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Your Baby’s Baby Teeth

The personal habits you develop as a child are ones you keep for the rest of your life; so it’s important to guide your child to healthy dental routines while they are young! Regular pediatric dental care is an essential part of developing those good habits. Chester Road Family Dental can help your little ones […]
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Toothpaste Confusion

The last time you bought toothpaste, you stood in the aisle of the grocery store for 15 minutes, just looking at the varieties available. “Whitening toothpaste,” you thought.  “That’s the kind I need.” But the thought of paying $15-$25 for a tube of toothpaste makes you feel a little ill. So you moved on to […]
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What to Expect During Root Canal Treatment

Often, people have the idea that getting a root canal is the most painful thing you could ever experience. But that’s just one of many, untrue myths about root canals. Before getting a root canal in Chester, VA, you should know what it will really feel like. Not as “Painful” as You Think The pain […]
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Will a Crown on Your Front Tooth Affect Your Bite?

Folks in Chester, VA want to have beautiful and strong smiles and you’re no exception. But you may worry about how it feels to have a crown on your front tooth. Here’s what you need to know. If you have a front tooth that is: Chipped Decayed Deeply stained Smaller than the others then you […]
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Is Snoring Wrecking Your Smile

Snoring has ruined many a good night’s rest and put a strain on countless marriages. That may not come as a surprise to you, but did you know that snoring could also do a number to someone’s teeth? If you have a snoring problem, then there’s a good possibility the effects will show in your […]
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Flossing- Good For Your Heart?

Add heart health to the list of reasons you should be flossing! Cleaning the spaces between your teeth is necessary to keep them looking nice. But did you also know that your oral hygiene routine could affect your chances of developing heart disease? The Gum Disease – Heart Disease Connection Bacteria that hang out between […]
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What Could Happen if You Don’t Get That Filling Taken Care Of

It’s only too easy to procrastinate when it comes to dental treatment like filling a cavity. Folks tend to avoid getting a filling because they are: Afraid of pain Busy and don’t have the time Worried that they can’t afford treatment But is it okay to just ignore tooth decay for those reasons?
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Will It Hurt if I Get a Crown?

Like a lot of patients, you may only have a few options right now: chance a large filling, extract the tooth, or get a crown. If you opt to get a cap on the tooth, will it hurt? Not as much as you’re afraid it will! Why Crowns Get a Bad Rap Dental crowns are […]
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Custom vs. Store Bought Mouthguards — Which Ones Work Best?

During your son’s last baseball game, you saw one of his teammates take a ball right to the mouth. Accidents happen. This accident just happened to leave the young man with a concussion and a few broken teeth. His doctor told him that had he been wearing a mouthguard, he might have been able to […]
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Three Reasons to Get an Oral Cancer Screening

Have you ever received an oral cancer screening? As experts in oral anatomy, your dental team is the best place to start. Chester Road Family Dental recommends performing these screenings as a part of every patient exam, regardless of your age and background. Here are three reasons why: Oral Cancer Doesn’t Just Happen to People […]
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