October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Smile Enhancements Begin With Dental Veneers

If you are looking to enhance your smile, then start by checking out more information on dental veneers. Dental veneers are a popular option to improve the appearance of your smile and provide stunning results for years to come. Our dentist, Dr. Jay P. Boyle, is happy to help you... Read more »

Educate Yourself About Teenage Dentistry

Are you aware of all the different types of teenage dentistry that are present in your life that could be contributing to dental damage? Several peer pressure risks and social circle influences can drastically alter your mouth because you end up involved in various risks that are not safe for... Read more »

Flossing with Waxed or Unwaxed Floss

We encourage you to floss every day to clean each tooth and keep your gums healthy over time. While you may have been told that antiseptic mouthwash is effective at removing any lingering particles from your smile, flossing is the only practice that can keep your teeth and gums clean... Read more »

Facts About Nitrous Oxide

Our dentists, Dr. Jay Boyle and Dr. Kimberly Boyle, offer nitrous oxide in Mechanicsville, Virginia, to help you and many other patients have the positive and comfortable dental appointments you deserve. To help you know more about this handy sedative, our dentists are happy to share some nitrous oxide facts.... Read more »

Revive Your Oral Health With Brushing and Flossing

Are you aware of the benefits that brushing and flossing can provide for your mouth? Brushing is an extremely effective oral health core tool for your smile because it can help clear any debris that ends up on your teeth and gums. It can even be used to help clean... Read more »

Interdental Cleaners and Its Influence on Your Smile

The battle between water flossers and dental floss is not one that you should take seriously. Although many individuals may have a preference as to which one they feel is better, the truth is they're both highly effective for improving your oral health. As long as you are making sure... Read more »