Gary Ellenbogen DDS Blog
April 19, 2017
Summer brings with it a lot of fun activities and events such as weddings, vacations, and reunions with family. Would you like to update your look? Have you ever considered teeth whitening? This is a fast and cost effective way to make a huge impact on your smile. Dr. Gary Ellenbogen can brighten your smile with teeth whitening in Vienna, VA.
March 23, 2017
When you were a kid, you had a dental experience you’ll never forget – the shrill sound of the drill treating your cavity is something that still haunts you today. And, although you hate to admit it, you often avoid going to the dentist until there is a major problem, just because you’re so frightened. You know you need to go in for a checkup, but what dentist in Vienna, VA can treat your dental anxiety and make the whole experience enjoyable? Dr. Gary Ellenbogen is the dentist for you – and in this post, he explains what sedation dentistry is and how it can help you get the oral healthcare you deserve.
December 30, 2016
Are you missing one or more teeth? Imagine replacing them with bones, shells, or whatever hard thing you can find around you. Sounds crude, but it was probably better than nothing for the Maya people in Honduras, who provide us with the first evidence of dental implants more than a thousand years ago.
December 22, 2016
As dental technologies and methods rapidly advance, one thing stays the same — routine oral hygiene is the foundation of every healthy, long-lasting smile. To help you enjoy beautiful teeth for a lifetime to come, your dentist in Vienna, VA, wants to get back to the basics for a minute. Won’t you join us? Keep reading to learn Dr. Gary Ellenbogen’s recommendations for maintaining a healthy smile.
November 15, 2016
It’s almost lunch time and you’re a bit thirsty, so you immediately head to the vending machine to get yourself a soda. There’s just something about that sound it makes when you open it that makes you feel eager and nostalgic all at the same time. However, did you know sugary drinks like sodas could be damaging your teeth every day? Your diet can actually have a big impact on your oral health, and there are 5 particular foods that are worse than others. Your dentist in Vienna, VA, Dr. Gary Ellenbogen, wants you to know the foods you should avoid to have healthy teeth. (more…)
November 8, 2016
Whenever life starts to feel a little stagnant, catching a show at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts can really shake off the proverbial dust. It seems like getting to sit there for a few hours and allowing the world to come to you through music helps you reset your brain. You always leave refreshed and energized for the week ahead. A routine dental cleaning can actually do the same for your teeth. They are an integral part of keeping your smile healthy. Dr. Gary Ellenbogen, your dentist in Vienna, VA, wants you to know a little more about why routine cleanings are so important. (more…)
October 3, 2016
Early mornings can be difficult for some, but you are one of the few people who look forward to them. It gives you a reason to enjoy one of your favorite things: coffee. It’s warm, sweet, invigorating, and helps you get focused for the day ahead. You even have it at lunch occasionally so you can avoid the inevitable afternoon slump at work. This morning is no different, and as you’re about to leave the house with coffee in hand, you give yourself one last look in the mirror. Something jumps out at you: your teeth look yellow and dull. How long have they been like this? What can you do to fix it? Thanks to teeth whitening in Vienna, VA, you can keep your smile beautiful while still enjoy your daily brew. (more…)
October 2, 2016
You’ve been talking to people all day and not one of them has noticed that you’re currently using Invisalign. One of the best parts about it is that you can go about your life without distracting and uncomfortable orthodontic work in your mouth. You know eventually you’ll look in the mirror and see a perfectly straight smile. Until then, when it’s time to clean your teeth and aligners, what is the best way to do it? Dr. Gary Ellenbogen has 5 tips to keep your Invisalign in Vienna, VA spotless.
September 20, 2016
It’s not easy to make decisions, and some people think having too many choices can actually be a bad thing. So how can you go about choosing the best cosmetic dentist in Vienna, VA? We’re here to help. We’ve narrowed down the list to just five things you should do when looking for the right professional to transform your smile! That’s the kind of decision making we think everyone can feel good about.
September 15, 2016
As people say goodbye to summer in Virginia and across the country, your cosmetic dentist in Vienna, VA is getting ready for the next big season. Is your smile ready for the holidays? We can transform your teeth just in time for November and December with one of our top services in cosmetic dentistry — learn more about porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, cosmetic bonding, and more today!