Insights on Your Treatment and Restoration Options with a Cracked Tooth

Technically, your tooth enamel is harder than your bones. This is what gives you the ability to bite, chew and grind tough foods. At the same time, there are circumstances when a hard blow to the face can actually have enough force to crack the tooth enamel and potentially damage the interior structures of a… Read more »

A Loose Crown Requires Timely Treatment

When Dr. cements a crown in place it is intended to hold fast for a long time to come. Unfortunately, it is still possible for complications resulting from a blow to the face or chronic gum disease, to compromise the cement. If you notice that a crown feels loose or has an abnormal amount of… Read more »

Simple Tips to Help You Manage Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition wherein a person experiences heightened stress and anxiety before and during dental procedures. My team and I have seen many patients over the years who have struggled with dental anxiety, and today we would like to share some simple tips to help you cope with it. When you are scheduling your… Read more »

Replace Your Tooth With a Dental Implant

Sometimes a blow to the face, or a hard fall can actually knock one of your teeth out of the socket. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports or other vigorous activities without proper protection from a mouth guard. If there are any remnants of the tooth left in the socket… Read more »

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 »