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Are Sports & Energy Drinks Bad for Teeth?

December 22, 2018

In recent years people have started consuming more sports and energy drinks. While these drinks may seem harmless, researchers from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) published a 2012 study indicating that the increased consumption of sports and energy drinks along with a decrease in water consumption may be leading to a greater risk for cavities. Keep reading to learn more about the potentially negative impact of sports and energy drinks on oral health and how you can maintain your healthiest smile.

Are Dental Implants Worth the Added Cost?

November 10, 2018

Dentist talking to patient about dental implant costsDental implant supported tooth replacement has quickly become the gold-standard tooth replacement option because they are the only solution that restores both the roots and crowns of missing teeth. However, the number one factor that causes patients to hesitate before beginning a dental implant tooth replacement plan is the cost. Even though they do come with a higher price tag, many people find the benefits of these treatment options far outweigh the potential drawbacks, making them well worth your investment.

New Year, New You! – Smile Makeover Resolutions

October 8, 2018

Man with a perfect white smile looking awayWhen it comes to New Year’s resolutions, people tend to set goals for their health and financial wellness. While oral health care may not immediately come to mind, making some changes to your dental care routine can be an easy way to get healthier and save money in the New Year. In this post, we’ll walk through how you can improve your oral health and your budget with regular, preventive dental checkups and teeth cleaning appointments with your Tysons area dentist.

Use Your Dental Insurance Before the End of the Year!

September 25, 2018

Smiling woman looking at tablet computerAt the end of the year, families have holiday plans, travel, they’re working around kids’ schedules in and out of school. In short, the end of the year is a busy and high stress time for everyone. We don’t want to add one more thing to your to-do list, but if you haven’t already scheduled both of your preventive dental exams this year, it’s time to get in at least one before the end of your dental insurance coverage year. The majority of dental insurance providers will reset their benefits at the end of the plan year, so if you haven’t used your available dental insurance coverage, you might lose it. Keep reading to learn more about dental insurance and how visiting your trusted Tysons dentist twice a year can help you make the most of your available benefits.

Is Bone Grafting Before Dental Implants Important?

August 14, 2018

Dentist showing patient dental x-raysFollowing the loss of one or more teeth, the jawbone and gum tissue no longer receive stimulus from tooth roots. Without this stimulus, the body reroutes nutrients to other areas, which leads to diminished jawbone density and gum tissue volume over time. Before placing one or more dental implants, we may need to provide a bone or soft tissue graft in order to ensure the dental implant post will successfully fuse with the supportive structures to anchor your replacement tooth or teeth. In this post, we’ll discuss the types of bone grafts and why they may be necessary prior to the placement of dental implants.

The Dentist in Tysons Corner Retreats Failed Root Canals

August 30, 2016

Filed under: Endodontics,Uncategorized — Tags: , , — Dr. Farshad Farhoumand @ 9:15 pm

Is the pain back in a tooth with a root canal? Contact the dentist in Tysons Corner for retreatment. A root canal is a dental procedure designed to treat an infected tooth. Infection can begin deep within the pulp chamber of your tooth when extensive tooth decay, a fracture or a crack gives bacteria access to this area. During root canal therapy, the infected contents of the pulp chamber and the attached canals are cleaned, disinfected and sealed. The vast majority of root canals are successful. However, as with any medical or dental procedure, root canals do not come with a 100 percent guarantee and some become reinfected. In this case, the dentist in Tysons Corner at Avanti Dentistry will perform root canal retreatment.


Beautiful Smile Transformations In Time for Your Big Event

July 30, 2016

Filed under: cosmetic dentistry — Tags: , , , , — Dr. Farshad Farhoumand @ 6:40 pm

cosmetic dentist in tyson's cornerGot a big event coming up? Weddings, graduations, and reunions only come around every so often — make sure you look your best by finally fixing those smile imperfections. Porcelain veneers correct multiple flaws in just one treatment, and they can last for decades after application. Your cosmetic dentist in Tysons Corner provides porcelain veneers in two to three visits to Avanti Dentistry.


Tysons Corner orthodontist helps you pick braces or Invisalign

April 25, 2016

For your best smile, should you choose traditional braces or Invisalign? Tysons Corner orthodontist, Dr. Ignacio Blasi, tells you about both.Proper tooth alignment actually protects your dental health. Straight teeth are easier to clean, leading to less decay and gum disease. Plus, when oral bite is right, people have fewer headaches, tooth grinding issues, and TMJ dysfunction. Perhaps best of all, a beautiful smile improves self-confidence and makes for a positive first impression. (more…)

Steps of a Tysons Corner root canal procedure

April 4, 2016

Damage from dental decay, infection or oral injury necessitates proper intervention. Read about Tysons Corner root canal therapy from Avanti Dentistry.

If possible, saving a damaged or failing tooth is preferable to extraction. Nothing looks, feels or functions like a real tooth. A Tysons Corner root canal procedure works to save a tooth for years of service and great aesthetics. (more…)

Tysons Corner oral surgeon Dr. Farshad Farhoumand presents the finest in advanced dental care

October 14, 2015

Woman receiving dental care from your Tysons Corner oral surgeonWhat are the characteristics of a great oral surgeon? What makes his office the best in his geographic area? Check out the credentials, skills and one-stop dental office of Dr. Farshad Farhoumand.

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