Combat Gingivitis With These Tips

Gingivitis is a dangerous problem to have, especially because it is linked to gum disease. In fact, it’s the first stage of gum disease. It typically develops with symptoms of red and inflamed gums, bleeding gums, and consistent bad breath. It’s important to combat gingivitis as much as possible if you want a strong smile… Read more »

Dental Sealants Protect Against Harmful Bacteria

Though your tooth enamel is strong, dense, and durable, bacteria can burrow through the outside, creating cavities and tooth infections. It is important to establish and maintain daily flossing and brushing habits to prevent this kind of bacterial invasion, but there are other preventive measures you can take to. One protective treatment that our office,… Read more »

Stay Cavity-Free This Summer

Summer is a great time of year, and you don’t want to cast a shadow on it by getting a cavity! To help ensure a bright and healthy smile in Richmond VA, and Chamberlayne, VA, remember these 5 basics: Eat Balanced Meals: What you eat directly affects your mouth health. Eat a diet full of calcium… Read more »

Child Losing their Teeth? Comfort Them with the Tooth Fairy!

Did your child just lose their first tooth? One of the first things they may experience when they are about to or just lost a tooth is some anxiety and excitement. The fun thing you can do for them is telling them about the tooth fairy! The tooth fairy is a mythical character popularized by… Read more »

Dental Implant Needed? Talk to Your Dentist about Subperiosteal vs Endosteal Implants

Have you recently lost a tooth or need one to be replaced? The first step to placing an artificial tooth (such as a dental bridge or crown) is installing a dental implant. Two of the American Dental Association approved implants are subperiosteal and endosteal. Here at Morrison Dental Group, we provide dental implants for your… Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About ClearCorrect™ Aligners

Don’t want to use metal braces to straighten your teeth? Talk to our dental professionals about ClearCorrect™! These aligners are easy to remove, clean, and are made of clear materials. This is great for cleaning them, eating foods, and regular brushing and flossing. To get ClearCorrect™ aligners, you must first see your dentist to see… Read more »

Upgrade Your Oral Health with Laser Dentistry

Have you considered the benefits that laser dentistry can provide? With the addition of lasers to the oral health field, your dental services can be done more precisely and effectively. Upgrade your oral health with laser dentistry. Here are just a few of the services that lasers can provide: – Cavities: If you have a… Read more »

Beat Cancer with Regular Oral Cancer Awareness Screenings

April is Oral Cancer awareness month and here at Morrison Dental Group, we are spreading awareness all month long. Did you know that with every six-month hygiene care appointment, you are screened for oral cancer? This is vital to your overall health as well as your smile because cancer which is detected early can often be… Read more »

What Is a Malocclusion?

What is a malocclusion? A malocclusion is a misalignment within your mouth caused by improperly fitted teeth or a misaligned jaw line. Thanks to modern technology, malocclusions can be fixed with orthodontic treatments to give you a straighter smile. Listed below are some of the most common types of malocclusions: Incisor Malocclusions: – Underbites, also… Read more »

A Lost Tooth Might Be Replaced by a Bridge Restoration

When a tooth is lost to untreated tooth decay, dental trauma, or treatment-based extraction, it can cause several complications. This could include the impaired ability to chew, slurred speech, or affected smile appearance. As time goes on, the nearby teeth could gradually react to the structural void, altering their positions. This could cause chips, dental… Read more »