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 »

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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 »

Treating Oral and Facial Injuries

In this month’s blog, we highlight how our skilled team manages and treats oral and maxillofacial trauma. If you haven’t already seen it, you might also check out Dr. Gene Vandervort’s newest video blog on The Treatment of Oral and Facial Injuries. In addition to regularly performing wisdom teeth removal,... Read more »

Video Blog: Dr. Vandervort Discusses the Treatment of Oral and Facial Injuries

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Orthognathic Surgery 101

If your dentist or orthodontist has suggested to you that you might benefit from jaw surgery, you are not alone. Misalignment of the jaw can range from mild to severe, and sometimes orthognathic surgery may be needed. While your orthodontist can correct bite problems involving your teeth, surgery may be... Read more »