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Teeth Whitening At Ridgetop Dental

Has your morning coffee taken its toll on your teeth, and you’re looking for a teeth whitening treatment that actually works? Sterling, VA dental group Ridgetop Dental offers both in-office and take-home treatments with Opalescence products to completely transform your…

Do You Have These 3 Bad Oral Health Habits?

Are you guilty of some bad dental health habits like chewing ice, biting your nails, or even brushing your teeth too hard? Patient health and safety is our priority here at Ridgetop Dental, and our entire Sterling VA dental office…

3 Smile-Friendly Snacks

With more time spent at home, a lot of us are snacking more often and may unknowingly increase our sugar intake. Some of our patients have been wondering if there are any snacks that aren’t damaging to your smile, and…

Should I Get A Dental Bridge or Dental Implants?

Patients dealing with missing teeth, whether from gum disease or an accident, now have several great tooth replacement options available. Both dental bridges and dental implants are long-term tooth replacements that restore your smile’s appearance and functionality. But what’s the…

Is TMJ Causing My Jaw Pain?

A common dental ailment we see at Ridgetop Dental is jaw pain. Dr. Datta Malyavantham and his team of dentists at Ridgetop Dental in Sterling, VA are experienced restorative dentists who treat TMJ and a variety of oral health problems.…

The Do’s And Don’ts of Toothbrush Care

Having a good at-home oral hygiene routine also includes storing your toothbrush properly. Toothbrushes spend about four minutes a day in your mouth, so you need to know how to clean it, store it, and when it’s time for a…

Do I Need A Restorative Dentist?

If you’re dealing with missing teeth, cavities, a chipped tooth, or other dental problems, you might benefit from restorative dentistry. Restorative dentistry refers to a customized treatment plan to address oral health problems to restore the mouth to its most…

Why is My Tongue Discolored?

Most of the bacteria in our mouths is harmless, and serves as one of the first steps in digestion. Sometimes, however, bacteria, immune diseases, or other pre-existing health conditions can cause oral health problems and tongue discoloration. If your tongue…

The Importance of Family Dentistry

Family dentistry means every member can go to the same dentist. At Ridgetop Dental, Dr. Datta Malyavantham and his team offer quality dental treatment to patients of all ages. Our experienced team in Sterling, VA provides a variety of treatments…

What to Expect During Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease goes beyond the mouth. Many studies have indicated that in addition to affecting over half of American adults and being the leading cause of tooth loss, gum disease can negatively affect your health. The good news is that…

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