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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…

What to Do If You Grind Your Teeth

Do you often wake up with headaches, jaw pain, or feel like your teeth have been pushed forward? Teeth grinding, clinically called “bruxism,” is a common problem that many people don’t realize can pose serious problems to your teeth. Dr.…

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…

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…

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