Blog Articles

How to Prepare for Your First Root Canal

You’re in the dentist’s chair, and hear the words: “Root canal.” But there’s no need to panic. Thanks to modern techniques, root canals are not painful. In fact, they relieve tooth pain and also often prevent the need for extraction.

Nov 28th, 2018
Why We Recommend KöR Whitening

You may not be new to the teeth whitening world. If you’ve ever used whitening toothpaste, strips, or even undergone a whitening procedure, you know that the results are sometimes disappointing.

Jul 19th, 2018
Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation at Lowes Island Dentistry

“SOOOO, I have been told by my dentist and hygienist that I have receding gums! What does that mean? My mouth isn’t sensitive except for when I drink really cold things or the hygienist puts her instruments there…”

Feb 28th, 2018
Nice Teeth! All About Zoom Teeth Whitening

Our smile makes an impression whether we like it or not, and when you’re confident flashing those pearly whites, people take notice whether you’re on a job interview, first date, or celebrating a fiftieth wedding anniversary.

Dec 5th, 2017
November is Invisalign® Month!

If you have crooked teeth and want them to align beautifully to enhance your smile, you’re in luck because November is Invisalign month!

Nov 1st, 2017
Why Do I Need a Deep Teeth Cleaning?

Going to the dentist is an essential part of our health both physically and orally, and a deep cleaning can play a significant role in proper hygiene for your gums.

Oct 22nd, 2017
When Should You Consider Veneers?

Veneers are extremely thin tailor made shells that cover the teeth and adjust the shape, size, length, and color to give you a symmetrical and beautiful smile that you are proud to flash at any occasion.

Jul 3rd, 2017
What is Chao Pinhole® Gum Surgery?

When you want the most beautiful smile that leaves a lasting impression, the first place you should visit is your dentist to learn about the latest procedures that can enhance your look.

May 30th, 2017
Why Screening for Oral Cancer is a Must

When people think of cancer screenings, they often think about speaking to the family doctor or dermatologist about the risk factors and the signs that indicate they need to be screened.

Apr 7th, 2017
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.

Aug 4th, 2016
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

Jul 5th, 2016
Diabetes and Oral Health

NoNational Diabetes Awareness Monthvember is American Diabetes Month, during which we dedicate the entire 30 days to encouraging communities to come together and raise awareness of diabetes.

Nov 5th, 2014
Easy Ways to Fix “Vampire” Teeth

We all have things about our smiles that we don’t quite like – gaps, crookedness, or even some long, pointy canines (the teeth that can resemble vampire fangs).

Oct 22nd, 2014
Top 5 Foods for Your Smile

At my dental office in Potomac Falls, we’re not just focused on making sure your mouth is healthy, we’re dedicated to ensuring your whole body is healthy too.

Oct 8th, 2014
We Launched our New Website!

When searching for a dentist in Potomac Falls, you need to find one who offers a sophisticated yet relaxing dental experience. Look no farther than Lowes Island Dentistry!

Jan 22nd, 2014
Does Vitamin D Help Fight Cavities?

As a parent, you simply want what’s best for your child, and that includes helping them achieve a healthy set of teeth. Of course, it’s easier said than done.

Aug 7th, 2013
Dentistry in Potomac Falls Helping Fight Breast Cancer

While premier dentistry in Potomac Falls focuses primarily on the teeth and gums, studies reveal that maintaining sound oral health can also reduce the likelihood of developing chronic health issues such as strokes, diabetes, and heart disease.

Oct 3rd, 2012