Reasons to Give Thanks for Your Teeth

Reasons to be Thankful for Your Teeth November is the month of giving thanks! This year we want to give a special thanks to something we use every day but may never truly appreciate: our teeth! We know it may sound silly…

Choosing Mouth-Friendly Candy for Halloween

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With Halloween fast approaching many of us are already thinking about candy! If you’ve been brushing twice a day and flossing once a day – you shouldn’t have to worry about the occasional splurge. Nevertheless, minimize possible harm from…

Vacendak Dentistry Designated as “Top Dentists”!

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Every year, Coastal Virginia Magazine coordinates its respected Top Docs survey. This survey aims to identify the most devoted physicians in our area, as determined by their licensed peers.   This year, Vacendak Dentistry is recognized!…

Common Habits Taking a Toll on Your Teeth 

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Common Habits Taking a Toll on Your Teeth We all have habits that are difficult to break. Whether the result of stress, convenience or because it makes us happy, it’s a good idea to address the impact those habits have on our wellbeing.…

Encouraging Age-Appropriate Dental Habits at Home

Proper at-home dental care is an important childhood lesson. Teaching children when they are young helps maintain the healthy habits into adulthood. In deciding what to show them and when, try to go slow. Many kids don’t know how to hold a…

Are Veneers Right For You? 

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Looking at models in magazines and actors on TV may lead you to believe one thing about teeth: That people naturally have a bright white and straight smile. But that isn’t the case. Often, the perfected grins you see on everyone from movie…

Soothing Sensitive Teeth

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Are you one of the forty million adults who suffer the symptoms of sensitive teeth? Don’t be shy about it! It’s a common dental issue that creates mild to harsh flashes of pain. Cold, hot, sweet and acidic foods are all triggers for discomfort,…

Drink to Your Health this Summer with Our Beverage Guide

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Sports outings, beach vacations and long days at the neighborhood pool are near! All the fun of summer requires staying hydrated and your family will likely guzzle down any beverage they find when the days are hot. Unfortunately, some popular…

How Maintain Good Oral Health While Traveling

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With Spring Break and Summer quickly approaching, those few perfect months for beach vacations, camping trips, and family excursions are near. These are the most exciting times for your families, filled with activities and treats. Unfortunately,…

What To Expect On Your First Visit

Whether you’ve visited the dentist every 6 months for your entire life, or once every few years, an appointment with a new doctor can be stressful. If you have sensitive gums, teeth that hurt or have even had a bad experience with a previous…