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Haymarket, VA 20169

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Beware Early Signs of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer

The American Dental Association recommends that you have a routine dental checkup performed by a dentist like Dr. Tontra Lowe, DDS every six months. This simple, but important appointment is designed to clean your teeth, while also detecting early signs of gum disease, tooth decay, and other oral health conditions. Every dental checkup administered at Awesome Smiles Dental Center also... read more »

Why Your Routine Dental Cleaning and Exam Appointment is Important

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to attend your six-month checkups. This is very important and it’s key for your health. To help you know why, our dentist, Dr. Tontra Lowe, DDS, is happy to list the reasons why you should receive a dental cleaning and exam regularly. Dental checkups can clean and strengthen... read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Play an Important Role in Every Dental Checkup

Oral health conditions that affect the teeth, gums, and other oral health tissues can cause significant discomfort and have a negative impact on your quality of life. If they are allowed to progress the treatment success rate can start to drop significantly. This is especially true for cancers that affect the throat and mouth. So, it’s important to let Dr.... read more »

How Can I Help My Child Avoid Being Afraid of Dental Treatment?

Do you want to avoid passing your dental anxiety on to your child? If so, there are things you can do to achieve that goal! In order to help your child feel calm and comfortable in the dental chair, our Awesome Smiles Dental Center team recommends that you do the following things: -When you come into Awesome Smiles Dental Center... 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 gum disease known as periodontitis.... read more »