The Facts of Flossing

Dental floss, as we know it has been around since the early 1800’s. But there is evidence that prehistoric people may have used horsehair and twigs to clean between their teeth. But despite the fact that flossing has practically been around since the dawn of man, many people don’t know how to floss correctly. The kind of floss is up... read more »

Smile Renovations: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Are you aware of the dangers associated with plaque buildup? Plaque buildup is a thin layer that can up cover your teeth and gums in a sticky film that consists of bacteria and other debris. Plaque is especially dangerous to your health because of all the ailments that it can produce. Not only can it lead to a formation of... read more »

The Basics of Oral Health: Tooth Hazards

Have you ever considered what methods need to be taken to keep your smile safe from life's risks and hazards? No matter how old you are and no matter how well you take care of your smile, numerous habits, including the foods we eat and the drinks we consume can easily damage our mouths. That's why we need to practice... read more »

Fact Finder: TMJ Disorders

If you ever feel any jaw pain or pain within your mouth area that feels abnormal or irregular, you may want to seek treatment for a potential TMJ disorder. TMJ disorders arise when damage has been done to your temporomandibular joint within your jaw. Your temporal mandibular joints, also called TMJs, are ball-and-socket joints that are truly important for the... read more »

Protecting Your Smile with Cavity Prevention

Your oral health should be at the forefront of your health care. If your teeth and gums are damaged, the trickle-down effect will affect the rest of your health as well. One common condition that often arises within our teeth is known as a cavity. A cavity arises when dental erosion has fully worn down a tooth to the point... read more »

Are You Informed about Teething?

Are you ready to help your child if they are teething? Teething is a common process that all children will experience when their teeth begin to appear in their mouths. Usually, the process can be painful when the teeth break through the gums and can lead to irritability and discomfort. To help treat your child, there are several methods that... read more »

The Basics of Dental Crowns

Are you in need of a smile restoration? If so, you are not alone. Accidents, cavities, and other things could leave you in need of a dental crown. Here at Niles Dental in Woodbridge, Virginia, our team cares about your oral health and is happy to help you understand more about dental crowns. In a nutshell, a dental crown is... read more »

The Benefits of Water Flossing

Did you know that cleaning between your teeth is possible with a variety of other interdental tools beyond traditional dental floss? One of those tools that has been proven to be highly effective is called a water flossers. Water flossers work by spraying a beam of water directly at teeth to help wash away food particles, plaque buildup, and harmful... read more »

Would You Like a Zoom! Whitening Treatment?

Would you like a Zoom! whitening treatment? Would you like your teeth to be noticeable whiter and brighter? Would you like to upgrade your smile without any form of artificial enhancement? Zoom! whitening can easily, safely and effectively improve your smile is as little as a single session. Not only will your smile look better, but you will feel better... read more »

3 Daily Oral Health Care Habits That Are Safe and Effective

If you are looking for a professional cleaning solution for your teeth and gums, Niles Dental has a wonderful team highly skilled in providing our patients with the pinnacle of oral health care. However, a professional cleaning is only necessary a few times a year, and thus it falls to each individual patient to transfer their skills and services onto... read more »