Want to know what I do to keep my heart healthy? I brush and floss my teeth every day. That may sound obvious coming from a dentist, but the fact of the matter is taking care of your teeth and gums is one of the best things you can do for your heart. The research is confirmed that oral hygiene and regular dental checkups are integral to healthy living. February is American Heart Health Month, so keep reading to learn more.
February 15, 2019
January 18, 2019
With work, family, meals, bills to pay, errands to run and more, every day is a long day. You’re beat and would like nothing better than to climb into bed and sleep. What could possibly happen if you skip brushing your teeth every now and then? I’ll tell you, and none of it is good.
November 19, 2018
What time is it when you have a toothache? 2:30! (Tooth hurty). All joking aside, an emergency dentist in Leesburg may not be able to take you immediately even if it is 2:30, because the office may be closed this time of year for the holidays. In that case, you’ll be glad to know that there are a few home remedies. Call my office first and speak to the answering service, and then try one of these at-home treatments.
March 2, 2018
For most of my patients, the first indicator that a tooth is infected is, unfortunately, pain. Infection can begin deep inside a tooth when bacteria have access to the pulp chamber that houses blood, lymph, and nerve tissue. As the infection grows, the inflammation inside your tooth can lead to unbearable pain. The solution is usually a root canal. As a dentist, I want you to feel comfortable and confident before your procedure. So, let me answer a few frequently asked questions here.
December 10, 2016
What a relief! It’s only 11AM and it feels like you’ve have an entire day already. Fortunately, your child has decided to take a breather and is quietly sitting on the floor watching TV. They’re so adorable when they finally calm down, just sitting there, sucking their thumb…You finally have a moment to think, so of course, you worry. Could their thumb sucking harm their teeth? Dr. David Groy, your family dentist in Leesburg, wants you to know a little bit about thumb sucking and how it can affect your child’s teeth. (more…)
November 12, 2016
One of the golden moments of being a parent is holding your child while they drink from their bottle. It’s a rare quiet instant, and you can practically hear the bond forming between you. Unfortunately, you still have to be vigilant during this tender time. Did you know that drinking from their bottle or nursing could potentially harm their teeth? Your children’s dentist in Leesburg, Dr. David Groy wants you to know about one of the most common causes of children’s cavities. (more…)
October 11, 2016
Knowing your options is always an important strategy. In the case of tooth replacement, there are a few choices: crown and bridge, partial and full dentures and dental implants. Whenever possible, I like to recommend dental implants in Leesburg. These tooth replacements offer distinct advantages over the others and provide a more lifelike tooth and smile for patient comfort and aesthetic appeal.
September 27, 2016
If you have made the choice to use dentures to replace your missing teeth, you are making a wise investment in your smile. Dentures are the convenient, affordable, and effective solution to replace missing teeth. Now, new advancements allow dentures to look and feel more like natural teeth. Not to mention, they are more durable than ever and can last for years with the right care. As your trusted dentist for dentures in Leesburg, I want to see you protect your new smile. I have compiled my most useful tips to help you properly care for your new dentures.
August 11, 2016
If you look in the mirror and see a smile that is marred by teeth that are dull and discolored, then perhaps you might want to consider exploring teeth whitening in our Leesburg office. This is one of the most effective and affordable methods of enhancing your smile. You may be wondering if you should choose professional teeth whitening or one of the many over-the-counter treatments on the market today. I’d like to offer some valuable information that can help you decide which option is best for you.
June 9, 2016
Sleep apnea is a common condition that affects more than 200,000 people in the U.S. each year. While the condition can cause potentially serious complications, it is easily treatable. However, most people with sleep apnea are unaware they have the condition, causing it to go undiagnosed until the symptoms of the condition have increased in severity. If you’re having difficulty sleeping at night and suffer from chronic snoring, it’s essential you learn the symptoms of sleep apnea. If you suspect you may have the condition, you will need to be evaluated for sleep apnea in Leesburg to obtain the proper treatment.