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Does Smoking Affect Oral Health | Fairfax, Reston, Springfield | Let's Smile Dental

Oral Health & Smoking

By now, everyone knows that smoking is bad for you. But the truth is its broad-reaching health effects are not all known by everyone. This is especially true of oral health. Smoking can have serious repercussions in this regard. To give you a better idea of how smoking can affect your oral health, Dr. Ali […]

Gums Hurt When Flossing | Let's Smile Dental

Help! My Gums Hurt When I Floss!

By no stretch is it rare for your gums to hurt during and after flossing. Even some bleeding is to be expected. This is especially true if you have not flossed in a long time. However, if your gums do indeed hurt when you floss, and unbearably so, there are some things you can do. […]

How Does Wisdom Teeth Removal Affect Orthodontic Care | Let's Smile Dental

How Does Wisdom Tooth Removal Affect Orthodontics Care?

The purpose of braces and other forms of orthodontic treatment at YesBraces is to correct malocclusion, also known as crooked or crowded teeth, or “bad bites.” Past orthodontic practice dictated that wisdom teeth be removed, especially in cases of crowding. The wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in, and are officially known as […]