Protect Yourself from Tooth Loss with Dental Crowns

Protect yourself from tooth loss with dental crowns. A dental crown is a tooth restoration treatment where a tooth is completely encased within an artificial cap to prevent further damage and improve the look of the tooth. Not only can dental crowns improve broken teeth, but they can also be... Read more »

The Differences Between Dental Implants and Dental Bridges

You probably know that missing a tooth can be embarrassing, and that you should have a missing tooth addressed as soon as possible. However, did you know that missing teeth can also affect the health of your entire mouth? If you’re missing teeth, we recommend considering the benefits of a... Read more »

How to Help Your Child Take Care of an Oral Injury

Dental emergencies can be extremely scary and nerve wracking. This is why it’s important to keep your cool if your child ever experiences a dental emergency. Do your best to keep them calm and collected. Once you get the situation under control, our Dr. Alan J. White, D.D.S. dental team... Read more »

Restore Missing Teeth with Dental Bridges

Are you currently looking for a dental replacement service but cannot decide which type would best serve you? Our team at Dr. Alan J. White, D.D.S. can assist you with services including dental bridges for all your restoration needs. Dental bridges fill in the gaps left behind from missing teeth... Read more »

Simple Tips to Help Safely Remove Something Stuck Between Your Teeth

There are times when a small piece of food can get trapped in the contours between two teeth. This is rarely a traumatic event. In most of these instances, the piece of food can be worked out by playing with it with your tongue or swishing it with your beverage.... Read more »

A Crown Can Be Crafted from Different Materials

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that addresses any number of dental issues. It is essentially a replica of the tooth enamel layer of a tooth that is cast in an artificial material that’s not susceptible to tooth decay. The specific material your dentist, Dr. Alan J. White, recommends... Read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Veneers

Sadly, many people aren’t happy with the appearance of their smile. In fact, Americans spend billions of dollars every year to improve the appearance of their teeth. More specifically, Americans spend millions of dollars every year on teeth whitening alone. However, did you know that there are other cosmetic options... Read more »

Risks and Symptoms of Oral Cancer

The uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to the neighboring tissue is called cancer. There are many types of cancer, manifesting in many different areas of the body. Oral cancer, which includes cancers of the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, and hard palate, can be... Read more »

How Dental X-Rays Clue Us in to Underlying Oral Health Issues

Dr. Alan J. White and our team in Staunton, Virginia, are here to help you with all of your oral care needs. We use digital radiography, or digital X-rays, to see what is happening in your mouth. The goal is to discover issues before they become serious and while treatment... Read more »

The ADA’s Seal of Acceptance Indicates the Quality of an Oral Hygiene Product

Throughout the course of many years, inflated and dubious marketing claims have often clouded the true value of specific oral hygiene products. This can sometimes make it hard to spot the difference between a cosmetic oral hygiene product and an effective one. To help consumers in this endeavor, the American... Read more »