All About Dental Bridges

Has Dr. Shivaprasanna Rai recommended that you get a dental bridge for your missing tooth? Here’s what you need to know: A bridge is made up of a fake tooth called a pontic and two crowns on the sides to cover your adjacent teeth. Dr. Shivaprasanna Rai usually only suggests... Read more »

How to Eliminate Halitosis and Achieve Fresh Breath

Unfortunately, halitosis, which is also known as chronic bad breath, haunts many people. In fact, many people feel extremely embarrassed and ashamed because of their halitosis. If you’re one of these people, there is no need to worry. You’ve come to the right blog. Fortunately, there are things you can... Read more »

Protect Your Child’s Teeth with These Helpful Brushing Habits

Protect your child’s teeth with effective tooth brushing habits. Although your child cannot brush their teeth on their own for many years into their life, it still must be done as soon as their first tooth begins to show around 6 months of age. Once the first tooth is visible,... Read more »

What is the Best Way to Restore a Tooth?

Have you recently broken or damaged any teeth and are in need of a tooth restoration service? Dental crowns, dental veneers, dental fillings, and teeth whiteners are all excellent treatment options, which can be used to enhance your smile and restore your pearly whites. Listed below are some benefits to... Read more »

What You Should Know About Root Canal Therapy

You may already know that there are many different ways to keep your teeth in great condition, but did you know that root canal therapy could improve your oral health? You see, if you don’t get root canal therapy for a tooth that is suffering from an infected root, extensive... Read more »

Avoid Gum Disease at All Costs

Did you know gum disease can be avoided? Well, it’s true! The best way to fight gum disease is through your daily habits of brushing and flossing regularly. Yet, have you ever wondered why it is so important to avoid gum disease? Here at Rai Family Dentistry in Stafford, VA,... Read more »

Exercise and Your Teeth: What You Should Know

Have you ever thought about eating healthier or exercising more? Is your main goal simply losing a few pounds or getting in better shape? Of course, these are worthwhile goals with a number of benefits. However, did you know that exercising can actually help your oral health as well as... Read more »

A Great Smile Is Only a Dental Veneer Away

You smile is an extremely important part of your communication as many individuals interpret it as the expression of your soul and your true feelings. Oftentimes, we are judged by the quality and demeanor of our smiles, so why not make yours the best versions they can be. A great... Read more »

Tooth Extraction vs. Root Canal Therapy

Did you know that ignoring a cavity could lead to damage in the center of your tooth? If this happens, there are only a few options you can consider, including tooth extraction or root canal therapy. Generally, we recommend saving your natural tooth whenever possible, but there are benefits to... Read more »

The Facts About Dental Implants

Missing teeth can be embarrassing and affect your self esteem. Fortunately, there are several options you could consider using to address a missing tooth, and each dental restoration offers a number of benefits you should know about. Here is some basic information about dental implants. Like most restorations, dental implants... Read more »