Reston VA Dentist Blog

Why Does My Jaw Hurt? Is it TMJ?

One of the most common dental problems we treat at Ridgetop Dental is jaw pain. Dr. Datta Malyavantham and his team of experienced TMJ dentists in Reston, VA are highly trained in diagnosis and treatment of oral health problems. Here…

7 Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

It’s not too early to think about your dental benefits expiring at the end of the year. Many insurance plans have great benefits you may not know are available to you, allowing you to get treatments you may have previously…

How to Make the Most of Back to School Season

Although back to school season looks different for many students, it’s still a good time to assess your family’s oral health. Ridgetop Dental in Reston, VA reminds you to see us, your family dentist, to keep your oral health in…

What the Mouth Tells Us About Our Health

You’re probably familiar with the old adage, “the eyes are the window to the soul.” However, to the Ridgetop Dental Reston team, the mouth is a window to your overall health. In fact, many oral health problems are linked to…

Why Do I Need to Floss Every Day?

We know that lots of people don’t love flossing, but it’s a key step to your oral hygiene routine to prevent serious health problems. Gum disease is linked to Alzheimer’s and cardiovascular disease, and flossing is one of the most…

Avoid Temporary Crowns With CEREC Same Day Crowns

One of the most common, yet poorly understood, dental procedures dentists perform are dental crowns. Many patients don’t know what they’re used for and how beneficial they are to oral health. Dental crowns are used to repair badly damaged teeth,…

How Does All-On-Four Work?

Dental implants are a revolutionary treatment for replacing missing teeth, and now dentists can give patients a full restoration in just one day with All-On-Four. Using as few as four small dental implants placed in healthy gum tissue, your Ridgetop…

How Does Cosmetic Tooth Bonding Work?

Cosmetic tooth bonding is a simple procedure that can solve many cosmetic issues in just one affordable office visit. Ridgetop Dental, the home of a team of experienced cosmetic dentists in Reston, VA, discusses the benefits of cosmetic tooth bonding…

4 Reasons for White Tongue (And What to Do About It)

Our mouths are home to lots of bacteria, most of which is harmless and aids in digestion. But sometimes oral bacteria, pre-existing health conditions, or immune diseases can wreak havoc on your oral health and cause tongue discoloration. If you’ve…

3 Things to Know Before Getting Dental Implants

Dental implants are a long-term investment in the health of your smile. Like other tooth replacement methods like bridges and dentures, dental implants restore your smile to its natural appearance. But what makes dental implants different and the best tooth…