The link between HPV and oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers are one of the current topics not commonly discussed outside of the classroom.  The following are some of the latest facts and figures adapted from the Richmond Institute of Dental Research to shed light on the subject.

If you are a red wine drinker, this article is for you!

A new study has found that red wine, as well as grape seed extract, could potentially help prevent cavities. They say that their report, which appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, could lead to the development of natural products that ward off dental diseases with fewer side effects.

Did you know you miss 35% of your tooth surface if you don't floss?

It's hard to believe that Sarah has been with us for 17 years!!  17 years of comfortable hygiene appointments- How many teeth has she cleaned?  OK- on average it's 59,535 teeth a year.  I did the math:  Sarah has cleaned over 1 million teeth in her time with us!!  THANK YOU SARAH!!

The Scout Guide spread

We are happy to have been "scouted!". Come see our spread at The Scout Guide.

Dr. Noemi Cruz-Orcutt

Meet our new associate Dr. Noemi Cruz-Orcutt. 

She's an extremely skilled dentist, a thoughtful listener with a gentle touch AND a fun person to spend our days with. Being from Puerto Rico she's also bilingual! We're so blessed to have another amazing person to help us take care of Charlottesville's teeth. Drop by to come meet her!

Thank you for choosing us to help care for your child's oral health.  In order to have a great dental experience we have put together a few tips to help him/her prepare for thier first visit to our office.

This is a question we ask patients all the time when we see clues of this habit occurring. What's the big deal? The pressures that you put on your teeth and bone at night have been measured at around 500lbs per square inch! Pressures like that can cause a lot more than just ugly worn teeth.