The Root Canal

A root canal is a dental procedure used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or has become infected. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and blood vessels, which form the pulp, are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Root canals are performed to save the [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:29+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The Root Canal

Sleep Apnea and Your Health

Sleep apnea is a common and potentially serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep. Anyone can have sleep apnea—young, old, male, female, and even children. Although sleep apnea is treatable, it frequently goes unrecognized. Signs of Sleep Apnea Many millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea. The most common signs [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea and Your Health

The Importance of Regular Dental Check-ups

Have you ever wondered why Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry (and the American Dental Association) recommend you visit us every six months? It’s because regular dental hygiene visits are essential for healthy teeth and gums. In addition, it’s important that you work to keep your teeth and gums healthy between those examinations. At each [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The Importance of Regular Dental Check-ups

The Advantages of CEREC: The One Visit Crowns

  A crown covers a tooth, restoring its shape and size, as well as strengthening and improving the appearance of a tooth. There are a variety of conditions that require your tooth to be repaired with a crown.  A few of the conditions include: Large fillings Root canals Cracked tooth syndrome Broken cusps Excessive wear [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The Advantages of CEREC: The One Visit Crowns

Benefits of Dental Sealants

Dental sealant is a thin plastic coating painted on the chewing surfaces of the premolars or molars in patients.  The sealant quickly bonds to the surface of the tooth, filling in the grooves to provide a protective barrier against decay.  Brushing and flossing are excellent ways to remove food particles and plaque from the smooth surfaces [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Benefits of Dental Sealants

Helpful Hygiene Hints for Invisalign Patients

Invisalign is a clear, removable alternative orthodontic treatment which uses a series of plastic aligning trays to give you the straight, healthy smile you have always dreamed of. One of the greatest advantages to using Invisalign is that it provides maximum results with minimal impact on your everyday life. Invisalign is comfortable, easy to insert, and [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Helpful Hygiene Hints for Invisalign Patients

Welcome to our New Mobile Website!

Grove Avenue Cosmetic and Family Dentistry is now mobile-friendly! There’s no question that mobile devices have become a staple in everyday living around the world. Now more than ever it’s important that websites be optimized for mobile devices. We want you to have the best user experience possible, and we are pleased to introduce our [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 May 20th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Welcome to our New Mobile Website!

Introducing the Grove Avenue Dentistry Kids Club!

We are so excited to introduce the Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry KIDS CLUB! Our  dental practice is committed to helping children develop and maintain healthy smiles for life by educating them about dental hygiene and using preventive maintenance to safeguard against tooth decay, gum disease and other oral complications. Any Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry patient [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 April 29th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Introducing the Grove Avenue Dentistry Kids Club!

Grove Avenue Wins “Best Dental Practice” Award

Back in January we asked our patients to vote for Grove Avenue Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for Virginia Living’s Best of Virginia Awards. Now it is time for us to thank you, because we won in the category for “Best Dental Practice”. The Best of Virginia 2015 issue is the statewide guide to all that [...]

By | 2016-10-12T16:38:31+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Grove Avenue Wins “Best Dental Practice” Award