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 »

A Dental Bridge Can Be Used to Replace a Knocked-Out Tooth

In the majority of cases when a tooth is knocked out, it is too badly damaged to be saved. If the tooth's presence and structure are not replaced, it can lead to even more serious complications. In time, the surrounding teeth can start to turn and alter their positions in... Read more »

The Facts About Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you ever hesitate to smile? Are you slightly self-conscious because your smile is a little crooked, discolored, or because you’re missing teeth? If you’re suffering from any of these issues, or issues like them, cosmetic dentistry could be the solution you need. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry... Read more »

Welcome Winter with a White Smile

With all of the winter holidays before us, it’s an excellent time to brighten your smile to welcome winter and all of your friend and family that come to visit. That’s why teeth whitening is such a popular procedure here at Midlothian Dental Arts. Here’s why you should consider it... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Often Calls for the Use of Dental Veneers

Many people feel that a white and winning smile is the key to making a good first impression. A smile that has been marred by one or more cosmetic imperfections can have a serious impact on your self-esteem and quality of life. Fortunately, your dentist, Dr. Jeryl Abbott, is well-versed... Read more »

The Halloween Hygiene Quiz

Have you been preparing to tackle all the temptations thrown your way this Halloween season? Are you ready to be showered with waves of candy in all shapes and sizes, and manage to escape the pile of sweets without resorting to simply eating your way out? If so, please take... Read more »

What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

If you have discolored teeth, you’re probably considering some sort of whitening treatment. However, before you do that you should understand what causes tooth discoloration in order to determine what the best whitening treatment is. So let’s look at what causes tooth discoloration. Tobacco/coffee use If you’ve extensively used tobacco... Read more »

Which Mouthwash is Right for You?

Mouthwash is a great tool to use if you’re interested in keeping bacteria away from your teeth. However, with so many kinds of mouthwash available, how do you choose one that best meets your needs? For instance, did you know that some mouthwashes can actually fight off bad breath, tooth... Read more »