South Arlington Dental Care Blog
December 16, 2017
After a recent visit to your family dentist in Arlington, did they recommend that your child gets braces to correct their bite and alignment issues? Although you know that it will be beneficial to their oral health and development, you still have many questions about the treatment prior to making your final decision. To ensure that you make the best choice for your child, there are several things you should consider prior to committing to them.
October 3, 2017
A child’s smile is priceless. When they’re proud, excited, grateful, or just being silly, you love to see your little one open their mouth and show their emotions with a big grin. However, that beautiful and touching smile could suffer without proper preventive dental care. Your dentist in Arlington is here to explain why such care is so important for kids and how you can teach your children to adopt excellent oral health habits.
September 4, 2017
When it comes to maintaining oral health, many rely on their dental insurance to keep costs within their budget. Now, over 77% of Americans have coverage; however, according to a survey by the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center, the cost of services is still a leading reason people do not go to their dentist regularly. Often, it is because many do not understand how their benefits work. They remain unsure about what procedures and treatments are covered. As a result, they simply skip their appointments until after a significant problem develops.
June 21, 2017
In life, there’s almost no greater joy than being a parent – seeing your children smile at you fills you with so much pride and gratitude, it’s almost indescribable with words. And when they grin, you think about what you’re doing to help them maintain a radiant grin their entire lives. Your dentist in Arlington agrees completely with this thought process. That’s why the team at South Arlington Dental Care shares these top 5 ways to care for your children’s smile. (more…)
March 30, 2017
Get hit in the mouth with a softball. Fall on slippery steps. All these scenarios can cause cracked and chipped teeth. Your emergency dentist in Arlington, Dr. Prachi D. Shah, has the expertise to repair your oral injuries. Her cosmetic and restorative procedures erase damage quickly, and her kind manner eases the most stressful of situations. (more…)
February 14, 2017
Get hit in the mouth with a softball? Fall on slippery steps? Take a bite of something that was harder than you expected? All these scenarios can cause cracked and chipped teeth. Your emergency dentist in Arlington, Dr. Prachi D. Shah, has the expertise to repair your oral injuries. Her cosmetic and restorative procedures erase damage quickly, and her kind manner eases the most stressful of situations. (more…)
January 3, 2017
If your family was a band, you’d be the manager. If they were an army, you’d be the general. You’re the one who keeps everything organized and makes sure everyone is taken care of, and of course that includes their teeth. It’s such a pain to drive everyone to their own dentist, but they need the treatments only they can provide. Isn’t there a doctor in your area that can just treat everyone? Fortunately, your family dentist in South Arlington, Dr. Prachi D. Shah, can do exactly that. Her practice is the “one-stop shop” for South Arlington families, and today, we’re going to share all the things you can expect whenever you bring someone in for a visit. (more…)
December 14, 2016
Your tooth throbs with pain, or your bottom front teeth are extremely sensitive to cold drinks. Your emergency dentist in Arlington, Dr. Prachi Shah of South Arlington Dental Care, looks for the reasons behind different kinds of tooth pain and works to relieve it. Patient health and comfort are her number one priority. (more…)
November 15, 2016
There’s two things you can be sure of when a dental emergency happens, first that it won’t be convenient, and second that it may feel overwhelming and scary. The first thing to do is remain calm. When you understand how to handle a dental emergency, and you have the right team on your side, you have nothing to worry about. Dr. Prachi Shah, your emergency dentist in Arlington, discusses how to handle emergencies. (more…)
October 27, 2016
You have a throbbing toothache. You may have a dental abscess–a serious problem not only for your tooth but for your overall health, too. What can you do? Call your South Arlington emergency dentist, Dr. Prachi D. Shah, for advice or for a same-day appointment. Don’t hesitate. The doctor and her caring staff are there for you and your family. Your dental needs are their top priority. (more…)