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How does my oral health care change while I’m pregnant?

During pregnancy, women experience a variety of changes that impact their child and their overall health and wellness. While most women feel as though dental care is not at the forefront of their concerns, this couldn’t be further from the truth. This is because oral health care changes during pregnancy, making it vital that women […]


The concerns your dentist may have with oral piercings

Piercings have become a popular form of self-expression for patients of all ages. Whether a young girl has her ears pierced or an older man considering piercing his lip, there are certain concerns that develop as a result of these body modifications. Dr. Chong Lee is the dentist of Galleria Dental Aesthetics in McLean, VA […]



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Details to Discuss with Your Dentist

Your dentist is one of the valuable members of your healthcare team. Even if you’re still in your twenties or thirties, the issues surrounding your oral health are a matter of importance. Those routine dental exams and cleanings aren’t performed to keep your smile looking good; their ultimate objective is to prevent oral bacteria from […]


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Your Smile Can Always be a Spring Chicken

Isn’t it fun to look back through history and see how our ancestors described certain attributes? To be a Spring Chicken once meant that you were young. When an adult was older, they may have been described as being “long in the tooth.” Of course, today we’ve got different descriptors that are common for all […]


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Brush Your Way to a Healthier Smile

Tooth-brushing is an activity that we are taught as children. From our elementary school years, we are responsible for cleaning teeth and gums. That is a lot of responsibility! Unfortunately, because daily tasks have a way of becoming mundane, the care that we give to the mouth often diminishes over time. It’s only natural. We’d […]


When Good Breath Goes Bad | Galleria Dental Aesthetics

When Good Breath Goes Bad

Common Causes of Halitosis Halitosis is a condition that has been the butt of many, many jokes over the years. When it happens to you, it’s not funny at all. No one likes to be on the receiving end of the bad breath, and many of us worry that we may have bad breath but […]


Oral Hygiene | McLean, VA

Oral Hygiene Makes or Breaks your Implants

Tooth loss doesn’t just mean that you lose the portion of tooth structure that you see; it also means that your roots, the hidden anatomy that tethered that tooth to the bone, is also gone for good. The total impact of tooth loss tends to be much greater than a person imagines. Fortunately, because dental […]


Tooth Decay | McLean VA

Getting a Handle on Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is not a problem that any of us expect to encounter time and time again throughout adulthood. Childhood, maybe; but we tend to think that we will, at some point, get a handle on this pesky problem. Most of time, cavity prevention is successful with nothing more than daily brushing and flossing, healthy […]



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