Ceramic Braces or Clear Aligners to Straighten Your Smile

Ceramic braces (also known as clear braces) or clear aligners are the new alternative to metal braces and having a more pleasing smile. These can be used when the teeth are not aligned as long as the alignment isn’t too off it needs the practical use of metal brackets. Dr.... Read more »

Including Dental Sealants and a Fluoride Treatment to Your Dental Exam Can Help with Cavity Prevention

The American Dental Association recommends having a professional dental exam and cleaning performed every six months. This will help us remove all traces of plaque and tartar from your mouth and monitor the health of your teeth, gums, and other oral tissues. After your teeth have been cleaned and polished... Read more »

Dental Veneers: The Trick to Enhancing Your Smile

Having a white and attractive smile can play to your favor in many of life’s social, business as well as romantic situations. This means having an imperfect and unattractive smile can hinder your self-confidence as well as your self-esteem. So, if you dislike the appearance of your smile, it’s time... Read more »

Your Oral Health, Mints, and Gum

Would you be interested in learning that bad breath can actually be an indication of a serious issue? For example, bad breath could actually be a symptom of gum disease. Furthermore, if have consistent bad breath, you could ultimately have gum disease. Fortunately, there are many things that can help... Read more »

A Whitening Consultation Can Help You Find the Best Method for Improving Your Smile

Discolored tooth enamel and chronic staining issues can significantly impair the appearance of your smile. Many people in the Midlothian, Virginia, area struggling with an issue like this will contact Midlothian Dental Arts to explore their options for improving their smile. We have the professional training and experience needed to... Read more »

Treatment of TMJ Disorder

The term “TMJ disorder” is used to describe issues with the temporomandibular joints. These joints are used to hinge your lower jaw to your upper jaw to the rest of your head. Problems in these areas are largely related to past injury inflammations caused by long-term habits such as grinding... Read more »

Your Removable Partial Needs Special Focus in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

At Midlothian Dental Arts, Dr. Jeryl Abbott sometimes suggests a removable partial denture for patients who are missing multiple teeth in one part of their mouth. This is an abbreviated form of dentures that are custom designed to fit with the gum structure in the area. Even though the partial... Read more »

Dental Floss Comes in Multiple Varieties

The American Dental Association advocates brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing each evening as part of an effective oral hygiene routine. This is designed to remove stray food matter and plaque from your teeth before they have a chance to harden into tartar or promote tooth decay. As... Read more »

Why a Dental Crown Is a Good Option for Your Smile

Jeryl Abbott and the rest of our team at Midlothian Dental Arts are happy to restore your beautiful smile. We are pleased to offer dental crowns for our patients in Midlothian, Virginia and the surrounding areas who suffer from the following dental conditions: Cracked Tooth Syndrome If you have a... Read more »

You Can Prevent Stains from Setting in by Brushing with a Whitening Toothpaste

When you consume dark foods and beverages, tiny staining particles can be trapped in the microscopic textures on the surface of your tooth enamel. If these minor surface stains aren’t removed, they can gradually penetrate your teeth, causing deeper and deeper stains in your smile. Brushing your teeth with a... Read more »