Choosing the Right Dentist for Your Family

When you move to a new town, you have to take care of so many things. You need to make sure your mail forwards to the correct address, and you must familiarize yourself with the area in which you live. Eventually, too, you’ll need to look into finding new places to patronize for the services… Read more »

When Do Babies Start Teething?

As you enjoy life with your new baby, no doubt you look forward to the many “firsts” that soon follow – the first word, the first time rolling over, and the first steps. Some mothers may be mindful of that first tooth, too, especially if breastfeeding is still part of the picture when it happens…. Read more »

Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed

For some of us, a trip to the dentist seems like an arduous task. If we are lucky, we get through our annual cleanings without hearing bad news, particularly the need to come in for some drilling and fillings. For those of us with wisdom teeth, each trip may cause some anxiety as we wait… Read more »

Parenting Tips – Teaching Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

Once the baby teeth make their appearance, you know it’s time to get your kids into the routine of brushing them regularly. Especially when your children hit school age, they need to make the time to use their brushes properly at least twice a day – in the morning and before bed, and also preferably… Read more »

From Virginia to Central America, a Mission for Healthy Smiles

Source: NORFOLK, VA (11/14/2011)(readMedia)– Because oral health is essential to overall well-being, Physicians for Peace (PFP) will be in Nicaragua Nov. 29 to Dec. 4 to support in-country efforts aimed at improving dental care. Abbey Horwitz, DDS, of Abbey Horwitz DDS and Associates in Virginia Beach, Va., is leading the volunteer mission, which will… Read more »

Boost Your Smile Power

There are a lot of reasons to choose cosmetic dentistry. Maybe you’ve always been a little self conscious about your smile. Maybe your teeth have paid the price for stresses in your life. Maybe your teeth are a little unbalanced, not quite as beautiful as you like. The important thing to remember is that the… Read more »

Is Tooth Whitening Safe?

We all want to look our best, and for many that means making sure teeth remain clean and white. Of course, it is difficult sometimes to get through the day without that important cup of coffee or tea, and if you enjoy the occasional glass of red wine with dinner you can expect your teeth… Read more »