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Patient Education

Middle-aged couple sit on a couch while talking with their dentist At Richmond VA Dental Arts, we understand the important first step of long-lasting dental health is educating our patients. Below are a few topics we think it's important for you to know.

Treating Patients with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Taking your son or daughter on the autism spectrum to the dentist poses many challenges. This article hopes to make you aware of some of these challenges prior to your visit, as well as provide some useful ways to deal with them. Included in this article are three main areas that are most often in need of attention: preparation, sensory issues and communication.

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is believed to be a type of neuropathy. Neuropathy means that the nerve fibers are not functioning properly. In BMS, this causes the sensation of oral pain, altered taste and tongue functioning even though there isn’t any direct cause.

Difficulty Getting Numb

Genetics, overall health, and diet may impact the effectiveness of anesthesia during a dental procedure. If you have difficulty getting numb, these tips may help the successful application of anesthesia at your next dental appointment.

Sources of Radiation

Dr. Hart's office uses all digital x-rays in her office. Not only is more information acquired using digital radiography but with much less radiation. It is understandable to be concerned about radiation exposure so you must decide for yourself whether the benefits outweigh the risks of radiation exposure.

How Probiotics Can Keep Your Mouth Healthy

Read about the five ways oral probiotics can keep your mouth healthy in this Healthline Article.

Canker Sores or Apthous Ulcers and Treatment

A canker sore or apthous ulcer are painful areas on the inside of your mouth and gums. They don’t have to be very big to hurt a whole lot! Read more about canker sores here.

10 Health Issues Caused by Bad Oral Health

Learn more about ten health issues caused by bad oral health.

Bacterium commonly associated with chronic gum disease – appears to be linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Read more about how a new science has found a link between Gum Disease Bacterium and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Treatment for Dental Abfractions

Learn more about treatment for Dental Abfractions.

The Importance of Lip Taping

Read about the the benefit of lip taping.
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