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 »

How You Can Address Bad Breath

Do you ever wonder what you can do to stop bad breath? Bad breath could be the result of a number of issues. There are a number of things you can do to keep your breath fresh. Of course, using mouthwash is one option you can consider, but did you... Read more »

Are You a Candidate for Full Mouth Restoration?

Have you avoided going to your dentist for some time? Do you have chipped, cracked, or broken teeth? Are you worried about the health of your smile? If you are, or if you need extensive work, you may need to consider a full mouth reconstruction. Full mouth reconstruction can be... Read more »

Get into Safe Daily Habits for Great Denture Care

Have you established safe daily habits for your denture care? The quicker you lay out a detailed plan and stick to it, the better off your oral health will be. Make notes if you hate to, or set alarms to remind you to do your denture care. Most importantly, stay... Read more »

A Healthy Smile is a Happy Smile

A healthy smile is a happy smile. The prouder you are of your smile, the more likely you are to practice safe and effective oral health care habits to maintain it. As long as your smile continues to shine bright, the greater the likelihood is that you a doing an... Read more »

Your Child’s Dental Anxiety: A Few Tips

Some kids love the dentist because of the attention they get and even seem to enjoy having their teeth cleaned. Some children are also excited by getting a new toothbrush or a toy after visiting the dentist. Conversely, many children won’t enjoy visiting their dentist. In fact, some children may... Read more »