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Implant-Supported Dentures Provide Stability

If you've lost quite a few of your teeth and are considering dentures, you may want to learn more about implant-supported dentures.  Implant-supported dentures are a type of denture that is fitted over dental implants.  At Cochran Family Dental of Ashburn, Virginia, we have years of experience and the most up-to-date training in dental implant technology.  We're happy to answer any questions you... READ MORE

Who Is a Candidate for Dental Veneers in Leesburg, Virginia?

At Cochran Family Dental in Leesburg, Virginia, Dr. Cochran can examine a patient’s teeth to determine whether they are a viable candidate for dental veneers. These veneers are thin pieces of material that are used to alter the appearance of natural teeth. They can be used to repair broken, cracked or chipped teeth. They also help to make the teeth look straighter and... READ MORE

All About Dental Implants in Leesburg, Virginia

Dental implants are a restorative dentistry procedure performed at Cochran Family Dental. It is used to replace teeth for patients who have a lot of tooth loss. This implant uses a tooth root made from an alloy that is fused with the bone directly. When used with a porcelain crown, a dental implant makes a great artificial tooth that looks and functions as... READ MORE

Understanding Porcelain Dental Crowns in Ashburn, Virginia

Porcelain dental crowns in Ashburn, Virginia at Cochran Family Dental protect the teeth from damage or decay. This crown is placed directly over a damaged tooth in the mouth to preserve the tooth’s original root. This helps to avoid tooth extractions and to maintain the appearance and function of a tooth in the mouth. When a tooth extracted or lost, the bone under... READ MORE

Understanding Dental Bridges in Purcellville, Virginia

A dental bridge in Purcellville, Virginia contains many crowns that are attached to bridge a gap left by a missing tooth or teeth. Dr. Cochran at Cochran Family Dental can anchor other crowns in between and fill this space by attaching crowns to the teeth next to the gap in a patient’s mouth. When combined with a crown, this dental implant looks and... READ MORE

All About Dental Bonding in Ashburn, Virginia

Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure where a tooth-colored resin material is applied to the tooth or teeth being repaired and hardened with a light to bond to the tooth. This procedure helps to improve the appearance of a smile. Dr. Cochran at his Ashburn, Virginia dental office can successfully perform this cosmetic dentistry procedure for a variety of patients. Dental bonding... READ MORE

What Procedures Does a Purcellville, Virginia Cosmetic Dentist Perform?

A Purcellville, Virginia cosmetic dentist from Cochran Family Dentist performs dental procedures that aim to improve the appearance of the teeth and smile. After a thorough dental examination in our dental office, we can offer suggestions for cosmetic dentistry procedures that would benefit your smile. We can also answer any questions you have about the process ahead. The goal of cosmetic dentistry is... READ MORE

What Your Tongue & Teeth Don’t Have In Common

Despite being neighbors, your tongue and teeth don’t exactly share the same likes and dislikes. Although they work in tandem when it comes to breaking down food, what your tongue approves of isn’t always the case with your teeth. Here are a few foods that will cause your tongue to salivate but your teeth to chatter. Sour Candy If anyone reading this is... READ MORE

What Basic Dental Mistakes Have You Made This Week?

We all think that we’ve mastered the art of brushing our teeth at this point in our lives. Though what if we’ve been doing it wrong our whole life? In the following paragraphs, we’ll tackle some myths and provide a few illuminating insights into the horrible dental traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation. Apple Cider Vinegar Isn’t a Panacea... READ MORE

What Are Implant Supported Dentures?

Sure you’ve heard of the regular old dentures that have made grandmothers the butt of so many jokes. But those ‘old-school’ dentures are not the only ones on the market anymore. An implant-supported denture is an alternative to standard dentures which involves being attached to implants, rather than standing alone. While the average denture rests just on top of one’s teeth or gums,... READ MORE