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Posted in Oral Health

Time To Floss In Ashburn

Many residents of the Purcellville, Reston, and Martinsburg area are finding that they just don't have time to floss and that it's difficult to fit it into their daily schedule. If you've found this to be true, here are some ideas for when to fit this important dental health habit into your day. The most common time is right before bed, but make... READ MORE

Celebrating The Past And Looking To The Future

It has now been over 150 years since the first dental license was issued to Sir John Tomes. Virginia dental patients should be grateful for the advances made in dentistry during the past century and a half. There was a time when Ashburn blacksmiths and wig makers would also extract teeth with forceps to make a little extra money. Anyone could call themselves... READ MORE

Can You Name 9 Dental Specialties?

Most Martinsburg people probably know how a pediatric dentist differs from an orthodontist. Some Reston dental patients may even know the unique focus of endodontists. But few Virginia residents probably know that the American Dental Association recognizes nine dental specialties. Today's post looks at the specific disciplines within the fascinating world of dentistry and the years in which they were formally recognized by... READ MORE

The Dream Of No Drill In Ashburn

If you ask dental patients in the Purcellville, Reston, and Martinsburg area what they hate the most about dental visits, chances are that they'll mention the drill. Just the sound of it is enough to make people cringe. Many residents of Leesburg, Virginia may wonder if there will ever be an alternative to the dreaded dental drill. Guess what? Now there is! Drill-less... READ MORE

Posted in Family Dentistry

3 Cavity Fighters For Ashburn Kids

Most Martinsburg parents know children's oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. Cochran Family Dental recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children. Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Resin dental sealants are applied by your Ashburn dentist. The material bonds to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth,... READ MORE

A Smile Like A Precious Gem

Would you like an unforgettable smile? Come in and ask us about cosmetic dentistry. We can answer all of your questions. Considering dental implants? Our staff can set you up with a consultation that’s sure to enlighten any Leesburg patient. We invite you to test our claims about general dentistry or sedation dentistry. Meet our friendly and personable employees. Come see why Cochran Family Dental... READ MORE

Posted in Teeth Whitening

How Bright Can You Shine, Leesburg?

Hello Leesburg! Do you want brighter, whiter teeth? Most Reston residents notice their teeth dulling as the years go by, but some foods, drinks, and even mouthwashes can stain teeth at any age. Ashburn tooth whitening products like kits, strips, or toothpastes may slightly lighten stains, but for a truly dazzling smile, see Brian Cochran! If you have dental veneers, bonding, or bridges, teeth... READ MORE

Posted in About Our Office

Seeking A Relationship In Leesburg?

Are you one of the many Ashburn singles looking for a significant other? Perhaps you recently broke off a dysfunctional partnership and are determined to make a better choice this time around. I'm not talking about a relationship with a girlfriend, boyfriend, or spouse - I'm talking about something equally important - your relationship with your Leesburg dentist. (…I admit my obvious bias.)... READ MORE

Posted in Orthodontics

It’s Not Too Late To Get Them Straight

Are you an adult in Purcellville with misaligned teeth? Do you regret not having orthodontic treatment when you were a teen? It's not too late to straighten your teeth - and there are more types of braces available than ever before. Perhaps you are not familiar with the latest types of braces. Here is a quick rundown of the most common types used... READ MORE

Leesburg Cosmetic Dental Artistry

Leesburg cosmetic dentistry is part science and part art. I’m Brian Cochran of Cochran Family Dental and I enjoy using my extensive dental training and artistic skills to design treatment plans unique to each of my Leesburg cosmetic dental patients. In order to achieve an attractive, yet natural looking result, I do much more than recommend specific procedures. I consider the shape, alignment,... READ MORE