Reston VA Dentist Blog

Restorative Dentistry Helps You Achieve Your Healthiest Smile

Do you have missing teeth, cavities, damage to your tooth enamel, or problems with your bite? Perhaps you could benefit from restorative dentistry: a treatment plan to restore your mouth to its most functional, beautiful state. Northern VA dental practice…

Treatments Available for Gummy Smile

Are you uncomfortable by a visibly larger gum line when you smile? A gummy smile, clinically referred to as excessive gingival display, may cause some patients to seek treatment. While your smile is often still perfectly healthy, there’s nothing wrong…

7 Reasons for Tooth Pain

The sooner tooth pain can be relieved, the better. Pain is the body’s way of letting you know something is wrong, and tooth pain can be especially difficult to deal with. If your teeth hurt for extended periods of time,…

How to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush spends around four minutes a day in your mouth, so you need to make sure it’s clean and stored properly, and know when to retire it. The Ridgetop Dental team encourages you to take a look at the…

5 Reasons to Seek Dental Care

Going to the dentist isn’t usually on the top of everyone’s to-do list, but sometimes we have no choice. Reston, VA dental office Ridgetop Dental offers comprehensive dentistry for patients of all ages, whether you have a complex dental concern…

What to Know About Oral Cancer

Although Oral Cancer Awareness Month was in April, staying vigilant in the fight against oral cancer never stops. Over 50,000 people are diagnosed with this disease every year, and it can happen to anyone, not just people who smoke. Dr.…

How Do CEREC Dental Crowns Work?

You may know that dental crowns can repair damaged teeth to prevent extractions, but you may not know that some dentists can give you a permanent dental crown in just one office visit. Ridgetop Dental is a Reston, VA dentist…

Our Infection Control Measures

At Ridgetop Dental, we always put the safety of our patients and staff first. While this was true before COVID-19, it’s even more true after. This is why we have strict infection control measures that help keep our office sterilized…

Taking On a Dental Emergency

With COVID-19, many dental offices have been following the ADA’s recommendations and closing for everything but emergency dental services. Ridgetop Dental realizes that handling dental emergencies is still necessary even during a pandemic. Dr. Datta, a dentist in Reston, VA,…

Stress and Oral Health

The unknown nature of the COVID-19 outbreak is causing a lot of uncertainty, which can increase stress levels in many patients. You may not be aware that stress can have a major impact on your mouth. From short-term complaints to…