Dental Resolutions For A Healthier 2024

Comprehensive studies have established connections between inadequate oral health and a range of systemic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory infections and diabetes. As you consider your resolutions for the coming year, why not set the stage for a brighter, healthier smile in 2024? Costa Dentistry is here to help! New Year, New Smile with Costa Dentistry Looking for help... read more »

How to Keep Your Teeth Safe During the Wintertime

While we take great care to protect our bodies from the chilly winter temperatures, we might not give much thought to how winter can affect our oral health. Cold weather can pose unique challenges to our teeth and gums, requiring a bit of extra attention to keep our pearly whites in tip-top shape. Costa Dentistry has a few reminders for... read more »

Do You Know How Diabetes Can Affect Your Smile?

Many people underestimate the interconnectedness of health. Everything in your body is related, making oral health a huge part of overall wellness. With National Diabetes Month happening in November, Costa Dentistry is exploring how making healthy choices can significantly benefit both your mouth and your well-being. Costa Dentistry Explains Diabetes-Oral Health Connection Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects how... read more »

Gum Care and Age: How to Navigate Oral Health Through the Years

September is National Gum Care Month, a timely reminder of the importance of maintaining healthy gums during every stage of life. From childhood to adulthood and into the senior years, our gums go through transformations, each with their unique challenges and solutions. Costa Dentistry will help you explore how to adapt our oral health routines as we grow older. Childhood:... read more »

How To Maintain a Healthy Smile As You Head Back to School

The back-to-school season is sometimes overwhelming, but also a great time to start new habits. As your family adjusts to new routines, working toward a healthier smile with Costa Dentistry will boost self-confidence. Let’s look at how to maintain excellent oral hygiene habits while returning to school and extracurriculars this Fall. 1. Schedule Regular Dental Checkups Now that you have... read more »

Dental Emergency Care Recommendations 

When a dental accident happens, it is important to understand what to do immediately to minimize pain, prevent further damage, and ensure a speedy recovery. Costa Dentistry provides emergency dental care in Great Falls or Ashburn, Virginia. Below, we will explore some common summer sports-related dental injuries and provide essential tips to help you manage them at home. Emergency Care... read more »

Five Ways To Take Good Care of Your Smile During the Summer Months

Everyone loves summer treats like all-day picnics, ice cream, and cooling off with a sweet iced coffee. The distractions of summer vacation make it so easy to neglect our oral health, which can lead to dental problems down the road. Costa Dentistry has five ways to take care of your smile this summer.  Summer Oral Health Tips from Costa Dentistry... read more »

Get Screened during Oral Cancer Month at Costa Dentistry 

The Oral Cancer Foundation asserts that around 54,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year alone, with around 10,000 of them likely dying from this terrible disease. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and Costa Dentistry can help you get screened.  Oral Cancer Screening at Costa Dentistry Oral cancer is one kind of cancer... read more »

Celebrate March’s Dental Holidays With Us!

With National Dentist’s Day on March 6 and Dental Assistants Recognition Week from March 5th to March 11th, Costa Dentistry wants to take a moment to recognize our team. Our dental team depends on the work of our dentists and assistants so you get the high-quality dental care you and your family need. Learn more about our practice.  Costa Dentistry... read more »

Quitting Alcohol to Improve Oral Health Benefits

“Dry January” has taken off in recent years and sparked a movement of “Sober Curious” people interested in reducing their use of alcohol. Reducing alcohol use has many benefits for your body, and your mouth is included! Costa Dentistry shares more on why reducing alcohol consumption is a great choice for your teeth. Why Alcohol Is Bad for Teeth and... read more »