How Do You Treat TMJ Disorder?

Have you ever heard about temporomandibular joint disorder? This condition, often known as TMJ or TMJD, can lead to a number of serious, painful conditions. Fortunately, there are a number of things you could do to address this problem, and several things you can consider doing to identify TMJD. TMJD,... Read more »

A Bad Habit of Chewing on Hard Objects Can Seriously Damage Your Teeth

Many people give into the bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects like pencils and pens. Biting your nails and chewing ice is also quite common. Here at Rai Family Dentistry, our team of dental professionals always warn our patients about the dangers of giving into these bad habits. The... Read more »

Insights on Common Symptoms of Oral Cancer

The American Dental Association conducted research and found that one out of every 92 adults will develop some form of oral cancer at some point in their life. Even though the average age of onset is 62 years old, increased risk factors, such as a family history of oral cancer,... Read more »

A Newly Installed Bridge Still Requires Routine Care and Cleaning

While your new bridge, is composed of artificial materials that are not vulnerable to tooth decay, it will none-the-less require daily attention in your oral hygiene routine. The gum infection and bacterial presence of periodontal disease can still pose a very serious threat to the long term integrity of your... Read more »

Identifying the Cause of Tooth Sensitivity

People suffering with tooth sensitivity, often complain of pain or a stinging sensation when consuming hot, cold, sweet or acidic things. Some people choose to avoid these foods, while others attempt to treat the problem with specially formulated toothpaste. In most cases, Dr. Rai finds that tooth sensitivity is really... Read more »

The Ways to Keep Your Toothbrush in the Best Shape Possible

In order to have the top-notch oral health and beautiful smile you deserve, you need to take good care of your toothbrush. If you have an effective and successful smile-cleaning tool, you will have the best chance at achieving your oral health and smile goals. To help you keep your... Read more »

Take Care of Your Smile this Summer by Using these Tips

If you want a beautiful, healthy, and stunning smile this summer so you can feel confident while participating in your many summer activities, then it’s best to take good care of your teeth and gums. If you do the necessary tasks that will help you maintain your oral health, you... Read more »

The Five Ethics of an American Dental Association Dentist

Do you ever wonder why people recommend visiting a dentist who is a member of the American Dental Association? If so, our team is happy to tell you why! One main reason why Dr. Rai, and other ADA dentists are preferred is because they work by the ADA standards, which... Read more »

The Anatomy of a Tooth

Our team wants you to understand your oral health and smile as much as possible, which is why we recommend knowing the anatomy of a tooth. If you know the different parts of your chompers, you will better understand the terminology and treatment your dentist, Dr. Rai, uses. So, to... Read more »

Why You Should Take Advantage of Implants

Dental implants in Stafford, VA, are beneficial dental restorations that can replace your missing teeth and give you the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve always wanted. There are many reasons why you should take advantage of a dental implant, and those reasons are: -It can improve your speech: Once the... Read more »