Dear Friends, Families, and Valued Patients,
As part of your health care team, we would like to
take the time to let you know that we value your health with the ongoing
pandemic of COVID-19. Executive order passed by Gov. Ralph Northam mandates we
suspend dental treatment except for emergency and urgent patients until,
Friday, April 24, 2020.
If you have an upcoming appointment, we will be in
contact with you soon to reschedule and we will notify you when we are fully
prepared to resume safe treatment for all of our patients.
Dr. James Rutledge shares how to make the best dentures possible to provide optimal care for patients.
Dr. James Rutledge explains his goal to minimize the amount of dentistry needed over a patient’s lifetime by providing long-lasting care.
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For seniors, it is imperative that gum health is a top priority. As you age, your risk of developing periodontal (gum) disease increases. Periodontal disease is both preventable, and in many cases, reversible. When left untreated, it can lead to more serious complications such as bloody or swollen gums, and even tooth loss. Even more alarming are the numerous studies connecting periodontal disease to other serious illnesses. Here’s what you need to know about gum health as you age.