Restoring Your Healthy Smile with Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings

Hello, Dr. Tontra Lowe here, at Awesome Smiles Dental Center in Haymarket, Virginia! We are pleased to offer tooth-colored dental fillings for our patients needing a dental restoration for their smile. My team and I are committed to our patient’s well-being as well as their oral health. This is why we offer composite dental fillings… Read more »

What Are the Differences Between Full and Partial Dentures?

Dentures are great dental appliances that can give you the smile you’ve always wanted, but did you know that there are two different types of dentures? Well, it’s true! There are two different types of dentures that have many differences, and those differences are: Complete dentures Complete dentures are meant to replace every tooth in… Read more »

Is Your Baby Teething?

How do you know if your baby is actually teething? What signs should you watch for? If your baby is teething, what can you do for your little one? How can you, as their parent and guardian, help them with this painful process? Here are a few ideas on how to you can recognize and… Read more »

Using a Crown Effectively Restore the Enamel Layer of a Tooth

If you have an issues in the enamel layer of one or your teeth, such as a large cavity or a missing filling, or an accident has caused a significant fracture, you should have Dr. address the problem as soon as possible. If too much of the enamel layer of the tooth has been compromised,… Read more »

Using Invisalign to Improve Your Smile in as Little as Six to Eight Weeks

Teeth with minor alignment issues can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile, and wanting to explore your dental realignment options. One method that continues to grow in popularity with adults that have minor alignment issues is to have their teeth adjusted using Invisalign. The clear, durable plastic aligners make it hard for the casual… Read more »

Calming Fears With Sedation Dentistry

If you experience anxiety when you are at the dentist, you are not alone. In my practice, I have seen people with all kinds of dental anxiety, from mild to severe. At , my team and I do all we can to make you calm and comfortable. One tool we employ is sedation dentistry. Sedation… Read more »

The Process Involved in a Dental Cleaning Appointment

For a strong and successful oral health, you need to attend your dental cleaning appointments twice a year. So, if you have a dental cleaning coming up, our team is happy to help you prepare! The process involved in your dental cleaning includes: 1. A warm welcome: As you walk through our office doors, our… Read more »

The 3 Benefits of an Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is a scary, serious, and dangerous disease that can take over your smile, affect your entire health, and result in death. Our dental team is here to help you prevent and identify this disease by offering oral cancer screenings at our office. There are many benefits to the screenings, including: · They are… Read more »

The Dangers Presented by Advanced Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the gum tissue primarily caused by a buildup of tartar at the gum line. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease. Symptoms include bad breath, and red or inflamed gums that bleed easily during brushing and flossing. In time gingivitis can develop into the more dangerous form of… Read more »

Help Your Smile By Doing These 5 Things During Your Pregnancy

As you check off your baby lists, don’t forget to check off your oral health list! It is very important to do everything you can to help your smile during your pregnancy, and I recommend doing the following things so you can maintain strong and successful teeth and gums: Keep up on oral hygiene Oral… Read more »