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Pinhole surgical technique

A Breakthrough Treatment for Gum Recession Scalpel-Free, Suture-Free, Conventional Graft-Free We are excited to announce the latest in gum rejuvenation for patients with gum recession. What is Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation? Back in the day, the only way to treat gum recession was with a...

Back to school dental tips

As the summer comes to an end, it’s time to start thinking about a healthy back to school routine. Taking care of your child’s teeth is an important part of the routine. Research shows “poor oral health can mean missed school and lower grades.” Tooth decay is preventable, but continues...

Dental health tips for moms

With Mothers Day just around the corner, I can’t think of a better time to start taking care of yourself as good as you take care of your family. The team at Oakton Family Dentistry understands that busy moms don’t always have time to take the best care of their teeth. But it shouldn’t be...

toothpaste guide

We have all been there, at the grocery store standing in the dental care aisle looking for a tube of toothpaste, and the amount of choices is so overwhelming that you grab the stuff that is most similar to your last tube of toothpaste and promptly leave, left wondering if you grabbed the best...

Regular dental visits for patients with dentures

Some people who have full dentures and no remaining natural teeth are under the impression that they no longer need to visit the dentist regularly, as long as their dentures fit and they are able to eat and speak clearly. But there are several important reasons, seeing a dentist at least annually...

dental visit

Do you know someone who never goes to the dentist? Maybe that someone is you. Dental professionals understand there are many different reason for not visiting the dentist, but it is still important to understand the significance of visiting the dentist regularly. How often should you visit the...

national children's dental health month

In celebration of Children’s Dental Health Month, we gathered a few simple tips to keep your child’s teeth healthy. Did you know that cavities or tooth decay is one of the most common health issues affecting children in the U.S.? Studies show that school-age children and youth in the U.S....

Oakton Dental implant

What are Dental Implants? A Dental Implant is an artificial tooth made out of titanium that is placed in the jaw bone. There are three parts to an implant. First, a post is placed is the bone. Second, an abutment is placed allowing a place for thecrown/bridge/denture will be attached. After the...