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Can Dental Implants Fail?

Long-term tooth replacement is possible, whether you’re looking for a full restoration or just one or two teeth replaced. Dental implants provide a long-lasting, durable, and aesthetically pleasing solution to missing teeth and are cared for the same as your…

Efficient Gum Disease Treatment with Laser Dentistry

One of the pillars of our Ridgetop Dental practice is providing the highest standard of dental care, and that means using modern and advanced techniques. Laser dentistry is one of the tools we use to help our patients achieve healthy,…

Refresh Your Smile with Professional Tooth Whitening

Tooth whitening is one of the most common cosmetic dental treatments available to patients looking to refresh their natural smile. After all, the term “pearly whites” refers to bright, healthy teeth! Ridgetop Dental is a Sterling, VA dentist office offering…

Why is Fluoride Good For Your Teeth?

Lots of oral health products like toothpaste and mouthwash contain fluoride. It’s also often added to public water supplies because of its positive effects on oral health. Ridgetop Dental is home to a team of dental experts in Sterling, VA…

Who is At Risk of Oral Cancer?

Over 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year, and staying vigilant in the fight against oral cancer is key to preventing it. Oral Cancer Awareness Month is recognized every April, but that’s not the only time we have…

Tooth Pain: When is it a Dental Emergency?

Your body uses pain to indicate something is wrong, but pain doesn’t always indicate an emergency. Anyone who has experienced tooth pain knows that the quicker it’s relieved, the better, but there are some things you can do at home…

How Do I Choose the Right Implant Dentist For Me?

Installing dental implants requires technical experience, but the best implant dentist will also have a welcoming, patient-focused practice and is willing to listen to your needs. Ridgetop Dental is home to an experienced team of dental implant specialists in Sterling,…

Do I Need Bone Grafting?

If you’re looking into getting dental implants, it’s necessary that you have enough bone mass to support them. This is what gives them the stability that other restorations don’t have. If you don’t have enough bone, you may be able…

Missing Your Scheduled Appointment?

With COVID-19, many offices have been following the ADA’s recommendation to close to everything but emergency services. This means that other appointments may have been canceled or postponed. What should you do if yours was one of them? Dr. Datta…

What Causes Jaw Pain?

If you suffer from frequent jaw pain or you clench or grind your teeth you may have TMJ. TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders, are often caused by a jaw injury, inflammation, or overuse. Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is…

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