithfully attend the routine visits which your dentist recommends every six months. During these visits, you have an idea of what your dentist will do: “look around your mouth.” What [...]

By | 2017-08-19T14:39:12+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Your Mouth Says about You!

Aging and Dental Health

Good dental care at any age helps minimize cavities and other oral health issues. At Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we find that as patients age, they benefit even more from regular dental checkups because our dentists can detect age-related changes in their dental health and promptly address them. Some common age-related dental issues [...]

By | 2017-08-19T14:41:09+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Aging and Dental Health

Tobacco and Your Oral Health

If you use tobacco or smoke cigarettes regularly, your doctor has likely advised you to stop. You may be familiar with the potential health risks associated with tobacco, but did you know that smoking and tobacco use have a significant impact on your oral health as well? Your oral health is like a window to [...]

By | 2017-08-19T14:44:49+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tobacco and Your Oral Health

How Cosmetic Dentistry Benefits Your Mood and Health

At Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, our dentists see it every day: smiling and laughing are reactions that makes you feel good and they are scientifically proven to improve your mood and your health. However, if you have damaged or missing teeth, you may be missing out on these benefits, hesitating to share your smile and [...]

By | 2017-08-19T14:45:29+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Cosmetic Dentistry Benefits Your Mood and Health

Welcome Dr. Renita Randolph

Welcome Dr. Renita Randolph to the Grove Family Dentistry Team!  We are so glad you're here! Dr. Randolph is a native of Richmond, who graduated from Virginia Union University and the from the Medical College of Virginia - Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry with honors.  She spends her time parenting her children, both human [...]

By | 2017-10-30T13:55:01+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Welcome Dr. Renita Randolph

Use Your Dental Benefits Before They Expire!

As the Fall season begins, our patients ask us to remind them to schedule their cleaning/exam appointment or their treatment appointment so they may have time to utilize their 2015 insurance benefits and/or their healthcare flexible spending account. Did you know? Your dental insurance policy allows for a certain dollar amount of coverage to be provided [...]

By | 2016-10-23T22:57:31+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Use Your Dental Benefits Before They Expire!

A Beautiful Smile: Teeth Whitening

Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is proud to specialize in state-of-the art tooth whitening procedures and we are happy to give you an overview of the best and the brightest options here. If you have been hiding your smile for months or years due to tooth discoloration caused by aging, genetics, medications, or poor [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:25+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on A Beautiful Smile: Teeth Whitening

Dental Crowns Protect Your Teeth & Enhance Your Smile

At Grove Avenue Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, our goal is provide restorative dentistry that is undetectable. We replace existing dental crowns and fillings with restorations that look and feel like your natural teeth. The materials used as well as the high quality of work performed to restore your teeth makes these treatments last 20 to 30 [...]

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Grove Family Dentistry Volunteers at MOM Event

Our very own Dr. Adams volunteered his time and skills at the annual MOM Project event in Wise, Virginia. The MOM Project is a 2 ½ day dental clinic conducted each year to provide free dental services to those in need. There is a profound need for access to affordable dental services in Southwest Virginia [...]

By | 2017-10-30T13:39:59+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Grove Family Dentistry Volunteers at MOM Event