1. 5 Things to Avoid for White Teeth

    5 Things to Avoid for White Teeth If you notice that your teeth are starting to get discolored, your diet is most likely to blame. There are some foods that are obvious causes of teeth staining, but some that might be more surprising. Here are the top 5 things to avoid if you want to keep your teeth white. 1. Citrus and Acidic Foods These foods are the common culprit when your teeth are starting l…Read More

  2. Favorite Ways to Spend Father’s Day

    Spring is the season of celebration: celebrating warm weather, new life, and some of our most loved people! Last month, we celebrated the special ladies in our life on Mother’s Day. This month, we get to celebrate the special guys in our life. Fathers can be tricky to shop for, but there are easy ways to show your appreciation and that you care. Here are some of Sterling Dental Center’s favori…Read More

  3. 7 Cavity Prevention Tips

    7 Cavity Prevention Tips At Sterling Dental Center, one of the most common things we see in both children and adults is cavities. The good news is that there are a lot of easy ways that you can prevent cavities. 1: Brush Your Teeth Every Day Plaque and bacteria builds up insanely quickly in your mouth, which is why it is so important to brush your teeth every day. Brushing before bed is essential …Read More

  4. What You Can Do If You Snore

    What You Can Do If You Snore Snoring is a common sleep problem. Approximately  90 million American adults are affected by snoring, and 37 million of them snore on a regular basis. Snoring happens when the tissues in your throat relax as you sleep. When air flows through the relaxed tissues, they vibrate as you breathe and cause a horse or harsh sound. It can be soft or very loud depending on th…Read More

  5. Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    Mother's Day Gift Ideas May is a month for celebrating the special women in our lives: mothers. For one day a year, Mothers all over get a little more attention and recognition. If you are a mom, we hope that you can take some time this Mother's Day to relax, even if it is just a few moments by yourself to drink your coffee. If you are someone celebrating a mom and still need gift ideas, here are …Read More

  6. Establishing a Dental Routine

    With today’s hustle and bustle lifestyle, it can be really hard to establish good routines, especially for your family. At Sterling Dental Center, we understand that dental hygiene can go by the wayside when things get crazy so we want to provide some tips to establishing a long lasting dental routine. Set Aside Time The first step in any routine is figuring out how much time you will need. In t…Read More

  7. Hoppy Easter

    Easter came early this year! And on the same day as April’s Fools. Hopefully no one plays a cruel Easter joke on you this year. Easter is a holiday filled with long-standing traditions. Here are Sterling Dental Center’s favorite traditions. Egg Hunts One of the most fun parts about Easter as a kid is an Easter egg hunt. Eggs are hidden all over the house or yard filled with tiny trinkets and t…Read More

  8. Pediatric Dentistry: Preventative Care

    At Sterling Dental Center, we take pride in taking care of not only our adult patients, but also our child and adolescent patients. Do you know what age children should start to see a dentist? It may be younger than you think! Preventative care is essential for kids and helps them establish healthy habits from an early age. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends starting dental app…Read More

  9. St. Patty’s Day Traditions

    Happy March! March is a fun month; the weather starts to get warmer, there is more daylight, and we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day started as a religious holiday in Ireland. It celebrated the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Interestingly, St. Patrick was not Irish, being born in Britain. He first came to Ireland as a slave and then returned to do missiona…Read More

  10. Wacky Winter Weather in Washington D.C.

    It’s only the second month of the year and already we’ve experienced some crazy weather in the Northern VA area. In the beginning of January, we had some of the warmest days in between all the cold. For example, on the 12th the high was 70, while the very next day, the high was only 29. Meanwhile, record lows were broken everywhere. At BWI, a new record low was set on January 7th at one degree…Read More