• How many times a day should I floss?
    Flossing is one of the most important parts of your oral care routine. Many patients know they need to do it but find it difficult to fit into their busy Read more
  • Dental X-Rays: Are They Safe?
    X-rays have been a function of dental healthcare for a long time. That in and of itself should be good news, because it means we've had plenty of time to Read more
  • Help With Receding Gums
    Periodontal Disease, or gum disease, is very common, with roughly half of Americans 30 years and older suffering from this condition. If you or a loved one is suffering from Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Lourdes Christopher, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year Read more
  • Gum Disease Prevention
    Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a chronic bacterial infection of the gums, periodontal ligament, and bone that surround and support the teeth. Gum disease includes gingivitis (the Read more
  • What exactly is periodontal disease?
    Periodontal disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. Our team at Lourdes Christopher wants you to know that this common ailment can be fixed Read more
  • Is There an Act Three for Our Teeth?
    Act One: Those 20 adorable baby teeth which begin arriving when you’re about six months old and are probably gone by the time you’re twelve. Act Two: The 32 (if you Read more
  • September is National Gum Care Month!
    Can you believe it's already September? At Lourdes Christopher, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t recognize the warning Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths
    It's a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you're chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery Read more
  • The Dangers of Periodontal Disease
    Periodontal disease, commonly called "gum" disease, can have a serious impact on your oral and general health. Fortunately, your Falls Church, VA, periodontists, Dr. Lourdes Christopher, and Dr. Mehrdad Favagehi Read more
  • Restoring Your Smile and Dental Health with Bone Grafting
    For those of our patients who suffer from periodontal (gum) disease or those who have experienced moderate to severe tooth bone loss, the doctor may suggest you undergo a procedure Read more
  • Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health
    There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including Read more
  • Dental Emergencies while Traveling
    You’ve planned your dream vacation. Your reservations are made. You’re packed and ready. You’ve even scheduled a dental checkup at our Falls Church, Virginia office to make sure you catch Read more
  • How do I know if my gums are receding?
    Gum recession, a common result of gum disease, occurs when the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away or pulls back, forming pockets between the gumline and exposing more Read more
  • Foods can Wreak Havoc on Your Enamel
    It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your Read more
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