5 Great Alternatives to Traditional Floss

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Flossing is a crucial part of your overall dental care. It removes bacteria that forms between the teeth, helping to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. However, despite the clear advantages of daily flossing, many people avoid it. A recent…

Helping Children Stay Mouth-Healthy

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month! Starting good oral hygiene early ensures that a child’s teeth and gums remain healthy as they grow up.A child’s primary teeth, which people sometimes call baby teeth, are just as…

COVID-19 Update:

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UPDATED: Sept. 1, 2020To Our Wonderful Patients,We are happy to announce Vacendak Dentistry is open again, with some slight modifications to our processes! We have missed seeing your smiles and appreciated your patience as we all…

New Year, New Mouth

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With the new year here, you’ve probably already decided your New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like us, you may focus on improving your health in the new year. Just don’t forget the importance of improving oral health habits at the…

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.…

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,…

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…