Reston VA Dentist Blog

Are Dental Implants Safe?

Placing a dental implant is a surgery, and all surgeries carry some degree of risk. When performed by an experienced and highly-trained dentist like Dr. Datta Malyavantham of Ridgetop Dental in Reston, VA, dental implants are a low-risk procedure. Dental…

Popular Cosmetic Dental Trends in 2019

As cosmetic dental treatments have become more effective, affordable, and accessible, their popularity is on the rise. Dentists like Dr. Datta Malyavantham of Ridgetop Dental in Reston, VA is an experienced dentist who offers a variety of cosmetic dental treatments…

What is All-On-Four Dental Implants Treatment?

You can change your life in just one visit to our Reston dentist office. Dr. Datta Malyavantham offers a revolutionary treatment that can replace a full arch of missing teeth in just one day. Using as few as four dental…

Missing Teeth Treatment Options

Do you have a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth? You're not alone. About 35 million people in the United States have missing teeth. Missing teeth compromise the appearance of teeth as well as their form and function. If the…

What to Expect at a Dental Health Checkup

When you’re having dental problems, it makes sense that you’d go see your dentist. So why would you want to spend time seeing the dentist when you’re not having pain or problems? What if you already have good oral hygiene?…

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

The sooner tooth pain is relieved, the better. Pain is the body’s signal to you that something is wrong, so don’t suffer in silence and just hope it goes away. There are several reasons why your mouth or teeth might…

Your Diet May Be Hurting Your Oral Health

When you think about your diet, usually the first thing you think of is your overall health and your weight. While this may be true, few of us realize how much your diet affects your oral health and your teeth.…

7 Reasons Why You Should Floss Every Day

Flossing is an often-overlooked step of an oral health routine, yet flossing every day is key to preventing serious health conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and heart problems -- not to mention severe gum disease. While you may not like…

Can Dental Implants Replace Dentures?

Dental implants are the number one-recommended tooth replacement option, but can they replace removable dentures too? Both implants and dentures have their benefits and drawbacks, but in many cases, dental implants are a better choice over dentures. Dr. Datta Malyavantham…

FAQ: What to Know About Cavity Fillings

Does it seem like every time you go to the dentist, you’re told you need another filling? Dentists like Dr. Datta Malyavantham in Reston, VA perform thousands of fillings a year with high success rates. Learn the warning signs of…