Blog Archive

Let us thank you with a $50 credit! Aug 18th, 2017

A referal is the kindest thank you we receive for allowing us to serve you.In return, we would like to offer both you and your friend a $25.00 treatment credit for your referral to our office. 

The Fun in Dental Implants Jun 20th, 2017

The Fun in Dental ImplantsWhat are dental implants? Dental implants are an option for patients who have lost a tooth due to periodontal disease or injury. A dental implant is a metal post that is surgically posistioned into the jawbone that allows the dentist to mount a a replacement tooth on...

How to Know If Your Tooth Needs A Root Canal Jun 7th, 2017

How to Know If Your Tooth Needs A Root CanalWhat is a Root Canal? A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. Decays and infections are usually caused from a cracked tooth, a deep cavity, or repeated dental treatment done...

The Wisdom of Pulling Teeth Jun 3rd, 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth:One of the various services offered at Allegra Dental Cetner are wisdom teeth extractions.  There are many reasons to contemplate eliminating your third molars, even if they aren't bringing about any pain...ONE - THEY ARE TOUGH TO KEEP CLEANSince there is limited space for your...

How does Dr. Dickson use technology to set Allegra Dental Center apart? Sep 10th, 2016

 Because our mission as your dentist is to provide the best and brightest smiles in Fairfax, we are committed to embracing the latest modern technologies to improve our patient's experience.Some of our innovative uses of technology, such as our partnership with PatientPop, are noticeable as patients use our modern website...

Ever wondered what’s in your food and water?? Aug 9th, 2016

Did you know that...fluoride is found in your water and foods that are consumed every day.  Fluoride is added and lost from the tooth’s enamel layer daily. Normally this happens when the acid and sugars formed by the plaque attack the enamel.The minerals fluoride, calcium and phosphate get redeposited in to...

New HIPAA Guidelines from HHS on Ransomware Can Impact Medical and Dental Offices Jul 25th, 2016

This month the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new HIPAA guidance on ransomware attacks and when medical and dental providers, or their business associates, must report a breach. In a nutshell, if systems storing electronic protected health information (ePHI) are compromised by ransomware, one should assume that hackers had (or have) access...

Dentures: Know A Little More Jul 23rd, 2016

I am sure that you are all familiar with dentures, and when you think of them you think of your grandparents teeth in a glass. Maybe you remember the commercials with the paste and bond getting everywhere except where it is supposed to be. There are new and innovative ways...