It’s National Gum Care Month!

September brings the month of National Gum Care, a time to raise awareness for healthy gums everywhere. No matter your age, you should always be striving for great oral care, and this doesn’t just mean your teeth. Your gums are just as important when it comes to maintaining a great smile. As new research develops, we see a rise in... read more »

How Do Dental Checkups Impact Your Oral Health?

We learn at a young age that brushing and flossing are vital to keeping your smile healthy. We need to continue these daily habits in our ongoing quest to maintain healthy smiles for strong teeth and gums. Seeing your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups at least twice a year is another habit you should incorporate. Together with our... read more »

A Dental Crown Can Beautifully Restore Your Tooth

If you have recently learned that you have a badly broken, damaged, or infected tooth, our dentist may recommend having a dental crown placed. A crown or tooth-shaped “cap” is a fixed prosthetic cemented onto a tooth to restore its appearance, form and function as well as strengthen the tooth. Dental crowns cover a tooth’s entire surface, and when treatment... read more »

What Happens When I Forget to Floss?

Our team strongly encourages everyone to floss daily, but do you ever wonder why? Well, flossing is vital for top-notch oral health and smiles. It can help you and your oral health in more ways than you might realize. This means that if you forget to floss, your smile can also suffer. Forgetting to floss can: – Leave your smile... read more »

Dental Cleanings for Government Employees Outside the DC Area

Dental cleanings for government employees outside the DC area While going to the doctor may sometimes seem more reasonable than going to the dentist, you shouldn’t neglect your teeth! Furthermore, it is a fact that your teeth impacts your overall health as well, so it’s important you care for your teeth and give them the love and attention they deserve... read more »

Family Dentistry for Government Employees Located Near DC Area

If you are looking for family dentistry for government employees located near the DC area, those of us at Costa Family & Cosmetic Dentistry are happy to tell you that there is no need to continue your search for the right dentist because you found us! At our dental practice, we have excellent dentists, who are extremely skilled and take... read more »