Purple Plum Dentistry Blog
June 21, 2019
You’ve had a long day at work, so you just crawl into bed right after dinner. You figure one night of not brushing your teeth first can’t hurt that much. Your bed partner will beg to differ the next morning when your breath makes them gag. It may have given you bad breath, but nothing else bad could have happened, right? That’s where you would be wrong. Read on to learn from a dentist why skipping brushing your teeth even once can have serious consequences.
May 17, 2019
You probably already know that gum disease can have devastating consequences, not only for your smile but for your overall oral health. Now there’s even more reason for concern. A growing body of evidence strongly suggests that gum disease may increase your risk for heart disease. This makes it more important than ever for all of us to take care of our teeth and gums. Otherwise we may be risking more than we think.
February 25, 2019
When you look in the mirror, do you get distracted by your teeth? When your friend wants to take a selfie with you, do you cringe inside? Are you embarrassed to show your teeth when you talk or smile? Has your confidence suffered because of your smile? Well, if you said yes to any of these questions, you can do something about your teeth. There are several ways your cosmetic dentist can give you the smile you’ve always wanted and the boost of confidence you need. (more…)
January 2, 2019
When most people set their new year’s resolutions, they focus on things like losing weight, traveling, or spending more time with their loved ones. Those are all fantastic goals, but when you’re jotting down the things you want to accomplish in 2019, you shouldn’t forget to include your smile. Taking care of your oral health can have a positive effect on other aspects of your life and give you added confidence. That’s why you should put regular dental visits, along with other smile-friendly changes, on your list of resolutions for the new year.
December 4, 2018
Whether you’re with family, friends, or even at work, the holiday season seems to have delicious snacks and sweets around every corner. These sugar-filled treats taste great, but they can cause damage to your oral health. During this time of year, your brushing and flossing routine may even get thrown off from traveling and a busy schedule, but it’s actually the most important time to practice good oral healthcare. Thankfully, your dentist has 5 easy tips on how to keep your mouth healthy during the holidays.
November 18, 2018
Has it been a while since your last checkup? Or are you simply looking for a new dentist in Falls Church and wondering what your first visit will be like? If so, you’ve come to the right place! If you’ve seen different dentists over the years, you know that no two are exactly alike. But one thing you can be sure of at Purple Plum Dentistry is that you’ll get gentle, highly-skilled and compassionate care at each and every visit. And you won’t have to worry about being treated like a number the way you might at a “cookie cutter” office. If you’d like to know more about what sets Purple Plum Dentistry apart as well as what your first visit will include, keep reading below!