General Dental Articles

Don’t Forget To Use All Of Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before Year-End!

Don’t Forget To Use All Of Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before Year-End!

A lot of people don’t know just how much they can save when they use their dental benefits before the year-end. When your dental insurance plan runs on a traditional calendar year, you have a significant opportunity to save hundreds by using those benefits. This puts more money in your pocket, and who doesn’t love… Read More

Brushing 101

Brushing 101

  We all have been brushing and flossing our teeth for many years, but we at Lowes Island Dentistry get asked by many of our patients if they are brushing and flossing correctly. Many patients are surprised to learn that they’re not doing it properly. At Lowes Island Dentistry we recommend brushing AT LEAST twice… Read More

Most Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes Revealed

Most Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes Revealed

A proper oral hygiene routine seems pretty straight forward. You brush twice a day, floss at least once a day, and your teeth thank you for it. It’s as easy as that, right? Not necessarily. At my dental office in Potomac Falls, we want to provide you with a little insight to some of the… Read More

Too-White Teeth? Is That Possible?

Too-White Teeth? Is That Possible?

We all dream of having that streamlined, pearly white smile that lights up a room. But many things from coffee and wine to aging and smoking can cause our grins to take on a dingy appearance. It’s normal. When this happens, we usually reach for the whitening gel. At my dental office in Potomac Falls,… Read More

Traditional Floss vs. Floss Picks

Traditional Floss vs. Floss Picks

Flossing isn’t particularly fun or easy, but it’s necessary for a healthy mouth. At my dental office in Potomac Falls, we encourage our patients to floss at least once a day, everyday. But what should you use? Is traditional floss better than a floss pick? Does one clean better than the other? Traditional Floss Traditional… Read More

Cool Off, Take a Swim, Protect Your Smile

Cool Off, Take a Swim, Protect Your Smile

During the summer heat, one of the best ways to cool off is to take a dip in your favorite swimming pool. While swimming is super effective at giving you a break from the sweltering sun, it can also negatively affect your smile. At my dental office in Potomac Falls, we’d like to warn our… Read More

5 Ways You’re Harming Your Teeth

5 Ways You’re Harming Your Teeth

Even if you brush and floss everyday, there are still many things that cause damage to your smile. At my dental office in Potomac Falls, we’re all about keeping teeth healthy and being dedicated to educating our patients on all the ways to keep their mouths in tip-top shape, as well as things that can… Read More

Top 4 Tips to Ease Your Dental Fear

Top 4 Tips to Ease Your Dental Fear

Nervousness or legitimate fear of the dentist is completely normal. In fact, an estimated 80 million Americans suffer from it. At my dental office in Potomac Falls, we understand a visit to the dentist can be scary. But we also know avoiding professional dental care can have serious health complications. We’re here to help. Before… Read More