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Want a Healthy Mouth? Follow These Helpful Steps

Over the next few weeks we will be sharing the top things that you can do to help keep your mouth healthy.  Let's get started with this series. 1. Listen to the Pros A healthy mouth requires routine visits to the dentist. Checkups detect problems early and identify...

It’s Normal for Gums to Bleed When Flossing. Right?

When you floss, have you ever noticed blood on the floss string or pink saliva when you spit? You might not think anything of it. A UK study found that 15% of people who noticed blood in their spit considered it to be totally normal. The truth of the matter is that...

Teething in Infants and Toddlers – Your Guide to the Basics

The team at Apple Valley Dental Group has put together this quick guide to teething in infants, so that you can have the knowledge you need, to take care of your precious child! What Should I Expect? Teething usually starts at around 6 months of age, but can begin at...

So What’s the Big deal About Skipping Flossing?

What’s your dental care routine like? You probably brush with a good amount of toothpaste. You likely reach all surfaces of your teeth, and mouthwash might be something you use after you rinse. Sounds like the perfect technique, right? But, what about flossing? Are...

What Is Gum Disease Anyway?

Believe it or not, gum disease is very common; it affects over half of adults aged 30+ years. Gum disease, aka periodontal disease, is an infection or inflammation of the gum line or the tissue that surrounds and supports your teeth. It doesn’t always hurt, and it’s...

An Endoscopic Approach to Placing Dental Implants

Recently Dr. Byers had the opportunity to attend a continuing education course on dental implants from the International Dental Implant Association convention.   While there he had the opportunity to learn about a revolutionary new technique in placing dental implants...

The 5 Most Common Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom tooth removal is one of the most common dental operations in America. Around 85% of Americans have their wisdom teeth removed, due to the high risk of complications like tooth impaction, teeth shifting, and other hazards. So how can you tell if your wisdom...

What To Do If A Tooth Gets Knocked Out

If you or a loved one experiences a knocked out tooth, don’t panic! With this step-by-step guide from Apple Valley Dental Group, you can preserve your tooth, minimize pain, and get the emergency dental care you need. 1. Schedule An Emergency Dentist Appointment...

How to Manage Your Oral Health if You Have Diabetes

For those of with diabetes, oral health needs to be taken into special account. Millions of people around the world are afflicted with diabetes and while the main symptoms are obvious, many diabetics overlook the potential negative health consequences of diabetes when...

Opalescence-The Secret to Having White Teeth Forever

Everybody wants to have white teeth. Nobody wants to show people an unsightly yellow smile, or see one in the mirror for that matter. Having white teeth can greatly improve your self-confidence and have a noticeable impact on your life. Keeping your teeth white as you...

Pregnancy Gingivitis and Oral Tumors

Pregnancy Gingivitis and Oral Tumors Pregnancy is a busy time for a woman’s body. The hormone changes and other changes that happen can be disorienting for women. There are so many little things to remember while you are pregnant that it can be hard to keep up with...

How the Dentist Can Help With Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a terrible thing. The term itself is derived from greek origins and means to be without breath. Clinical sleep apnea is described as having pauses in your breathing during sleep which can last anywhere from seconds to minutes and can happen up to 30...

Overcoming Dental Phobia

Are you afraid of going to the dentist?  If so you are not alone; it is estimated that 75% of Americans experience some degree of anxiety or fear over going to the dentist. Most people can manage their dental anxiety and it doesn’t cause them to avoid the dentist for...

What to do About Teeth Grinding and Clenching

Do you often wake up in the morning with a sore jaw or a headache?  Does your partner or roommate hear grinding noises emanating while you are asleep?  If so, you may have a problem with grinding or clenching your teeth; dentists have a name for this: bruxism.  If the...

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We uphold standards of excellence and personalized dental care, enabling us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We strive to provide  We strive to provide “dental health care” vs. “disease care”, taking into account all aspects of your oral health and how they relate to each other.

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The team at Apple Valley Dental Group work collaboratively with the goal to deliver the best possible dental service to our patients, provide them with complete, honest, and proactive oral health information, and clarify any questions and uncertainty that sometimes accompany complex dental issues.

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Apple Valley Dental Group
869 John Marshall Highway
Front Royal, VA 22630

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