It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re searching for a new dentist. Whether you have recently moved to the Herndon area or if you’re just looking for a new dental team, it’s time to learn about how you can begin to sort through the options to make the best decision for you and your family.
Cosmetic & Family Dentistry Blog
October 25, 2017
September 1, 2017
Generally, when you think about your oral health, the state of your teeth and preventing issues like tooth decay come to mind. However, your gum health also plays an important role. Unfortunately, it is estimated that 50% of adults have gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. Although anyone can develop the infection, those with diabetes have a heightened risk. With nearly 29 million adults in the U.S. living with diabetes, it is essential that you seek treatment right away at the first sign of the infection because the two conditions go hand-in-hand.
August 15, 2017
Is having a straight smile something you’ve always wanted? It may seem intimidating and expensive to fix your teeth permanently, but little do you know, there’s multiple options available for you. Most patients assume they would need to get traditional metal brackets and wires to move their teeth to their correct positions. Although traditional braces are a great method for straightening your teeth, there have been many advances in dentistry that allow for more options. Luckily, your dentist in Herndon is here to explain three options that can help you achieve that straight smile of your dreams with porcelain veneers, traditional braces, or Invisalign clear braces.
July 10, 2017
Your Herndon dentist tells you that it’s important to take care of your oral health for your teeth’s sake — but did you know it’s good for your health both physically and mentally? There are countless cases that exemplify that if you have an infection in your mouth, it can increase your risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and many more health concerns. After years of speculation about the relationship between your mouth and the rest of your body, we better understand how dentistry affects our overall health and mental stability.
May 17, 2017
The first time many patients hear the two words “dental” and “emergency” together, they automatically assume a cracked or knocked out tooth. The truth is there are many more situations that classify as a dental emergency. The real question is, do you know what to do when that accident happens? Your dentist in Herndon, Dr. Nazila Ganji wants you to be armed and prepared with helpful information and tips on how to handle a dental emergency when you least expect it.
April 18, 2017
Have you ever heard of “the aesthetic zone?” If you have a high lip line when you smile you may be familiar. This is the most visible part of your smile. It gets the most attention from those you interact with and the most common area for patients that desire dental implants.
When you’ve experienced tooth loss in the aesthetic zone it’s more important than ever to have a tooth replacement option that blends seamlessly amongst the rest of your smile and mimics a natural tooth. Your Herndon dentist, Dr. Nazil Ganji, offers dental implants that act as the best natural tooth replacement option both above the gum line and below, keeping your restoration discreet and your smile healthy.
March 22, 2017
You scored the promotion of your dreams and just relocated to Herndon, VA. Being so close to Washington, D.C. gives you the chance to eat at great restaurants, to view historical sites, and to travel into the action of the Capitol whenever you want. This area is perfect for you, but there’s one issue you’re having with to the new territory – finding the right dentist in Herndon for you. You want someone who’s a trusted professional, who offers a full range of services, and who’s also compassionate in her interactions with patients. With so many choices, who should you see? Dr. Nazila Ganji at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry has everything you’re looking for – find out what you should consider when searching for an oral healthcare pro in this post.
February 2, 2017
There are many things from your childhood that you wish you had now. Nap time jumps to the top of the list. There are certain shows you used to watch, and the memories still make you wistful. Something that you’re happy to keep in the past, however, are metal braces. The kids who had them always seemed so uncomfortable, and it was all you could focus on whenever they spoke. Surprisingly, you’ve been thinking about them more and more lately. As you look in the mirror today, you realize your teeth really could have used them, because they are quite crooked. You can’t imagine getting braces as an adult, though. They are so infantilizing; it’s just not the first impression you want to make with people. Thankfully, you can now get a straighter smile without braces thanks to Invisalign in Herndon from Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. (more…)
January 13, 2017
Living with an imperfect teeth causes a significant impact on your confidence and enjoyment for life. You may feel like a flawed smile is something you must learn to live with. However, you can get a new smile this year with your dentist in Herndon. Cosmetic dentistry allows you to transform your teeth into those of perfection using simple and effective procedures. Now, you can beam with confidence this year.