What Do You Know About Teeth-in-a-Day® Implants?

For many years, dentures were considered the only solution for replacing multiple or all missing teeth. But thanks to modern technology and advances in the dental implant dentistry, you have the choice of having Teeth-in-a-Day® restorations. This surgical and prosthetic process gives you dental implants and replacement teeth all in... Read more »

Summer Is a Good Time for Wisdom Tooth Removal

Your wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to develop. They typically start to emerge between the ages of 15 to 20. By the time they develop, there's often insufficient space in the mouth to hold all of your permanent teeth in their correctly aligned positions. When there... Read more »

Video Blog: Dr. Vandervort Discusses the Advantages of Having Wisdom Teeth Removed by an Oral Surgeon

Are You Aware of the Health Problems From Sleep Apnea?

Did you know that people suffering from sleep apnea are up to five times at greater risk of having traffic accidents? Untreated obstructive sleep apnea doesn’t just affect one’s breathing and sleep quality but their quality of life with potential health risks. With obstructive sleep apnea (or upper airway resistance... Read more »

Protect Your Smile From Damage This Summer

Summer will be here soon with more and more people heading outdoors, increasing the risk of dental injuries. Although our team is at the ready to assist you in the event of an emergency, oral injuries can often be avoided and are preventable with good dental habits. Habits to Avoid... Read more »

Keeping You Comfortable After Oral Surgery

When a patient has to have oral surgery, one of the most common questions we get is “Is this going to hurt?.” Unfortunately, as with any surgical procedure, oral surgery will cause some degree of post-operative discomfort.  At Loudoun Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we are very aware of our patients’... Read more »

How to Prevent Oral Injuries When Participating in Sports

When it comes to participating in sports, the face and mouth are some of the most vulnerable parts of the body. Sports injuries are the biggest source of injuries to the teeth and mouth in older adolescents and adults, accounting for up to 40% of dental injuries. Up to a... Read more »

What Is the Link Between HPV and Oral Cancer?

Our doctors at Loudoun Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery have a great deal of experience in diagnosing and treating oral pathologic conditions. These conditions can range from benign cysts and nodules to oral cancer. Some of these conditions are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This virus has gotten a... Read more »

Video Blog: Dr Dorsch discusses why you are never too old to have dental implants

Now Is a Good Time for a Wisdom Tooth Removal Evaluation

December brings with it festivities and holidays to bring to a close another year. For your teen, this also means that school will be out of session so it is also a good time to have their wisdom teeth evaluated to see if they need to be removed in the... Read more »